1) Dum Pukht Jolly Nabobs, ITC Windsor – Near Sankey Road
Why – Celebrated as one of the world’s “best classic restaurants”, Dum Pukht recreates in exquisite detail, a setting that befits its magnificent origins. The authentic flavors from the royal kitchens of the Awadhi Nawabs, transport you to an era when food was not just a meal, but an elaborate feast.
Popular Appetizer – Jhinga Dum Nisha and Raan-E-Dumpukht.
Popular Main Course – Pomegranate Chops and Dum Pukht Biryani
Price – Rs. 7000 for two people (approx.)
2) Riwaz, Ritz Carlton – Residency Road
Why – Riwaz reflects the culture and tradition of Indian cuisine with a contemporary twist and is known for its smoky, robust flavors, tender grilled meats and an assortment of Indian breads.
Popular Appetizer – Sunehari Jhinga, Bhatti da Kukkad and Subz aur Gucchi di Galouti.
Popular Main Course – Baluchi Naan, Lobster Masala and Dal Riwaz.
Price – Rs. 4000 for two people (approx.)
3) Spice Terrace, JW Marriott – Lavelle Road
Why – The menu at Spice Terrace is replete with the best of North Indian cuisine, kebabs and breads prepared by celebrated Chef Surjan Singh Jolly. The restaurant also offers its guests an extensive beverage collection complimenting your food, offering a refreshing take on authentic Indian fare. The modern lounge music playing in the background artfully combined with the upbeat setting of the restaurant places Spice Terrace amongst the top places to dine in the city.
Popular Appetizer – Lasooni Jheenga, Makhan Kukad Roast, Khada Desi Palak and Phool Broccoli.
Popular Main Course – Makhani Daal, Nalli Khaas and Gost Dum Biriyani.
Price – Rs. 3000 for two people (approx.)
4) Punjab Grill – Koramangala
Why – Punjab Grill is an amalgam of the royal tastes and the Sikh flavors on a high culinary pedestal. Exploring the realms of taste and the pleasures of bonding over culinary delights, Punjab Grill encompasses the world of fine dining and memorable experiences. Guests can look forward to authentic flavours, excellent service, a welcoming yet comforting ambience as well as many exciting events.
Popular Appetizer – Salmon Tikka, Tandoori Guchchi, Tandoori Crab, Ghee Roast Mutton Boti and Veg Kurkuri.
Popular Main Course – Murgh Makhani, Khumb Hara Dhaniya Pyaza and Punjab Grill Deg Hot Pot Chicken.
Price – Rs. 1500 for two people (approx.)
5)Samarkand – Infantry Road
Why – From the tastefully put together interiors to the trademark hospitality of staff dressed in spiffy sherwanis and turbans to the delightfully varied spread, Samarkhand is an experience you won’t forget in a hurry. The food is inspired by the adventurous people of Mongolia, Afghanistan and Samarkand, but wonderfully adapted for the Indian palate.
Popular Appetizer – Tandoori Jugal Bandhi Subzi, Sabuta Chooza and Tandoori Pomfret.
Popular Main Course – Paneer Khurchan, Lahori Ghost and Gosht ki Dum Biryani.
Price – Rs. 1600 for two people (approx.)