Indego by Vineet sets an example for Indian fine dining at its Dubai location in the Grosvenor Hotel on Emreef Street. The restaurant is perfectly situated for hungry patrons looking for their next foodie obsession.
The restaurant is run by chef-patron Vineet Bhatia, who was the first Indian receive a Michelin star in 2001, and has gone on to receive another in 2009. He runs several restaurants all over the world from Mumbai to Mauritius, plus he oversees in-flight food menus for Qatar Airways. At Indego, Vineet effortlessly combines authentic Indian spices and approach to cooking with a modernist perspective.
The restaurant itself is elegantly dressed in plush red tones set against a minimalist background of whites and gold tones, and a stunning view of Dubai’s skyline. The fine dining experience is a must for tourists and locals alike with a penchant for delicious south Asian cuisine.
The restaurant has been nominated for several awards over the years for its outstanding service and quality of food. Patrons can choose from several menus, including a vegan tasting menu which takes diners on a journey through Indian cuisine. The menu doesn’t follow typical standards and seeks to reinvent at each turn with new flavour combinations and a fusion of old and modern techniques, all served with great attention to detail. Indian food is best served sharing style, and the menu fully accommodates this ethos with hearty sharing mains of fish Koli, coconut lemongrass prawns, ghee mutton roast, among many more.
Highlights of the menu include a macadamia nut crusted seabass served with curd rice and lentil sambhar and the Madras coffee-rub lamb chops on a bed of mushroom barley drizzled with rogani sauce. Vineet brings a stunning range of texture and flavours to life at Indego for a traditionally-inspired feast with a contemporary flourish.