DUM PUKHT, NEWDELHI
WHERE? Dum Pukht restaurant, New Delhi, India
WHAT? The most expensive restaurant serving Indian food in India according to Forbes, Dum Pukht is named for its technique of steam-cooking dreamt up centuries ago for the Nawabs of Awadh. The five-course Royal Repast menu costs around Rs65,000 (approx Dh4,000) – a small price when you could be dining with the likes of Amitabh Bacchan or Dilip Kumar.
DON’T MISS: A dawn trip to the 17th-century Red Fort and Jama Masjid mosque; afternoon shopping in the bead shops of Kinari Bazaar; and a sunset stroll to Mongol Emperor Humayun’s ornate mausoleum.
SPEND THE NIGHT: In one of the 500 rooms of the ITC Maurya Sheraton with stunning views over Delhi’s green belt.
GETTING THERE: Jet Airways has flights to Delhi from Dh2,699.