After two years of quiet, intimate celebrations, a lot of folks are looking to celebrate Holi with a bang. If you’re looking for a break from the quiet, here are some Holi special events and brunches to bring back the joys of Holi with a blast of colour, music and lots of fun.
Ring in the festival of colours with your friends and family at Della Resorts’ specially curated list of Holi events. From a Holi-themed buffet to unlimited beverages, finishing off with a grand Holi celebration at Della’s Rain Shower Party with a live DJ. Book here.
When – March 17-20, 2022 Where – Della Resorts, Lonavala Cost – ₹36,000 for 2 nights
ITC Grand Central, Mumbai
Amp up your festive mood this Holi with ‘The Holi Brunch’ in the heart of Mumbai at ITC Grand Central’s Hornby’s Pavilion restaurant. Expect an elaborate spread with Holi specials that are crowd favourites, including a variety of desserts such as mewa kaju gujjia, gulab elaichi peda, namakpara and much more. Book here.
When – Dinner March 18 and 19, 7:30 pm onwards; Brunch March 20, 12:30 pm onwards Where – Hornby’s Pavilion, ITC Grand Central, Parel, Mumbai 400012 Cost – ₹2,200+ for brunch and dinner.
ITC Maratha, Mumbai
As the city prepares to celebrate Holi for the first time in two years, ITC Maratha has planned a grand celebration. The brand has curated an extravagant Holi brunch buffet at the renowned Peshwa Pavilion, with a selection of western and continental mains. The spread will include mithai such as gulab elaichi peda, anjeer lavang latika, malpua, kesar jalebi with rabri, and a fabulous chaat section with street favourites like serving raj kachori, corn bhel, the famed Mumbai pav bhaaji and vada pavs, ragda patties and more. Book here.
When –March 18 Where – Peshwa Pavilion, ITC Maratha Andheri East, Mumbai 400099 Cost – ₹2,200+ (per guest, without alcohol) and ₹2,700++ (per guest, with unlimited alcohol)
Jio World Drive
Starting this Friday, Jio World Drive has a weekend-long celebration with music, colours, food and groovy music by Shanay Shah! Experience taste of a traditional Holi special food, an extravaganza with live counters displaying piquant chaats, mouth-watering pav bhaji, delectable and authentic Indian sweets, some traditional bohri cuisine, and cooling Kulfi. Satiate your appetite for authentic Indian Cold Drinks with our unmissable Thandai and refreshing Shikanji.
When –March 18-20 Where – The Green Co-op, Jio World Drive, BKC, Mumbai 4000051
JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu
Spring in Holi celebrations with a special culinary experience by JW Marriott. Curated to celebrate the festivities with your loved ones, Lotus Café’s festive brunch and dinner experience features traditional favourites such as Murgh Korma, Banjara Gosht Kerala Fish Curry, Kumbh Hara Pyaz, Murgh Awadhi Briyani, and Mirch Ka Salan. In addition, there’s also a selection of traditional Holi specials such as mathri, shakkarpara, namakpara, gathiya, chiwda, Faryali chiwda, kalakand, gujiya, mini khasta kachori, live jalebi and a malpua station amongst others. Guests can also sip on a selection of colourful concoctions specially handcrafted by ace bartenders, especially for the festival of Holi. Book here.
When – March 18, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm Where – Lotus Café, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu, Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai 400049 Cost – Brunch: ₹3,050+ (without alcohol) ₹3,599 (with alcohol); Dinner: ₹2,700+ (without alcohol) ₹3,186 (with alcohol)
JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
Celebrate the festival of colour at the bright Color Palette Brunch at JW Café. The menu includes a lavish Holi special brunch, with dishes like dahi bhalle, Ahuna mutton, litti chokha, along with the traditional Holi special Thandai finishing off on a sweet note with Gujjiya, phirni, and imarti. Book here.
When – March 18, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Where – JW Café, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai 400099 Cost – ₹2,350+ without alcohol
Poco Loco brings you the ultimate Holi celebration fun, games and a variety of delicious food options with a specially curated and exciting Holi Menu. Dive right into salads and mouth melting appetisers including the must-have Patata Bravas and Queso Cottage Cheese, delightful pizzas including Pizza Mexicana Veg and Pizza De Pollo Cajún or enjoy live tacos with a sauce of your choice. Pair these with the best cocktails like Tangerina, Agua De Valencia, Mimosa and many others.
When – March 17-20, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Where – Poco Loco, Khar, Mumbai 400052 Cost – Unlimited Food at ₹1299, unlimited thandai cocktails at ₹1999
Looking to seek some Festive Holi Specials? Start your experience with a delicious mix of appetizers, mains, cocktails and desserts at Saltt and get into the festive mood with Holi specials to dig into. Choose from cocktails like Paan Long Island Iced Tea, Shikanji Lemon Frozen Margarita, Kokum Sour, Pichkari Shots or the Watermelon & Roohafza Mojito. Mocktail lovers can try Aampanna, Kokum Kodi, Thandaai, Dual Gola Margarita with a twist of Kacchi Kairi and Kalakhatta. For festive desserts, binge on Apple & Raisin Gujiya or the Rasmalai Creme Brulee. You can also enjoy a la carte specials with a mix of Asian, European and Indian Cuisines. Book here
When – Till March 20, 2022, 12 pmto 12 am Where – Saltt, Karjat, Maharashtra 410206 Cost – Contact property for details
St. Regis Mumbai
An extravagant spread of traditional festive favourites awaits those who visit St. Regis for Holi. Curated by Chef Paul Kinny and team, Seven Kitchens presents a delectable Holi Brunch featuring a spread of delicious festive like Gujiya, Kaju Badam Samosa, Malpua with Rabdi, Champaran Meat, Thandai and more. Book here.
When – March 20, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Where – Seven Kitchens, St. Regis, Lower Parel, Mumbai, 400013 Cost – Contact property for details
Taftoon Bar & Kitchen, Mumbai
Taftoon Bar & Kitchen is a paradise for some authentic Kashmiri and Persian cuisine. This Holi, they bring to you a dessert platter like never before. They’re bringing you a dessert tray like you’ve never seen before this Holi. Kesar Matka kulfi, a typical Indian denser and creamier texture, combination of full fat milk, dry fruits, and saffron combined with Jalebis and Malpua, saunf scented sweetened pancakes with pistachio rabdi.
When – Every day, Till 12:30 am Where – Taftoon Bar & Kitchen, BKC, Mumbai, 400051 Cost – Contact property for details