Qla, Mehrauli

Address: The Kila, Seven Style Mile, 4A, Kalka Dass Marg,Mehrauli Opp Qutab Minar New Delhi
Email:[email protected]
Lunch: 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Dinner: 7:00 PM-12:00 AM
Dress Code: Semi Formal, Formal
Child Policy: Children below 13 years are not allowed inside the restaurant. They will be seated in the courtyard
Other Info: Closed on Tuesdays

About the Restaurant

Qla, a European-style restaurant, beckons intimately from behind the Qutab Minar. It’s warm interiors with classic café chairs and wood décor create an ideal getaway for the connoisseur of beauty and grace. Offering a relaxed dining and drinking experience, Qla creates stylish European tapas with French, Italian and Spanish influences, to complement a fabulous array of wines and cocktails. Dinner is an abundance of vibrant innovative flavours.

Avant-garde cocktails, intricately prepared, render unique textures and balanced flavors. Lounge music and candle lights create an alluring mood that lingers on in the mind. Come, experience Qla….

Chef Thomas Blanchard

Chef Thomas Blanchard was born in Southern France to a family of food connoisseurs. At the age of 15, he trained under Alain Ducasse a Michelin Star chef.

By the age of 21, he was training in Mandion, a famous patisserie and caterer, and soon became their new chef.  At 24, he went to Paris, to work in Lenotre and Lyon, under the instruction of Chef Bocuse. After the age of 28, he travelled to many countries including Sweden, Germany, Spain and the UK.

In 2011, he came to India and became the new Executive Chef of l'Opera in New Delhi. He maintained this post till 2013, after which he worked as a Consultant for different companies and brands all over India. He also owns a few restaurants and companies across India that specializes in European cuisine. 

Thomas was awarded the title(s) of "Best Bakery- Pastry Chef" in North India and "Best Chef" by Times Food Awards for the year 2012-2013. He has also been considered as one of the top 12 best chefs in India for the year 2015. 

Thomas's new endeavor is to create a magical dining experience. It’s an amalgamation of contemporary European cuisine with global undertones, at Qla.  He uses the best produce from around the world, alongside a healthy balance of local produce. This ensures, the freshest and best is brought to the table. With inspiration and creativity, Thomas Blanchard ensures that each dish is a reflection of his soul.

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