Tender chicken pieces dipped in rich creamy spicy sauce rightly defines a scrumptious plate of Butter Chicken. A staple in any non-vegetarian food lover’s plate, Butter Chicken has had numerous die-hard fans since the time of its heavenly invention. Born in Delhi, Butter Chicken has witnessed many adaptations by eateries both small and big, dingy and classy, all across the nation.

Finding a mouth-watering plate of Butter Chicken in Delhi is no gargantuan task however, mentioned below are some of the top butter chicken places in Delhi, from the list of ardent butter chicken lovers:

Moti Mahal Delux

First in this list of top Butter chicken places and in its own right is the actual birth place of Butter Chicken – Moti Mahal Delux. Coming with delightful atmosphere accompanied by live music, Moti Mahal is situated in Daryaganj, Old Delhi, and has been a host to many national and international celebrities including Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and John F Kennedy.

A little far away from your place? It has outlets in Greater Kailash – I and Noida as well.


Have More


Located on Pandara Road, Have More is your typical Dhaba-styled restaurant. A popular place among Delhiites for its soul-stirring butter chicken, Have More serves its customers past midnight too. Some say the butter chicken and other chicken dishes here are so admired that you better consider pre-booking before heading in.

Pind Balluchi

You cannot just be dwelling in Delhi without having tried one or two of the culinary bests at Pind Balluchi. Coming as a fine example of both traditional and modern designs blended into one, Pind Balluchi is famous for its North Indian ad Mughlai styled food. Don’t forget to try the Butter Chicken at Pind Balluchi.


Desi Vibes

Presenting authentic Indian dishes, like its highlights, the Butter Chicken, alongside some creative dishes, Desi Vibes is situated in Connaught Place and a couple of other locations. Get ready to make the best of delicious food and ethnic Indian treatment here.



Coming with a sophisticated ambience and rich North Indian and Mughlai food items on its menu, Veda is a fine dining restaurant owned by Rohit Bal, and comes as a fine option to dine out with friends and family. Butter Chicken is one of the many delicacies that this Connaught Place located eatery is known for.


Ambrosia Bliss

Another of the many fancies of Connaught Place is the Ambrosia Bliss. Once you are out of the bedazzlement of its ambience, comes the time to forget yourself in the blissful bites of the tempting butter chicken that the restaurant serves.


Chicken Inn

Situated in the Pandara Road Market, Chicken Inn serves many chicken dishes, with the Butter Chicken being one of its best. You will find a lot of options in the Chinese, Mughlai and North Indian food items here. Pre-book a table to avoid the hassles of queuing or waiting.


In the Punjab

An extravagant casual dining restaurant located in Greater Kailash 1, In the Punjab serves an enticing assortment of tasty curries, kebabs and tikkas and of course, Butter Chicken. What makes it even better are the ongoing offers it has on North Indian as well as Mughlai cuisine.


Lazeez Affaire

Living up to its name, Lazeez Affaire fuses a great ambience with a wide variety of classy non veg dishes from shorbas, chaaps, kebabs, tikkas, and so on. The Butter Chicken here is simply one of its must haves. As for the location, Lazeez Affaire is located in Chankyapuri.


Colonel’s kababz

Situated in Defence colony, New Delhi, Colonel’s Kababz is a staple among the foodies, and is renowned for the lip-smacking dishes its serves. Though it is primarily popular for its rolls and kebabs, the Butter Chicken here is surprisingly amazing. You might find it in the menu, under the head, “Murg Makhani”.