The breezy winds and light showers make us want to step out of the home to enjoy the incredible weather after unbearable hot days. A trip to a restaurant with your loved ones is the ideal way to celebrate the monsoon. With special food festivals and monsoon specials calling us, it’s impossible to resist the great food they have to offer. Check out our list of some tempting offers by restaurants in the month of July that are sure to awaken the foodie inside you and grab these opportunities. Are you ready for a fantastic gastronomic journey all month long? Keep reading.
Here are Food Festivals and Events Being Hosted in July 2023:
Malabari Medley, K3 – New Delhi
Embark on a savoury culinary voyage through the coastal region of Malabar, Kerala, with K3 – New Delhi’s Food Theatre. Treat your palate to the authentic flavours of Malabar cuisine and celebrate the region’s rich cultural heritage with the special food fare – Malabari Medley, curated by Chef Jebaseelan J.
Prepared using local ingredients, the Thalassery biryani is the highlight of the food fiesta. The distinctive speciality of the region is made with local ingredients to infuse a unique taste profile into the dish. Start your gastronomic journey with Kozhi Pallipalayam, Karuveppillai Palkatti Tikka, and Meen Polichathu – succulent starters that will delight your senses. For the main course, savour Chettinad Kozhi Curry, Alleppey Fish Curry, Thanga Meen Kozhlambu, and Mullangi Kadalai Curry. At the live station, indulge in the infamous Malabar Paratha with Veg and Chicken Curry, Kalappam with Veg Stew, and Panniyaram with Thengapal. Finally, complete your food quest with Malabar desserts, including Seviyan Payasam, Elaneer Payasam, and Pazham Pradhaman, renowned for their delectable taste.
What: Malabari Medley
Where: K3 – New Delhi’s Food Theatre, JW Marriott, New Delhi Aerocity
When: 12th July to 27th July 2023, Monday-Saturday 7 pm to 11 pm | Sunday 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm
‘Chai Pakoda Festival’: Monsoon Menu, Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort
Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort is inviting patrons to immerse themselves in the magic of the monsoon season with its all-new Monsoon Menu at Glaze. A feast for the senses, this delectable ‘Chai Pakoda Festival’ brings flavours that perfectly complement the gentle drizzles and cosy ambience.
Offering a delightful selection of dishes to complement the rainy season, the resort welcomes the guests to indulge in the flavours of traditional Indian cuisine with a contemporary twist. A few highlights from the menu include a wide range of Pakora to choose from, such as Bharwan Mirchi ke Pakode to Special Paneer Pakoda along with the unique Mumbai Batata Vada and Kanda Palak Bhajiya. And that’s not all! Dive into the flavours of Railway vegetable cutlets, Punjabi Samosas, Amritsari Machhli, Kekda Bhajji, and Keema Patti Samosas, providing an irresistible selection of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.
What: Monsoon Menu
Where: Glaze, Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort
When: 1st to the 21st of July 2023
Limited Edition Chinese Menu, Yi Jing, Sheraton New Delhi
Yi Jing at Sheraton New Delhi is showcasing the culinary artistry of Master Chef Liang, skillfully blending robust and tantalising flavours of Chinese cuisine to create a truly unforgettable dining experience. One could indulge in a signature repertoire of delectable specialities, a harmonious marriage of spice and subtlety, curated by the seasoned virtuoso of Chinese cuisine, Chef Liang from ITC Maratha, Mumbai. With over 35 years of vast experience, proficient in Sichuan, Guangdong and Beijing cooking styles, Master Chef Liang has won numerous international laurels and accolades.
Master chef Liang Xiaoqing – executive Chinese chef at ITC Hotels, has won the prestigious award for ‘Global Outstanding Chef’, while also bringing in the accolades for his restaurant Pan Asian at ITC Maratha, Mumbai with the ‘Global Outstanding Restaurant Award’.
What: Limited Edition Menu Experience
Where: Yi Jing, Sheraton New Delhi
When: 14th July – 30th July 2023
Ceylon Chronicles, DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon New Delhi NCR
DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon New Delhi NCR is hosting Sri Lankan Food Festival – Ceylon Chronicles which is inspired by the various colourful hues of Sri Lanka’s famous cuisines. The food festival will commence at Asia Alive-South East Asian Cuisine Restaurant and will have Guest Chefs from Hilton Colombo – Chef Nuwan Jayathilake & Chef Kanishka Amarasinghe. Don’t miss the opportunity to sample Sri Lanka’s beloved seafood specialties, such as “Chilli Crab” and “Ambul Thiyal ” or the iconic “Lamprais” – a delectable dish of rice, meat, and sambals wrapped in a banana leaf and baked to perfection or the “Jaffna Style Mutton Black Curry”.
For those with a sweet tooth, Sri Lankan desserts are a delight not to be missed. Indulge in the creamy richness of “Watalappan,” a coconut custard infused with jaggery and spices, or treat yourself to the sticky-sweet goodness of “Kavum” and “Kokis,” traditional sweets made from rice flour and deep-fried to perfection.
What: Ceylon Chronicles
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon New Delhi NCR
When: July 14 – 23, 2023
Cost: Set Meals for Lunch between 12:30 pm-3:00 pm @1499+Taxes
7:00 pm -11:30 pm for 2499+taxes.
Singapore Food Festival, Eros Hotel
Indulge your cravings for delectable Singaporean street food at Blooms at Eros Hotel New Delhi. The a-la-carte menu captures the essence of Singaporean culinary delights. From the renowned Hainanese Chicken Rice to the fiery Laska, our wide array of dishes will transport your taste buds to the bustling streets of Singapore.
