10 Popular Romantic Restaurants in India

When someone talks of love and romance, the first place that comes to our mind is Agra’s Taj Mahal, the epitome of love. The second thing would be a romantic date night in an ambience so perfect that it's as magical as watching the Taj Mahal on a full moon night. Ah, already dreaming about it? Wicked Spoon Confessions list 10 popular romantic restaurants in India for a perfect date.

Mughal Room, Agra:

Image courtesy of  Hotel Clarks Shiraz, Agra

The next best thing to visiting Taj itself is to take your loved one on a date for a fine dining experience overlooking the Taj. To do that, there is no better way than to book a table for two at the Mughal Room in Hotel Clarks Shiraz, Agra.  This multi-cuisine restaurant is situated on the hotel’s rooftop, which provides a clear view of the Taj Mahal and the magnificent Agra Fort. The Mughal Room serves you with Mughlai, Chinese and Continental cuisines, which are complemented with different beverages. You can spend a beautiful evening here enjoying the company of your better half, the delectable food and in-house live Ghazal sessions serving as the cherry on the cake—all on the backdrop of the Taj Mahal.
(Average cost for two Rs. 2500/-approx) 

Aer, Mumbai:

Image courtesy of  Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai

Love is in the air—the phrase comes true at the Aer Bar and Lounge of the Four Seasons Hotel, Worli, Mumbai. Aer is an open-air restaurant situated at the 34th floor of the hotel and gives a mesmerizing view of the grand skyscrapers, the sea, and the never-ending skyline. Be it the Valentine’s day, your anniversary, any other special occasion or just a regular day, a dinner date at Aer will always be special. Watching the sunset from the 34th floor will definitely give you a “high”. Enjoy Aer’s Happy Sunset menu; it offers all cocktails at half price from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM every day.
(Average cost for two Rs. 5000/-approx

The Waterfront, Hyderabad:

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A starry night and dinner at lakeside. Can anything top that? For the hardcore romantics, it can’t get any better than that. Located at the banks of the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad is this restaurant that’s aptly named The Waterfront. Take your date to The Waterfront for an evening to remember. With the cool breeze caressing your face, the delicious food satisfying your food cravings, and the company of your loved one—it would be a day to forget all your worries and just soak in the best things that life has to offer. The restaurant’s live western-music band further sets the mood for a perfect date night! The restaurant has a delightful menu which offers Indian, Chinese and Thai food. So hold your partner’s hands and enjoy the date looking at the soft waves and cool breeze on your face.
(Average cost for two Rs. 1500/-approx) 

Dramz Whiskey Bar & Lounge, New Delhi:

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If the Taj Mahal finds a mention here, how can the Qutub Minar stay behind? Qutub Minar is one of the most magnificent structure in Delhi that reminds us of the resplendent Mughal Architecture. Dramz Whiskey Bar & Lounge overlooks the glorious minaret and probably provides the best view to it. Dramz offers a great opportunity for those lovelorn couples who want to lose themselves into each other’s eyes while sharing a meal against the backdrop of one of Delhi’s most important historical monument! At Dramz, you can choose to stay indoors or book a table in the open-air restaurant as you may prefer. It is one of the most romantic places to enjoy a glass of wine with your meal, while the sun sets down behind the Minar. So, if you are in Delhi and hoping to win over your partner at a romantic setting, you know where to head to!
(Average cost for two Rs. 4000/- approx) 

Thalassa, Goa:

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Whether you are a localite or on a vacation in Goa, you would encounter numerous seaside eateries and restaurants. Some would be really nice while others should just be given a royal miss. However, not many of would be able to beat what Thalassa has to offer in terms of location, ambience, and of course the food. Located high on a cliff in Vagator, this Greek restaurant gives a beautifully view of the deep blue sea. Make sure that you and your partner are there in time to see the sun set in all its magnificence far away in the horizon. Just the view of deep yellow of the setting sun against the deep blue of the beautiful sea would give many a romantics the shudders. The waves crashing into to the huge black rocks at the beach and the white froth of the waves just adds on to the scenic beauty of the place. You can enjoy the stunning view from Thalassa while you sip in your favourite drink and dig into the best Greek and Mediterranean delights; especially the variety of salads offered on the menu (the tomato salad with Feta is highly recommended).
(Average cost for two Rs. 2000/- approx)

Akira Back, JW Marriott, Delhi:

