Jewel of India
    SILVER SPRING, MD 20903 * 301.408.2200
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Daily 11:30-3:00 PM
    Sun-Th 5:00-10:00 PM F,Sat 5:00-10:30 PM

About Us


"This place is truly a gem" - Jewel of India is a gem by Tom Sietsema of the Washington Post
Full Review in Washingtonian
Washington Post GOG Blog

Jewel on NBC 4

About Jewel

Jewel of India is a contemporary, gourmet North Indian treasure and the latest creation by Maryland restaurateur, Anand Poojary, owner of Woodlands. Jewel strives to bring the quality and sophistication of the best restaurants of India. Enjoy the best of India: Gourmet North Indian Cuisine as well as traditional Goan or South Indian fare. If you’re looking for something a little different, Jewel also offers an Indochinese menu, a huge trend in upscale restaurants in India.

In addition to the highest quality cuisine, Jewel of India offers an upscale atmosphere featuring original artwork and designer décor. Relax and sip some of our signature Indian themed cocktails as well as Indian beers and Single Malts at the bar.

About the Owner

Anand Poojary came to the U.S. to hone his craft in one of the best Indian restaurants in New York City. When the time was right, he brought his skills and tastes for his native South Indian cuisine to life by opening Woodlands. Consistently recommended in the Washingtonian magazine and Washington Post, Woodlands is a destination for traditional South Indian Cuisine.

After the popularity within the Indian community of Woodlands pure vegetarian cuisine, Anand brings to Jewel of India the same richness and quality to a main-stream audience with a more eclectic multi-cuisine approach.


Woodlands has already catered hundreds of events in the DC metropolitan area. From small to large, our catering will bring the class, quality and style of Jewel of India to your event. We have catered events for the White House, Indian Embassy, Members of Congress and many more.