5 Renowned Kebab Places for Meat Lovers in Delhi

5 Renowned Kebab Places for Meat Lovers in Delhi

Kebabs have historically held a very special spot in the hearts of all meat lovers. This juicy, spicy dish from the Mughlai cuisine is a favourite in many cities across the country. The melt-in-the-mouth delicacy also happens to be a favourite among Delhiites.

The capital city has historically been one of the major centres for the much-revered Mughlai cuisine. The remnants of the Mughal tradition of food and hospitality can still be found here. Kebabs of all shapes and sizes are a symbol of this cuisine. You can also board a flight from Delhi to Lucknow to have different version of these kebabs.

Here is a list of five best places in Delhi where you can find some delicious kebabs.

Ustad Moinuddin Kebabs  

Located near Chawri Bazar, Ustad Moinuddin Kebabs is famous for its delicious, mouth-watering kebabs. Served with chutney, lemon and sliced onions, the perfectly minced and spiced kebabs have successfully preserved the essence of Mughlai cuisine. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste some of the juiciest kebabs on this planet. Take a flight from Lucknow to Delhi to try out a variation of the kebabs you enjoy the most.


Karim’s is popular for being affordable and still offering some of the city’s most delicious kebabs. They have several outlets across the city, including Jama Masjid, Lodi Road and Punjabi Bagh. Among these, the one near Jama Masjid is the most popular and has been around for years. It is famous for its succulent, shammi kebab.

Lalu Kebabee

A crispy exterior and a soft centre and an extra smear of butter are the ingredients for a kebab that’s enough to tempt you out of Lucknow onto a flight to New Delhi. Located near Jama Masjid, Lalu Kebabee is a must visit. Its famous for its signature boti kebab, Lalu Kebabee offers one of the best kebabs in Delhi.

Babu Bhai Kebab Wala

Their kebabs are so soft and juicy that they are held together by a thread. Established back in 1947, Babu Bhai Kebab Wala is famous for their creamy Dora and Sutli kebabs. The buttery kebabs simply melt in the mouth. It is a very small shop. So, you may want to carry the kebabs to enjoy them in the comfort of your hotel room. Make sure they pack some fresh onions and their most delicious chaat masala chutney.

Alkakori Alkauser

The open-air seating and shops of imported liquor nearby make Alkakori Alkauser an obvious choice for many kebab lovers in the city. These melt-in-the-mouth, buttery kebabs attract Delhiites from all corners of the city. Don’t miss their varqi parantha, galouti kabab, and phirni.

Once the centre of the Mughal Empire, Delhi and its love affair with Mughlai food and kebabs is quite old. Although Lucknow may boast of its kebab, but a flight to Delhi to try out variations of their kebabs is a must-do for food lovers.

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