Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

Vivanta by Taj – Malabar, Cochin

For reservations or other enquiries, do call: + 484 6643000
(Property’s direct line number for F&B enquires and reservations)

The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

BUBBLE CAFE

Bubble in the Rain

The name says it all! Bubble Café, set in a see-through dome, faces Kerala's backwaters and unfolds picturesque views!

In July, the café recreates the magical success of the very popular monsoon festival held every year to celebrate the various phases of rain. Please come over with your family and friends to enjoy a delicious array of food as the music of raindrops plays on!

The festival showcases the favourites of different cuisines from around the world prepared live! There is a variety of treats from Tex Mex to Chinese specialities, satay, pastas, seafood grills, roasts, and more! Indian specials include pao bhaji, biryani, tawa tak a tak, kathi rolls, chaats, kebabs and chole bature along with the very best of ethnic local, lip-smacking delicacies such as appam and stew, dosas with sambar and chutneys, kothus parathas and more. Different days have different cuisines!

This year there is a special visual treat as the all-new Thattu Kada serves the immensely popular Kerala street food!! Adding to the fun are dessert counters laden with irresistible offers from flambé desserts to jalebis, kulfis, ice-cream sundaes, fondues and more! A leisurely evening of fun and dining awaits you!

July 11 - 20 | 1900 - 2300 Hrs | Dinner Only | INR 1100 AI Per Person

Eid-ul-Fitar

Bubble Café presents a festive repast to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitar. The spread features delectable Mughali, Awadhi and Hyderabadi specialities, prepared in the traditional way with aromatic spices and the finest ingredients. A choice of indulgent desserts offers a sweet ending to the meal. Please come over with your family and friends to partake in a memorable buffet dinner.

July 28 | 1900 - 2300 Hrs | Dinner Only | INR 900 AI Per Person

Chettinad Food Festival

Discover the flavours of authentic Chettinad cuisine as Bubble Cafe hosts the Chettinad Food Festival! Chettinad cuisine reflects the life style of the Nattukottai Chettiars, originally hailing from one of the driest regions of South India. The Chettiars were great travellers and traders, and their cuisine reflects myriad influences.

Chettinad cuisine is spicy and aromatic cuisine. It is prepared with freshly ground ingredients, and features a repertoire of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes, sun dried and salted vegetables, dry and curry dishes. Please come over to enjoy a delicious vignette of a unique cuisine and culture.

August 14 - 24 | 1900 – 2300 Hrs | Dinner Only | À la carte

Onam Celebrations

Bubble Cafe recreates the Golden Era of Kerala with a grand feast to celebrate the state's traditional harvest festival!

Please come over to experience a very special facet of the traditional cuisine and hospitality of Kerala as Bubble Cafe serves a traditional sadhya to celebrate Onam. The festive lunch, integral to family functions and festivals, comprises an elaborate meal traditionally served on a banana leaf.

The sadhya features several dishes that are served in a specific order and at a specific place on the leaf. From salads to main course preparations and a sweet dish, the sadhya is a tasty, balanced and wholesome meal. The meal creates the ambience of a lovely feast served with warmth and joy.

September 05 - 10 | 1900 – 2300 Hrs | Dinner Only | INR 800 AI Per Person

Deli @ Gateway

Nuts & Active Grains

For those who love to eat healthy and enjoy desserts, Deli has just the right answer! In July, the cake shop offers innovative mouth watering desserts prepared with healthy grains and nuts. So indulge your sweet tooth without worries!

On offer are scrumptious local and international desserts prepared with nuts such as walnuts, cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio, pine-nuts and pecan nuts along with grains like ragi, corn, bajra, whole wheat, oats, horsegram and jowar. These amazing 'active desserts' will surely keep you on the go!

July 10 - 25 | 1500 – 2300 Hrs | À la carte

Very Berry Fest

Deli offers an irresistible array of desserts through year. Drop by a luscious treat in August. Enjoy the music of the rains along with bites of sumptuous gateaux, soufflés, panna cottas, Black Forest cake, white chocolate berry delights created with delicious berries bursting with taste and nutrition. Enjoy the fruits of Cochin's best bakery chef in action at Deli!

August 15 - 31 | 1500 – 2300 Hrs | À la carte

Ice Creams & Toppings

Deli- Cochin's best pastry shop- always has something new to offer. Indulge yourself in the most delicious and refreshing ice-creams as Deli presents a choice of homemade ice-creams. Sprinkle toppings on them to add to their taste. From chocolate curls to nougat, chocolate cigars, dessert sauces, chocolate, fondant sauce, orange, strawberry, kiwi, peach and crunchy nuts and caramelised fruits combinations...these pretty and tasty add-ons will multiply your delight!

