Leela Palace in Bangalore! … You’ll be at a loss of words when you go to describe the place. The beauty is chiselled and the architecture is done carefully to give you the feeling of staying in a palace. As your wheels roll down the driveway, what you notice are beautiful landscaped gardens that besides being stylish, gives you the feeling of being in one of the most beautiful gardens.The service of Leela Palace, Bangalore is another story with itself. It is of International stature yet with a touch of elegance and traditionalism. Each of the restaurants at this hotel too has a unique story to tell. Citrus – Leela Palace, Bangalore is the all-day fine dine restaurant of the hotel.
Citrus is located at the lobby level of Leela Palace, Bangalore. Much like its name, the restaurant is all decked up in bright citrus colours. As the morning sunlight streams in through the huge glass windows, Citrus brightens up even more lending a unique experience to its morning guests. They also have an outdoor seating overlooking the lovely crafted out gardens. The musical tunes of the waterfall enrapture you as you enjoy your meal. Well, if the weather is favourable, think no further and just reserve a table on the outside. The sights and the sounds will transport you to the lap of Nature.
Citrus serves a carefully crafted menu with the delicacies form all over the world. The menu has selections from North Indian, European/Continental, Chinese, Thai, Malaysian, Italian, Mexican/Tex-Mex and Arabian/Lebanese. It is a multi-cuisine menu. The chefs prepare dishes with deft hands and the plating too is an art at Citrus. The signature dishes of Citrus includes are Lump Crab Cake, Black Angus Steak, Karuvepillai Yera, Snapper Carpaccio, Smoked Salmon Tartare, Chicken with Polenta and Sarsonwali Machhli Tikka.
Citrus menu also offers a number of healthy options for those who are health conscious. Citrus Spa Salad made with organic frisse lettuce, roasted squash, pumpkin seeds, honey chestnut, preserved lemon oil, lightly smoked grilled salmon fillet, green pea puree and nicoise relish with basil nage are some options to try out.
From desserts, opt for white chocolate ganache or tiramisu.
However the talk of the town is the Sunday Brunch at Citrus – Leela Palace, Bangalore. With dishes from India and the Western part of the world, it is a huge fest here. East Asian dishes have also been included in the Sunday Brunch menu. All of these delicious foods are accompanied by sparkling wine… a right friend to your Sunday Brunch!