DUM PUKHT, NEWDELHI

Friday - - Leisure -

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.

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