September 06 - 15 | 1500 – 2300 Hrs | À la carte

Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam

BAIT

Monsoon Sizzlers

As the monsoon transforms Kerala into soothing shades of green, come over to Bait to enjoy a special treat. A charming restaurant with panoramic views of the sea and backwaters, it is just the place to be to watch the rain, enjoy a drink and a tasty meal.

In July, Bait serves a choice of delicious vegetarian, non-vegetarian and seafood sizzlers. Enjoy an exotic juicy sizzler. A special à la carte menu features fresh oven baked pizzas with a choice of toppings. Please come over for a perfect rainy day treat!

July 11 – 20 | All Days | 1230 to 1500 Hrs. and 1800 to 2300 Hrs

Seafood- INR 1250+Tax Per Person

Non-Veg - INR 850+taxes Per Person

Vegetarian–INR 650+ taxes Per Person

Other promotion cuisine options:

Fresh oven baked Pizza | 1500 – 1800 Hrs | A la carte

JASMINE BAY

Independence Day Brunch

Jasmine Bay, the vibrant all day dining restaurant overlooking the infinity pool, serves multi-cuisine delights with Continental, Middle Eastern and Indian favourites. The restaurant is also popular for its s elaborate Sunday brunch.

Jasmine Bay invites diners to celebrate India's 67th Independence Day as it presents a special buffet brunch to mark the occasion. The elaborate spread of traditional vegetarian and non-vegetarian favourites from different Indian cuisines showcases India's rich culinary heritage. The brunch also features a choice of international specialities. Please come over with family and friends to celebrate a very special occasion over a memorable meal

August 15 | 1230 to 1500 Hrs | INR 1250 + Taxes Per Person

Northwest Frontier

Set off on a lovely culinary journey to the legendary North West Frontier Province as you savour delights from the region. The chefs present a choice of famed delicacies from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Punjab and Kashmir that evoke the charm of the picturesque province demarcated by the British way back in 1901. A truly special meal awaits diners!

September 19 – 21 | All Days | 1930 to 2230 Hrs | INR 1250 + Taxes Per Person

NEERA BAR

Martinis with a Twist

Neera Bar, the high-energy bar, brings a unique brand of nightlife alive. Exotic cocktails, fine wines and a host of international spirits are perfectly complemented with amazing cocktail snacks and dishes.

In September, the bar serves the most innovative martinis. Prepared with local ingredients like fresh coconut, watermelon and kokum and infused with a twist with exotic ingredients like wasabi paste, the martinis are as refreshing as they are pleasing. Perfect to quench your thirst!

September 6 – 15 | All Days | 1100 - 2300 Hrs | INR 350 AI Per Martini

Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

LAKE BED (Next to the Vembanad lake)

For reservations or other enquiries, do call:

Prince K J, Food and Beverage - In charge

Phone: +91 481 2525711, Fax: +91 481 2524371, Mobile: +91 9249518908

Or Email:prince.joseph@tajhotels.com

Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum

FIFTH ELEMENT (ADD)

Sunday Brunch

Fifth Element, the lovely all day dining restaurant, is always in its elements! With its easy charm, classic comfort dishes, multi-cuisine specialities and wellness preparations, the restaurant is a delight at any hour.

Fifth Element invites guests to enjoy a leisurely Sunday brunch as it offers an elaborate buffet spread with live counters as well as unlimited beer, wine from a select bar. A perfect way to spend a relaxed Sunday with family and friends!

July - September | Sunday | 1200 to 1500 Hrs | INR 1250/ + Taxes (Without liquor) | INR1550/+Taxes (with Liquor)

Ramzan Special Buffet

Fifth Element presents a Ramzan special dinner on July 27th. The spread features a choice of delicious Ramzan specialities and other delicacies. Please come over with your family and friends to to partake in a memorable buffet dinner

July 27 | 1800 to 2300 hrs | INR 1250 + Taxes

Sri Lankan Food Festival

Set off on a culinary journey across the picturesque island country of Sri Lanka! In August, Fifth Element presents the Sri Lankan Food Festival that offers an elaborate buffet dinner featuring authentic specialities from the island. Please come over to savour a delectable vignette of the country!

August 21 – 31 | All day | Dinner | INR 1250 + taxes

Onam Sadhya

Experience a very special facet of the traditional cuisine and hospitality of Kerala as Fifth Element serves a traditional sadhya to celebrate Onam. The festive lunch, integral to family functions and festivals, comprises an elaborate meal served on a banana leaf.

