Megu - Japanese Restaurant at The Leela Palace New Delhi

Megu, authentic Japanese restaurant at The Leela Palace, New Delhi, acknowledged in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants of 2022

New Delhi, 12th April 2022 - The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is ecstatic to announce Megu, their authentic Japanese restaurant at The Leela Palace New Delhi is featured amongst Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022. In 2021, Megu was also recognized in the World's 50 Best Discovery - Restaurants & Bars category.

Honouring culinary global talent, The 50 Best Restaurants and Bars is an annual ranking composed of the worlds very best. With regional extensions like Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, Asia's 50 Best Bars, MENA's 50 Best Restaurants and Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, the database has delved in regional recognition.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Anupam Dasgupta, General Manager, The Leela Palace, New Delhi said, “We are elated to be a part of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, alongside international gems in the subcontinent. Being a part of the community once again has reinstated the conviction and set the bar higher for our team, who has put forth sincere efforts and assured delightful culinary tales for esteemed patrons. We will strive to create wonders that tell compelling tales of Japanese cuisine at Megu and certify remarkable hospitality for our guests always.” 

Chef de Cuisine, Shubham Thakur shared, “We are humbled by the global recognition, standing next to the very best restaurateurs of our Asian Homeland. It is an honour to be recognised among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, and truly grounding to be a part of the community for the second consecutive year. With our dedication to constantly innovate and experiment with unique flavours, we strive to be true pioneers of contemporary Japanese cuisine, and achievements like this will help us continue to do our best and serve our guests with delightful dining experiences.”

Being one of the most celebrated Japanese restaurants in New Delhi, Megu boasts strikingly contemporary interiors that exude Manhattan-style glamour and is an abode for over 60 varieties of sterling sake, crafting a perfect glass to complement every dish, concocting for a mesmerising and authentic experience.

With signature creations such as yellowtail carpaccio, salmon tartare and original crispy asparagus – Megu has acclaimed a modern take on Japanese cuisine while paying homage to traditional aromas. Adding a lace of flavour, the kitchen employs sumibi aburiyaki, a unique grilling technique requiring special bincho-tan charcoal and ingredients imported from markets in Tokyo.

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About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

Headquartered in Mumbai, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned by a Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund and operates eleven award-winning properties in major cities and leisure destinations across India. These include the flagship hotel in the capital city of New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Gurugram, East Delhi, Goa, Mumbai and Gandhinagar.  The Leela celebrates each hotel through its unique location, art, culture and cuisine with thoughtful services, celebratory rituals and immersive experiences. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts was voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand twice in a row by Travel + Leisure, USA, World’s Best Awards Survey, 2020 and 2021.  The brand is well poised to embrace the next phase in its growth trajectory with upcoming projects which include leisure destinations like Kovalam and Ashtamudi in Kerala. An epitome of true Indian luxury hospitality, The Leela is committed to providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India. The brand has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance.

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Srishti Mehra