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Maharaja by Vineet

Movenpick Hotel Al Khobar | P.O. Box 4923, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
+966 138984999
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Ranked #3 of 117 Restaurants in Al Khobar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $100
Cuisines: Indian
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Description: Maharaja by Vineet is the legendary Indian restaurant of the 5-Star rated, Movenpick Hotel Al Khobar. It is a 56-seater, fine-dining culinary venue for gastronomers to experience the opulent atmosphere, first class service and sumptuously exceptional Indian cuisine. Vineet Bhatia, the globe-trotting super chef who owns Michelin-starred restaurants in London and Geneva, turns Indian tradition into cutting-edge dishes. Specialties include live Tandoori cooking stations and innovatively rethought Indian classics including the modern-day "Tiffin" Business Lunch with fares that range from Chilled Tomato and Coconut Soup, Jalpari Kebab, Tawa Lamb Tikka with Risotto and Naan, Murgh Makhanir, Dal Maharani and Gobhi Manchurian. Open Monday through Saturday, 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm for lunch and 6:30 to 11:00 pm for dinner, Maharaja by Vineet is set in an elegant ambience and is highly popular with local diners.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great food, great atmosphere, and great service. Pricy though Best indian food i had for a long time

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Markus M, General Manager at Maharaja by Vineet, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review following your recent dining experience at our Maharaja Restaurant. It is always a pleasure to read a great experience and your comments regarding our famous Indian Cuisine by our Michelin star Chef; Vineet Bhatia served at our Maharaja Restaurant are wonderful and will be shared with the team accordingly. I would... More 

Richmond, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food is the best Indian cuisine I have had and I have had a lot of Indian. The atmosphere and décor is beautiful. The service attentive. This is the place we take friends and visitors for a very nice and memorable evening.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Excellent Indian restaurant but expensive for casual dinning. Great for prestigious dinning and not for kids.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I think it was one of the best indian restaurants i have ever visit . Although put in your mind the price is exspensiv but worth it .

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

good place to eat, gathering with friends and family, service is amazing, staff very happy and cheering. reservation on time.good location, parking available.

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Middle East
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Living nearby, we'd heard great things about the restaurant and how the quality would justify the prices. The restaurant didn't quite live up to this. Unfortunately, there was a big contrast between the quality of our starters and that of the main dishes. The latter were outstanding, the mains were dry and tasteless. The water cost more than one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I went to the restaurant with my wife on 15th of September. As soon as I reached at the door I saw smiling face next to the Majestic Maharaja door with the genuine greeting " Good evening sir". They made us sit comfortably.The lighting was dim which gives you romantic feelings.We never seen a restaurant more romantic than Maharaja. The... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I went there for dinner with my boss during a weekday night. The place was not so busy. Everyone in town seemed to have an impression that the place is quite expensive. As a food lover, I don't mind paying a good price, if the food and service is worth it. And this is where, Maharaja falls apart completely. 1.... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I am a professional traveller, luxury is my main plesure, this resturant is Luxury by all means, it is so far the best indian resturant i ever visited world wide, not only the food but the ambiance, waiters. They always renew their menu, average a 100 $ per person , great fine indian causine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This place is probably the best Indian restaurant in dammam/Bahrain area. Truly, Mahraja is just another level. I tried the individual dishes as well as the fixed menu. Everything is amazing. Service is brilliant, staff are friendly and knowledgable about everything about the food in the menu. The atmosphere is great decoration is amazing the high ceiling gives a grand... More 

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Address: Movenpick Hotel Al Khobar | P.O. Box 4923, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number: +966 138984999
Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Eastern Province  >  Al Khobar
Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
Cuisine: Indian

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