Leela New Delhi - Megu, recognized in the World's 50 Best Discovery

The Leela Palace New Delhi’s authentic Japanese restaurant - Megu, recognized in the World's 50 Best Discovery

New Delhi, 13 September 2021 - The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts is thrilled to announce that Megu, at The Leela Palace New Delhi has been recognized as the World's 50 Best Discovery - Restaurants & Bars category.

Megu is currently city’s only authentic Japanese fine dining.  sleek restaurant providing a very exuding  a ‘Manhattan-style’ charm of high-gloss splendour and nurturing one of the world's most sophisticated cuisines, a meal at Megu makes for a beguilingly international experience!

50 Best Discovery, an interesting database for dining and drinking, is an extension of the annual 50 Best restaurant and bar rankings. The venues included in 50 Best Discovery are all chosen by the professionals who compile the rankings of The World's 50 Best Restaurants and The World's 50 Best Bars, as well as Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, Asia's 50 Best Bars, and Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants.

Megu has successfully reinvented the traditional Japanese food scene in India while retaining original Japanese flavours. All of the meals at the restaurant are created using a unique grilling technique sumibi aburiyaki, which employs a special bincho-tan charcoal and ingredients imported from markets in Tokyo.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Anupam Dasgupta, General Manager, The Leela Palace, New Delhi said, “We are delighted to have received this honour of being named one of the world's 50 finest discoveries. This recognition has reinforced the confidence of our energetic and passionate team members, who are committed to providing unique culinary experiences to our discerning guests.

With this achievement under our belt, we will continue to showcase our exceptional services to our clients  guests visiting our hotel and supporting us in achieving the goal of being one of the most sought-after Japanese restaurants and dining destination - not only in New Delhi, but globally.”
Head Chef de Cuisine, Shubham Thakur shared, “To be recognised as one of the World's 50 finest discoveries, lends a feeling of privilege having been able to exhibit the exquisite Japanese cuisine to our patrons, while constantly innovating with unique flavours, ingredients and presentation skills. Working with The Leela and the talented and dedicated F&B team has made it possible for us to curate delightful culinary experiences and constantly strive to set new benchmarks.”
Pushing the culinary boundaries, Megu is slated to open an internationally benchmarked and casual chic ‘Izakaya Lounge’ that will offer Chef Shubham’s interpretation of Japanese expatriate food which has been inspired by local flavours.

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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 ten 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 now 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 by Travel + Leisure, USA, World’s Best Awards Survey, 2020.  The brand is well poised to embrace the next phase in its growth trajectory with upcoming projects which include business hotels in Bhartiya City Bengaluru and Hyderabad. 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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