Many cuisines are popular but a whole lot of Oriental cuisines are on top of people’s choices these days, so whether it is Dim Sums, Sushi, Thai Green Curry or Nasi Goreng, it has caught the imaginations of people here.
Normally, Gujaratis like their own cuisine and are wary of foreign cuisines but in recent times young Gujaratis are getting very enterprising. Also, Gujaratis are big travellers, so, they pick up the taste of the world and what is trending during their travels. And, that is showcased in the number of restaurants offering oriental delights like Sushi, Satay, Darsan, Pad Noodles and Thupka. It is not just Chinese cuisine now, its Malaysian, Indonesian, Burmese, Vietnamese and Korean cuisines which are on offer and Amdavadis are loving it.
So, we give you the top restaurants where you can find authentic and awesome oriental food.
List of 5 restaurants serving oriental cuisine in Ahmedabad
Located off C G Road, Hibachi serves various Asian cuisines. Also, open only for dinner, this place offers Thai, Japanese, Indonesian and Malaysian cuisine apart from Chinese cuisine. Here you will get both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. There are many sushi options on the menu, including in vegetarian versions.
Price for 2: INR 1800
Adorned with a huge replica of Lord Buddha’s head, about 15 -18 feet high, inside this huge restaurant, Sizzling Shihai is located on the third floor of Agora Mall in Chandkheda. It serves vegetarian Asian food and it has a whole lot of Thai dishes on its menu like Tom Yum Phak Soup, Thai Winter Soup, Som Tom Salad, and various Thai curries and vegetables. It also serves Japanese, Korean and Tibetan food. It is open for lunch and dinner.
Price for 2: INR 1200
Asia Kitchen serves Thai, Burmese and Chinese cuisine. It also serves Indian cuisine. Located on the business street Ashram Road, Holiday Inn Express is a business hotel. This restaurant serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. It is open from 10.30 am to 11.30 pm.
Price for 2: INR 1500
Open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm, this vegetarian restaurant is located near Vijay Char Rasta in Navrangpura. It serves Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Tibetan, Korean, Burmese, Malaysian, Vietnamese and Indonesian cuisines. It is part of a chain of restaurants and it serves almost all Far-Eastern dishes in their restaurant. Definitely worth-a-visit.
Price for 2: INR 1100
This is a newly opened restaurant at Hyatt, Vastrapur serving Thai, Indonesian, Korean, Burmese and Malaysian cuisine. Located in a happening place, this hotel has hosted the Chinese premier and Japanese prime minister among others. It is open only for dinner and serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
Price for 2: INR 1500
A published author working on her second book, Sonal worked for many years as a journalist in The Indian Express, The Asian Age and DNA Newspaper where she regularly reviewed restaurants and wrote about food. She worked in Nairobi as a general manager of a group of restaurants in another era. She loves experimenting with food but is also known for her Biryanis and Kababs and even her baking skills. She likes travelling to little known places and if she finds quaint eateries it just makes the trip more fun. Currently based in Ahmedabad, she is happy with the growing awareness of gourmet food in the city.
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