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16, Gali Kababian | Jama Masjid, New Delhi, India
011 23264981
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9:00 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 443
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  • 408
    Very good
  • 166
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  • 69
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  • 50
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
One hell of an experience

But for the location would have given five stars . Best muglai food you could have . Shami kabab and brain curry are my favourite. Getting there is difficult a rikshaw probably best way to get there . Very ordinary ambience but this place has its own charm . A must visit if you are willing to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Shaleen S
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The difficult part of Karim experience is reaching Gali Kababian. This difficulty is soon forgotten when the aromas of Mughlai food greet you. The same aromas distracthied the great Mughals from their duties towards their realm and drew them towards the dastarkhwan. The food is delightfully medieval and the recipes remain unchanged over the years. The Kormas, Stews and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I am a regular costumer of old delhi last Sunday we went Karim's nice place 4 to 5 shops of this outlet only we had korma and stew korma was awesome with romali roti it was like heaven and next dish was stew it was not that gud my expectation was. High but all spoiled after tasting stew but korma... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

being a food lover, i am very much concern about food quality, quantity and taste. In karim's i expected much more because it was a well known brand for non veg food but it doesnot fullfilled my expectation, staff was also looking very unwilling to serve, quality and taste was okay okay but really need to improve quality and specially... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

But for the location would have given five stars . Best muglai food you could have . Shami kabab and brain curry are my favourite. Getting there is difficult a rikshaw probably best way to get there . Very ordinary ambience but this place has its own charm . A must visit if you are willing to visit dirty crowded... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

very good food but a bit expensive!!!! The taste is very unique but the mutton dishes were dissapointing because you hardly get any meat rather you get only bones!!! The rotis/Indian bread are very expensive compared to other places. It's very difficult to get there because of the huge traffic jam in Delhi. To resume very good food , very... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Karims is one f the oldest restaurant in delhi that is mixed with modern servings. There is no reason you come out half-heartedly. Delicious non-veg items. and do ask for sheerni or firni at last

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

You will find a mixture of locals and tourists at the Karim's near the Jama Masjid. It is worth finding (opposite the south entrance of the Jama Masjid) as the food does not disappoint and the atmosphere is great. The non-veg menu is extensive. The goat is delicious. Take time to enjoy watching them grill chicken or make naan.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Kar's have a bunch of outlets across Delhi NCR and all are pretty good. Although the ambiance and overall look is not exactly the same, which is strange for a restaurant chain? The food quality is excellent. One of the unforgettable dishes is Chicken Jahangiri, although quormas are also brilliant. All other non/veg dishes are very good too. One must... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Authentic mughlai, excellent quality and unmatchable taste is what describes karim's here. everytime i go, i experienced same taste and quality of food, also waiting que. altough every thing on menu is excellent here ( dont order any vegetarian dish please ), but we prefer mutton menu. from service to food, karim is unmatchable in its segement.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have dinned here like 100 times and I don't remember that on any day I had a complaint, beside parking space. Like if you are on a 2 wheller then its fine. But the food is is really tasty and I love the attiyude of the staff who are like 100% committed to their work. I believe that Karim... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16, Gali Kababian | Jama Masjid, New Delhi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: 011 23264981

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:30 am

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