Opening Hours: 19.00 hours - 23.45 hours
Telephone : +971 4 337 1782
Dum Pukht employ a refined process of slow-cooking in a sealed ‘handi’ and allows the ingredients to mature in their own juices to creates delicately spiced meals packed with flavor showcasing the richness of the distinguished grand cuisine of Nawabis.
Opened in 1987, the iconic Dum Pukht award winning fine dining destination gives you the chance to be a part of the royal experience as it recreates the 200-year-old culinary legacy from the kitchens of the majestic Mughal royals. This restaurant, located in the basement of the ITC hotel is headed by Chef Gulam Qureshi who descended from court cooks in Avadh (Lucknow); Dum Pukht employ a refined process of slow-cooking in a sealed ‘handi’ and allows the ingredients to mature in their own juices to creates delicately spiced meals packed with flavor showcasing the richness of the distinguished grand cuisine of Nawabis.
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The dining room is exquisitely decorated with deep sapphire blues and silver, tables covered in high quality linen tablecloths and well-spaced evoking a sense of the old-world charm.
Service is attentive, courteous and friendly. Top notch presentation as well.
The menu of Dum Pukht comprise of delicate Royal fare such as Kakori Kabab (finely minced mutton, cinnamon and cloves, drizzled with saffron), Dum ki khumb (button mushrooms in gravy, fennel, and dried ginger), Raan-e-dumpukht (a leg of mutton marinated in dark rum and stuffed with onions, mint and cheese). Spinach kebab, Paneer; Murgh tikka; Yellow dhal, Chicken biriani, Tandoori prawns, Romali roti, Naan bread, Dudiya Kabab, Shahi Nehari, Gulab jaman, Kulfi, Shorba, Qorma, Biranj, and Meetha etc.
INR 3,000 for two
Dum Pukht exudes royalty and decadence in both dishes and d้cor where the whole experience takes you back in time to an era when food was not just a meal, but an elaborate feast. The restaurant is an absolute hit with non-vegetarians but offers some excellent choices for vegetarians too. It’s also not cheap to dine here.
Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg New Delhi - 110 021 India