Coffee is a mood freshening brewed drink made from the coffee beans that are the seeds of berries. Some benefits that coffee has are listed below-
- Coffee can improve the energy levels and make one smarter.
- It can help one burn fat.
- It can drastically improve energy levels.
- There are few essential nutrients in coffee such as- riboflavin, pantothenic acid, manganese, potassium, magnesium, and niacin.
- It can reduce the risk of diabetes.
- It can even prevent one from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
- It appears to have protective effects on the liver.
- It can help in curing depression.
Cafe Coffee Day is reported to be the India’s best coffee hub. It is a shop for the young heart and for the people young at heart.
The first CCD was established in the year 1996 which was located on Brigade road in Bangalore and continues to be one of the most refreshing places in the city. In 2010, it was announced that an organization which was led by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts was going to invest 10 billion in Cafe Coffee Day resorts owned by the company.
1 Indian Coffee House
Mohan Singh Palace, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught place, New Delhi
It is most commonly known for Old school ambiance and coffee. Most recommended dishes are- cold coffee, cold and hot cream coffee, cheese omelet. Its first house was opened in Mumbai. It has almost 400 coffee houses in India. It was started by a Cess Committee of Coffee in 1936. These coffee houses are regulated by 13 co-operative societies in the country. Branches of Indian Coffee House are-
- Indian Coffee House in Kerala
- Indian Coffee House in West Bengal
- Indian Coffee House in Chandigarh
- Indian Coffee House in Himachal Pradesh
- Indian Coffee House in Karnataka
- Indian Coffee House in NTPC
2 United Coffee House
Inner Circle, Connaught place,New Delhi
The most recommended dishes are Punjabi samosa chat, Chicken Ala Kiev and cafe mocha. The flagship restaurant of the group was started in 1942 and way back while Delhi was still modernising. United Coffee House is a witness to changing food culture of food for about 6 decades. This 175-seater restaurant specialises in continental, oriental and regional cuisines which completely pamper the taste buds. It has a special coffee menu with an inhouse coffee blender. It has been voted in the best 100 restaurants of Delhi by the India Today’s daily tabloid.
3 Rose Cafe
Westend Marg, Behind Saket Metro Station, New Delhi
Cozy cafe with shabby chic decor and a terrace offering light meals and freshly cooked cookies. It can satisfy all needs whether it be a quick bite and a refreshing cup of coffee or even a lunch with a bunch of friends. They have a permanent fixed menu but sometimes seasonal and special menu is also available.
Every dish and food item is made with the use of fresh and finest quality of ingredients. Desert are freshly baked.
4 Kunzum Travel Cafe
Hauz Khaz Village, New Delhi
Laid back coffee shop for travellers featuring photography display, books, brochure and music. It is a place for travellers to meet, share travel stories make friend and in fact even connect with future travel partners while enjoying their day along with coffee and free wifi. One more major attraction offered by this place is the opportunity to attend interactive talks and workshops by travellers and many other relevant known personalities
5 Sakley’s The Mountain Cafe
Greater Kailash-1, New Delhi
Established in 1994 by a Swiss chef, a rustic mountain lodge style cafe serving global food. Great cocktails, cozy, casual. The most popular dishes are Lady Killer Coffee Martini, Spinach and cheese quiche, Chicken mozzarella pizza. It is a bar as well as a coffee hub too. Cuisines offered are Italian, cafe and deserts, continental. It was first started in 1944 and it originated from Nainital. Owners of this cafe are Amit Rekhi, Arjun Rekhi and Vikram Senghi who are continuing the legagy of their grandfather with branches running in New Delhi, Gurgaon and London
6 Di Ghent Cafe
Surrounded by a European vibe, this cosy little cafe has an elegant decor along with European and Italian cuisine options. Di Ghent cafe is owned and run by a Belgian lady Kristina from Ghent and a gentleman from Australia. The cafe has an indoor seating as well as a small bar seating as well. Music is peppy but not tht disturbing so that one can have a chat as well. The owner can be seen often in the restaurant supervising whose presence makes alot of difference which in turn ensure the lofty standards of food and beverages.
7 Rooftop Karen Cafe
Paharganj, New Delhi
Indian and Chinese food served in the leafy rooftop of a traveller-friendly hotel. It is a slightly tricky place to find that lies at a few heights followed by steep stairs above one of the busiest street Hotels in Delhi. It does not have a very vast and extensive menu. It is located on the terrace of hotel Godwin. The Delhi ‘backpacker district’, this restaurant has a good value-price ratio. It offers Hindi as well as European cuisines. Along with the typical thali lentils, vegetarian dishes with tofu, and salad with cashew and nuts are also served
GK-2, New Delhi
Visit for laid back funky ambiance and some cool Korean fare. Coffee is a must to have. The most famous dish served is 12 variations of super popular local desert, including mango, melon, pineapple, chico Oreo and strawberry. This restaurant offers a pioneering menu of Dutch coffees and slow juices. A popular Korean desert is served here which comprises of ice shavings, sweetened condensed milks, various fruits, fruit syrups, small slices of rice cakes, cereal flakes and chewable jelly bits.
