We Indians are obsessed with our own desi version of Chinese food but come to think of it, there is so much more to explore when it comes to oriental cuisine. Be it Khao Suey from Burma, Sushi from Japan, or dumplings from China- there’s just so much to explore when it comes to Pan-Asian cuisine. It has recently found its way up the ladder as the most preferred cuisine on the menu. And with places like Yum Yum Cha and Mamagoto serving exceptionally delicious Oriental delicacies, the cuisine has certainly become a favourite among the foodies! Besides, you can never have enough Dim Sums/Sushi, right? So we have put together a list of the best Pan-Asian restaurants in the city for all you Oriental cuisine lovers to flock to!
1. Big Wong
If you’re an aficionado of authentic Pan-Asian cuisine, there is no way you can miss this one out! At Big Wong, they prepare delightful Thai and Chinese cuisine to perfection! Their Sushi platter is to die for and they’ve got a variety of options for the main course and of course, we can’t pick one because pretty much everything on their menu is great. It goes without saying, but you absolutely can’t call it a meal without one basket of their yummy dim sums!
Where: 116, 117 & 130, 1st Floor, Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon &
Shop G 40/41, Baani Square, Sector 50, Gurgaon
Contact: 0124 4288666, +91 8010111666
2. The Kylin Experience
The Kylin Experience in sector 50 is always bustling with people coming back over and over again for their classics. It is the spot to go for simplistic yet authentic Pan-Asian cuisine. The restaurant boasts of both an outdoor and indoor seating and great ambience! Offering savoury and authentic Japanese, Chinese, Asian and Thai food, this place is one of the best for when you’re craving oriental cuisine. You absolutely must try their Tom Kha Soup, Tom Yum, Szechuan Grilled Chicken Open Bao, Thai Green Curry Bowl Meals!
Where: 2nd Floor, Good Earth City Center, Sector 50, Gurgaon & Worldmark 2, Aerocity, New Delhi and other outlets
Contact: 0124 4045156, +91 7042935111
3. Burma Burma
Burma Burma offers a melting pot of Asian culture with its vibrant vegetarian spread. Already a favourite among the vegetarians, even the most hardcore non-vegetarians cannot refuse their delightful delicacies! From regal feasts to the novelty dishes served at Burmese tea rooms, at Burma Burma you can enjoy them all under one roof. Once you try their Taungyi Shan Khowsuey, you’re gonna go back over and over again for more!
Where: Shop 6, Ground Floor, Building 8, Tower C, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon & S 25, Second Floor, A 3, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket, New Delhi and other outlets
Contact: 0124 4372999, 011 49145808
4. Master Koii’s
Korean, Chinese, Thai and Malaysian, at Master Koii’s, they nail all of these cuisines under one roof! From the basics to intriguing experiments such as the Chinese Crepes and Chicken Cutlet Sushi, at this place, you’ll find a dish for every one of your moods! Some of the must-have dishes at Master Koii’s include their Lettuce Wrap, Chicken Khao Suey and Pad Thai Noodle. Also, end your meal on a sweet note with their Jellied Water Chestnuts with Coconut Cream!
Where: Shop 19, Flavor Town, Bestech Chambers, Sushant Lok 1, Gurgaon
Contact: +91 9810543049
5. Honk Pullman New Delhi Aerocity
Honk at the Pullman Hotel in Aerocity is your passport to the Vibrant World of Asin street food! Adorned with beautiful cane lanterns, the place boasts of plush couches. The place celebrates the rustic flavours of Asian street food with their lavish sushi and robatayaki bar, along with a vast menu that will leave you spoilt for choice! Start with Green Valley, a unique sushi roll that will appeal to vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. And end the meal with the delightful Wasabi Cheesecake. An unlikely combination that’s going to bowl you over, trust us!
Where: Pullman New Delhi Aerocity, Asset 2, GMR Hospitality District, Near IGI Airport, Aerocity, New Delhi
Contact: 011 66104031
6. EEST The Westin Gurgaon
At EEST you can relish the mystical flavours of Asia with three distinct cuisines – Chinese, Japanese and Thai. The design and décor of the restaurant include a vast amount of glasswork, making it a bright, airy restaurant for lunch and delightful for dinner. In addition to their teppanyaki area, the also have a sushi counter that offers the freshest rolls, sashimi and shellfish, which will be prepared right in front of you! They’ve got the signature dumplings and their stir-fried and wok dishes are their speciality. If you’re looking for a sumptuous oriental meal, head over to EEST!
Where: The Westin Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon
Contact: +91 7838090923
7. Mr Choy
Mr Choy is a piece of Asian History in the heart of New Delhi. A fun, casual, and pop cultured dining experience, Mr Choy offers a bevvy of signature mains, lip-smacking noodles and modern style fried rice. Just one meal here and you’d know you’re going back for more, over and over again! With a fantastic food presentation, you’d be able to taste quality ingredients in every bite! You absolutely must try their Dumplings, Bento Box, Rice Paper Rolls and the Scallops. We promise you’ll become a fan in no time!
Where: 15, Middle Lane, Khan Market, New Delhi
Contact: 011 66103586
8. Chi Asian Cookhouse
Street food is the easiest way to engage with any culture and Chi Asian Cookhouse is a celebration of the best that Asia’s streets have to offer. With a space as vibrant as the streets the foods come from, at Chi Asian Cookhouse they bring together flavours and history from regions as diverse as Thailand to Japan to Vietnam to China. We absolutely love their Dumplings and Monchow Soup and we know you will too! You must also give their Khao Suey a go, trust us, you won’t regret it!
Where: C-1, Commercial Centre, Opposite IIT Main Gate, SDA, New Delhi &
F-456, 3rd Floor, DLF Mall Of India, Sector 18, Noida
Contact: +91 8800102244, +91 9910321202
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