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“Charming!”
Review of Basil & Thyme

Basil & Thyme
Ranked #424 of 13,031 Restaurants in New Delhi
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed June 9, 2012

The menu is limited and most of it is only a little above average, but what can I say, I love the place. They open only for lunch and you must get here before 1 pm or there won't be a table for ages. It's in the Santushti shopping complex which is more of a winter schlepp- too much outdoors for our blistering summers- though of course the restaurant is very well air-conditioned.

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Reviewed May 30, 2012

There are a number of good Italian restaurants in Delhi - this is not one of them.

I went there once with a friend who highly recommended it. But it was one of my worst overpriced meals in Delhi.

The lunch started with a black-out which lasted throughout our entire meal. Due to the black-out, some items were not available. Smoke was coming of the kitchen but all the doors in the restaurant were closed. The AC was not running and we had to ask them to open the doors to let out the smoke and cool air into the place.

My food was over-salted while the service indifferent at best.

Avoid this place. Go to Olive, Diva, Zo...better service and food.

Thank Diadiva
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Reviewed April 29, 2012

This restaurant was recommended by the NY Times as well as a friend. We made a special trip to eat lunch here b/c they are closed for dinner. I'm not really sure what the hype was about. The atmosphere was average at best and the food was nothing to write home about. My expectations were probably too high and the restaurant certainly didn't meet them

Thank coastalsuz
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Reviewed April 4, 2012

Just come back from lunch with friends here. It's in the Santushti shopping complex which is not a mall as it sounds but a series of small boutiques set in pretty gardens just at the entrance to Willingdon Camp army facility.
The restaurant is small but busy so you really need to have reservation. The menu is bistro-y, with items like carpaccio of smoked salmon, avocado salad, asparagus etc as starters, filled crepes, moussaka, pasta dishes etc as mains. The puddings are all fantastic (a special mention to the special of the day, strawberry and cinnamon torte).
Service was attentive yet subtle and the charming maitress d' was around all lunchtime to ensure all guests were happy.
We found the acoustic a little odd - we had a room in the centre and found it difficult to hear each other across the fairly small table. If you are going for a tete-a-tete ask for a table along the wall
No alcohol.

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Thank sparklebcn
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Reviewed November 16, 2011

A leisurely lunch in the idyllic Santushti complex,.. this quaint restaurant fits in so well with the surroundings. Elegant in its simplicity, the limited menu gives ample choice and you will not be disappointed with whatever you order

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