India is truly a culinary heaven for all foodies with a range of fine dining restaurants serving expertly crafted cuisines from across the world. While you can explore the streets to relish mouth-watering street food, heading to some of the top 5 star restaurants for an elevated, fine dining experience is also a good idea. India is home to world-class restaurants that are not only known for their superb ambience and hospitality but also promise an explosion of flavours and culinary delights. If you are a foodie who loves exploring different cuisines.
Here are the top restaurants that must be on your bucket list:
1- Le Cirque:
This French-Italian fine dining restaurant in Delhi and Mumbai is one of the most sought after restaurants that is loved by the food critics and city crowd alike. The place is loved not only for its delicious delicacies but mesmerising ambience as well. Try delectable dishes from their menu which include duck breast served roasted potatoes, Italian gazpacho (which is refreshing chilled tomato soup), mozzarella salad and creme brûlée, raspberry truffle and tiramisu in desserts. Pumpkin Soup, macaroon, scallops and black truffle risotto are a must- have here. They also have an extensive collection of wines from around the world.
If you want to experience the richness of Mughlai culinary tradition, visiting Baluchi would just be the best idea. Located in The LaLiT New Delhi, one of the top 5 star hotels in India, the ambience of this restaurant is amazing and so is the food. Lavish interiors and sheer grandeur of this fine dining restaurant will give you a glimpse of the rich Indian cuisines. Try dishes from their exhaustive menu which include lip smacking kebabs like mutton chapli kebab, bhuttey ke kebab (vegetarian), dal Baluchi (creamy and delicious dal paired with naan or biryani, tasty and colourful chutneys and enjoy a hearty meal here.
Yauatcha is a Michelin star restaurant which is known for its exquisite menu and soothing ambience. Their heartwarmingly delicious menu includes a range of grilled, baked, fried and steamed dimsums, prawns, fish and noodle dishes. Raspberry Delice, chicken wrapped in pakchoi, macaroons, pork ribs, cocktails and mocktails here are highly recommended when you are here. Oh and don’t forget to relish yummy desserts which include milk choco praline, mango mascarpone gateaux, french macaroons. These desserts will surely be the best part of your meal.
Located in The LaLiT New Delhi, OKO is another award-winning restaurant that every foodie must visit to enjoy a great dining experience. The restaurant has some of the best chefs in the world and offers yummy delicacies from China, Thailand, Korea, Indonesia and Japan. Do try their crystal dumplings, sushi, stir-fried veggies and red thai curry. Perched at the 28th floor of The LaLiT New Delhi, OKO also offers a stunning view of the city that adds to the overall dining experience here.