What: Singapore Food Festival
Where: Blooms at Eros Hotel, New Delhi
When: From 7th July to 16th July 2023. 12.00 until 2:45 pm and from 7.00 pm to 11.30 pm
Pop-Up Menu, JW Marriott Bengaluru
JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa invites you to an incredible gourmet experience at a two-day Pop Up in the Garden City, by The Bombay Canteen (Hunger Inc Hospitality). Experience a Taste of India (without borders) with a five-course meal and cocktail experience that offers the classic yet unexplored charm of our country’s diverse culinary offering marrying them expertly with familiar flavours for a truly gourmet experience.
Where: Aaleeshan, JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa
When: July 15 [Dinner] and July 16 [Lunch], 2023
July 15 Dinner: 7 pm – 11 pm
July 16 Lunch: 12 pm – 3 pm
Cost: INR 6500/- plus taxes per person [Alcoholic] / INR 5500/- plus taxes [Non-Alcoholic]
Hangover Joy Ride
Bengaluru’s go-to party destination Hangover, from VRO Hospitality, will give its guests an experience of the exhilarating Hangover Joy Ride, inspired by a roller coaster, guaranteed to provide a comparable thrill. Party lovers will indulge in the Hangover Joy Ride of unlimited starters and drinks for 90 minutes, choosing from three enticing options. Joy Ride time will start from the first order, and the last order will be taken 20 minutes before closing.
Where: Indiranagar, HSR, Koramangala, and Bel Road outlets of Hangover.
When: July 10 and will continue until August 14, 2023.
Cost: Starts at Rs 1750
Himachali Dham Food Festival at Novotel Mumbai International Airport
Food Exchange Mumbai at Novotel Mumbai International Airport is hosting the Himachali Dham Food Festival. Curated by Home Chef Sherry Mehta, a girl from the hills, the pop-up is set to offer an exhilarating culinary adventure with customary herbs and spices that dives into the heart of Himachal’s vibrant food and cultural heritage. The festival will feature a wide variety of dishes prepared by the talented home chef, whih are originally served during Dham, a special feast presented on auspicious occasions. The gastronomic journey of a lifetime is further coupled with traditional instrumental in-house music to create a truly enchanting experience.
Dinner buffet menu contents: KulluTrout Fish, ChhaGosht, Kaale Channe Ka Khatta, Tudkiya Bhath, Madra
Beverages: Buranshka Sherbat, Masala Chaas, Pahadi Lassi
Entertainment: Traditional instrumental in-house music
What: Himachali Dham Food Festival
Where: Food Exchange Mumbai, Novotel Mumbai International Airport
When: 12th July-14th July, 7-11 PM
Pricing: INR 1895+ taxes
‘Epar Bangla Opar Bangla’: Bengali Cuisine At The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat
‘Epar Bangla Opar Bangla’ invites guests to indulge in an unforgettable culinary adventure where they can savour authentic Bengali dishes meticulously prepared by the skilled in-house chefs at The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat.
Drawing inspiration from the diverse culinary traditions of both East and West Bengal, the menu showcases an array of delectable options. The meticulously crafted menu will include both traditional and contemporary dishes like ‘Kochupata diye Chingri Bhape’, ‘Bhetki Macher Paturi’, ‘Mouri Bata Diye Paneer er Tarkari’, ‘Kosha Mangsho’ etc showcasing the diverse flavors and cooking techniques of Bengal. To top it all off, the ‘Bhapa Shor Doi’, a steamed sweet yogurt dessert, will provide a perfect finish to this exquisite culinary journey.
Where: Seasonal Tastes
When: 14th July- 23rd July, 2023, Timing: Lunch-12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Dinner- 7.00 pm -11.30 pm
Price: INR 1999 plus taxes
Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata Presents Relish the Ilish: A Celebration of the Queen of Fish
The much-awaited monsoon season has arrived, bringing with it the freshest catch of the year, including the coveted Hilsa, known as the Queen of Fish. Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata is hosting a special event, ‘Relish the Ilish at Kava, the hotel’s signature dining destination. Immerse yourself in a gastronomic journey that showcases the finest Hilsa dishes, prepared by Chef Arabinda Seth along with his culinary team. The menu will showcase dishes like ‘smoked hilsa’,’hilsa paturi’, ‘sorshen ilish’, ‘dhakai ilish’ to name a few. To complement the rich flavours of the Hilsa preparations, Kava will offer an extensive selection of accompanying dishes, including fragrant rice, flavorful curries, and a variety of authentic Bengali side dishes. Guests can also enjoy a range of refreshing beverages and desserts to complete their culinary experience.
Where: Kava at Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata
When: 12th July- 31st July, 2023, Timing: Lunch- 12.30 pm-3.30 pm
Dinner- 7.30 pm-10.30 pm
Price: INR 650 ++ onwards
Monsoon Brunch, Novotel Vijayawada Varun
Novotel Vijayawada Varun is hosting a Monsoon Brunch which will take place every Sunday at their all-day dining outlet – Food Exchange. The brunch stands out as it takes you on a culinary journey through delicacies from Indian, International, and Pan-Asian cuisines alongside tantalizing local favourites. Guests are invited to indulge in a delightful assortment of live counters featuring seasonal fruits, succulent burgers and sliders, tantalizing wraps and rolls, flavorful chaats, sumptuous pasta, exquisite Indian specialities, delectable satays, refreshing ice cream flavours, and artfully crafted Sushi.
What: Monsoon Brunch
Where: Food Exchange, Novotel Vijayawada Varun
When: Every Sunday, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: Non-Alcoholic – INR 2499++ taxes / Alcoholic – INR 3999++ taxes