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10 Best Indian restaurants in Dubai to eat the Desi way
Written by Shamanthika on July 10, 2020 Share on

10 Best Indian restaurants in Dubai to eat the ‘Desi way’

Dubai is a city of unique experiences. It houses the world’s tallest building, largest man-made islands, Indoor ski park and more. You can enjoy dancing on the beach, Sky-dive over the Pal Jumeriah and go shopping at the Dubai Mall. Undoubtedly, the Dubai experience will make you fall in love with the city. So, when in Dubai, you can also treat your tastebuds with some desi flavours. Wondering how? There are best Indian restaurants in Dubai, that serve authentic food. From mind-blowing dosas to super yummy chole bhature, from spicy dal tadka to aromatic rogan josh, from kulfis to faloodas, the city has all of it. Here is the curated list of 10 best Indian restaurants in Dubai, go treat your taste buds! Happy Eating!

 

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Top 6 Luxury Indian Restaurants

Indego by Vineet – India on your plate

Chef Vineet Bhatia manages Dubai’s favourite Indian restaurant, called Indego by Vineet. This restaurant serves dishes curated by the Chef himself. It presents the flavours of India on your plate. This Indian restaurant presents a perfect combination of traditional delicacies and modern culinary twists, prepared to the liking of the guests. In addition to that, the restaurant will amaze you with its luxurious designs and pleasing ambience. Above all, the artefacts like the Nataraja Statue, framed Juttis, the Ghenda pool in the restaurant are sourced from India.

Location

Indego by Vineet is located at the Grosvenor’s House Hotel on Al Sufoh load.

Speciality Dishes

Lucknowi Paneer Pulao, Punjabi Chicken, Ragan Josh Lamb, Malai Pyramid

rogan josh lamb
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Gharana – Food with entertainment

You should choose the Gharana restaurant if you want more than just a dining experience. This Indian restaurant serves food along with Bollywood tunes, ghazals and warm hospitality. In other words, the restaurant presents traditional Indian cuisine on your plate with entertainment. The menu has a variety of cuisines to choose from namely Jaipuri, Hyderabadi, etc. Above all, the Indian restaurant also houses ‘Maharaja and Maharani tables’. These tables are popular amongst rich families in Dubai.

Location

Gharana is on the Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha 1

Speciality Dishes

Chicken Briyani, Litchi Rabdi, Murgh Ghazala

Chicken Biriyani in a restaurant
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Rang Mahal – treat your tastebuds

Serving mouth-watering starters to colourful desserts, Rang Mahal in Dubai is a very famous Indian restaurant. The restaurant pleases your eyes with chic interiors and aesthetics. In other words, dining at the Rang Mahal will be one of the most unforgettable experiences of your lifetime. Most Importantly, the founder of this Indian restaurant is a Michelin award winner. Never worry about the quality of the food. When you are at Rang Mahal, you can taste the best of his culinary expertise and satisfy your Indian cravings.

 

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Location

You can spot the colourful Rang Mahal at the Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Speciality Dishes

Fish Fry, Kheema toast

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Naya – For your North Indian culinary cravings

Naya is the best restaurant to visit if you want to taste authentic North Indian Cuisine in Dubai. The restaurant is helmed by the most popular Chef Pravesh, who hails from India. He cooks with high-quality ingredients sourced from India. The restaurant serves classic recipes in a five-star environment. In addition to this, you will get to listen to the story behind a dish from the restaurant team. For instance, if you are ordering Dal Makhani, the chef or the waiter will tell you the origin story of the dish. There are several signature dishes of this restaurant when you are, it’s going to be difficult to choose!

Location

Naya is a part of the Jumeriah Beach Hotel, Jumeriah road

Speciality Dishes

Naya Lamb chops, Tadka-daal, Kulfi Kalooda, Dahi Puri Chaat

dahi puri chaat
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Antique Bazaar – Enjoy the royal experience

If your heart craves for a royal dining experience, head straight to the Antique Bazaar. When you here, you will eat in style like Maharajas and Maharanis of India. Enjoy the royal hospitality and food at the Antique Bazaar. Titillate your tastebuds and you will treasure this dining experience forever. Take some Instagram worthy pictures to post them and everybody will believe that you dined at a Palace.

