Savouring spices at Punjab Grill

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Sink your teeth into the rich flavours this Diwali at Punjab Grill, Dubai. Get the opportunity to experience award-winning Chef Sandeep Ail’s extravagant menu at the restaurant that incorporates traditional Indian dishes with a contemporary essence. The special menu will be available until November 10. A variety of food will be present within the menu, starting from the famous street food items from Mumbai such as the Masala Maska Bun and the Pulled Jackfruit Raj Kachori to mouth-watering mains such as Kheema Mutter Karanj and many more. Punjab Grill is located at The Oberoi, Dubai and is open from 11.30am to 11.30pm. For more information and reservations, call 050 194 1107.

Lighting up at JW Marriott Marquis

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Celebrate your Diwali with JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai at Rang Mahal and Kitchen6. Rang Mahal restaurant offers an array of flavours with their specially curated menu perfect for the occasion. On November 4 and 5, from Dh295 per person, Rang Mahal has prepared the perfect way to celebrate the festive season. Kitchen6 restaurant has also created their own personalized culinary delights. With displays of traditional Indian cuisine and thrilling live cooking stations, Kitchen6 is prepped to celebrate the festival of lights. From 7pm until 11pm. Prices start at Dh215 per person. For more information, call 04 414 0000.

Revving it in Roobaru

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Celebrate Diwali at the newly opened Roobaru, located in DT1 Residential Tower. Enjoy classical Indian cuisine with a unique and contemporary influence. Roobaru showcases an unconventionally delicious set of dishes from the vibrant parts of India. With signature dishes such as the Sharjah Sambusa, deep-fried and crushed cheddar cheese samosa topped with crushed Chips Oman, and drizzled with sweet yogurt and date tamarind chutney; the Mysore Lamb Shank, 
braised in a slow cooked curry. For more information contact 04 878 8736.

Royal getaway

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Experience a royal treat at Khyber, the award-winning Indian restaurant at Dukes the Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. This Diwali there's a special three-course set menu at Khyber. The festive dining experience will take place every day from November 3-6 from 5pm to 11pm and promises to take guests on a journey of northern Indian flavours. Be one with the exquisite Mughal-era inspired architecture at the restaurant with a contemporary, irreplaceable 180-degree view of the Dubai Marina from the 15th floor. Delve into the mouth-watering items on the menu starting from delectable starters like Murgh Nimbu, Kali Mirch and Bharwan Tandoori Aloo to filling mains such as Subz Yakhni Pulao, Maaz Rista, Nadru Gustaba, and many more. Call 04 455 1111 for details.

Flavour fiesta

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Desi Trunch is back this year at the Hilton Garden Inn, Ras Al Khaimah on November 5 from 1pm to 5pm. Dive into a delicious menu and enjoy the Bollywood beats by the live DJ. The Diwali Desi Trunch will be held outdoors beside the Hilton Garden Inn pool overlooking the creek, offering guests the option to take a dip during the day’s festivities. Get a taste of your favourite Indian dishes such as Dal Makhani and Butter Chicken. There's also a range of live-cooking stations serving delectable pakodas and chai. Packages start from Dh110 for adults and Dh50 for kids 6-12 years old. For reservations call 052 186 7683 or visit hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com.

Festive at Farzi Cafe

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Ensure a festive and innovative Diwali at Farzi Café. The modern Indian Bistro will glitter from the glow of diyas and candles as well as wall hangings backlit by strings of fairy lights. From November 4-8, treat yourself to a special meat-free menu priced at Dh149 per person. Start off with the Minestrone Shorba, a take on the classic Italian soup served with basil-stuffed khari and aromatic puffs of rosemary air. Taste the scrumptious festive dishes such as a paneer tikka and trio of peppers served sizzling from the tandoori with a sharp n’ sweet mint chutney, pillowy bao buns stuffed with chilli-laced paneer and more. Don’t forget to end your meal with a fulfilling dessert from the delectable Mithai platter. For more information, visit farzicafe.ae.

Dining delights at Bukhara

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Bukhara in Dubai is all set to welcome guests for a splendid Diwali treat with a set menu priced at Dh149 per person. With such delicious starters such as Paneer tikka Achari, Hing Nimona ki Tikki, Murgh Methi tikka and Seekh kebab; mains that include Makhamali kofta curry or Mutton Patiala Sahi and Murgh saagwala with a basket of select Indian breads and Chef Sanjay’s selection of desserts to end the meal, you don’t need to look far for a good Diwali meal. For details, visit graytonhotel.com or call 04 401 0000. Lunch: 12.30pm-3pm; dinner: 7pm-11pm.

Festive Indian sweets at Bombay Bourough

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What is Diwali celebration without Indian sweets? At the upscale Indian eatery Bombay Bourough, enjoy this delicious platter that includes a delightful assortment of Passionfruit Ghevar, Sev Boondi Tart, Dark Chocolate Kaju Laddoo, Cocoa Peanut Chikki Laddoo and Filter Coffee Malai Laddoo. This indulgent platter which is modern take on some India’s very popular classic desserts is priced at Dh60 and available for dine-in only between November 2 and 6. For reservations call 04 327 1555.

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