Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur’s signature Indian restaurant, Patiala is located in the prominent Souq-Al-Bahar. A stone’s throw from the Dubai Fountain and the Dubai Mall, Patiala is named after the princely state in Punjab. Patiala by Kunal Kapur offers a relaxed yet sophisticated ambience, stylish interiors and exceptional food that appeals to Dubai’s most discerning diners.
Featuring a display kitchen that allows guests see how century old recipes are prepared, the restaurant has an immaculate lounge bar to relish classic and modern cocktails. The atmosphere at Patiala by Kunal Kapur has an energetic vibe of excitement, combined with whole-hearted Indian generosity. This northern Indian restaurant in Souk al Bahar features rich inviting interiors. The place looks attractive with dark cut and black designs unadorned walls, a chic gold and black fresco on the ceiling and an interesting light feature of white bulbs that is hanging low from long black rods giving this space a unique and sophisticated look.
Enthusiastic and impressive staff members are capable and can assist deciding on the dish with the menu and desired spice levels, all the dishes are exceptional and are made fresh. Refreshing basil breeze mocktails are delightful, even the Patiala chaat platter and chilli mint prawn kebab are perfect for starters. Prawn kebab should be tried as it is served with drama on a copper display, with a woody, smoky aroma. Main course dishes include the gosht rogan josh (lamb curry) and fish on a tawa hot plate are one of the most ordered here and are, teamed with plain steamed rice and roomali roti. Chef Kunal’s signature dishes include the Dorra Kebab, Dum ke Khumb and Garbar Falooda. A must try is the Grilled Chilean Seabass, Khumb Ka Khitchra, and the Mango Lassi Ice Cream. Guests can also have these signature dishes with a good wine or a mocktail to enhance the taste of the experience.
Chef Kunal endeavours to represent the hospitality of Punjab that is known to be larger-than-life, the restaurant redefines fine dining in a true sense.
Patiala by Kunal Kapur
Level 3, Souk Al Bahar
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
P.O. Box: 123686
Tel.: +971 4 451 9151
Photo courtesy: www.patiala.ae
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