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The Best Indian Dishes to Try at Gaylord’s

Unleashing a whirlwind of sensory delights, Indian cuisine is an irresistible melody of flavours that has captivated hearts and stomachs worldwide. These culinary virtuosos of Indian cuisine weave a canvas of bright spices, robust fragrances, and sumptuous aesthetics, epitomising gastronomy as varied and vibrant as the country. Be it the fiery allure of curries, the royal relish of biryanis, the comforting embrace of fluffy naans, or the guilty pleasure of a sweet gulab jamun, every morsel is an exploration of India's culinary expanse.

Embarking on this gastronomic adventure might feel overwhelming, with many scrumptious dishes clamouring for your attention. But worry not! For appetites ready to experience the true essence of the Indian palate, Gaylord's serves as your welcoming host. Prepare to embark on a deliciously immersive journey as we delve into some of the must-have Indian dishes Gaylord's has to offer!

Tandoori Chicken

tandoori chicken

Picture this - succulent chicken bathed generously in a vibrant marinate, seasoned painstakingly with a medley of spices. This is our Tandoori Chicken, a radiant star of Indian cuisine. Marinated in creamy yoghourt, this dish absorbs an array of exotic spices that give it a fiery hue, a feast for the taste buds and the eyes.

Everything about it is magnetic, from its vivacious red complexion to its incredible cooking technique. The chicken is meticulously prepared in a traditional clay oven, the Tandoor, lending its name to this gastronomic masterpiece. The high heat from the walls of the Tandoor sears the surface of the chicken, locking in the flavours and ensuring that the meat is moist and tender.

But that's not all! Paired flawlessly with a fresh rocket salad, with the crunchy quinoa offering a delightful contrast, every bite is a flavour explosion. The fresh, crisp baby gem lettuce and ripe truss tomatoes cut through the richness of the Tandoori Chicken, creating a harmony of textures and flavours, a symphony to the senses. So, if your taste adventure is calling for this Indian food, obey it! Step right into our world. Satiate your culinary curiosity at Gaylord's with our unforgettable.

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

Imagine soft, juicy pieces of chicken swimming in a deliciously creamy mixture of butter, bright tomatoes, and a group of perfectly balanced spices. Yes, you've guessed it! We are talking about the world-famous Indian dish, Butter Chicken here, a dish that is so delicious that it has not only won over the nation's taste buds but the tastes of people in other countries as well. With each mouthful, you can anticipate a captivating experience, a gastronomic adventure unlike any other, as the flavours combine to produce a lush and velvety symphony on your tongue. As you bask in the warmth of this Indian culinary treasure, your senses are enlivened with delight, and you cannot help but smile.

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Palak Paneer

palak paneer

At Gaylord, our Palak Paneer is nothing short of a culinary masterpiece - a verdant symphony of taste that marries the earthy bounty of spinach with the milky delight of fresh cottage cheese. Our rendition of this classic Indian dish embraces the essence of Indian tradition as we infuse the lush spinach with an aromatic harmony of garlic and the warmth of ground fenugreek alongside golden cubes of velvety paneer. One spoonful and you'll find yourself surrendering to the enchanting whirl of flavours and textures that Gaylord's Palak Paneer so effortlessly brings to life.



Indian Biryanis takes dining to an extraordinary level with its rich, aromatic, and flavorful variety of dishes. Whether you're a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian, there's a Biryani that caters to your taste buds. Delight in the savoury Vegetarian Biryani isn't any less exciting with its platter of colourful vegetables, rice, and exotic spices that concoct a harmonious gastronomical symphony.

For meat lovers, the Chicken Biryani and Mutton Biryani bring a whole new game to the plate—expect a riot of flavours with every spoonful, all thanks to the beautifully marinated pieces of meat, coupled with fragrant rice and a plethora of spices that meld together transcending an ordinary meal into an unforgettable feast. Indeed, the myriad of Indian Biryanis is a culinary adventure you shouldn't miss.



Naan, a cherished Indian flatbread with a soft texture, pairs wonderfully with a range of classic dishes. Gaylord presents various naans, each with a unique taste and aroma. Experience the comfort of warm, earthy Tandoori Roti or the rich, melt-in-your-mouth Butter Naan. The Cheese Naan entices with a creamy interior, while the Plain Naan offers versatile pairing options. The crisp Garlic Naan delights with bold garlicky notes; for those seeking a gluten-free option, the Gluten-Free Naan doesn't disappoint. Gaylord's array of naans provides a culinary voyage that leaves you wanting more.

In conclusion, Gaylord's fine dining experience of Indian food is a true testament to the rich culinary heritage of India, where each dish is a flavorful symphony waiting to tantalise your taste buds. From the enticing realm of aromatic Biryanis to the irresistible harmony of Naan varieties, Gaylord's offerings celebrate the diversity and authenticity of Indian cuisine.

Don't miss the chance to indulge in this exquisite gastronomical journey - visit Gaylord today and embark on an unforgettable adventure that your palate will thank you for. The time to taste the incredible is now!

*Please note that our menu items, ingredients, and drinks selections may change occasionally; please use these recommendations as a general guide.

Gaylord Indian Restaurant Gaylord is a fine dining restaurant located in The Grand Hotel on Spencer Street. The new Gaylord is well-created Indian fine dining, set up by Raj and DJ. This Melbourne restaurant aims to combine the mysteries and joys of the flavours from the Indian subcontinent.