Indian restaurants

Award-winning Khyber opens at Dukes Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 23 Jul 2017

Fine dining restaurant, Khyber, has marked its first venture outside of Mumbai with the opening of a restaurant at Dukes Dubai on Palm Jumeirah. Located on the 15th floor of the hotel, the celebrity-endorsed venue serves traditional north Indian cuisine and will officially open on 25 July. Owner, Sudheer Bahl, said: “Khyber is an iconic

Ashiana relaunches following departure of Vineet Bhatia

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Feb 2017

Indian restaurant Ashiana at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, has relaunched following the departure of celebrity chef Vineet Bhatia last year. Formerly Ashiana by Vineet, the venue has reopened under the direction of chef Vipin Kala and features a new fine dining menu with a modern twist. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers hotel

Gazebo Group launches five new restaurants

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Jan 2017

Indian restaurant operator, Gazebo Group, has opened five new outlets across the UAE, with one in Ajman, two in Abu Dhabi and two in Dubai. The Gazebo brand specialises in Dum Pukht cuisine, made using live coal placed under cauldrons to create the right amount of heat. Irfan Gaya, managing director, Gazebo commented: “As passionate

Antique Bazaar promotes chef Hoshiyar Chauhan

by Crystal Chesters | 25 Sep 2016

Antique Bazaar at Four Points Sheraton Bur Dubai has promoted chef Hoshiyar Chauhan from sous chef to the role of chef de cuisine. Chef Chauhan brings more than 16 years of culinary experience in Indian cuisine. Amit Kumar, director food & beverage, Four Points by Sheraton, Bur Dubai said: “Promoting Chef Hoshiyar to lead the

Zafran Indian Bistro reopens at Dubai’s Mirdif City Centre

by Crystal Chesters | 06 Aug 2016

Contemporary North West Indian, Zafran Indian Bistro has reopened at City Centre Mirdif, Dubai following a three-month refurbishment. The restaurant, established by Foodmark – the F&B division of Landmark Group – has been overhauled to reflect a new brand avatar, with a lighter, fresher menu and more casual interiors. New culinary and operations manager Gaurav

Vineet Bhatia to pull out of Dubai restaurant

by Dina Maaty | 30 Jun 2016

Celebrity Chef Vineet Bhatia has confirmed that he will pull out of Dubai’s classic Indian fine dining restaurant, Ashiana by Vineet this September. A statement from his company to Catering News Middle East said: “At the moment we can only confirm that Chef Vineet is indeed pulling out of Ashiana by Vineet come September 2016. There

Spill the beans: Vivek Kashiwale, Mint Leaf of London

by Dina Maaty | 23 Jun 2016

Chef Vivek Kashiwale reveals why he decided to introduce a new healthy options menu at Mint Leaf of London, DIFC Why have you launched a new healthy options menu? Since opening in late 2014, we have noticed a steady change in how people eat. Our patrons are more health conscious now and are demanding more

Vineet Bhatia to open third Dubai restaurant

by Dina Maaty | 27 Apr 2016

Vineet Bhatia revealed to Catering News Middle East that he will open a third restaurant in Dubai. The twice starred Michelin chef, who already operates Ashiana by Vineet at Sheraton Dubai Creek and Indego by Vineet at Grosvenor House, said the third venture will be a move away from fine-dining. “It will be a new

Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur to host chef’s table at Patiala

by Dina Maaty | 22 Apr 2016

Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur will be hosting a private chef’s table from 22 – 31 May at Patiala by Kunal Kapur in Souk al Bahar. Chef Kapur will personally cook each dish for guests, with an exclusive menu created using summer-inspired produce. Menu items include mango panna granita with mint ginger foam, Chilean seabass with

Dukes Dubai signs Mumbai restaurant brand, Khyber

by Dina Maaty | 07 Apr 2016

Dukes Dubai has signed Mumbai-founded restaurant brand Khyber, marking the first location for the restaurant outside of India. The restaurant, which specialises in North Indian cuisine, will be located on the 15th floor of Dukes Dubai with capacity for 210 guests, including up to 60 guests on the terrace. Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO of Seven









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