I attended a ‘Bloggers Event’ at Four Points by Sheraton in October last year and all of us bloggers were given a voucher to visit any of the restaurants at Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai, Khalid Bin Walid Street. So finally last Saturday I used their voucher by visiting their fine dining Indian restaurant ‘Antique Bazaar’ with my family.
I remember visiting Antique Bazaar five or six years ago. I had liked the food then and I was wondering “whether they would maintain the same quality and taste of the food,even now.” Surprisingly, after all these years,they still maintain the same standards. No dip in quality or taste whatsoever.
Antique Bazaar is in the Mezzanine floor of the hotel. Before the entrance of the restaurant there is a small kiosk, where you can buy ethnic Indian jewelry like bangles, trinkets, necklace etc, quite like an Indian bazaar.
Stepping inside the restaurant, you are transported into a different era. The decor is Indian inspired. Loved the dark wood furniture, the upholstery and the paintings- it adds a royal touch to the restaurant. The restaurant is quite small and the table arrangement is quite close to each other. I wish it was more spacious. Then again it gives you a Cosy feeling. The dim lighting gives it a romantic atmosphere. Overall the ambience is lovely.
We were offered complimentary condiments like pickle,chutney, salad and poppadams.
After ordering a round of drinks. We ordered two appetizers- Gulzare Harre Kebab and Bhutta Subz Seekh.
Gulzare Harre Kebab- This delicious pan fried patty was made with fresh spinach, green peas,coriander,mint,cumin and cottage cheese stuffing. It came with a lemon-mango chutney.
Bhutta Subz Seekh- This kebab was tasty, but quite spicy. It had a fine mixture of veggies on a skewer with home ground spices.
We ordered Paneer Jalfrezi, Dal Makhani and a bread basket for the main course.
Paneer Jalfrezi- This dish had paneer(cottage cheese) and capsicum cooked in tomato gravy and seasoned with cumin. It was delicious and creamy.
Dal Makhani- The dal makhani had a smoky flavor and it was garnished with coriander and cream. It was rich,flavorful and creamy.
Bread Basket- There was an assortment of rotis. The rotis were freshly made and went well with the curries.
A meal can’t be complete without a dessert. We had Rabdi with Rasgulla for dessert. Small Rasgulla balls were mixed with thick and creamy Rabdi. Though it was on the heavy side, it tasted excellent.
Antique Bazaar also offers live music. The pricing is reasonable. The food and the service is good. If you are planning to visit a restaurant offering authentic Indian food with live music then you can consider Antique Bazaar as one of the options. Reservations are recommended, especially on the weekends.
P.S- Apologies for not posting the food pictures. As the lighting was dim, the picture quality was not good. So decided against posting the pictures.