Every year the 50 Best restaurants in Asia are announced at a lavish ceremony at Capella Singapore. The comprehensive list is a result of a regional vote by over 300 industry experts across Asia. Some of the Asia’s best are awarded for the world class food and exhilarating experience that they provide to their beloved customers.
Let’s take a look at the 6 Indian fine dining avenues that made it to this coveted list
Bukhara, ITC Maurya, New Delhi
Leading the Indian contingent at No.27 on the list, this makes Bukhara the best restaurant in India. And with good reason. Their dal Bukhara and marinated succulent meat cuts have impressed epicureans all over the world. Needless to say, President Barack Obama dined at this restaurant on his recent visit to India, as have other visiting dignitaries before him.
Indian Accent, The Manor, New Delhi
The Indian Accent boasts an experimental menu that pushes the boundary of Indian cuisine. They create an extraordinarily traditional menu with a slight twist. Like the foie gras stuffed galawat or the warm doda burfi treacle tart. If you are not sure what would satisfy your palate at this avenue ranked 29th, try their tasting menu which comprises of 11 outstanding dishes paired with 5 half glasses.
Dum Pukht, ITC Maurya, New Delhi
At No. 30, Dum Pukht serves authentic North Indian delicacies that never fail to please. They revel in the regal heritage of the Nawabs that once ruled India. Their secret is the deep bottomed handis that are used to slow-cook Indian delicacies in herbs and spices for a flawless flavour. Enjoy their renowned Biriyani in a royal setting with crystal chandeliers and pristine white marble complete with gold leaf embellishments.
Varq, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi
Chef Oberoi serves up some wonderful cuisine at this fine dine restaurant placed at No 32. The restaurant overlooks intricately manicured gardens. Oberoi’s delectable dishes are made using organic produce and local cuts are replaced by global meat. Relish in some classic dishes with a contemporary twist.
Wasabi by Morimoto, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
If by the off chance you aren’t a fan of Japanese cuisine, the legendary chef Masaharu Morimoto will definitely change your mind. He adds an unconventional twist to Japanese cuisine. We don’t know whether it’s his take on the age-old tempura or the extensive list of Japanese sakes, but the Iron Man has ensured the restaurant being placed at No 36.
Karavalli, The Gateway Hotel, Bangalore