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Samarkand is one of the largest cities of Uzbekistan but here in Bengaluru, it is a restaurant which serves sumptuous North-West Frontier food. Popular among the locals, the interiors are defined by dim lighting, just like the places in the mountain terrains of North-west frontier. The tableware is all copper and the seating quite low with red and green back-rests for the chairs. With carpets and copper pots on the walls, this restaurant truly lives up to its portrayal of the rugged terrains. In fact, the staff too is dressed in the Afghan pathanis, all complete with turbans wrapped around their heads. The newspaper menu has a delectable array of many Afghan dishes. From the tasty Shorba to spicy Kebabs, they also serve the royal 'Dum Saffron Rice' and the fluffy 'Khurmee Naan.' The dainty meal can be ended the Afghan-way by devouring the 'Khubhani Ka Meetha' in dessert. So come prepared with a light tummy to feast on a royal spread at Samarkand.
Royal Afghan undoubtedly has the best to offer in barbecues and grills. The flavorsome spices seep into the juicy meat before being grilled on hot charcoals, making the food taste more sinful and succulent than ever. The cuisine is essentially from the regions of the Northern Frontier regions. Do try the chef's recommendation, the Raan Sikandari, which can be devoured at leisure. And a bonus to this feast, is the poolside seating arrangement, which is a unique experience in itself. The furniture is in earthy hues and the ambiance is very relaxing. With a seating capacity of ninety-six guests, the Royal Afghan is just right to avoid a crowded dining experience.
On entering Alibaba Cafe & Restaurant you will immediately get a feel of Aladdin's mystic world. The place is beautifully designed with drapes and canopies in red and gold, low-level tables and antique goblets that create a fantastic atmosphere. The sheesha bar makes the place all the more exotic. The cuisines they serve are also unique with Navayath, Persian and Arabian to name a few. The service is efficient and the menu promises good value for money. But above all, it is the ambiance and the decor of the place that is dreamy and mesmerizing. When in Fraser Town in the heart of Bangalore, this place cannot be missed. Visit website for more information.
Perched on level four of the Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel, this splendid open-air restaurant enchants you with its Arabian-themed charm. Persian Terrace serves delicious Middle Eastern cuisine in its cozy, romantic quarters, with striking views of the sunset. The space is illuminated with ornate lanterns, come evening, and the cabana-inspired lounge seating sets the mood for an exotic evening. The live barbecue station nearby is an additional feast for the eyes, as are the beautifully plated creations from their kitchen.