If you want some tranquillity in the middle of a hot summer day, you'll never guess where you'll be able to find it in the middle of bustling Connaught Place. Trace your steps to Agrasen ki Baoli in Hailey road and you'll be pleasantly surprised to find yourself in a lovely peaceful step well. Free of charge!
Parathewali galli in Chandni chowk has become legendary for its various deep fried fare. Just don't think of going there and stuffing your face in the middle of the summer heat. Go in winter when you're better suited to bear the fried food.
Triveni art gallery on Kasturba Gandhi marg off Connaught Place is seriously amazing place to soak in some art and then sit and sip chai in their canteen. You can also oick up lovely and cheap terracotta items from the shop.
Chill out in JNU. For Rs 100 you'll be a king in this communist friendly campus. So take your pick from one of many dhabas that dot this beautiful campus. Go during the monsoons to enjoy the full force.
Sitaram's Chole Bhaturey Paharganj is amazing for a feed for as low as Rs 25 if you have to eat good food. Go before 3 pm though or everything gets sold out.
Have a beer in Sam's cafe in Paharganj. It may not have the best view of the city but who cares right for less than hundred bucks.
Stuff your face with some goo dold fashioned confectionary at Wenga's in Connaught place. Great English doughnuts and prawn cocktail sandwiches for a steal.
Take a walk inside Chandni Chowk and explore the real Delhi of the Dilliwallas. you'll come away richer for the experience without having drained your wallet.
Take out the bike for a spin. It's good exercise plus all you'll lose are calories!
IIFT paranthas are standard fare if you've studied in one of many educational institutes in the area.
Majnu Ka Tilla is where you get some really great momos. Not for the faint hearted vegetarians though!
So the next time you step out , it won't cost you a bomb to have a great time in Delhi.