3 Indian Entries Rank Among The Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

The list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2024 unveiled in Seoul on March 26, 2024, and it has three Indian entries, leaving every citizen and foodie proud. It is only proof that Indian cuisine and culinary masters have been making an imprint on the world. The top two restaurants were from Tokyo, Sezanne and Florilege, and the third one was in Bangkok, owned by Indian Chef Gaggan Anand.

The three entries from India included Maque in Mumbai, Indian Accent in New Delhi, and Avartana at ITC Grand Chola in Chennai. Their respective positions on the list are 23, 26, and 44. Avartana even won the Highest New Entry Award. Here are a few details that you must note about these three Indian restaurants.

Masque, Mumbai

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Masque is a fine-dining restaurant in Mumbai, Maharashtra, boasting opulent interiors. Founded by Chef Aditi Dugar, the place has a 10-course chef’s tasting menu, which is one-of-a-kind in India. The restaurant takes pride in sourcing fresh local ingredients for dishes. They bring an impeccable blend of traditional cooking styles and ingredients to the table. From coriander crispy rice and pulled pork to refreshing cocktails and exquisite wines, you can order a number of delicacies and beverages to satiate your hunger and have a good time, which is why Masque has also been named the Best Restaurant in India again in 2024.

Address: Masque, Unit G3, Shree Laxmi Woollen Mills, Shakti Mills Lane, Off, Dr Elijah Moses Rd, Mahalakshmi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400011

Phone Number: 9819069222

USP Dishes: Pulled Pork, Wines, Cocktails, Soft Shell Crab

Available Cuisine: Indian

Type: Veg and Non-veg

Meals Served: Brunch, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner

Timings: 7.00 pm - 11.30 pm; 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm and 7.00 pm - 12.00 am on Sunday; Monday closed

Cost For Two: Rs 6,000

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Indian Accent, New Delhi

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Located in New Delhi, Indian Accent features a chef's tasting menu, lunch and dinner menu, beverage menu, and four-course lunch menu. Chef Manish Mehrotra is the culinary director and Chef Shantanu Mehrotra is the executive chef at this luxurious place with three private dining spaces where you can host small gatherings. Their inventive Indian menus cater to a variety of dietary preferences of customers. From pulled jackfruit phulka taco to slow-cooked lamb shank nihari, there is a wide range of dishes that you can relish here.

Address: The Lodhi, Lodhi Road, CGO Complex, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Phone Number: 011-66175151

USP Dishes: Mushroom Kulcha, Butter Chicken Kulcha, Sweet Corn Shorba, Chur Chur Paratha

Available Cuisine: Indian, North Indian

Type: Veg and Non-veg

Meals Served: Brunch, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner

Timings: 12.00 pm - 2.30 pm; 7.00 pm - 10.30 pm 

Cost For Two: Rs 6,000

Avartana at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai

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As a part of the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Avartana boasts plush interiors with plenty of lighting and sitting space. It is known for serving lip-smacking South Indian dishes. In this luxurious restaurant, one can witness chefs putting their best efforts not only to serve delicious delicacies but to plate the ingredients and make the dish appear irresistible and Instagram-worthy. From saucy stir-fried chicken to traditional curd rice, the place offers a pathway to experience gastronomic heaven.

Address: ITC Grand Chola Hotel, Little Mount, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032

Phone Number: 044-22200000

USP Dishes: Mango Mousse, Carrot Ice Cream, Curd Rice, Stir Fried Chicken, Mini Idli

Available Cuisine: South Indian

Type: Veg and Non-veg

Meals Served: Snacks, Dinner

Timings: 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm 

Cost For Two: Rs 7,000