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“Perfect North Indian cuisine ”
Review of Dera

Dera
Ranked #13 of 1,589 Restaurants in Chandigarh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$1,000
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Dera, the elegant Indian restaurant, presents an inviting ambience with its split level design, warm lighting, show kitchen and interactive counter. The menu showcases an array of traditional delicacies from the Punjab with specialities from Amritsar, Lahore and Peshawar yet with a contemporary touch as they are cooked in virgin olive oil. Mobile trolleys serving fresh phulkas (Indian breads), as well as delicious dal-tadka (tempered pulses), add to the enjoyable dining experience. Open only for dinner.
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile


It is one of the most interesting North Indian serving restaurant.
The ambience and the hospitality will definitely amaze you.

I tried couple of dishes here.
In starters would recommend the mushroom malai galouti- it’s a real innovation and the galouti was super soft as it should be. I couldn’t even feel the mushroom as they were blended so well. It just tasted superb.

Hari Mirch ka paneer tikka was interesting too. It was a proper tikka but the best part is it had separate chillies along which were well sautéed.

I also loved he mutton galouti-spot on flavour and perfect texture. Heaven for non vegetarians.

In main course I relished the interesting combination of santrey and adrak ka raita.
The Churan wali Bhindi was superb and I relished the flavours of it.

The Nalli ghost was juicy and had good enough pieces for us to relish. The mutton was well cooked and had perfect flavour.

In desserts I loved the masala jalebi which had couple of condiments like cardamom, pepper, sauf etc all these were sprinkled on the crispy jalebis- a must try.

They also served churans along just to get comfortable with the heavy meal.
I absolutely enjoyed my visit.

Thank Mismartini
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The ambience and decor of Dera has not changed for the longest time. The menu has. The dal and kebabs were as good as ever especially the chicken malai kebab. The galauti was great and the broccoli was good. The laccha parantha and lahori naan were very good. The disappointment was their signature chicken wrapped in flour which was very strong on mustard and cold although it was supposed to have come out of the tandoor. Credit goes to Chef Yogesh that he apologized and made amends by substituting the dish for another one. The signature dessert of their version of rasmalai was superb. Service was very good.


Thank NChopra55
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Everything was amazing.... Staff at restaurant are well groomed.... Specially thanks to Mr. Soumya for suggesting nice food for us.... And again a big clap for Mr Rajesh who make everything nicely..... Food was mouthwatering all the credit goes to head chef Yogesh..... At the thanks for surprise cake...

Thank GurpreetK333
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

this is one place where the menu is not all you get. the chef helps in choosing your meal and appreciating your likes and dislikes and serving a meal which will make you happy.

Thank akk57
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

The restaurant is in the Taj hotel. We had lunch in the restaurant. The ambiance of the hotel is good. We ordered rice, dal tadka and ajwain sunzi in veg. Everyting served in veg was alright. However, in non0veg we ordered kharodiyon da ras which was excellent.

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