Check out these popular food hotspots to explore in and around Delhi University – South Campus

If you are a student who has recently joined one of the institutes at South Campus, Delhi University (DU), chances are you’d want to know certain eateries that you can visit frequently without burning a deep hole in your pocket. Whether it is someone’s birthday, a night out, or just an unplanned celebration for passing with flying colours; these places can offer a great deal whilst breaking the monotony of your gruelling college schedules. I’ve shortlisted the best ones for you.

Big Yellow Door

Big Yellow Door is one of the most popular cafes in South Campus where hundreds of students and local residents come on a regular basis. The waiting time is usually between 5 to 15 minutes, but the delicious food and cosy ambience there make it totally worth it. Their Baked Chicken Cheese Nachos, French Fries, and Butter Chicken Pasta are a must-try. Most of their customers drool over their chilled and creamy KitKat Shake, Hot Chocolate, and Winter Walnut Coffee.

Address: H 8, Satya Niketan Rd, Opp. Venkateswara College, Moti Bagh II, Satya Niketan, South Moti Bagh

Wood Box Café

Sited near Venkateswara College, this fun, vibrant, and peppy décor makes one come back to this place again and again. Though the prices are not exactly ideal for students to visit regularly, but for the quality and quantity of their dishes, it seems fair! When here, do give their Strawberry Shake, Falafel Salad, Herbs and Mushroom Sandwich, and beat the Beast Burger a try, it’s a total bargain.

Address: 288, Opposite Venkateswara College, Benito Juarez Marg


Situated opposite Gargi College, Diggin is that one café that’ll make you forget the hustle bustle around you. The attractive décor, a touch of greens, and rustic aesthetics are certain to make to your Instagram feed. If you happen to visit Diggin, do give their Belgian Chocolate Shake, Cheesecake, Panna Cotta, Classic Margherita Pizza, and Spaghetti Carbonara a try. What most visitors of this eatery like is their range of appetizers and desserts that are not just tasty but also filling, so much so that you can skip a meal.

Address: No.1 & 2 Anand Lok Shopping Centre, opp. Gargi College, Anand Lok,


If you are on a look out for a place that opens early and serves healthy as well as delicious breakfast items, then Echoes could be your choice. This café is different than the others in the locality since it’s overlooked and run by differently-abled staff members. Whether you are craving for a Cheese Garlic Bread, Cheesy Nachos, Chicken Pasta, or a Chilled Oreo Shake, there’s something for everyone, provided you manage to grab a seat. The waiting time at Echoes is generally between 10 to 15 minutes, so ensure you go a little in advance.

Address: 1st, 17, Satya Niketan Rd, Satya Niketan, South Moti Bagh

Cafeteria and Co.

This Insta-worthy cafeteria is just in line with South Campus students’ needs. Those who visit this fast-food place, swear by their Mexican menu, which happens to be unparalleled. Right from their Crispy Prawn Tempura to Club Salad, Chicken Noodle Bowl to Keema Mutton Masala Biryani, and Tiramisu Crepe to Nutella Café Mocha, the range of offerings is wide and unique.

Address: South Campus, South Moti Bagh

Spending college life in and around the South Campus is nothing less than a bliss. Once you’re in it, there’s no looking back!

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