While wishes and greetings are exchanged on Independence Day, there are many who take the occasion and make it more memorable by gathering friends and family and dining out.
In the spirit of Independence, many restaurants across India give discounts and plan events around the day.
If you are planning to go and eat out, or just do something different this year, here are some places you can head out to.
Celebrate this Independence Day with the Tri-colour Biryani offering by Biryani by Kilo
Tri colour biryani
Biryani by Kilo is celebrating 72nd Independence Day with a special tri-coloured handi.
The dishes on the menu are handpicked while keeping the significance of heterogeneity and perfection in mind.
From the refreshing BBK special Dum Nihari Gosht to Darun Biryani, to the tempting Galouti kabab, each dish is filled with divinity in its every morsel.
BBK delivers both authentic tastes of Hyderabadi (Kutchi) and Lucknowi (Pukki) Biryani prepared in individual earthen Handis with the vivid ingredients.
Price: Rs 700 for two
Get patriotic with food this Independence Day at Novotel Imagica Khopoli
Imagica Khopoli buffet
Commemorating India’s 72nd Independence Day this 15th August, Novotel Imagica Khopoli presents an ode to the 29 states of India through a diverse buffet of must-try dish that are sure to delight. Special dishes such as Paneer Pasanda, and Biryani will be served in Indian tri colours of saffron, white and green.
A live keyboardist playing popular instrumental will enhance your patriotic celebration with delectable food. The Square’s special lunch & dinner buffet will also include delicacies like Jalebi with rabdi, malai sandwich & akhrot ka halwa to savour.
Where: The Square, Novotel Imagica Khopoli
When: August 15, 2018
Timing: Dinner – 07.30 pm to 11.00 pm
Price: Special Buffet at INR 1299 plus taxes per head
Celebrate Freedom with Culinary Delights from across India at Saptami
Holiday Inn Mumbai
Embark upon a gastronomical journey as Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport gears up to honour 72 glorious years of Independence with flavours & aromas from India. The Indian themed brunch buffet includes dishes that celebrate our culinary diversity and gourmet delights from across the country under one roof.
Some of the highlights of the Independence Day spread would be Murgh seekh kebab, Zaffrani Paneer tikka, Murgh methi malai, Lamb roganjosh and dessert counter among several others.
The buffet is the perfect place to be for those seeking authentic cuisine and enjoy some patriotic zeal.
When: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm to 4 pm
Price: Non- Alcoholic Brunch- INR 1,499 + taxes / Alcoholic Brunch- INR 1999 + taxes
Where: Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport
Celebrating Independent Day at Royal China
Royal China dimsum
Unfurling patriotism in the air, India is all set to admire the 72nd Independent Day this year. Royal China are Celebrating is presenting distinctive dishes. Its time to enjoy the day with special dishes like Dimsum, Egg Tarts, Yeung Chow Fried Rice and varieties of beverages at Royal China.
Meal for One: Rs 2,500 plus tax
On Till: August 18, 2018
Time: 12.30pm -3.45pm & 7.30pm - 11.45 pm
Venue: Royal China, 16th Floor, Eros Corporate Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019
An Independence Day Feast at Sofitel Mumbai BKC
This Independence Day, the luxury property brings to your plate cuisines from East, West, North and South regions of India. Guests can embark through a gastronomic journey across the country with the extravagant brunch at their all-day dining outlet, Pondichéry Café.
Witness an interactive live painting demonstration by the renowned artist Manoj Das to melodious Indian music during the brunch.
So, this Independence Day, head to Sofitel Mumbai BKC & celebrate the food and flavours that India loves the most.
When: Wednesday, 15th August 2018
Where: Pondichéry Café, Sofitel Mumbai BKC
Price: Non- Alcoholic Brunch- INR 2790 + taxes/ Alcoholic Brunch- INR 3243 + taxes/ Champagne Brunch- INR 3894 + taxes
For Table Reservations: +91 (22) 6117 5115
Celebrate this 72nd Independence Day with the Tri-colour Sushi and Dim Sums at Tanoshii Trail
Love for the country grows each year seeing the devotion and dedication of our brave soldiers. Tanoshii Trail salute the ones who shield us throughout. This Independence day, they are offering special Tri coloured Sushi and Dim Sums.
Lets celebrate this 15th August with Tanoshii Trail special Tri coloured Sushi and Dim Sums.
Price: Rs1400 for two people approx
Where: M-18, 1st floor, M Block Market, Greater Kailash-1, New Delhi, Delhi 110048.