The sadhya features several dishes that are served in a specific order and at a specific place on the leaf. From salads to main course preparations and a sweet dish, the sadhya is a tasty, balanced and wholesome meal. The meal creates the ambience of a lovely feast enjoyed at home.

September 7 | All day | INR 1250 /+taxes

TWIST BAR

DJ night

Twist, the high-energy bar, offers it all. From classic mojitos to Long Island Ice Teas. From infused vodkas to a choice of international beers and rare Scotch whisky. Delicious light eats to complement the drinks. Avant-garde Indian artwork and retro furniture. And the DJ pumping up the beat. Yes, it's all happening here

July – September | Every Saturday | 2000 to 2300 Hrs | A la carte | INR 1000/ + Taxes entry for stag which is fully redeemable towards food and drinks. No entry charges for couples

Cocktail & Mocktail Promotion

Enjoy a choice of refreshing mocktails and cocktails as the bartenders at Twist get creative! In July, the bar presents an array of innovative drinks. A perfect complement to the cool of the monsoon season!

July | Every Day | 1100 to 2300 Hrs | Mocktail charges INR 350 onwards per person; Cocktail charges INR 550 onwards per person

Happy Hours

Spending a few hours at Twist is so much more attractive with the Happy Hours offer! Order a drink from a select bar and enjoy another of the same with the compliments of the bar!

July – September | Every day | 1100 – 1845 Hrs | A la carte

CARAMEL

Chai Stall

Caramel- the lovely deli with the aroma of coffee, tea and freshly baked bread wafting by- makes a delightful spot to relax any day of the year and any time of the day!

In July, Caramel presents a Chai Stall. Enjoy a hot cup of tea with delicious local teatime snacks. A perfect treat during the monsoons!

July 18 – 27 | Every Day | 1500 – 1900 Hrs | A la carte

CHINAPOLIS

Autumn Moon Promotion

Chinapolis, the spacious restaurant serving authentic Chinese cuisines, invites guests to enjoy delicacies infused with subtle and spicy flavours of the Orient.

In September the restaurant invites guests to celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival - one of the most popular and joyous Chinese festivals -over a special feast. Chinese families celebrate the end of the harvest season with an elaborate feast. Chinese legends say that the moon is at its brightest and roundest on this day. Under this bright autumn moon, friendships are made and renewed. The special à la carte menu features a choice of authentic delicacies. A perfect celebration best enjoyed with family and friends!

September 1 – 8 | All day | A la carte

The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

GAD

Kerala Thattukada

GAD, the all-day dining restaurant, offers a wide choice of Indian and international cuisine.

In July, GAD presents Kerala Thattukada in the evenings. The thattukada is a roadside eatery rustling up hot and fresh local specialities and GAD brings guests the essence of these warm and inviting eateries as it features charming shack where a homemaker deftly prepares tasting delights!

Please come over to indulge your love for local street food preparations. ! Long savoured by the common man, these simple fresh flavourful local preparations are a treat for the palate! From the simple Thattu dosas to Ulli vada, Pazham pori, Bonda, Masala wada, Dosas with chamandhi,the promotion offers a choice of lip-smacking delights.

July 15 - 31 | À la carte | 1530 - 1730 Hrs

The People's Kitchen

GAD is ever popular for its offering of authentic regional specialities. The People's Kitchen invites diners to interact with the chefs and get superb tips on the ingredients they use to prepare dishes as well as some special cooking techniques as they cook specialities in front of them. The special à la carte menu features specialities like Nadan meen chaaru, Kozhy roast, Vazhuthalangai uppi chaaru and more! And then of course guests can enjoy the fruits of the interaction as they savour a memorable regional meal experience.

August 1 - 15 | À la carte | 2330 - 0130 Hrs

Onam Sadhya

Experience a very special facet of the traditional cuisine and hospitality of Kerala as GAD serves a traditional sadhya to celebrate Onam. The festive lunch, integral to family functions and festivals, comprises an elaborate meal served on a banana leaf.

The sadhya features several dishes that are served in a specific order and at a specific place on the leaf. From salads to main course preparations and a sweet dish, the sadhya is a tasty, balanced and wholesome meal. The chef will interact with diners to share information on the dishes, their ingredients, their nutrition benefits and the fascinating history behind them. A truly wholesome dining experience!

September 7 -10 | À la carte | 1230 - 1530 Hrs

For reservations or other enquiries, do call: +91 470 6673300.