Whether Independence Day still holds patriotic fervour amongst people or it has just been reduced to yet another holiday is a debate best left for another day. If you plan to celebrate this day ( the 'holiday), HT City has just the right spots for you.
The Yum Yum Tree
First Floor, Community Centre,
New Friends Colony
The unlimited Dimsum lunch kicks off the Independence Day
celebrations at YYT and it promises to only get
better. The ‘Freedom to Eat’ experience is made complete with limitless helpings of soothing Jasmine Tea, soups and desserts, all for just Rs. 499 + taxes.
Marbella’s, Tivoli Garden
Chattarpur ; Phone: 26301111
Give your tastebuds a lavish patriotic treat with 15 varieties of tri-colour veg and non veg chaats, paired with tri-colour mocktails. Also on offer is a fun experience of ‘kite-flying’ for kids. Veg meal package is forRs. 1350 and non veg for Rs 1550 plus taxes.
Made in India
L 2,Sector 18, Noida
Phone: (0120) 430 0000
The name says it all. The restaurant offers a special menu that offers dishes from all four corners of the country. Chingdi Malai Curry from east, dal baati churma from West, kakori kebab from north and chicken chettinad from south are just some of the dishes that bring out the country’s diverse cuisines, all at one place. A 20% discount for Armed forces personnel can also be availed. A meal for two would cost around 2500++.
Radisson Suites, Gurgaon
B block, Sushant Lok, phase 1.
Phone: 0124 4719000
A luxury stay with an array of food at discounted rates; this is the idea of freedom Radisson offers this August 15th. The accommodation charges for the day have been slashed to Rs. 6500 plus tax, for double occupancy. It includes breakfast and lunch. Other options here include a lavish buffet lunch at Rs. 799 plus tax, per person. A 50% discount on food and beverages can also be availed by defense personnel.
Galaxy Hotel Shopping Spa
NH-8, Sector-15, Part-2, Gurgaon
If freedom means being spoilt for choices, then this place will spoil you rotten. Stay at Rs. 7999++ on double occupancy comes combined with offers such as Spa therapy at Spa Soul, Buffet Dinner at Axis, a bottle of imported wine and very affordable upgrades to suite and executive suits. India’s first lifestyle hotel promises a truly bountiful experience.
F Bar and Lounge
The Ashok Hotel, Diplomat Enclave, Chanakyapuri,
Phone: 26110101, 41223344
There are a few spots in the city that surely know how to pump up the celebratory levels. F Bar & Lounge is one of them. With DJ Barkha Kaul belting out a brilliant mix of popular numbers, you may not want to get off the floor and try the specially concocted drinks and dishes for the occasion. Celebrations start midnight, August 15th.
THE BOAT PROJECT /
A-3, District Center Saket
Red Earth is organising an event to mark the 62nd Independence Day that includes drawing environmental messages on paper boats and kite flying. The vast expanse of Select Citywalk is the venue and it promises to be a ‘not to miss’ outing. A part of The Monsoon Festival, the slowly changing weather is only going to add to the festive fervour.