4 Delhi eating places amongst Asia’s finest 50

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Up to date: February 26, 2014 5:37:49 pm

ITC Maurya’s famed Bukhara features at number 27 and is well known for Daal Bukhara. (Express Archive) ITC Maurya’s famed Bukhara options at quantity 27 and is well-known for Daal Bukhara. (Specific Archive)

Asia’s 50 Greatest Eating places awards, organised by William Reed Media, has six of India’s high-end eating places, 4 of them from New Delhi alone. ITC Maurya’s famed Bukhara options at quantity 27, topping the eating places from India. Australian-born chef David Thompson’s Bangkok restaurant “Nahm” was topped the perfect Asian restaurant. Among the many Indian eating places, solely Manish Mehrotra’s Indian Accent managed to climb the ladder.

Listed below are the six entries from India.


Celebrating flavours from the North West Frontier, Bhukhara carves a distinct segment for itself by taking tandoori delicacies to the subsequent degree. Be it the world famend Daal Bukhara, pre marinated and spiced up meat or the lip smacking kebabs this place is unquestionably a paradise for meals lovers. Embracing conventional cooking strategies, meats are cooked in a clay tandoor oven whereas the assorted platters encourage communal sharing. Bukhara leads India by securing the coveted title of The S.Pellegrino Greatest Restaurant in India.


At Indian Accent, award successful chef Manish Mehrotra experiments along with his menu by reviving previous recipes assorted with up to date model cooking. Utilizing seasonal and natural elements from internationally, it raises a toast to the Indian meals of the 21st century. Awarded the perfect restaurant in India by Timeout, it ranks 29th on the record, up 12 positions from 2013.


Dum Pukht, which means “to breathe and prepare dinner”, derives its culinary model from the kitchens of 18thcentury Awadh. The regal decor and stylish flavours blended by conventional methodology of sluggish cooking in a clay pot, takes one again to the period of courtly fervours. The meat cooks in its personal juices, intensifying the pure flavours, whereas the even handed use of fragrant herbs and spices provides one other degree of sophistication to the dishes. Stepping down from 17 final 12 months, Dum Pukht has been positioned at quantity 32 this 12 months.


Varq undertakes a novel culinary journey as its feisty menu is a tribute to the previous world allure. Celebrating the daring flavors of unique sea meals blended completely with Indian teasers. Govt chef Hemant Oberai who has been the non-public chef to presidents and Prime ministers, transforms any dish effortlessly into nothing lower than a bit of artwork. Rating quantity 32 at Asia’s 50 finest restaurant it’s an integral a part of the Taj hospitality.

Aside from these Delhi primarily based eating places, Japanese delicacies specialist “Wasabi”, Mumbai and “Karavali”, Bangalore serving coastal delicacies have additionally made it the record at quantity 36 and 49 respectively.

By Sakshi Virmani & Ujala Chowdhry (EXIMS)

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