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

For students of the North Campus, hanging out doesn’t necessarily mean going to swanky malls or classy restaurants. Delhi University (DU) North Campus is home to a lot of top colleges and also houses umpteen number of affordable eateries serving fast food items. If back to back lectures all day long exhaust and leave you longing for some tasty food, acquaint yourselves to these addas and get your mood refreshed, instantly!


If you happen to be a Chole Bhature fan, then this place is a must-visit for you. Every day, hundreds of students from across the campus come to this eatery to savor on spicy Chole and piping hot Bhature. When here, do not forget to try out their Lassi, for which, students, as well as local residents, wait in long queues for hours together.

Address: 72D, Kamla Nagar

Tom Uncle’s Maggi Point

Tom Uncle’s Maggie Point is sited near Ramjas College and has been functioning there since 1978. This little fast-food joint witnesses hundreds of students enjoying the pleasure of tasting street-side-like Manchurian, Noodles, and over 50 different kinds of Maggi. Plus, the reason it has become a go-to spot for decades now is because of its unchanged quality, good quantity, and affordable price range. In fact, students from other campuses and areas of Delhi visit this eatery on a day to day basis.

Address: Guru Tegh Bahadur Road, Near Ramjas College Maurice Nagar, University Enclave

Mohan Lal’s Bhel Puri

When in and around DU, it’s almost impossible to not know the small kiosk, run by Mohan Lal for the last 28 years. People from not just different colleges but also professionals from other localities of the city visit Lal’s stall to eat the tangiest, spiciest, and most mouth-watering Bhel Puri.

Address: Sudhir Bose Marg, outside Hindu College

Tara Chand Ke Chole Kulche

A little stall near the Faculty of Arts opposite SRCC, serves, in the students’ words, the tastiest Chole Kulche on campus. An eatery that has set its base near the campus for 30 years has been serving the said dish for just Rs. 30. For those who do not prefer eating a meal or two in the college canteen can find their way to this stall that reminds of home-like food.

Address: Art Faculty Gate 2, Front of SRCC, North Campus Delhi University, Vijay Nagar

Patel Chest Chai Wala

Any student who visits the North Campus is well aware of Patel Chest. Whether one craves for a hot cup of cutting chai, soft and delicious bun maska, or a plate full of bhel puri, there’s something for everyone here. Other than this, if street-side Punjabi and Indo-Chinese food excite you, then you must head to this spot!

Address: Vijay Nagar Marg, Art Faculty, University Enclave

Shagun’s Chinese fare

A staple in the North Campus food trail connoisseur’s arsenal, Shagun Golden Chinese Express, offers pan-Asian comfort food to comfort the weariest of souls. It has an old world sort of charm – dim lighting, minimal décor. Yaki Gyoza, Crispy Chicken Honey Chili. Garlic Pork Noodles, and Jasmine Tea are some of the best sellers.

Address: F-16, 1st Floor Opp. NDPL, Vijay Nagar

The time spent at North Campus is not complete if you miss exploring some of these food joints. I’m certain the alums of the colleges nearby would agree and probably have a nostalgia trip after reading this!

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