Mughlai Restaurants In Dubai: Top 5 Favourites

by Saniya
Mughlai Restaurants In Dubai: Top 5 Favourites

In the mood for some succulent Kebabs, creamy curries, and spicy Biryanis? We bring to you 5 picks where you can indulge your palate in a blast of the past with the exquisite flavors in these Mughlai Restaurants.

1. Sthan

Docked in the busy lanes of Karama, Sthan brings us the best eats from the lanes of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. When here, don’t miss their kebabs and haleem. Sweet lovers must try the Jalebi Chaat (AED 16)- a desert served with Shakkar paare and Rabdi, this one comes with a delicious twist.

Where: Zabeel Road, Al Karama
Hours: 12 noon- 1:30 AM
Cost: AED 135 for two
Contact: 04 399 7775

Mughlai Food in Sthan Restaurant
Sthan Restaurant (Source: Facebook)

2. Sigdi

Head to the “inheritors of Mughlai & Chinese legacy”- as they call themselves and dig into their melt in the mouth kebabs. Order up their Galauti Kebab (AED 33) and don’t leave without trying their spiced up Jhinga Biryani at AED 44. Foodies will also experience a little Chinese on the side, as they binge on seasoned delicacies in this Mughlai restaurant.

Where: Al Karama
Hours: 12 noon- 12 Midnight
Cost: AED 120 for two
Contact: 04 3548978

Chicken Tikka Biryani at Sigdi
Biryani at Sigdi (Source: Facebook)

3. Dillicious

Missing Delhi but stuck in Dubai? Fret not! Dillicious with its Dilliwale decors- replete with a desi ambiance bring you Mughlai and Indian cuisine. Try out their Murgh Lababdaar (AED 32) or feel the touch of Delhi right here with Khan Market’s Kakori Kebab (AED 34).

Where: Sheikh Hamdan Colony, Karama
Hours: 11 AM- 12 Midnight
Cost: AED 125 for two
Contact: 04 2672166


4. Lal Qila

Can’t decide which Mughlai dish to order? Then head out to Lal Qila for their scrumptious buffet. You’ll be spoilt for choice with their varied range of kebabs, curries, and deserts. This way, you can also be sure you won’t miss out on any of those Mughlai dishes you have been craving for. Did we tell you they also have live Shayari (poetry) served to you at the table, so you know what it’s like to dine the Mughlai style?

Where: Jumeirah 1
Hours: 12PM- 12AM
Cost: Lunch buffet on weekdays starts from AED 55
Contact: 04 3254778, website

Kebabs in Lal Qila's Buffet- Mughlai Cuisine
Lal Qila (source: Facebook)

5. Shahi Mughal

With multiple branches in Bur Dubai, Shahi Mughal brings you the zestiest of Mughlai flavors from Pakistan. Order up their creamy goodness Nehari priced at AED 16 or swatch a freshly made Tandoori roti with creamy old Mughlai goodness that Butter Chicken (AED 18) is. At Shahi Mughal, you will have the best of Mughlai food for affordable rates.

Where: 4 branches- Satwa, Karama, Al Fahidi, Meena Bazaar
Hours: open 24 hours
Cost: AED 90 for two
Contact: 04 3965737

Kadhai at Shahi Mughal- Pakistani Restaurants
Shahi Mughal (Source: Facebook)

We are already in the mood for the delicious Mughlai food for our next meal. Have you picked where you are dining next at?

You may want to check out our list of Chinese, Thai & Continental Restaurants.