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Do you have the hots for Japanese food? Would you rather spend an evening eating Japanese with your flame than doing anything else that’s inconsequential? If the answer to these questions is Yes, you have to visit the Akira Back restaurant in JW Marriott Hotel, Delhi. The restaurant, named after its chef Akira Back, has been awarded the best Japanese Restaurant by Times Food Guide. So, if you are tired of searching for good authentic Sushi in the capital, your search ends here. In addition to the authentic food, the restaurant offers a pleasing ambience with amply-spaced out tables, dim lighting and a quiet private dining area in the cosy dining section in the basement. The courteous staff will make you comfortable from the word go. You can spend a non-intrusive evening with your partner gorging over the best Japanese food and an elegantly modern setting. Don’t forget to recommend this restaurant to other couples craving for a private dinner complemented by awesome Japanese food.
(Average cost for two Rs. 5000/- approx)

Le Belvedere, New Delhi:

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You are in the capital and want to enjoy your evening in a special way at a special place. Standing tall at the heart of the city is your answer. Le Meridien Hotel in Connaught Place, New Delhi has on its 20th floor its Chinese specialty restaurant, Le Belvedere. The rooftop restaurant has huge wall to wall windows that provide a spectacular view of the beautiful city, especially the Lutyens Delhi. The seating arrangement is neat and non-intrusive for others and appropriate for formal lunches as well as romantic dates. To complement the view and ambience is the variety of Chinese cuisines on the menu. When at Le Belvedere, forget all your worries, talk your sweet nothings into your loved one’s ears, pamper your taste buds and lose yourself in Delhi heights. Make sure that while doing all this, you also tap your feet to the band playing music in the evenings. Zindagi milegi na dobara!
(Average cost for two Rs. 4000/- approx)

Sheesha Jazz Café, Pune:


Do you or your partner loves sheesha? Do you love Jazz music? Do you love good food? If you answered Yes for any of these questions, and are in Pune, you better head out to Shisha Jazz Café in Koregaon Park. This place is going to give you a high in all departments, be it the hookahs, the lovely jazz music or the splendid cuisines. This is one of the few restaurants that offers a variety of cuisines including Continental, Lebanese, Iranian and Parsi. So in all probabilities, you are going to like food that suits your taste. There is a mix of sitting arrangement ranging from old school rectangular tables, round tables, sofas and couches. Make sure that you reserve a seat in advance if visiting on a weekend as you would definitely want the best view of the restaurant. The sheeshas served here are nice and many flavours are available to select from. The crowd is comprised of college students or couples rather than families, so don’t worry about meeting your uncles or aunts here. Just sit back and relax with your partner and enjoy your sheesha with all that Jazz! This is one of the best places in Pune for casual dining.
(Average cost for two Rs. 2000/- approx)

Italia, Chennai:

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People who think that Chennai is all about Idli, Dosa and Sambhar need to do a reality check. Gone are the days when all that Chennai had to offer was its traditional dishes. Chennai is a metropolitan that has adapted to the world food and tastes quite beautifully. Be it Chinese, Continental, Japanese or Italian, you will find all types of multi-cuisine restaurants in Chennai. One such restaurant is Italia, in Nungambakkam.  Italia is housed in the Park Pod hotel and as the name suggests, the restaurant’s specialty is Italian food. The food at Italia is delicious and in addition to many options in Pizzas, Italia offers loads of variety in Pastas. The restaurant has an open pond-side as well as indoor seating arrangement. The seating is very contemporary and classy and the ambience is nice. Whether you are out on a lunch date or a dinner date at Italia, your date is definitely going to relish the delicacies offered on the menu. In addition to the Starters and Main Course, the dessert section is definitely going to earn you some brownie points from your partner. Try their Tiramisu or gelatos to get blown away and to end a delightful meal on a sweet note.
(Average cost for two Rs. 1500/- approx)

The 13th Floor, Bangalore:

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Bangalore is already a very beautiful city and a pleasure to roam in. Now, imagine sitting at the rooftop of a highrise and watching over this city from the rooftop while enjoying a sumptuous meal. That’s the USP of the 13th Floor. Situated on the MG Road, which is the most happening location in Bangalore, the rooftop restaurant offers a splendid view of the UB city, the Chinnaswamy stadium and the skyscrapers of Bangalore. The peppy music will help you unwind with your partner over your favorite snacks and drinks. The delightful and pleasant lighting effects add on to the mood. With all this and more, a visit to the 13th Floor can turn any ordinary day into a special date.
(Average cost for two Rs. 2500/- approx)


  1. Really nice article and a good collection of restaurants. Bookmarked for future reference :)

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  3. Thanks for these options. Really the dates should be memorable and these romantic and beautiful places can fulfill the wish of the lovebirds. I mostly loved the arrangement of the four seasons hotel. Their theme is quite unique from all the hotels or restaurants. Other hotels have also beautiful environment for the celebration. Especially the foods and the drinks should be of high quality so that the people will have the interest to come again and again to the same place.
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