It’s not just the season that has changed but also has our wardrobe and the plate. Some of cities best restaurants sees a fresh new summer menu that’s both eclectic and diverse. Chefs have done a great job in creating something really flavourful and season specific. 

Here are few of the best from the city

Summer Menu at Food Exchange Novotel

With an array of multi-cuisine dishes at Food Exchange, we have launched more than 30 new dishes spread across Grandmom’s old lost recipes, salads inspired from our fresh herb garden at the hotel, grills, soups, main course and desserts. Each of these dishes tell a forgotten story ( enclosed for your reference) Guest may also try Homemade Gelatos, a selection of freshly made natural and seasonal gelatos available for guests to enjoy. Seasonal flavors like  Mango, Litchi , Mud apple, exotic flavors like Blueberry, Himalayan Honey, Baileys Irish cream.

 Food Exchange New Menu at Novotel


Chef Neeraj Tyagi said, “We wanted to enhance the variety and quality of the menu by laying emphasis on regional  lost Indian cuisines recipes. We have increased the number of salads and added a variety of light Indian as well as European curries. Patrons also have a choice to indulge in summer fresh live Delhi -6 inspired by streets of Sitaram bazaar special chaat like Aloo tikki, Dahi Pappdi and Palak Patta.”

The Mangolicious Brunch at Le Meridien Gurgaon

Summertime calls for some refreshing coolers and what better than going local and seasonal with the cravings. Indulge in a Sunday brunch featuring global cuisine featuring mangoes, mango-themed desserts, Gelato’s and Sorbets, and much more. 

Some of the signature dishes will be, Prawns in mango curry, Rajasthani Kairi ki launj and many more traditional and fusion dishes. Along with some Mango Mascarpone Cake (Mango compote, Mascarpone cream, Vanilla sponge, Fresh mango), Signature Alphonso Cake (Fresh mango dices, Custard cream, whipped cream), Mangomisu (Sweet paste, Mango cremeux, Fresh mangos) and also Mango kheer, Madagascar mango pastry                                                                   Mango kalakand, Mango ruby Choco delight, Mango chum chum, Mango berry crumble tart.                                                                                                                 

Mumma’s Mango Collection’ At The Spice Route, The Imperial

Usher in the mango season with Chef Veena Arora’s new menu- ‘Mumma’s Mango Collection’ at The Spice Route, The Imperial New Delhi. The Spice Route has been designed to reflect the journey of spices from the Malabar Coast in Kerala through Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Indonesia to Thailand and Vietnam. The magic of this king of fruits was relished by the diners over two decades in Chef’s all-time favourite South East Asian creations. Chef Veena Arora, Chef De Cuisine, The Spice Route, The Imperial says “This year the menu features most of my new creations and is dedicated to me- Mumma of the spice route, she laughs. I have been doing summer collection menu for years as a celebration of the season off course. However, this year I seek to bring in curries from Kerala and craft my own version of the recipes, with raw and ripe mango.  They are complemented by meats, veggies and exotic spices.”

Mango spread at The Imperial


The menu sees Pacha Mangai Irachi , Pacha Mangai Rassam-, Attirachi Pacha Mangai Curry, Pacha Mangai Katrikai Curry, Alleppey Mangai Curr,  Ga Xao Hot Dieu, Pla-E-Saa and so much more 

Summer Cocktail special at Blue Bar, Taj Palace, New Delhi

The all-new Summer Menu at The Blue Bar is all set by the award-winning Liquid Chef and Mixologist, Joel Scholtens Lindsay. This luxurious lounge and bar has a very edgy feel, owing to its dramatic red-on-black colour scheme and ambient lighting. The new menu sees names Like Scholar, Springtime Gnt, Banging With Berries, Berries And Rose Aperol Spritz, Consensual, Magic Mango Margarita and much more. It’s time to enjoy some of the most interesting cocktails and quick bites at one of the best a bar in the city. Try these refreshing summer concoction and raise a toast the a better weather. 

All New Summer Delights at AnnaMaya Food Hall at Andaz Delhi

Dimsums at Annamaya


AnnaMaya at Andaz Delhi has launched an all-new delicious and unique menu. Since its inception, AnnaMaya has always been a holistic experience for all its patrons which promotes wholesome meals that are delicious, fresh, healthy, and sustainable, which is what AnnaMaya stands for. Chef Akshay Bhardwaj, head chef at Andaz Delhi has given his signature touch and played with local produce of that of red pumpkin, button mushrooms, raw mango, jackfruit, lotus flour, Himalayan trout, watermill-pressed amaranth flour and more.  Be it the European-inspired dishes an India favoruites, each has sees its niche. The brand has kept with the main goal of sourcing locally. 

Re-curated for summer 2022 by Chef Pawan Bisht at One8commune

At one8 Commune, Chef Pawan Bisht has curated a menu to perfectly take care of each and every palate, and every kind of flavour is finely crafted to ensure you don’t just get food on your table. With values firmly rooted in sustainability, we maximise the use of fresh and local ingredients in our preparations, where with a one of its kind over 70% vegetarian menu, the brand takes the ongoing challenge to make even the flavour of a sinful steak feel like you might be leaving your taste buds wanting for more of our menu. And maximising the use of grains and millets their preparation plays with the status quo, and attempting to prove that experimental simplicity is equally delicious, and yes.. even more.

Summer menu at VIET:NOM

Corporate Chef Aakash Nakra at Vietnom says that In the month of May comes the International truffle day on 2nd of May, in lines of that we are celebrating at Vietnom with the special  menu curated with the essence of truffle mushrooms and flavour from Vietnam. Our new truffle menu has many signatures which includes dishes like Atlantic Salmon and Hass Avocado Truffle Shells, Philadelphia cheese, Mushroom & Truffle Oil, Quinoa Wrapped Steamed chicken dumpling, Prawn truffle shumai, Viet:nom Mushroom Pho, Viet:nom truffle infused  Pineapple fried rice and more.

L’Opéra launches its new Summer Collection

Ranging from the Roasted Beetroot, Feta & Arugula Salad Bowl to the French Onion Chicken Risotto and the Eggplant Parmigiana L’Opéra’s new collection of Meals and Hotplates is definitely a must try. Pragati Mitta, Chef at L’Opéra says with a certain satisfaction “We are proud of having curated a selection of very authentic French and other European dishes which will bring a smile to our patrons without destroying their purses.”

Salad bowl 


“The Summer Cooler Collection comprises five very refreshing flavours to help us beat the heat this season” says Alisha Bedi, Head of Operations who supervised the preparation of the drinks and continues, “The Kiwi Spritzer, Dream of Summer, Strawberry Fizz, Cucumber Cooler and Mimosa all sound so tempting and taste even better”.

It also sees some Chocolate Hazelnut Géant and the Oatmeal Géant, which are very decorative and are sure to please everyone, especially children.

Parat special Summer Chenna Kheer and Chenna Mango Dahi Bhalla

Parat Special Chenna Kheer is the lip-smacking cardamom cheesecurd made up with sweetened milk, garnished and served with dry fruits and Chenna Mango Dahi Bhalla is the Summer special dessert Mango flavoured chenna balls chaat served with Mango yogurt and fresh cut mangoes which is the perfect and unique summer Delicacy from the House of Parat.

Making this special Mango dessert with Banganapalle mangoes to add more deliciousness