Expert Pairing: The Best Dishes to Pair with Glenfiddich

Ipsita posted on 11 February

Whether or not you’re a regular whisky drinker, you’re sure to have heard of Glenfiddich, one of the best-selling whiskies in the world, and contextually, one of the better ones you’re ever likely to try.

We’ve teamed up with restaurateur Zorawar Kalra, who’s lending us his expertise on where to get the best dishes to go with the variants of Glenfiddich. Check them out.

Made in Punjab

What to try: Raan ‘Made in Punjab’ {as seen in the image above}

Variant: Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

Why: This heart-warming dish will taste even better with the elegant oak notes of the distinguished Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

Casual Dining

Cyber Hub, 6 & 7, Ground Floor, DLF Cyber City, Sector 24, Gurgaon

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Town Hall

What to try: Grilled Tenderloin Steak

Variant: Glenfiddich 21 Year Old

Why: Glenfiddich 21 Year Old has a touch of smoke, which complements grilled red meats and fine cigars perfectly

Casual Dining

60-61, Middle Lane, Khan Market, New Delhi

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China Club

What to try: Braised Whole Albone with Black Mushroom in Oyster Sauce

Variant: Glenfiddich 15 Year Old

Why:  This is an unusual dish that deserves an unusually complex whisky – the Glenfiddich 15 Year Old, for instance. This variant is the spiciest of the whiskies within Glenfiddich’s original range, hence it also pairs well with most Indian dishes.

Fine Dining

Global Business Park, Tower C, Lobby Level, MG Road, Gurgaon

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Akira Back

What to try: Tobanyaki

Variant: Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Why: Light fragrant whiskies like Glenfiddich 12 Year Old are the perfect accompaniment to Japanese food

Fine Dining

JW Marriott New Delhi, Asset Area 4, Aerocity, IGI Airport, New Delhi

Farzi Café

What to try: Delhi Belly Tikka, Roasted Russet Apples, and Murraba Glaze

Variant: Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Why: The world’s bestselling and most popular single malt is distinctively fresh and fruity and will go perfectly well with the sweet and savoury flavours of this dish


E-38/39, 1st Floor, Connaught Place, New Delhi

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Orient Express

What to try: Kobe, Roasted Shallots in Black Pepper Sauce

Variant: Glenfiddich 21 Year Old

Why: The gentle taste of shallots will bring out the sweetness in your whisky, while the back pepper sauce will add a touch of spice

This story is in partnership with Glenfiddich.

Fine Dining

Taj Palace Hotel, Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

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