31 October, 2020

Bachchan's Boite

Whether it is love, romance, flirtation, mischief, beginning a new affair or dramatically ending an old one, Manre is the place to do it.

Sashwat Saxena
Bachchan's Boite
Manre, MGF Metropolitan Mall
Saket, New Delhi 17
Ph: 40668888

Meal for two: Rs 4,000 and spiralling 3-course set lunch: Rs 975 per person

At entrees touching a stratospheric Rs 2,000 a pop, you’d expect Ramola Bachchan to sit on your lap and spoon caramelised duck into your mouth. Luckily for us, the very blonde and very glam Ms Bachchan does almost that at her recently opened rooftop boite, Manre.

A private elevator beamed us up directly into the restaurant—very James Bond. It is a voluptuous, glamorous space, in a let-them-eat-cake kind of way. The menu jetsets across the globe and reads like an erotic thriller. Canadian scallops? Thai souffle? Lacquered Shanghai duck? Yes! Yes! Yes! The impeccably fresh roasted sea bass is perfection itself, reminding you not only of the ocean but also of luxury cruise liners that sail through it. Even the bread basket is a marvel, holding a seductively buttery brioche with a dense crumb. Desserts are possibly the...



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