Delhi is not only the capital of India, but it is also a hub to different festivals and events, especially, for youngsters and The Grub Fest surely tops the list. The festival in question is all about celebrating different cuisines across the world. It is a one-stop-shop for all your tastebud needs. It is India’s biggest food festival that puts on display food items from the best restaurants that represent their signature delicacies. In addition to tasty food, great music is also played and performed to keep your spirits up. This festival takes place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the metropolitan city of Delhi. The festival runs for three days and if you ever visit it, you would find it to be some of the best days of your life. Yes! It is that good.
Grub Fest is one of the biggest food festivals in India. It was founded by four people named Aman Kumar, Arjun Jain, Chaitanya Mathur, and Mani Singh Cheema in 2012. In 2016, there were around 70 restaurants that took part in the festival. It not only welcomes big names like Karim’s, Koyla Kebab but also allows several new emerging food trucks to take part in this popular event. In 2017, it welcomed around 120 restaurants across India and overseas. The 2017 edition added live music performances that were graced by artists like Bally Sagoo, Guru Randhawa, Hari and Sukhmani, Akhil Sachdeva, and Anish Sood.
This year, in 2019, the festival came up with its best version and amped up its game a notch higher to keep the audience entertained. It was the third edition of the food festival which was organized as a great carnival, organizing different fun activities such as games, different carnival rides Music Express, Horse Spin, and many more.
The Bunta Bar. One of Delhi’s big names when it comes to Bars and Restaurants is Banta Bar. Yes! They were also present at JLN to showcase their interesting cuisines with amazing music.
Karim's. This gastronomic delight was also present in the fest with their signature Mughlai Food including Mutton Raan, Keema Parantha, Badam Pasanda, Shahi Tukda and many more. As usual, they again garnered much attention and appreciation for their delicious food.
Cafe Hera Pheri. This one had some lip-smacking Indian and Continental food items to offer. This one also caught a lot of attention for its delicious food.
Imperfecto. The very famous Imperfecto also marked its presence with its specialties and perfect ambiance.
Uncle Jack's. This American food franchise, Uncle Jack’s was one of the prime food joint attractions in the festival with their signature food items such as waffles, hot dogs, Panini, The Veggie Box, and others.
Guru Randhawa. The very popular Punjabi and now Bollywood singer, Guru Randhawa graced the musical extravaganza at The Grub Fest. He mesmerized the audience with his peppy chartbuster songs.
The Doorbeen. The Delhi-based band, The Doorbeen, also performed and got the audience hooked on them with peppy and contemporary chartbusters. The famous artists of The Doorbeen, Onkar and Baba made the audience groove on their hit number "Lamborghini".
Astha Gill. Another sensational Punjabi singer, Astha Gill impressed the audience with her hit number “Buzz” that totally left the audience crushing over her.
Divine. He made his presence felt at the fest with his first super hit number, 'Yeh Mera Bombay'. His flawless voice charged up the audience to join him in his song.
Air. The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport which is approx 15 kilometers away from Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. One can easily get any mode of transport like bus, auto or taxi to reach JLN Stadium. Also, taking Delhi Metro Rail would also be a convenient option. JLN Stadium Metro Station on the violet line is the nearest one to reach the fest. The stadium is just a few minutes away from the metro station.
Rail. The nearest railway stations are New Delhi Railway Station and Anand Vihar Railway Station. One can easily get local transport from the station towards JLN Stadium. Booking a cab or taxi is the best option for a hassle-free experience.
Road. Delhi has well-connected roadways with its neighbouring cities such as Chandigarh, Mathura, Meerut and many more.
1-3 November, 2019
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
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