The Leela Palace is an iconic hotel with grand architecture and palatial looks. Huge chandeliers, kingly pillars, plush seating, world-class service; The hotel is an embodiment of royalty. The Library Bar – The Leela Palace is a very interesting and charming bar housed by the hotel. Summarizing The Library Bar, here are a few characteristics that are significant of the bar – First edition classic books, Chesterfield chairs, Cigars, A rare whiskey collection, Martinis, Smoking and non-smoking areas. Here is a place for the polished class.
The Library Bar opened its doors in the spring of 2011 and has been certified as a classic bar since. The Leela Palace located in South Delhi, The Library Bar is a favourite spot for the elite South Delhiites who visit to sip on rare labelled drinks and enjoy a little bit of flaunting (no harm in that, is there?). Located at the lobby level of the hotel you can sight on everything that is old-school. Dark walls, custom designed furniture, velvety seats to sink-in, plush arm-chairs, fireplace, antique show-case, colour co-ordinated lamps and works of art that you take hours to admire.
The bar has a selection of over 450 wines, some rare cognacs, whiskeys and almost every premium drink on this planet. The praised bartenders Anup Panda and Sharad Sharma fix you great cocktails like Bellini, Hot Toddy or the Cigar smoked Honeycomb Martini.
The kitchen dishes you some great munchis like JD bbq chicken wings, homemade Taro chips, the Malabar prawns, Kanikotane- soya flavored rice crispies and the fried calamari are mouth-watering. Kudos to Chef Achal Agarwal.