When it comes to great Indian food, Indians are spoilt for choice. There are a plethora of top tier celebrity restaurants that have won Indian and global hearts for what they serve and how they do it. Indian celebrities are known to be multi-taskers.
From swanky film sets to sweaty play grounds and chef kitchens, they have done it all. That’s the reason we have seen a couple of them branch out of their professions and set up the food chains across India for the ardent food lovers. Every year, tourists across the globe hop on to the flights to India to get a bite at the much acclaimed celebrity restaurants in India.
Tendulkar’s, Colaba, Mumbai
A cozy and jazzy place in Mumbai, Tendulkar’s, is set up by the eminent sports person, Mr. Sachin R. Tendulkar. The restaurant has the cricketing genius’s touch everywhere right from the wicket shaped salt & pepper shakers, his platinum signatures on cutlery to the interiors of the restaurant. The place serves Mediterranean, Indian and European dishes with élan and style. A must visit place on holiday in India if you have a distinguished taste.
• Close to Gateway of India
• Stunning Interiors
• Special Kids Activities room
• Special Kids Menu
• Delicious food
• Fried Bombay Duck
• Goan Prawn Curry
• Chicken Chettinad
• Seekh Kababs
Royalty by Shilpa Shetty, Bandra, Mumbai
Put on your dancing shoes on the groove and the pumping music at Royalty, a posh night club and bar styled, conceived and opened by Ms. Shilpa Shetty, a popular bollywood actress. Courteous staff, elegant ambience, customary crowd and who knows you may spot Shilpa Shetty at the pub too!
Order a pint of beer with some appetizing sizzlers and savour till the last drop and bite. The misty fog will give a surreal shade of the classy indoors.
• Excellent ambience
• Sub urban locality wit elite crowd
• Special couches in the smoking area
Zen, Leela Palace, Bangalore
Though not owned by any celebrity, but this one sure is a celebrity’s favorite joint to unwind and one of the popular restaurants in Bangalore. This is definitely a must for those to who love to be distinct in their food. Diners are spoilt for choice with Japanese, Thai, Korean, Singaporean and Balinese delights.
If boredom hits you at the table, try out something new while choosing from Sushi, Yakitori, Korean barbeque, Teppanyaki a dish of noodles. Zen also has a wide range of some amazing drinks such as Japanese Sake and Korean Soju.
• Wide menu with something for everyone
• Elite ambience and crowd
• Winner of several international & Indian awards
Bukhara, Maurya Sheraton, New Delhi
If you want to dine at one of the best restaurants in India where former US president Bill Clinton ate, then head to Bukhara. Not only did Clinton dine here, but there’s a mixed Indian platter named after him that consisted of mixed meats, lentils and fresh baked bread. Bukhara specializes in Indian food, and the north Indian cuisines are a must try. Bukhara’s menu also includes the Obama and Hillary Clinton platters, created when they visited the city.
• Dining place of the who’s who
• Exotic spread of North Indian dishes
• Must try – Dal Makhni, Chicken delicacies & Kashmiri cuisine
Some others not to be missed:
• Koh, Mumbai
• Travertino, The Oberoi, New Delhi
• Italia, Park Hotel, Chennai
Restaurants are nothing new to the country but yes the very concept has undergone a huge metamorphosis. From small street vendors and stand-alone shops restaurants in India have become a full fledged industry of major celebrity owned restaurants to multi tier food chains. What lies underneath all the huge commercialization is the cuisines becoming global breaching barriers.