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Mumbai’s favourite Shamiana turns 40

~ Signature dishes of Shamiana at Taj Mahal Palace will be available at Rs. 40~

Mumbai, October 5, 2012

Mumbai, October 5, 2012: Graduating from the days of Bombay’s old-world charm to the busy streets of today’s Mumbai city, there has been one thing constant out of the many, and that is Shamiana’s popularity as Mumbai’s first cosmopolitan 24 hour coffee shop at Taj Mahal Palace. On October 27, 2012, Shamiana steps on to its 40th anniversary bringing a great occasion for its patrons, old and new to celebrate the rich heritage of the restaurant. Shamiana delights guests by brings back a few of the all-time favorite dishes priced only at Rs. 40 to celebrate the momentous occasion!

Retracing the signature dishes of Shamiana, the 40th anniversary menu will include Spicy Lamb Burger, Kheema Pav, Fish Orly, Masala Chai, Badshahi Falooda, Spaghetti Burmese, Baked Vegetable Princess, Pav Bhaji, Cheese Chilly Toast and Black Forrest Pastry

Chef Hemant Oberoi, Corporate Chef and Grand Executive Chef, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai said, “It’s a year of celebration for The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai. Shamiana was a hotspot for locals wanting to enjoy a casual time. This restaurant will always be special to me since I started my career from the kitchen of Shamiana. Now that this restaurant is celebrating its 40th anniversary, we have come up with an interesting theme of serving our signature dishes at Rs. 40. We aim to bring out the nostalgia of being at Shamiana.”

Under the royal Indian canopy, Shamiana has brought Bombay’s ‘street food’ items like bhelpuri, batata puri, chaat, pao-bhaji, dosas etc into a luxury hotel. Shamiana has also lead the way in exporting this same ‘street food’ overseas, in 1984 when the Taj was requested by the Government of India to send a food team to Paris as its contribution to France’s Festival of India. It has been a venue to many celebrations, 1st times, perfect Sunday brunches with a live band performances! The place holds a soft spot and fond memories in the hearts of many.

So join us to be a part of Shamiana’s 40th anniversary celebration.

For reservations call 91 - 022 - 66653366

For any further information please contact:
Saloni Rishiraj: saloni.rishiraj@edelman.com / +91 9821661618
Rashmi Biswas: rashmi.biswas@edelman.com / +91 9920220230

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