Indian celebrities have opened swanky, top-of-the-art restaurants in the country and abroad as well. Venturing into businesses other than acting is not unheard of and restaurant business seems to be a favorite of our Indian celebs. Here are some of the most popular and beautiful restaurants owned and run by famous celebs:

1. Lap, The Lounge by Arjun Rampal

Address: Hotel Samrat, Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri , New Delhi

Arjun Rampal launched Lap in 2009 and his chic discotheque has been a popular hangout spot ever since. Known for luxurious interiors and breathtaking ambiance, Lap is one of the premium discotheques in Delhi.


2. Gondola by Perizaad Zorabian

Address: 4, Silver Croft, Pali Mala Road, Pali Market, Pali Hill, Bandra West , Mumbai

Gondola is a multi-cuisine restaurant and serves Indian and Chinese, amongst others. It’s well known for its sizzlers and refreshing cocktails. Also, the seafood has received rave reviews.


3. Crepe Station Cafe by Dino Morea

Address: Interface 11, Off Malad Link Road, Malad (W), Mumbai

Started by Dino Morea and his brother, Crepe Station Cafe is one of the fastest growing cafe chains in India. They serve European delicacies and the crepes are delicious. They have mouth-watering waffles, pancakes and Eggs Benedict.


4. Veda by Rohit Bal

Adress: H-27, Tropical Building, Connaught Circus, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Rohit Bal is not only brilliant on the runway. His restaurant is a beautifully decorated place which serves lip smacking cuisines from all around the world. The dishes look as beautiful as his creations.


5. Someplace Else by Bobby Deol

Address: 6th Floor, Fun Republic, Andheri Link Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai

This is a beautiful restaurant that has its interiors in tune with its name. They serve authentic and yummylicious Indian and Chinese food.


6. Club Royalty by Shilpa Shetty

Adress: No.G1/B, Krystal Building, Waterfield Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Shilpa Shetty is not only the owner of a IPL team, the actress has recently launched an uber classic club in Mumbai. Styled in an European renaissance meets Indian royalty, Club Royalty is an experience to behold.


7. N Grill by Nagarjuna

Address: Road Number 36, CBI Colony, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

One of the most popular South Indian actors, Nagarjuna ventured into the restaurant business when he opened N Grill in Hyderabad. N Grill is, as the name suggests, a modern grill house serving exquisite and delicious dishes.


8. Asha’s by Asha Bhosle

Address: Pyramids, Wafi, P.O. Box-30567, Dubai, U.A.E.

Asha’s is the melodious singer’s effort of providing authentic Indian food outside India. Located in places like Dubai, Muscat and UK, they serve the most tantalizing dishes and delicious cocktails.


9. Hype by DJ Aqeel

Address: Hype, Sector 10, Dwarka, New Delhi

Located in Delhi, Hype is one of the premier clubs in the country and is a hot spot for many celebrities. Owned by DJ Aqeel, the best feature of the club is its music!


10. Tendulkar’s World by Sachin Tendulkar

Address: Narang House, 1st Floor, 34, Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba , Mumbai

Owned by The God Of Cricket, the restaurant is all about him. Every piece of crockery has Sachin’s signature on it and the menu consists of some of his favourite dishes from around the world.


11. ZK’s by Zaheer Khan

Address: Kondhwa Road, Lulla Nagar, Pune

This restaurant is known for its tandoori delicacies. It also serves Oriental, Indian and Continental food. You can never come out dissatisfied from Zaheer’s restaurant.


12. Sourav’s – The Food Pavilion by Sourav Ganguly

Address: 20-G, Park Street, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016

Dada’s restaurant is all about charm and serving high quality food from all cuisines. Located in Kolkata, the restaurant’s Indian food is a must try.


13. H2O By Suniel Shetty

Address: Hotel Royal Inn, Opposite Khar Telephone Exchange, Off Linking Road, Khar, Mumbai

Suniel Shetty established his restaurant business a decade ago and his club H2O is widely recognized and praised by celebrities and common man alike. Their Long Island Iced Teas are extremely popular.


14. The Elbo Room By Chunky Pandey

Address: Sant Kutir Apartments, Khar West, Khar, Mumbai

Diners at Elbo Room get a lavish spread of Oriental cuisine and amazing cocktails. Located in the heart of Mumbai, it has a great ambience and vibe. The Elbo Room gives out a very British pub feel and has its share of fans in the city.


15. Butterfly Bakery By Sarah Jane Dias

Address: Shop No. 4, Ground Floor, Building No. 31, Union Park, Bajaj Arcade Complex,Khar West

Co-owned by former model and actor Sarah Jane Dias, Butterfly serves some of the best cupcakes in town. With flavoured batters and glittering frosting, Butterfly offers the most delicious and hard-to-resist cupcakes adorned with fluttering monikers!

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So, which restaurant are you planning to visit?