Indian cuisine is catching up on the global platform by its dynamic flavours and fresh innovations so it’s not much of a surprise when we discovered how much the cuisine is popular in an international city like Dubai. There is a plethora of Indian restaurants to choose from in Dubai, each one better than the other. Take your pick and explore away! Discover the delights of Indian flavours by some of the best chefs in the world right here in Dubai. On one hand you can go as traditional as you want and on the other give the modern Indian cuisine a shot. Start from the top with ‘Ananta’ of The Oberoi at Business Bay. This fancy fine dining restaurant is furnished with elegant and refined taste, focusing on the contemporary version of Indian cuisine. Expensive but worth it.
For an enthusiastic version of modern Indian cuisine, one should book a table at ‘Junoon’, a restaurant that has found balance between traditional Indian flavours and modern techniques. Find it at Shangri La Hotel, Dubai. ‘Carnival By Tresind’ is an expensive, fine dining restaurant that is visually breath-taking in terms of food and décor. It’s part of Burj Daman, DIFC and is worth going for its interiors alone. Menu of ‘Tresind’ experiments with modernistic Indian cuisine with the help of molecular gastronomy to bring together a mesmerizing blend of flavours and textures. Tresind is part of Nassima Royal Hotel in Trade Centre Area and is a pricey entity. ‘Kebab Korner’ tries to reflect traditional Indian influence through its décor by playing with rich patterned upholstery and live Indian music. It’s not very expensive.
At ‘Pind Da Dhaba’ you get to experience comfort Indian food in a casual dhaba like setting. A hot favourite with Punjabi foodies it doesn’t even cost much. The ambience of candle it Bamboo crafted ‘Sanjeev Kapoor’s Khazana’ is a romantic quaint restaurant tucked into Al Nasr Leisureland. The place is immensely popular and a little bit pricey. ‘Mumtaz Mahal’ at Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa is formally designed with typical Indian furnishings. You might find the place a little on the expensive side but food is exceptional. Live performances keep the patrons entertained. ‘It’s Mirchi’ of Ramee Royal Hotel, has a dark and formal décor but entices its patrons with live grills on the table concept. ‘It’s Indi’ creates a romantic atmosphere of live soulful ghazals with traditional Indian food.