The specialty Indian restaurant where hand ground spices and traditional recipes spell magic on one’s palate blending culinary innovations with traditional methods. Best described as a gastronome experience, Barkat endeavors to reinvent Indian cuisine in its entirety. The idea is to translate centuries of history, contemporizing and reinventing flavors synonymous with the varied cuisines from the Continent, using latest culinary techniques such as molecular gastronomy, finest & freshest ingredients sourced from the region of origin, with modern presentations for diners to absorb a life altering culinary exploration through an avant-garde dining experience.
Upon entering Barkat Restaurant, I was immediately struck by the elegant decor and cozy atmosphere. The staff greeted me with genuine warmth and guided me to my table promptly. Their attentiveness and professionalism throughout the evening added to the overall pleasant dining experience.
Barkat Modern Indian Bistro in Toronto provided an exceptional dining experience that surpassed my expectations. The inviting atmosphere and knowledgeable staff created a warm and friendly environment. Their outstanding service enhanced my culinary adventure, making me feel like a valued guest.
This restaurant is extraordinary! From the food to the service and ambiance, it excels in every aspect. It perfectly represents a contemporary Indian kitchen. We sampled a variety of dishes, each served fresh with impressive presentation. It exceeded our expectations and comes highly recommended.
In Barkat the gastronomic offer revolves around the tasting menu, with clearly avant-garde cuisine and where the dishes stand out for their great, markedly Indian identity. In short, a restaurant with daring, fun and modern cuisine searching for taste as the main proposition.
From our menu
Aloo Tikki Slider$16
Brioche bun . Potato patty . Signature aioli
Palak Patta Chaat$17
Spinach leaf . Sweet yoghurt . Tamarind chutney
Kali-miri Soya Chaap$18
Marinated soya chunks. Shaved Salad . Mint Chutney
Spicy chickpea curry (chole) paired with fluffy deep-fried bread (bhature)
Clay oven baked stuffed bread served with Paneer or Potato
Barkat Daal Makhani$20
Overnight cooked black lentil . Fenugreek dust
Paneer Tikka . Makhani sauce, Saute Onion Sauce
Seasonal vegetables . Awadhi cashew curry
Basmati rice . Baked vegetables . Raita
Kali-miri Chicken Tikka$20
Black pepper . Amul butter . Sunchoke chips
Laal Maas Birria Tacos$22
Braised Ontario lamb . Oaxaca cheese . Indian jus
Amritsari Fish Tikka$22
Fish Pakora . Spicy Mango salsa . Mango foam
Delhi fried Chicken with Waffle$20
Waffle . Shaved onions . Fried chicken
Smoked Butter Chicken$25
Chicken tikka . Makhani sauce . Fenugreek powder
Mathania chili . Black Pepper . Smoked mustard oil
Boatman Fish curry$25
Seared fish . Coconut . Tamarind curry
Gulab Jamun with Rabri$12
Khoya . Pistachio . Cardamom dust
Saffron milk reduction . Green cardamom
Barkat is unique in reinventing exceptional and unusual recipes from many different gourmet cuisines of India, cooked in contemporary cutting-edge style, to a very fine table, to offer gourmets an outstanding dining experience.