Beat the heat in style: 10 Glasshouse escapes in Delhi/NCR

- April 26, 2024
| By : Patriot Bureau |

Even as the mercury is rising in the Capital, there are places for residents to relax and unwind

by Aditi Singh

As the scorching sun beats down mercilessly on Delhi/NCR, finding relief from the heat becomes a priority. Thank goodness, there are a number of beautiful glasshouses hidden away in different parts of the busy city, providing not only shade from the intense heat but also a beautiful setting for delicious food, scenery, and moments that would make an Instagram post. Here are 10 glasshouses in Delhi/NCR that offer a cool escape:

Rose Cafe:

Rose Cafe

Nestled in the greenery of Saket, Rose Cafe’s glasshouse provides a tranquil retreat. With its charming decor, delectable menu, and relaxing atmosphere, it is ideal for a leisurely brunch or an evening rendezvous. Renowned for its charming ambience, Rose Cafe offers popular choices such as Waffles, Brownie Shake, Cafe Latte, and Chocolate Shake.

Where: 2 Westend Marg Near Saket Metro Station, Saidulajab, Saket, New Delhi 110002

Timings: 12 PM – 9 PM



Surrounded by lush foliage in Chanakyapuri, Diggin’s glasshouse exudes rustic elegance. From hearty Italian fare to decadent desserts, the menu has something for everyone, making it a favourite among both locals and visitors. Known for its Diggin Special-Artichoke & Mushroom Pizza, Diggin also offers standouts like the Garden Burger and Chocolate Mocha Shake. Their Tiramisu Dessert and Cappuccino Coffee and Latte are also crowd favourites.

Where: 11 Race Course Road, Santushti Shopping Complex, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110003

Timings: 11:30 AM – 10 PM

Depot 48:

Depot 48 cafe

Located in Greater Kailash, Depot 48’s glasshouse boasts industrial-chic decor and a laidback vibe, attracting foodies and music fans alike. Offering a fusion of European and Indian cuisine, this trendy restaurant is known for dishes like Vada Pav Bhaji, Mushroom Kulcha, and unique cocktails.

Where: M9, Level 1 & 2, M Block Market, Block M, Part 2, Greater Kailash, New Delhi, 110048

Timings: 12 PM – 1 AM

Elma’s Bakery:

Elma’s Bakery

Step into the charming glasshouse at Elma’s Bakery in Hauz Khas Village and prepare to be transported to a bygone era. Known for highlights like Red Velvet Cake Slice, Carrot Cake, and Chocolate Cake, Elma’s Bakery also offers popular choices such as pizza, waffles, and pancakes with banana and chocolate syrup.

Where: 2nd Floor, 31, Hauz Khas Rd, Above Chumbak, Hauz Khas Village, Deer Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016

Timings: 10 AM – 9:30 PM

The Blue Door Cafe:

Nestled within Khan Market, The Blue Door Café’s glasshouse invites customers to escape the chaos and unwind in a tranquil setting. Known for its cosy ambience and European-inspired menu, it offers dishes like Eggs Benedict, pancakes, and a selection of gourmet sandwiches.

Where: 66, Khan Market 1st floor, Entrance Middle Lane, New Delhi 110003

Timings: 7:30 AM – 11:30 PM

The Grammar Room:

The Grammar Room

Set against Mehrauli’s historic charm, The Grammar Room’s glasshouse is a study in understated elegance. Serving a diverse menu that includes popular dishes like Tofu with Mixed Vegetables, Truffle Fries, Banoffe Waffles, and Avocado Toast, every moment here is a sensory delight.

Where: One Style Mile, Kalka Das Marg, opp. Alai Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030

Timings: 11 AM – 12 AM

Cafe Lota:

Cafe Lota

Located in the serene surroundings of Pragati Maidan, Cafe Lota’s glasshouse celebrates indigenous flavours and traditional craftsmanship. Offering modern, regional Indian dishes and cookery classes, it is known for dishes like Sattu Paratha and Choka, Kathal Biryani, Palak Patta Chaat, Bhapa Doi Cheesecake, and Cold Coffee.

Where: Gate No. 2, National Crafts Museum, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi 110001

Timings: 8 AM – 9:30 PM

Mia Bella:

Mia Bella Cafe

A testament to the allure of Mediterranean charm, Mia Bella’s glasshouse in Hauz Khas Village offers warm hospitality, scenic views, and delectable cuisine. Specialising in European cuisine and cocktails, it features signature dishes like Risotto, Lasagna, Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta, and Vegetable Croquette.

Where: 50E 2nd Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi 110016

Timings: 12 PM – 12 AM

Coast Cafe:

Coast Cafe

At Coast Cafe’s vibrant glasshouse in Hauz Khas Village, enjoy fresh seafood and tropical drinks while embracing coastal vibes. Known for dishes like Coast Cafe Vegetable Moilee & Potent Tiramisu Cake, it also offers highlights like Beer Batter Fish Tacos, Malabar Parantha & Fish Curry, Red Sauce Pasta Arrabbiata, Red Rice, Prawn Curry, and Appam with Mustard Fries.

Where: 2nd & 3rd Floor, above OGAAN, H2, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016

Timings: 12 PM – 12 AM



Imperfecto’s glasshouse comes alive with vibrant energy and pulsating beats as the sun sets over Hauz Khas Village. Offering European cuisine and cocktails, it boasts popular choices like Tandoori Kabab Platter, Margherita Flatbread, Chilli Potato, and Cold Coffee Crispy Veggie, as well as White Sauce Pasta Shake.

Where: A1/1 Near Ole Showroom, New Delhi 110078

Timings: 12 PM – 1 AM