Hauz Khas Village is undoubtedly one of the hippest places in the capital. With a maze of gourmet restaurants, rooftop cafes, designer boutiques and art galleries dotting every nook and corner, it offers a bit of something for everyone. With so much to do, see and eat, here’s a quick guide for an afternoon of a quintessential Hauz Khas Village experience.
Eat: Boheme – This rooftop restaurant offers a great view of the lake and has a chilled out vibe with its rustic mediterranean inspired decor. Its menu boasts of Greek, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine with a selection of wine and beer. The best time to visit is around sunset, during the weekend when there’s usually a live band playing.
Address: 22, Hauz Khas Village, Top Floor, New Delhi – 16. Tel: 011 2656 1220.
Shop: WHITE – The fashion boutique offers a wide range of clothes and accessories for women and men, sourced from international labels and Indian designers. The menswear collection by péro by Aneeth Arora, consisting of shirts and jackets made with hand embroidered light weight hand-woven cottons and mulmuls in white, with colorful stripes and checks is worth checking out. For the ladies, the chic collection of dresses by Gauri & Nainika in bold colours is perfect for summer.
Address: 31, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi – 16. Tel: 011 4605 4817.
See: Deer Park – Adjacent to the village and the lake, Deer park offers a bit of tranquility and fresh air in the middle of the city. What makes this park special is the presence of a herd of spotted deer in an enclosure within the park. This is also a great place for bird-watching and you can spot musters of peacocks and a wide variety of birds along with different kinds of swans and ducks in the lake.
Route from The LaLiT Hotel, Barakhamba Road New Delhi to reach Hauz Khas Village :