9 Ivy and Bean
Shahpur Jat, New Delhi
Remarkable decor and soothing ambiance. It is a calm soothing place for a lunch or a decent shake/coffee. Its Mars shake and snickers shake are best. It’s a beautiful place with décor resembling to that of 80s and 90s kind of European home décor. It’s completely different from the décor of present day’s café which have dark and shady lounges which are growing in number day by day. Best dishes served here are Grilled Chicken Breasts, Banofee Pancakes and Mushroom Pasta. It can also be given a name of book café
10 T’Pot Cafe
Malviya Nagar, New Delhi
Highlights are outdoor seating, a smoking area and home delivery. Along with tasty food people are also served with table games which are a lot fun to enjoy. Burger, pizza, fully loaded garlic bread, pasta and cheese nachos are a must to try. It also offers the facility of home delivery. Being a café, it has a very vast menu and a very comfortable environment. It can surprise one with a wide range of coffees and teas.
11 The Coffee Shop
PVR Anupam Complex, Saket
Best breakfast. The unique concept of Himalayan breakfast with an egg preparation, Tibetan bread, some sauted veggies. The ambiance is quite warm and soothing. It serves a delicious Himalayan breakfast with Swiss hot chocolate. The service provided here is quick and nice. The café is a beautiful place with minimum décor and a comfortable sitting.
12 The Good Food Cafe
NN Towers, Road Number 44, New Delhi
Healthy multi-cuisine restaurant serves a menu of fresh salad, pasta and sandwiches. If one is looking for a place to have light snacks and coffee this is the best place to opt for the same. It’s a small place but one can visualize the dish to be ordered in the menu as the dishes are depicted along with the pictures. Ultimate refreshers offered here are ‘pina colada’ a drink infused with crushed pineapple, coconut cream and many more, the list is long.
13 The Junkyard Cafe
Rajouri Garden, New Delhi
Full bar available, outdoor seating, nightlife, valet parking available known for liquid nitrogen cocktails. It’s a funky and a junky place where drinks can be best enjoyed on the rooftop with having a view of the hustle bustle on the roads. They have real theme based chairs which are made up of pipes. They prefer playing slow music which is soothing and nice enough to have a conversation.
14 Too Mikki Tapas
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
It’s an ambient place to spend time with friends for coffee and other snacks. Wednesdays, a stand-up comedian also provides entertainment. It is a sweet place where you can hop on anytime to relax. It provides immensely tasty food and is a very soothing place to chill out. To the students it resembles to the cafeteria of colleges where they can relax during breaks.
15 Wagh Bakri Tea and Coffee Lounge
Pitampura, New Delhi
Speciality of thus lounge are teas and coffee available and served with snacks and sandwiches at a modern cafe. It is a part of 52-year-old Gujarat Company of tea and coffee trading. It’s a wonderful place to sit and enjoy quietly each sip of coffee or tea which results in giving mind a fresh and relaxed environment. Rather than coffee this place offers a very wide and avid range of tea
16 Jugmug Thela
Originally born from the love of a good cup of chai and coffee. Jugmug has made progressed to become the kingdom of our tea masala, fine teas, healthy accompaniments and gourmet coffees. It is renowned for its high quality, chemical free and natural ingredients rich tea and coffee. An online site of this outlet helps reach their products worldwide.
17 Fursat Se
ShahpuraJat, New Delhi
It’s a cafe where reading can be enjoyed along with a refreshing cup of coffee or tea. The best part that distinguishes this café from other ones is that it has an area where various artists can practice their art whether it be music, singing, painting, theatre or photography. Although the place is not filled with many books so one can carry his/her own book and dedicate entire day sitting and reading there. They also organize a few events for creating awareness about social causes and charity.
18 Bizi Bean Cafe
GK-1, New Delhi
It is a small Kiosk with limited seating in the south point mall atrium but has the best coffee. Cafe provides great choices whether it be French press or cappuccino or frappe. The interior is done with black furnishings and a few stained timbers and adds fun coffee-themed cartoon murals. Hanging colourful basket plants and orange themed chairs makes the café look immensely wonderful place to hang out and relax.
19 Elma’s Tea Room
HauzKhaz Village, New Delhi
It has a strange layout with an underneath but the bakery itself is a nice layout very “civilized” wonderful place for cakes, coffee and sit down. It’s a cozy tea/coffee room with an array of delicious cakes. The place has a complete English feel.
20 Barista Lavazza
Barista Lavazza is one of the biggest coffee restaurant branch in India which offers the best coffee and tea with all kind of International flavors. It’s headquarter is in Delhi and is widely spread across Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh. It was established in 2000 by Barista Coffee Company Limited. Barista is currently owned by Lavazza. It has also received many awards for its service and tasty coffee. It has also formed an organization with Mattel Toys Private Limited for launching the first edition of Barista Lavazza Café Scrabble which was hosted in 2010. Founders of this café are Pratha Duttagupta, Ravi Deol and Brotin Banerjee.
Excess of coffee can also lead to few side-effects too-
- More than 4 cups of coffee a day linked to early death.
- Caffeine consumption may raise blood pressure.
- Increased risks of heart attack among adults.
- Caffeine linked to the gout attack.
- Breast tissue cysts in women.
- It may cause insomnia.
- It can cause headaches.
- It reduces fertility in women.
- Worse menopause symptoms.
- Caffeine allergies.