Spice Dubai

Want to know where all the best Indian and Pakistani restaurants are?


1 Al Ibrahimi Palace: Samosas, pakoras and kebabs at this massive Pakistani restaurant.
(04 397 7070)

2 Anjappar Chettinad: Spicy, non-vegetarian food from the Tamil Nadu region of India
(04 335 6116)

3 Amaravathi: Non-vegetarian Southern Indian cuisine. Try the tasty thalis.
(04 337 7077)

4 Aryaas: No-frills vegetarian cafeteria that offers excellent thalis.
(04 335 5776)

5 Bombay Chowpatty: Popular spot for veg and non-veg Indian snacks and dosas.
(04 359 1313)

6 Calicut Paragon: Inexpensive Keralite restaurant with coconut-heavy curries
(04 335 8700)

7 Chhappan Bhog: A good spot for Indian cakes, colourful sweets and fresh juices
(04 396 8176)

8 Dum Pukht: Nondescript place that specialises in great-value biryani.
(04 337 1782)

9 Gazebo: Offering great value for money and frequently brilliant food.
(04 359 8555)

10 Govinda’s: Creative vegetarian options and fantastic home-made ice cream.
(04 396 9930)

11 Hyderabad Rocks: A colourful restaurant with excellent Rajasthani food.
(04 397 7882)

12 Kalpaka: Authentic Keralan food where you can drink cocktails with your curry.
(04 396 3888)

13 Kamat: A stellar vegetarian restaurant offering Jain options as well.
(04 396 7288)

14 Karachi Darbar: Pakistani restaurant that serves up top-notch biryani.
(04 353 3177)

15 Nirala Sweets: Famous Pakistani sweet chain’s first branch in Dubai.
(04 396 6212)

16 Pak Ghazi Restaurant and Sweets: Beloved by the city’s taxi drivers, Pak Ghazi offers some of Dubai’s best Pakistani food.
(04 397 9711)

17 Paratha King: A small but popular takeaway joint that sells more than 100 varieties of the stuffed flatbread.
(04 397 9110)

18 Puranmal: Home to mounds of brightly-coloured Indian confectionery, including an extensive range of barfi.
(04 396 8486)

19 Sukh Sagar: Good masala dosas, idilis and a selection of freshly-squeezed juices.
(04 323 7012)

20 Aangan: It may be a bit on the pricey side but dinner at Aangan is always a memorable experience. It describes itself as spicy but not 'chili hot' so a great place to hit if you're up for something on the mild side.
(04 3599292)

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