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Dera Retaurant at Hotel Taj

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Madhya Marg, Chandigarh 160017, India
+91 82880 20530
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had food here on my last day. The pathar ka gost and tarka daal is highly recommended. The achars are very interesting and must be tried.

Thank Prithvi S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Taj -dera is a perfect place if you are looking for a place where you want to celebrate your special day. We went there to celebrate our anniversary, mouthwatering food, courteous staff, welcoming manager ( Ganesh), overall amazing experience. in short they made our day. One must have SHAN-E-DERA... Place lives upto its name, it is 'Taj'.

Thank Gayatri D
Chennai (Madras), India
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

the perfect ambiance for a cosy dinner. Excellent Biryani and good selection of drinks. service is quick and polite, they surprised my partner with a delicious cake for his birthday.

Thank aditismusings
Manchester, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed at the Taj on business and had our first night meal here. Service was warm and inviting and we were guided through the local and regional dishes by a lively and enthusiastic staff. Being from the UK and eating Indian food weekly, we were surprised to find how much the curry had evolved in the UK, when the Poppadoms... More 

Thank DenTreacy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Overall probably one of the best indian food I've tried in the city. Please try the sorbet to finish the night. The service was excellent, the crew was always there for you, recommending the best. Will come back

Thank Oscar B
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The restaurant serves Punjabi and hyderabadi cuisine. we ordered some hyderabadi stuff which was ok. Staff was helpful. Desserts though was average(rather overpriced). We had something like a rasmalai which was average.

Thank Nipun7
Chandigarh, India
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177 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Why does a person visit a fine dining restaurant? Is it only for the great food that one gets, or is it for the overall experience? Hubby and I decided to visit Dera, since there was a Hyderabadi food festival being organised there, with a chef having flown in from Hyderabad. The food was well prepared, right from the signature... More 

Thank Seema1709
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, excellent food, very prompt service, kind and generous staff, I was with my 2 yr son, they took a good care of him. Very nice place to be.

Thank gagan m
Pune, India
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Amazing people, and Yogesh, the Chef de Partie, on duty that night was extremely responsive. Something that we ordered, the fried Yoghurt speciality was a mite too sweet for us and he never charged it. The Dal was excellent as was the vegetable dish and the sweet dish. Kudos and thank you for making it a good night for our... More 

Thank jay140261
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The restaurant specialises in Indian food. So only if you want to eat indian food then you should visit the place. Their other restaurant i.e. Black Lotus serves authentic Chinese food.

Thank renukochar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$1,000
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madhya Marg, Chandigarh 160017, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Chandigarh
  • Phone Number: +91 82880 20530
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.

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