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Shish Kebabs & Shawarmas: We've Hunted Down The Best Persian Restaurants

Persian cuisine has a very rich culinary history and is influenced by many other ethnicities including Indian, Greek, Roman, Turkish and Mediterranean to name a few. One can trace numerous spices in their preparations, and Persian cuisine is admired for its medley of flavours with rich aromas, that are also stunning to look at. If you wanna sample some delectable kebabs and shawarmas, then here’s your guide to the best places that serve Persian food in town!


Fidahh is a small restaurant that prides itself on serving authentic and affordable Persian food. It’s a very simple place and the food served here is scrumptious. The Harissa Chicken served here is juicy and the aroma of the Lamb Chelo Kebabs is simply irresistible! The Fidahh Grilled Chicken and platters are some of the other dishes you must try here.

Location | Epicuria, Nehru Place Metro Station
Call Them At | +91 9911 166 951
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/navdeep.fidahh/

Pier 38 

A cocktail bar and kitchen, the place has a mesmerising ambience. The music also creates an energy that reverberates through you, making you feel refreshed. Most importantly, they serve some lip smacking authentic Persian dishes that are absolute must haves.Their Hummus with Chicken Shawarma, Shish Tawook and Mahi Kebab are simply delicious!

Location | DLF Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Call Them At | +91 11 3310 5597
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200 (With Alcohol)
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pier38barandkitchen/


Conveniently located in the food court of Metropolitan Mall in GGN, the place offers a wide variety of cuisines. Pocket friendly prices and complete value for money, Tahina has got it all covered. They serve Persian, Arabic and Middle-Eastern among other cuisines and the service is also pretty quick. You must try their Tahina Special Platter and Chicken Shawarma for sure!

Location | MGF Metropolitan, MG Road, Gurgaon
Call Them At | +91 8800 137 186, +91 9717 532 971 
Meal For Two |
Rs 600


An authentic and refreshing Mediterranean dining experience awaits your presence at this amazing restaurant. The ambience and decor are inspired by the Turkish aesthetic as is exemplified by their Arabesque windows *starry eyed*. Their menu is a blend of original and traditional Mediterranean flavours to bring to you an authentic experience. Do try their Pide and Labneh with avocado!

Location | Building 3, Local Shopping Complex, Masjid Moth, GK II
Call Them At | +91 11 4904 5330/31
Meal For Two | Rs 2,000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/eatatbaris/

Nooshe Joon

Nooshe Joon literally means may your soul be nourished. Inspired by true Persian flavours, it is an eatery serving delectable and tasty Persian and Iranian food, which also happily delivers yummy goodness right to your doorstep. You must try their Charmoula Mahi and Jujeh Kebab for a true foodie binge! 

Location | Nehru Place, Saket, GK I, Vasant Kunj & Malviya Nagar
Call Them At | +91 9810 872 468, +91 9999 797 342
Order Online Here | http://nooshejoon.in/
Meal For Two |
Rs 600
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nooshejoon2015/

So, if you’re in the mood for some Persian delicacies, you can hit up any of these restaurants and they are guaranteed to delight you! Embark on a gastronomical journey, the Persian way!