Colonel's Retreat, New Delhi
One of the city’s finest secrets. Created by and for global travellers and business people, Colonel’s Retreat is an oasis of calm in an upmarket, tree-lined neighbourhood. Lajpat Nagar metro station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station are close by, along with Humayun’s Tomb, Lodhi Gardens, Nizamuddin Auliya and Bahai Temple. Most can be spotted from the private roof terrace where meals are served.
All rooms are well furnished with understated elegance. They offer all the modern amenities you would expect, such as AC, WiFi, TV as well as an en suite bathroom. Each room opens on to a semi-private lounge with original art work.
Home-style food, fresh and made to order. is served on the rooftop terrace. Enjoy jams, marmalade, multigrain and Banana bread. Dining under the stars is certainly an unusual experience in New Delhi!
20 kilometres from Indira Gandhi International Airport
500 metres from the Lajpat Nagar Metro Station
‘MUST DO’ ACTIVITIES
Cooking Demonstration :
Learn to cook authentic Indian recipes that are simple to prepare, with ingredients easily available in Europe and the USA. Sessions last around 3 to 4 hours where participants watch how to cook two non-vegetarian and two vegetarian dishes, along with one lentil dish and one chutney or relish.
Mrs Meena Khanna will explain the significance of spices, how they interact in the cooking pot and their health benefits. They will share anecdotes and folklore that surround Indian food. Watch and enjoy!