Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor's restaurant is a favorite with European expats for its refined Indian cuisine. This isn't the kind of place where curries come hot, hotter, or fiery. Instead Kapoor complements his dishes with the perfect blend of spices. Prices are steep compared with what you'll pay for Indian street food, but it's worth splurging to savor a plate created by the Indian equivalent of Emeril Lagasse.
Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates