Vast traditional Indian dining area in luxury Palm hotel – with excellent value weeknight deal
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Time Out Says

Hailing from Mumbai, this Indian restaurant with a focus on sticking to tried and tested recipes left a huge impression on us during our first visit in 2017. The excellent house signature dishes, the substance over style approach to food and one of the better butter chicken curries had has purring in delight.

Since then, we’d hoped word would spread and a steady stream of traditionalists would be making their way to the 15th floor of DUKES The Palm for a taste of Mumbai. Unfortunately, it's still very quiet.

There's a narrow balcony looking out towards the Marina and a tastefully decorated interior – with vibrant paintings and concrete pillars. Thankfully, beaming staff inject some personality into the evening with a friendly smile, helpful explanation of the menu and how many dishes are made using the identical recipe to the original restaurant in Mumbai.

While the atmosphere remains low, the food, thankfully, has stayed at a delightfully high level. House specials are marked with a 1958 (the year the original was founded) and are always recommended by staff. And so they should be, every special we try is excellent. From the gargantuan Reshmi prawns to the chicken tikka starters, the rogan josh to the Khyber raan lamb leg, it’s filling, delicious food.

Go for the excellent and no-nonsense food, not for the atmosphere.

13 Aug 2019

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Show number 04 455 1111
Dubai, Jumeirah, The Trunk, Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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