Mysuru, one of the few heritage cities in India has some of the finest heritage buildings and in one such building which was constructed in 1905 – Hotel The Heritage, Lounge Bar & Restaurant on Vani Vilas Road (M G Road), Lakshmipuram, operates 365 days except on Gandhi Jayanthi Day, October 2.
The restaurant launched six years ago at the Indo-Sarcenic architecture building with an artistic garden and the Roman arch openings, is frequented by families and foreigners to relish Indian, Mughlai and Chinese cuisines.
In a chat with ‘City Sunday,’ Vicky Vaz, the General Manager of Hotel The Heritage, says that the restaurant is a favourite destination to the connoisseurs of food in the city. Tandoori delicacies are among the most relished cuisines by the customers, he adds.
Vaz says that kang paw chicken, sesame fried chicken, and chops of chicken and mutton and pepper fry mutton were among the top cuisines sought after by the customers. “In addition to these cuisines, mutton dhum biriyani, fish kebab, fish tikka, chicken schezwan fried rice and mixed fried rice is popular among the customers.”
In Mughlai dishes, the Muglai biriyani and Mughlai gravy, both chicken and mutton is a specialty at their restaurant says Vaz and further added that the dragon roll in vegetable and chicken is tongue-tickling.
For those food lovers who love soups, manchow soup, coriander soup and wanton soup is available at the restaurant, says Vaz and adds that Malabar fish curry, prawn masala and Korean chicken noodles is also a favourite among the customers.
“Vegans may taste cream of tomato soup, cream of mushroom soup, cream of veg, hot and sour veg soup, veg manchow soup, sweet corn soup, veg wanton, veg noodle soup and almond soup (paneer and almond mix with cream).”
“Soups in non-veg include cream of chicken, chicken clear, hot and sour chicken soup, chicken manchow soup, sweet corn chicken soup, chicken noodle soup and chicken wanton soup.”
Vaz says that in starters – anjal, anjal tawa fry, masala fry, fish hariyali tikka, chilly fish, fish fingers, fish kebabs, tandoori pomfret, chilly prawns, garlic prawns, fried prawns and prawns pepper fry (fry/dry) is savoured by customer’s every day. Food lovers have the option of tasting chicken lollypop, garlic chicken dry (garlic, onion, red chilly with tomato ketchup).
“Apart from these delicacies, the restaurant serves chilly mutton, garlic mutton and sheek kebabs as starters. A variety of tandoor breads is also available at the restaurant. Indian veg curry, mutton gravy, chicken gravy, rice and biriyani – veg and non-veg; fried rice – veg and non-veg and noodles – veg and non-veg are served to the customers.”
“Hotel The Heritage offers mocktails – fruit punch (mango juice, pineapple juice with strawberry ice cream), blue Hawaiian beach, Cinderalla, my heart beat, dark rain, mango blossom, American fizz, The Heritage special, London chichi, orange blossom and blue ocean.”
Another added attraction at the restaurant is the big projector screen installed in the garden to telecast live IPL and limited-over cricket matches, says Vaz and adds that music is played by a Disc Jockey to keep customers in a lively spirit.
Vaz says that around 150 people can be accommodated at time in the restaurant for birthday parties, engagement parties, Valentine’s Day parties and kitty parties. Bookings for parties are accepted one day in advance. Free home delivery is done within five kms radius of the restaurant which is open between 11 am and 11 pm for lunch and dinner. For enquiries and reservations, call phone: 0821-4257415.