Built in 1927 for Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singh ji, this magnificent palace hotel captures the essence of the royals of the past. The hotel derives its name from the war cry of the founding family, the Rathore clan. A visit to it can be called as a visit to the history, the times of the kings and colonial influences. Decorated intricately with marble inlays, fireplaces, hunting trophies, divans and jharokhas, Ranbanka Palace is an entrance to a bygone era.
Address: Ranbanka Palace, Circuit House Road, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Ranbanka Palace was a part of India’s first heritage hotel and is the only property in the blue city to be acknowledged as a ‘Classic Heritage Hotel’ by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
When I was asked to review a restaurant of my choice, sponsored by Askme.com, Ranbanka Palace was the first on my list for its beauty and old-world charms. So I decided to have lunch in this Heritage hotel with a friend of mine and here’s how it went:
Food: The restaurant offers mainly three cuisines, namely, Chinese, Indian and Continental with a hint of Italian, both vegan and non-veg. Being a hardcore vegetarian, my choices were limited. My first choice was the Chinese Manchow soup and it was delicious! Served hot, with dried noodles, it was a perfect blend of Chinese flavours. We ordered one Masala Papad from Indian section and Spring rolls from the Chinese section for starters. Yet again, stellar food.
Moving over to the main course, we ordered Paneer Butter Masala and Tandoori roti from the Indian section accompanied with an Onion salad. The curry was a little less spicy with a light gravy but enjoyable. The paneer was perfectly cooked but the gravy lacked the X-factor. Tandoori roti, cooked evenly, blended with the curry was an absolute treat to our taste buds.
|Paneer Butter Masala & Tandoori roti with Onion Salad|
Being a luxury hotel, the prices are affordable. The service was fast and balanced. Enjoyed!
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