As the largest city in the UAE, Dubai is a global destination drawing in travelers from around the world to remark at its stunning architecture and cosmopolitan culture. Thanks to the centuries-long links between Dubai and the Indian subcontinent, Dubai is packed with tasty Indian and other subcontinental restaurants. Indian food is usually vegetarian, so there are a lot of veggie restaurants. The majority of the population likes the aromatic and spicy flavors, so that’s why Chettinad flavors of the southern state of Tamil Nadu or the fragrance of Lukhnawi Biryani are famous. List of the Indian restaurants in Dubai could be unending, but we will pick some of the best.
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Located in the towering JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, this amazing restaurant is named as “Czar of Indian Cuisine”. They serve dishes that are as diverse and complex as the country they represent – all with a hefty side of molecular gastronomy, which is very popular nowadays. Chef’s tasting menu consists of 12-course meals, and guests usually choose non-vegetarian dishes.
The Gazebo is a very cozy and comfortable place with North Indian and Nawabi style food. It is located in the center of the Mankhool area of Bur Dubai. The pleasant smell of aromatic delicious rice dishes Dum Biryani and famous Yakhni Pulao is widespread throughout the whole area. The portions of food are very big, so they gave a value to the money spent. The starters are very tasty, from the tandoori chicken tikka to the galoti kebabs and deserts like the falooda or gulab jamun.
As its own name says, they have a lot of options that can tickle your taste buds. Located in the World Trade Center, with Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and Indian music, this restaurant gives you the feeling that you are exactly in this wonderful country. Their perfect choice is Murg Makhni serving tender chunks of chicken in a creamy base.
Located in the lavishness of the posh Jumeirah Beach Hotel, this restaurant presents a multi-cuisine offer of delicious dishes with rich textures and a variety of flavors. They also organize exclusive Indian Theme Nights on Mondays dedicated especially to the Indian food lovers. You can sit in a cozy area and enjoy the magic feeling. This place is also convenient for celebrations of special events and in the same enjoying the tasty food.
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This traditional and culturally laden Indian restaurant takes you to the bygone eras of Rajas and Maharajas of ancient India. The history of this beautiful country is shown all around the restaurant on the paintings on the walls with a wide number of artifacts. The success of this restaurant is well-known, so it’s nothing strange when we speak about the number of chains in the city. With musicians playing table and harmonium in the background, we need only juicy tikkas or some other dessert.
Amal represents the five-star luxury restaurant, located in the Downtown Boulevards, surrounded by the spectacular fountain with exotic views. This place serves a wide variety of beverages with some special teas making you land in the tea gardens. The food is beautifully garnished and gives you a real king’s treatment of grand extravaganza.
Eating in this expensive restaurant by the beautiful fountain and with spectacular Wafi Light and Sound Show, will make your dining at Asha’s a great experience. Their tagline “Adding a little spice to life” really describes a magical feeling with a visual treat and tasteful food. Of course, there is charismatic music that makes your stay a complete experience.
Patiala is the lively Indian city well-known for its spicy flavors and rich tastes. It shares the name with a luxury dining restaurant, located in Souq Al Bahar in Downtown Dubai. It offers The North Indian dishes in a perfect setting and rich North Indian spicy flavors in order to give you a perfect combination of tasty food and Indian culture.
So, we can see that the taste of Indians can be felt everywhere in the foods of Dubai. With a huge offer of dishes, varying from the mouth-watering appetizers to the filling main course, the Indian dishes are a feast to cherish and a moment to celebrate.