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The Delhi University foodie’s checklist – Food joints at North and South Campus

Tired with the admission season? Lots of food joints around but can’t decide where to head first? Campuses of Delhi University are rich with cafes that both are light on your pocket and serve delicious food. Here’s a list of the top 10 joints you can click your first Snapchat or Instagram picture of college life at!

The Big Yellow Door
Location- North Campus, South Campus
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Cost for 2: 500
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Known as BYD among the students, the place is rather innovative with a yellow inclined door rather than the usual doors seen around. The menu ranges from cheese fries and salads to The Flying Chicken Pizza and various wraps.

Chacha ke Chole Bhature
Location- North Campus
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Image Credits- www.tipini.com

Cost for 2: 100

In the streets of Kamla Nagar market, this shop has found a little space for itself. Known to every DU student, this place offers a respite when the thoughts of oily food divert a student’s attention during the lectures. Although you have to stand and eat as it is not a proper restaurant type of place, the taste of the ever-popular dish offered here makes the struggle bearable.

 

Indus Flavour
Location- North Campus
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Cost for 2: 500
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The Restaurant has authentic North Indian & Chinese Delicacies. They also have separate Students’ Menu keeping the locality in mind. Dahi ke Sholay, Honey Chilly Potato, Paneer Gravies, Dal Makhni & Variety of Mocktails are some of their specialties.

Aam Aadmi Pakwaan
Location- North Campus
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Cost for 2: 400

Aam Admi Pakwaan lives up to its name in all its essence. The menu consisting of all vegetarian, Chinese and South Indian items, coupled with a few snacks. It is a quiet place where you can go to have a peaceful time with extremely cheap prices. The food at this place is appetising, especially the spring roll, American chopsuey, chilly baby corn, utthapam and the array of dosas.

 

Bhelpuri outside Hindu College
Location- North Campus

Cost for 2: 40

If you are a fan of street food, then the right spot for you to have the best bhelpuri served in the campus is the bhelpuri served outside the Hindu College. More quantity (even a single plate is sufficient for two people), less cost. Don’t forget to carry your water bottles as the bhelpuri is really spicy!

 

Bittoo Tikki Wala
Location- North Campus
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Cost for 2: 250

Popular among the students as BTW, this place is located in the North Campus and is yet another hotspot of street food lovers. The tikki served here is delicious and is offered at a reasonable price.

 

QD’s
Location- North Campus, South Campus
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Cost for 2: 600

Located in Hudson Lane, Kingsway Camp and Satya Niketan, the place is known for its tandoori momos and other Chinese cuisines. It is a proper dine-in spot where one can relax after a tiring day.

34 Chowringhee Lane
Location- North Campus, South Campus
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Cost for 2: 300

The ultimate roll place of both campuses, Chowringhee has built a reputation through years of serving mouth-watering chicken, mutton and egg rolls. Following the double-single stuffing system, the joint is always bustling with college goers.

 

Dude Food
Location- South Campus
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Cost for 2: 700
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Dude Food looks every bit like the quintessential college hangout point. The walls are adorned with quirky graffiti and witty posters from Friends and Simpsons (to name a few) and the place is lit with coloured bulbs hanging from the ceiling.

 

Wood Box Café
Location- North Campus, South Campus
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Cost for 2: 650

The café lives up to its name – the interiors are wooden. The cutlery is funny and unusual. There’s floor seating on the terrace. The food is tasty. The pastas and the Oreo Shake are a must-have over here.



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