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India’s Top 50 Restaurants for 2023 Unveiled by Travel Magazine

India’s Top 50 Restaurants for 2023 Unveiled by Travel Magazine
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Condé Nast Traveller, a travel magazine, has unveiled its prestigious list of the India’s top 50 restaurants for 2023, marking a return after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This eagerly awaited ranking showcases culinary gems from various corners of the country, with Indian Accent in New Delhi securing the coveted title of the best restaurant in India.

In this year’s rankings, Bomras in Goa secured the second spot, while Masque in Mumbai claimed the third position. Indian Accent in Delhi, a previous chart-topper in 2017 and 2019, reaffirmed its culinary excellence.

The distribution of top restaurants across regions reveals that Mumbai leads the way with 12 entries, followed closely by Bengaluru with 11, Delhi with 8, and Goa with 7. This regional diversity highlights the exceptional quality of Indian cuisine.

The complete list of ‘India’s Top 50 Restaurants 2023‘ presents a wide spectrum of culinary experiences, spanning from authentic Indian flavors to innovative global fusions. Below, you can explore some of the notable restaurants on the list, along with their specialties:

  1. Indian Accent, The Lodhi, New Delhi: Known for its modern Indian cuisine.
  2. Bomras, Goa: Offers a fusion of Burmese and Mediterranean flavors.
  3. Masque, Mumbai: Offers farm-to-table dining with a seasonal menu.
  4. Avartana, ITC Grand Chola, Chennai: Specializes in South Indian cuisine.
  5. Sienna Store & Café, Kolkata: A café offering a range of international cuisines.
  6. The Bombay Canteen, Mumbai: Known for its contemporary Indian dishes.
  7. O Pedro, Mumbai: Offers a blend of Portuguese and Goan cuisine.
  8. Veronica’s, Mumbai: A restaurant with a focus on Goan dishes.
  9. Americano, Mumbai: Offers American and Italian cuisine.
  10. Izumi Bandra, Mumbai: Specializes in Japanese cuisine.
  11. Bengaluru Oota Company, Bengaluru: Offers traditional Karnataka cuisine.
  12. Cavatina by Avinash Martins, Goa: Known for its modern European cuisine.
  13. Seefah, Mumbai: Offers a variety of Asian dishes.
  14. The Table, Mumbai: A fine dining restaurant with global cuisine.
  15. For The Record – Vinyl Bar, Goa: A unique bar with vinyl records.
  16. Le Cirque Signature, The Leela Palace, Bengaluru: Known for its French and Italian cuisine.
  17. The Restaurant, The Bangala, Karaikudi: Specializes in Chettinad cuisine.
  18. Izumi Assagao, Goa: Offers Japanese cuisine.
  19. Bhawan, Gurugram: Known for its North Indian dishes.
  20. Comorin, Gurugram: Offers Indian and fusion cuisine.
  21. Edible Archives, Goa: Focuses on modern European cuisine.
  22. Kappa Chakka Kandhari, Chennai: Offers authentic Kerala cuisine.
  23. Lupa, Bengaluru: Known for its Italian cuisine.
  24. FarmLore, Bengaluru: Offers a farm-to-table dining experience.
  25. Jamun, Goa: Known for its North Indian and Goan dishes.
  26. Olive Bar and Kitchen, New Delhi: Offers Mediterranean cuisine.
  27. La Loca Maria, Mumbai: Known for its Latin American cuisine.
  28. Karavalli, Vivanta Bengaluru Residency Road, Bengaluru: Specializes in coastal Indian cuisine.
  29. Bar Palladio, Jaipur: Known for its Italian cuisine.
  30. Falak, The Leela Bhartiya City, Bengaluru: Offers Indian and North West Frontier cuisine.
  31. Plats, New Delhi: A European and Mediterranean restaurant.
  32. Wasabi by Morimoto – The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai: Specializes in Japanese cuisine.
  33. Baan Thai, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata: Offers authentic Thai cuisine.
  34. Burma Burma Restaurant & Tearoom, Indiranagar, Bengaluru: Focuses on Burmese cuisine.
  35. Carnatic Café, Greater Kailash II, New Delhi: Known for its South Indian dishes.
  36. Petisco, Goa: Offers Goan and Portuguese cuisine.
  37. Noon, Mumbai: Known for its contemporary Indian cuisine.
  38. Ekaa, Mumbai: Offers global and fusion cuisine.
  39. The Glenburn Penthouse Restaurant, Kolkata: Known for its international cuisine.
  40. Southern Spice, Taj Coromandel, Chennai: Specializes in South Indian cuisine.
  41. Oota Bangalore, Bengaluru: Offers a variety of Indian dishes.
  42. Naru Noodle Bar, Bengaluru: Focuses on Asian cuisine.
  43. Boteco – Restaurante Brasileiro, Bengaluru: Specializes in Brazilian cuisine.
  44. Bread and Chocolate, White Town, Puducherry: A café known for its baked goods.
  45. The Johri, Jaipur: Offers Indian and Rajasthani cuisine.
  46. Toast & Tonic, Bengaluru: Known for its contemporary global cuisine.
  47. Chinoiserie, Taj Bengal, Kolkata: Specializes in Chinese cuisine.
  48. Coromandel Cafe, Puducherry: Offers a variety of cuisines.
  49. Cafe Lota, New Delhi: Known for its regional Indian dishes.
  50. Baoshuan, The Oberoi, New Delhi: Focuses on Chinese cuisine.

The selection of these top 50 restaurants involved a rigorous and meticulous process, as outlined by the magazine. A distinguished panel of 100 jurors hailing from various parts of India meticulously deliberated the rankings. These jurors, encompassing food writers, critics, culinary innovators, and tastemakers, cast their votes in a confidential manner. An independent auditor meticulously oversaw the entire process, ensuring impartiality and representation from diverse regions.


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