MUMBAI – 24 September 2014 – Citrus at The Leela Mumbai is delighted to unveil a new Japanese counter and the most comprehensive menu of global cuisines in the restaurant's history, including more than 50 new à la carte dishes featuring the broadest choice to please every palate.
The pièce de résistance of the new menu is the Japanese counter helmed by our young Japanese chef who is known for letting the top notch seafood and his superior knife skills shine. Presenting a wide array of Japanese fare with a selection of teas and Sake, guests can choose among melt-in-your-mouth Sushi & Sashimi - from tuna to yellow tail to pepper seared salmon, vegetarian hand Rolls, hot and cold small eats, or opt for the set menu or platters to relish chef recommended delicacies.
The restaurant is also offering new dishes from the restaurant's live kitchens curated over countless tasting sessions. The team of chefs invited loyal Citrus fans to taste a wide array before finalizing the menu. The result is scrumptious delicacies that take you on a culinary journey through different parts of the world. From classic American grills and steaks to aromatic Asian delicacies, Middle Eastern platters to robust Italian preparations, the exhaustive menu has a lot to offer, including local Mumbai favorites of Kheema Pav, Wada Pav, coastal South Indian Curries and delectable desserts like Valrhona Chocolate and Gianduja Parfait and Warm Bread and Butter Pudding with Vanilla Bean Anglaise.
Other new entries surprise and delight in equal measure. The Asian menu of Malaysian Style Satay, Nasi Goreng, Thai Curries and Crisp Rolls have been especially created by our lady Thai chef. The classic Angus preparations of juicy Burgers and Tenderloin and Rib Eye steaks are highly recommended; the Scottish Salmon or Grilled Fish on Braised Leeks with Caper Cream are not to be missed by sea food lovers.
The elegant wine cellar carefully placed next to the live kitchen comprises of the best exotic labels. The vintage collection boasts of the moet & chandon, “dom perignon” and louis roederer, “cristal”. Showcasing the best from vineyards across the world, Italy, France Austria and Spain, the team delights in suggesting the best wine to compliment your meal for an unforgettable gourmet experience.
Complimenting the gourmet menu, the tasteful décor of Citrus makes it a must visit of epicurean delight. Glass paneled French windows offer intimate views of lush greenery and cascading waterfalls. Combined with streams of natural light, an ambience of relaxed sophistication and a comfortable and stylish environment, Citrus promises a truly memorable bon vivant experience.
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Restaurant timing – All day
Seating Capacity – 90 covers
Dress Code - Smart casuals
Table Reservations – +91 (22) 6691 1359
About The Leela Mumbai
The flagship hotel of The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, The Leela Mumbai is set amidst 11 acres of lush landscaped gardens, cascading waterfalls and a lotus fountain. The hotel is a convenient 5-minute drive from the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport and 15-minute drive from the domestic airport. Located in close proximity to North Mumbai’s commercial center and export zone, The Leela Mumbai is an oasis of tranquility amidst this bustling metropolis. It offers all the facilities the discerning traveller would expect from a five star luxury hotel with an experience of the essence of India. With 392 rooms and suites including one Presidential Suite, three Junior Presidential Suites, six Deluxe Suites, 20 Executive Suites, 13 Royal Club Parlours, and 45 Clubrooms, and an exciting spectrum of culinary experiences from authentic Indian to Chinese cuisine and an international buffet to choose from, options at the hotel are as diverse as they are innovative. To conduct business while the guest is with us, The Leela Mumbai offers an array of well-appointed smaller meeting rooms for seminars, breakout rooms and board meetings located at the first floor and the 8th floor. The Leela Mumbai also offers The Spa by The Leela offering the best of ancient and modern therapies using the finest quality natural ingredients from ESPA.
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