Celebrate being Indian with good food and greater deals.
India is a melting pot of culture and food, which makes every national holiday even more special. This Republic Day, tuck into a range of dishes, from asli desi fare to traditional staples with a twist at some of the best restaurants in India with our list of top picks from special menus available in your city.
1. The Dinner Box, Delhi-NCR
New Delhi's favourite dishes get a makeover in chef Sujan Sarkar's special menu titled, Dilli. Bringing traditional and modern cuisine together, this multi-course meal can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home. And it features treats like lamb burrah, barramundi paturi, avocado and sweetcorn bhel and mushroom and walnut manti.
Plate and Pint is hosting the Western Indian Food Festival, an international celebration of cuisines curated by chef Daryl Carloz. It serves an extensive menu comprising dishes like sev-puri-style nachos served with guac, chilli cheese naan bombs and an Indian-style chenna poda tres leches.
Looking for a thali to celebrate Republic Day with? Restaurateur Ashish Sajnani's Via Bombay has you covered with their all-over-the-place chicken thali and a special tri-colour dessert, all at the price of ₹450++.
Address: Jewel of chembur, 1st Road, Opp Bmc OFFice, Near Natraj Cinema, Chembur Gaothan, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400071
For food that is unique but Indian at heart, drop by at The Leela. Experience culinary diversity this Republic Day with exotic dishes ranging from seafood casseroles to chicken katsu and curry-flavoured sushi (yes, you heard that right).
Address: National Highway 8, Ambience Island, DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122002
Taj City Centre is offering an authentic regional experience with a celebratory feast that honours the flavours of India. This special menu is available at ₹1,800 (plus taxes), with a special discount of 20% applicable for armed forces personnel.
If you're in Goa, visit Panaji's popular all-day dining restaurant, Latitude - Vivanta Goa by Taj. Be it the live cooking stations or the specially curated Republic Day menu that consists of tri-coloured delicacies, you are almost guaranteed to get your money's worth.
Address: Vivanta Goa, Panaji OFF DB Bandodkar, Road, Panaji, Goa 403001
If there's one thing that unites Indians, it's undoubtedly mithai. This Republic Day, indulge in Theobroma's signature desserts to stir sweetness into your off day. Don't forget to try their vanilla cupcake, which comes with a delicate, tri-colour vanilla buttercream frosting, designed especially for the occasion.
Address: Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Pune, Hyderabad (check your nearest outlet)
Contact: Available to take away, delivery via Zomato or Swiggy
Prepare yourself for a burst of sweetness at the happy price of ₹26 with Le Cafe's tricolour waffles that are sure to tickle your tastebuds. We love the cajun chicken skewers, vanilla panna cotta and spinach frittata from the menu, too.
Address: Jewel of chembur, 1st Road, Opp Bmc OFFice, Near Natraj Cinema, Chembur Gaothan, Chembur, Maharashtra 400071
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