Location

Antique Bazaar is a part of Four Points Sheraton, Khalid Bin Al Waleed Rd

Speciality dishes

Sheekh Subz Bahar, Gosht Angar

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Armani Amal – Eat stylishly

When you are at Armani, taste comes together with style. Wondering why? The restaurant will stun you with its most fashionable interiors, ultra-modern decors and sophisticated setup. More than this, the restaurant serves you scrumptious food. In conclusion, if you are on a Honeymoon vacation to Dubai, this is the best choice to dine with your loved one. Or if you want to celebrate a special day, head to Armani.

Location

Armani Amal is a restaurant located at the Armani Hotel, Dubai

Speciality dishes

Goan Fish Curry, Chilli Cheese Naan, Basil Naan

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Naan served on a plate
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Top 4 Mid-range Restaurants

 

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Raju Omelette restaurant – for the love of eggs

Raju Omelette is an egg lover’s paradise. It serves a range of egglicious dishes like Power omelette, Curry omelette, Boiled egg tikka rice and more. This restaurant has fans all over Dubai. When you are here, you can’t simply stop with one egg omelette. Above all, the ambience is also quite pleasant and they offer the best service. More than the egg preparations, the restaurant also serves refreshing chai. So, don’t miss it!

Location

It has three branches in Dubai: Al Karama, Al Quoz, Sharjah

Speciality dishes

Chilli Omelette, Cutting Chai, Crush Omelette

Omelette served on a plate
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Aryaas – your favourite South Indian restaurant

For all your South Indian culinary cravings, there is one best restaurant in Dubai called Aryaas. From hot idlies to crispy dosas, from tasty vadas to south Indian filter coffee, they serve all the South Indian dishes. Aryaas is the most famous South Indian restaurant in Dubai. They say, any South Indian who craves for dosa in Dubai should head to Aryaas. Therefore, never miss the Aryaas experience when in Dubai. Above all, do not miss the breakfast at Aryaas, you will see the restaurant buzzing early in the morning, but still, it will be worth it!

Location

Aryaas is located in the Business Centre, Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road, Dubai.

Speciality dishes

Five-feet dosa and speciality chutneys

Dosa with chutney and sambhar
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Rangoli Restaurant – taste the flavours of Western India

Craving for Ghar-ka-khana? Then, Rangoli restaurant is the place to be. This restaurant serves the typical dishes from Gujarat and Rajasthan. The decor is very simple, yet a pleasing one. In other words, it’s a simple restaurant giving you the feel of your home and serving yummy food.

Location

The Rangoli restaurant is located at the Meena Bazaar, Cosmos lane

Speciality dishes

Bhel Puri, Masala Chai

Masala tea served in a cup
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Bombay Chowpatty – taste the street foods of India

This restaurant has more than 18 branches all over the city. When in Dubai, if you are craving for Indian street food, head to Bombay Chowpatty. The restaurant has almost all the Bombay chaats. These chaats are quickly made similar to the Bombay style. In conclusion, Missing Bombay? Head to Bombay Chowpatty!

Location

The restaurant is located in several places in Dubai city.

Speciality dishes

Pav Bhaji, Dahi Papdi Chaat, Basundi

So, when you are in Dubai, if you crave for Indian food, this list will be handy. You can plan a 7-day holiday to Dubai in 2020 with Pickyoutrail. Because there is good news, Dubai has been opened up for tourists since July 7, 2020. Get ready for a Dubai trip. Check out the Pickyourtrail website to customise your vacation. Did you know that the super-cool Pickyoutrail app will answer your travel queries on the go? Download it from Playstore and explore it. Also, Whatsapp our travel experts and we are at your service to Unwrap Dubai with Pickyourtrail.

 

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