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Orient Express

#46 of 11,740 Restaurants in New Delhi
Certificate of Excellence
££££
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Taj Palace, Lobby Level, 2, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India
+91 11 6650 3632
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18:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
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Milano
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here as a form of celebration of the end of our trip, as we usually don't eat in these posh and upscale places. Overall positive experience, but only for the ambiance (you feel you are in the Belle Epoque), the singer, who even sings the songs that you ask her to, and the kindness of the waiters. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was by far the most romantic experience we had on our trip in India. It is a unique concept with so much history. Service was over the top.

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Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience at this restaurant was a loooong one. Started at 7:30 and still not quite done by 11:00. The whole Orient Express idea felt more like a gimmick to me. The food was above average, but the service was impeccable! Unfortunately, all that could not make up for the price - over $1000 CAD for the 7 of us.... More 

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Florida City, Florida
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We always eat at the Orient Express when we stay at The Taj. Service is good, food is great and we love the ambience.

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Paignton
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The staff, the food and service were all excellent. The restaurant is located on the ground floor and is very well fitted and decorated

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Melbourne, Australia
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We boarded the train and were shown to our booth. It was a quiet evening, and for most of the evening, it was just my husband and I. However, at no time did we feel awkward. It is perfect for a romantic evening with the pianist playing and an excellent vocalist adding to the ambience. The food was delicious with... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

So, I visited Orient Express, a restaurant I had always wanted to go to but sadly I was unable to earlier as I was under 18 years of age. But this time round, we were all together in India (parents, sister and I) and thought that this would be the perfect occasion to visit this restaurant as a family. Everyone... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Couldn't recommend this restaurant more highly. The food is great, service excellent and ambiance fabulous

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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

It lives upto the expectation. Food is delicious and the live singer adds a completely different charm to the place. She was really good, I even requested a song. Although I am a chocolate lover and had high expectations from the lava cake, I was disappointed with the taste. All in all, will definitely visit again.

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New Delhi, India
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is the kind of place you go for a special occasion. It's not cheap by any means but the food is delicious and the service is faultless. You leave feeling that you've had a fantastic evening. We have been at least 10 times and have never had a bad experience there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:30
Monday
18:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:30
Thursday
18:30 - 23:30
Friday
18:30 - 23:30
Saturday
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taj Palace, Lobby Level, 2, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: +91 11 6650 3632

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?