As the biggest and brightest festival is fast approaching, gifting and fun is one of the top priorities on everybody’s mind. Diwali is one such festival which is celebrated with a huge passion and enthusiasm in India. But, gone are those days when it was said that Diwali is a festival of lights and crackers. Today, people love to enjoy festival by dining out with friends and family.
And, to colour the city in the festive nood, Restaurants in the city are all geared up to celebrate the festivity of lights, all designed in new attire to attract the customers’ with their best and lucrative offers. Many restaurants have added new variety of sweets like Beetroot Halwa on Saffron Toast, Khubani Ka Meetha, Anjeer Barfi, Banana Roast, Beetroot Halwa, Low fat Kalakand etc.
Restaurants showering great deals
Move over the boring mithai and dry fruit boxes and make your gifting innovative and memorable with customized Diwali hampers as Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon has come up with a delightful variety of three beautiful hampers and a customized Indian sweet box created by the hotel at INR 5500+ taxes, INR 3000+ taxes & INR 1500+ taxes, offer an exclusive selection of goodies and liquor from J.W. Black Label Whisky, Red House wine & sparkling waters to homemade diwali cookies & chocolates, prunes, marshmallows, cheese crackers & pasta.
All three hampers contain a pretty handmade diya to mark the occasion of Deepavali. The Indian sweet box priced at INR 750+ taxes can be customized as per the guest’s preference with an eclectic assortment of mouth-watering Indian sweets all made in-house using traditional recipes and organic ingredients.
“We have launched all new Progressive Indian Menu at Café Terminus 1. The interesting thing about the menu is the Indian essence presented the fusion way. The menu incorporates dishes like of various tastes from the “Tava Machhi marinated with South Indian coastal spices” to “Indian Railway cutlets”, the “Banjara Maas with Whole wheat Roti”, “Chicken Tikka Masala with Steamed rice”, “Chicken Tawa Masala”, “Stir fry Thai Chilly chicken”, the scrumptious “Apricot Ginger Crumble” and “Sambuca Flambe Gulab Jamun” to create a wholesome experience for the food connoisseurs of the city”, shared Vikrant Batra, Owner, Cafe Terminus1.
Cornitos, a Mexican snacks also offers gift packs containing nacho crisps with chunky salsa, cashews, almonds and coated green peas in this festive season. The Fusion Gift Pack contains nacho crisps with chunky salsa combinations, priced at Rs 370. Cashew and Almond Combo contains king-sized cashew and California almonds, priced Rs 600 and Coated Green Peas Gift Combo which has nutritional value.
While known for serving the finest beers in the city, The Beer Cafe has also gone colourful with the festive air blowing in the city. “To enhance the festivities at The Beer Cafe we have introduced a special Paan flavoured chocolate that we would give away to all the guests who come in to our outlets in Delhi NCR. We recently launched an all day dinner at Mumbai Airport's Terminal 2”. In terms of the decor, we already have a generous dose of colours that are perfect for this season and impart warmth to the ambience. For us the idea is more as a token of appreciation for our guests than revenue generation" pointed Priya Vasudeva, GM & Marketing, The Beer Cafe.
And the deal goes online too
Naturally Yours, India’s online organic brand has brought for its customers’ Diwali Super 15 per cent sale on 4, 5, 6 November on the entire gift product. The price range is from Rs 360-2400. Even the online food ordering portals like Justeat.in brings super value Diwali offers in meals and special dishes from there partner restaurants in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi. Likewise, Foodpanda is giving 50 per cent off on selected restaurants in online food order and 30 per cent off online paid orders.
"We are a search engine for everyone who is looking to go out for a good dining out experience and which is not just restricted to the festive season only. However, to add to that, we do have some fantastic offerings for our users at some of the top restaurants of the country. And, It’s not just Diwali, but the festive mood in itself, prompts people to dineout more," shared Vivek Kapoor, Co-Founder, Dineout.
Hence, gorge on some refreshing treats at your nearest restaurant or book your table with the best deals coming online on this special occasion as lots of restaurants have introduced new menus or has come up with some innovative dishes with some exciting offers for all the food lovers.