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Cafe Lota

££ - £££Indian, Cafe,
Bhairon Road, Near Pragati Maidan Metro Station, New Delhi 110001, India
+91 78389 60787
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Bhairon Road, Near Pragati Maidan Metro Station, New Delhi 110001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is located near pragati maidaan and is an ideal location for having breakfast and brunch . Very classy interiors and outside seating is also available.

1  Thank Ayushi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Lota is very near to Pragati Maidan. Food is good but little bit expensive. Vegetarian dishes and mock tails are awesome. The service is quick. The staff is friendly. Must visit place.

Thank PraveenBansal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the assamese black chicken, the Khadr masaky ke gost and a phulka bread. 1324 INR which included 2 bottles of water and two packets of handmade cookies. Delicious flavours. Still very cheap in relation to Australian prices, though expensive in comparison to other...More

Thank rtwfof
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The café is good but too expensive. The parking itself is 120rs. The food is delicious but the environment is humid in summers.

Thank Satish C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really excellent. When we arrived we had to wait 10 minutes to get a table. As a typical tourist I was fairly sweaty arriving, the staff gave us a choice between 2 tables, 1 with a fan (there is no a/c). The...More

Thank greattimes2014
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Good seating, pleasant staff, tasty food, excellent value, great locations. Try the beetroot appetizers and the curried chicken, with great coffee or a cool drink.

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were bit sceptical when we say a cafe in a museum.... but we were totally wrong! The food is amazing, so healthy and filling. we could've eaten here for every meal in Delhi!

Thank Claireo-travels
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went for an early breakfast as it opens from 8am to 8pm, so the staff were just setting up. If you are wheat free or gluten free you can eat well here. The Arabica coffee was strong, masala tea and cold coffee also flavoursome....More

Thank Hatepacking
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Cafe Lota is amazing they charged only 3k bucks for meal for 3 with coffee and other tasty snacks best part of their partner or restaurant person gives free water too , it's not sound amazing , visit here and enjoy the moment..!

Thank Kanika_Das
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The ambience is okay, the service is good. The food has a lot of variety, from different states. We had the chicken pasanda, lotus stems sabji, peas parantha, mutton dish. All preparations were good although the portions weren't generous. A bit on the expensive side...More

Thank Anita Y
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.27 miles away
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.53 miles away
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.70 miles away
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.02 miles away
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Patrick F
9 March 2016|
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Response from Nidhi S | Reviewed this property |
Cost for 2 : Rs. 1000-1200 (15-20 USD) No Dress Code..
13 March 2015|
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Response from ashwatdudhwal | Reviewed this property |
Hi Not sure about the valet but we parked our car in the bhairon mandir car parking (right opp.) which is huge and well a 10 mins walk maybe.
1 January 2015|
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Response from Chetanmahajan | Reviewed this property |
The timings and the off day are of the museum, and so the cafe timings are also driven largely by that. In fact the valet parking does not work in the late evening as the museum is shut, even though the cafe is open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bhairon Road, Near Pragati Maidan Metro Station, New Delhi 110001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: +91 78389 60787
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Cafe Lota is a contemporary regional Indian restaurant situated in the premises of the National Crafts Museum.
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