Onam 2023: Savour The Flavors Of Authentic Sadhya At These 7 UAE Restaurants

by Deeplata Garde
Onam 2023: Savour The Flavors Of Authentic Sadhya At These 7 UAE Restaurants

Onam is a vibrant festival steeped in culture and tradition. It surely holds a special place in the hearts of Kerala’s residents in India and even those residing in the United Arab Emirates. The opportunity to partake in this culinary tradition is now within reach in UAE as well. Here, we present a selection of 7 restaurants that extend an invitation to savour the flavours of Onam Sadhya.

7 UAE Restaurants & Cafes That Serve The Authentic Onam Sadhya In UAE

1. Calicut Notebook

Calicut Notebook sets out to establish itself as a pinnacle in the realm of South Indian fusion cuisine. It presents an enticing array of both traditional and creatively inspired dishes from around the world. And the best part is that all are available at reasonable prices. For those in Dubai, the prospect of relishing an authentic Onam Sadhya experience can be pre-booked to ensure a delightful culinary journey.

Where: Multiple locations
When: Onam
Price: AED 44

2. Ghee Rice Restaurant LLC

This restaurant is tucked away behind City Seasons Hotel, in Najda, Abu Dhabi. Ghee Rice Restaurant LLC stands as a testament to the celebration of Malabar’s unique traditional delicacies. With a mission to share these distinct flavours with the world, the restaurant opens its doors to enthusiasts of flavorful experiences.

Where: Najda Zone
When: August 29th 2023
Price: AED 39

3. Mami’s Illam


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In the heart of Discovery Gardens, Dubai, Mami’s Illam stands as a haven for pure vegetarian dining. From breakfast to dinner, and even evening specials, this restaurant offers a diverse selection of dishes. Specializing in South Indian cuisine, including dosas, idlis, and vadas, alongside a host of Indian and international offerings, Mami’s Illam ensures a satisfying meal for every palate.

Where: Discovery Gardens, Dubai
When: August 28th, 29th & September 2nd & 3rd 2023
Price: On Request

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4. Nalukettu Restaurant

Nalukettu, nestled within the Abu Dhabi Marina Yacht Club on 10th Street, beckons with a promise of authentic Keralan cuisine. The restaurant is famous for its culinary prowess and budget-friendly ethos. It offers an appetizing array of Indian Malabar dishes. Catering to both vegetarian and non-vegetarian preferences, Nalukettu is a culinary haven for those seeking a delectable journey through the flavours of India.

Where: Al Ain Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi
When: August 27th to 29th 2023
Price: AED 50

5. Spicy Land Restaurant

Nestled within the vibrant heart of Abu Shagara, Sharjah, Spicy Land Restaurant stands as a celebrated culinary destination. The establishment boasts a diverse repertoire encompassing Indian, North Indian, South Indian, and Indo-Chinese cuisines, rendering it a haven for those with eclectic tastes.

Where: Sharjah
When: August 29th 2023
Price: AED 35

6. Salkara Restaurant

As Onam 2023 approaches, Salkara Restaurant beckons with a delightful offering to immerse yourself in the festive spirit. An exclusive deal awaits all connoisseurs of the traditional Onam Sadhya feast. Indulge in the Thiruvona Sadhya, available for both dine-in and takeaways, priced at Dh40 and Dh43 respectively. Situated at the crossroads of flavours and nostalgia, Salkara Restaurant’s unique concept resonates with a time-honoured charm.

Where: Multiple locations in UAE
When: Onam
Price: AED 43

7. Freddy’s RestoCafe

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Embracing the festive spirit of Onam 2023, Freddy’s RestroCafe presents an exclusive offer for all enthusiasts of traditional feasting. In a heartwarming gesture, children under the age of five are invited to dine free of charge! The Onam Sadhya deal at Freddy’s RestroCafe is an irresistible proposition, priced at AED 44 for dine-in and AED 46 for takeaway. Nestled within Dubai Investments Park, this vibrant establishment promises a delectable culinary experience coupled with a lively ambience.

Where: Dubai Investment Park
When: Onam
Price: AED 44

In the UAE, these restaurants not only cater to the palate but, unite cultures through the joy of shared meals, the Onam Sadhya.

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