Bukhara at ITC Maurya celebrates 45 glorious years

Globally recognised for serving the most popular North West Frontier cuisine unchanged since 1978

Marking a milestone in culinary history, Bukhara at ITC Maurya celebrates 45 glorious years of serving the robust flavour of the North West Frontier. Standing tall since its inception in 1978, Bukhara is a living testament of the ITC Hotels’ commitment to quality and consistency. A favourite dining destination Bukhara offers a menu that continues to captivate the taste buds of Heads of State, world leaders, gourmands, celebrities, and famous personalities.

Inspired by the cultural richness and rugged charm of the region, renowned for its traditions, the restaurant presents a harmonious blend of legacy and flavours that reflect its roots in North West Frontier, offering a unique experience. The iconic Bukhara continues to shine with its timeless dedication to authenticity along with its unwavering devotion to classic, robust favours that preserve the rich gastronomic heritage it is known for.

Bukhara's timeless success can be attributed to its attention to detail and commitment to following its unique cooking techniques. Our skilled chefs dedicate themselves to every dish, meticulously crafting them with precision, using only the highest quality ingredients. At the heart of Bukhara's charm is its traditional clay oven cooking, which brings to life succulent tandoor-cooked kebabs, vegetables, and breads. The restaurant has been renowned for its iconic dishes like Sikandari Raan and Dal Bukhara, a lentil delicacy that simmers for hours on end, imbued with the soul of tradition and bursting with flavour. Emphasising the concept of "breaking bread" together is the legendary Naan Bukhara, baked in a dedicated tandoor. Perfect for sharing, it embodies the spirit of communal feasting, and has consistently captivated diners, transporting them to the charming countryside landscapes with every flavourful bite.

Sharing his thoughts on the four-decade celebration, Anil Chadha, Chief Executive, ITC Hotels, said, "ITC Hotels has been renowned for its popular culinary offerings and signature dining experiences. As we celebrate 45 glorious years of Bukhara, we reflect on a journey filled with timeless flavours, cherished memories, and an unwavering commitment to consistency and quality. Bukhara’s magnificence has not only stood the test of time but has also evolved into an icon of culinary heritage, delighting diners from all over the world and across generations. The unchanged menu-a testament to timelessness has remained an everlasting favourite amongst celebrities and Heads of States showcasing nuances of the region. We take immense pride in our ability to delight palates and showcase gastronomic excellence with the rich tapestry of flavours from the North-West frontier at our global award-winning restaurant. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our patrons for their unwavering support."

Nestled amidst stone walls and adorned with the vintage elegance of log-top tables, Bukhara exudes an ageless comfort through its ambience that enhances the dining experience. With earthy tones, wooden accents, and traditional decor elements, the interior evokes an authentic inheritance of trait and tradition. The culinary journey reflects the essence of the culture, with flavours as nuanced as the setting itself. In an era defined by change, Bukhara stands as a timeless icon with a menu that has remained unchanged for over four decades.

Every meal at Bukhara encourages guests to embrace a multi-sensory experience. Food is meant to be savoured with hands, eliminating cutlery and building a deeper connect with food, underscoring the philosophy to create holistic dining. Over the years, the concept of the chequered apron at Bukhara has become popular amongst the guests. The view of the open kitchen lends an opportunity to witness the culinary magic unfold and adds to the authenticity and appeal of the restaurant.

Having earned global accolades over the years, Winner of Golden Fork Award, One Of The 50 Best Restaurants In The World, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Favourite Restaurant in Indian Hotels, Iconic Restaurant, Legacy Restaurant – Luxe and many more, Bukhara stands testimony to the very roots of a culture that is defined by its 5,000-years old tradition.


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