Chennai is a culinary wonderland for those who enjoy the flavours of South Indian cuisines. While steaming idlis and crisp dosas are a must to try, the city’s traditional way of eating is on a banana leaf with rice, curries and stews. Not just a variety of South Indian delicacies, The Leela Palace Chennai offers its guests a wide variety of regional as well as international cuisine options to choose from. Along with the many exquisite dining experiences guests can have at the Palace, we also offer culinary sessions to keep you busy and lost in the world of food.
Local Market Tour, Cook Off with the Chef or Cocktail Making Session
Find out what makes this cuisine so special while wandering through the shops and stalls, sniffing the fresh spices, and bringing back your favourite fresh vegetables / meats. Don’t just stop at shopping, when you can have a friendly cook-off with our chef using your favorite, hand-picked ingredients and go on to taste your creations. Here at The Leela Palace Chennai, you can certainly have the cake and eat it too!
Also learn about the history of bartenders and how some of your favourite cocktails came to be. Explore some of the best kept secret techniques for making killer cocktails and learn about bar tool etiquette, shaking cocktails and serving the perfect drink.
Price: INR 3,000 for one guest or INR 5,500 for two guests all inclusive for a two hour session
All a great cocktail needs is just three or four ingredients. When it comes to spirits, come and play with our great selection, and savour all the flavours from the bitters and the spices that come with it. Deep dive into the world of mixology with our expert bartenders to guide you and have some fun!
Price: INR 2,500 for one guest and INR 4,500 for two guests all inclusive for a one hour session