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List Of Top Indian Restaurants in Dubai for Students

Indians are known to crave for desi food even when they’re on a short vacation, so if you’re studying abroad, yearning for Indian cuisine with all its tadka & masala is but natural! Dubai is teeming with Indians, so there is no lack of good Indian restaurants in this bustling cosmopolitan city. However if you’re an Indian student in Dubai, chances are that you’ll be on a budget, so we’ve made a list of “affordable”, pocket-friendly restaurants serving Indian fare (that won’t burn a hole in your pocket) apart from a list of the best Indian restaurants in Dubai:


Affordable Indian Restaurants in Dubai

  • Chai Sai

    Shop 5, Building G- 3, Sheikh Hamdan Colony, Al Karama, Dubai
    Cost for one: AED 15 (Rs. 270 approx.)

    Don’t miss the pizza paratha, paratha burger, chilli cheese pav & piping hot chai (tea) of this place!

  • Al Rajwah

Shop 14-16, Al Baharna Street, Meena Bazaar, Dubai
Cost for one: AED 10 (Rs.180 approx.)



  • Himalaya Restaurant

Sheikh Mohammad Building, Al Karama, Dubai
Cost for one: AED 10 (Rs.180 approx.)


  • Seasons Restaurant

Shop 15-17, U 01 Building, Italy Cluster, International City, Dubai
Cost for one: AED 15 (Rs. 270 approx.)
Known for: India, North Indian Food, Pakistani Cuisine

  • Kamat Shireen

Next to Sharaf DG, Kuwait Street, Mankhool, Dubai
Cost for one: AED 15 (Rs. 270 approx.)

Indulge your sweet tooth with some Indian desserts (Gulkand ice cream, malai kulfi etc.) at this sweet shop that also serves regular Indian food

  • Lubna

Near Astoria Hotel, Al Baharana Street, Meena Bazaar, Dubai
Cost for one: AED 15


This is a good old Malabari restaurant where you can have your fill of south Indian food – from seafood like karimeen pollichathu (black pearl fish), crab masala, appam & egg curry etc.

Top Indian Restaurants in Dubai

If your pockets run deep and money is not a concern, then Dubai is a haven for foodies who dig Indian fare. Here’s a look at some of the finest restaurants in Dubai that serve Indian food:

  • Indego by Vineet

Lobby Level, Tower 1, Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina, Dubai
Cost for one: AED 325 (Rs.5900 approx.)
Known for North Indian & Seafood

This fine-dining restaurant is all about elegant interiors, excellent service & a huge bill. Go there for a special occasion!

  • Jodhpur

Al Murooj Rotana, Downtown Dubai
Cost for one: AED 250
Known for: Indian, North Indian

The tastefully decorated interiors will make you feel nothing less than a Rajasthani royal while the food will never disappoint you

  • Tresind – Nassima Royal Hotel

Level 2, Nassima Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayad Road, Trade Centre Area, Dubai
Cost for one: AED 250
Tresind is French for “truly Indian” and serves food high on “molecular gastronomy”

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