When it comes to food, Dubai is a melting pot of various cultures blended into one. You'll find all kinds of restaurants serving every national cuisine from around the world, including the flavorful desi food from India. And with the reduction in restrictions, the most prominent Indian joints in the 'City of Gold' are finally opening their doors to welcome patrons once again with all necessary protocols in place. To further strengthen the safety of people while they enjoy their much-deserved dose of deliciousness, EazyDiner has launched the EazySafe+ Dining initiative- a comprehensive safety and sanitization protocol implemented on our partner restaurants in Dubai to ensure a stronger end-to-end control on hygiene as well as food quality. At EazyDiner your safety is our utmost priority and to safeguard your health and happiness here are a few Key Highlights of our new initiative, EazySafe+ Dining:
So, what are you waiting for foodies? Get ready to enjoy a delicious feast from the most popular and now, also the safest Indian restaurants in Dubai:
Located on Bluewaters Island, Dubai, Basanti & Co. offers a mesmerizing view of the JBR. They also have a branch in Mumbai. The place offers a palatable spread of North Indian cuisine along with a sophisticated bar selection to go with the delicious food.
Must-haves: Crispy Puri Chaat, Old Delhi Dahi Kachori, Butter Chicken, Kashmiri Mutton Roganjosh, and Rasmalai.
Cost for two: AED 150
Started by an extremely talented Chef Kunal Kapur, this restaurant is inspired by the Indian flavours and spices. Named after the famous city in Punjab, the restaurant offers Indian delicacies with a modern twist. The décor and interiors are done in a contemporary style yet keeping intact the Indian vibe.
Must-haves: Malai Prawns, Tandoori Lamb Chops, Beetroot Shammi, Saag Paneer, and Raw Papaya & Mango Salad.
Cost for two: AED 400
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Often referred to as the best vegetarian restaurant in the UAE, Kamat takes great pride in serving patrons a miscellany of mouthwatering delicacies from all corners of the Indian subcontinent, along with an array of delicious Chinese delights to tickle your taste buds. With over 360 culinary masterpieces on the menu, you are bound to find what you are looking for to satiate your appetite.
Must-haves: Stuffed Mushroom, Pav Bhaji, Butter Chicken, Bisi Bele Bath, and Dal Makhani.
Cost for two: AED 95
This popular Indian restaurant is situated on the fourth floor of Taj, offering a view of the stunning Burj Khalifa. The traditional yet modern looking artwork on the wall and a spacious colorful set up makes it a great place to dine with friends and family. Interestingly, the menu speaks two different languages to explain every dish. They have a variety of beverages to choose from, and the staff is nice enough to customize it as per your preference
Must-haves: Basil Tikka, Malai Broccoli, Saag Meat. Butter Chicken, Lasooni Palak Paneer, and Matka Phirni.
Cost for two: AED 500
Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Dubai, Farzi Cafe is known for its innovative streak. Their unique modern twist on Indian cuisine takes your palate by surprise with a single bite. But what makes Farzi Café even more special is the presence of some great regional dishes on the menu that feature a contemporary twist of their own.
Must-haves: Tempura Fried Prawns, Dal Chawal Arancini, Wild Mushroom Risotto, and Ras Malai Tres Leches.
Cost for two: AED 200
Rajdhani, located in Jumeirah Lake Towers, is a casual dining restaurant that provides a variety of delicious options inspired by the street food of India. you can stop by for a quick bite or sit, relax and enjoy these traditional street delicacies. Rajdhani Street is an alluring combination of affordability and taste. The dishes of the vast menu are dedicated to food carts, an Indian traditional cuisine born on street sides & on highway dhabas of India.
Must-haves: Jalebi Fafda, Dal Bati, Dahi Papdi Chaat, and Mumbai Masala Sandwich.
Cost for two: AED 100
'Gazebo' is one of the best fine dining restaurants in the Business Bay, Burj Khalifa area, Dubai that offers delectable quick food amidst lovely ambiance at cost-effective rates. As for the food, right from soups and starters to main course dishes and even desserts, the amazingly extensive menu serving North Indian, Indian, Mughlai cuisine will leave you spoilt for choice. You can select from an endless variety of authentic dishes creatively prepared by professional chefs.
Must-haves: Murgh Hyderabadi Biryani, Mutton Kebabs, Kadai Paneer, Dal-e-Khaas, and Angoori Rabdi.
Cost for two: AED 135
This modern Indian restaurant is known for its experimental culinary techniques with Indian cuisine. It serves an array of traditional Indian delicacies that appear modern both in terms of taste and presentation. Tresind is not just about food, but also elegant ambiance, which is quite apparent from its lavish décor and furnishings. Definitely, a good restaurant in Dubai to enjoy a hearty meal with family.
Must-haves: Chettinad Chicken Curry with Thai Black Rice Appam, Avocado Galouti Kebab, Wild Mushroom Chai, and Elaneer Payasam.
Cost for two: AED 400
Adorned in rich red tones, chic upholstery, and royal décor, Ananta is an authentic North Indian restaurant at The Oberoi Hotel that has been awarded “Best Indian Restaurant – Fine Dining” in the Middle East. The culinary team at Ananta presents the richness of Indian cuisine through well-researched recipes and authentic ingredients. The place brings to life age-old traditions through its cooking techniques and the extensive menu represents the states of India beautifully with delicacies from each state tastefully created
Must-haves: Pista Qorma Gosht, Lamb Momos, and Green Cardamom Apple Jalebi.
Cost for two: AED 450
Situated in Al Karama, MTR is a renowned Indian restaurant that provides some of the most traditional and authentic dishes from South India. They believe in a farm to plate concept and use ingredients that are flown in from the farms of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh hand-picked by local farmers. Besides their other authentic delicacies, they also serve the famous 'Filter Coffee’ that is synonymous with the south Indian taste and is made from a traditional Chicory plant using a traditional filter machine.
Must-haves: Curd Rice, Mangalore Bun, and Benne Dosa.
Cost for two: AED 70
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Gargi Bisht is an event copywriter/conceptualizer turned writer currently working with EazyDiner Pvt. Ltd. Compulsive eater, book hoarder, dog lover and pop culture enthusiast with an innate love for storytelling. Usually the quietest person in the room, Gargi is an introvert who loves her own company. When not eating, can be found in front of her laptop watching movies. Knows a thing or two about art and literature.