Don’t make the mistake of thinking The Rupee Room serves watered down Indian fare, diluted to appease Western palates. When you ask for hot, you get hot. The food is mostly North Indian, so expect all those familiar tandoor and kebab offerings (the mutton chapli kebabs are especially good), but scroll to the back of the menu for ‘Old Favourites’. Every curry style from vindaloo and balti to madras and jalfrezi is on offer. Sit outside and soak in views of the Dubai Marina towers and bobbing yachts while mopping up your curry with rather inventive bread (they offer a kurmi naan that’s topped with tomato sauce, cheese and spices, as well as garlic, chilli and coriander naans). All ingredients for a wholly satisfying meal.