Review: Saptami at Holiday Inn Mumbai

Saptami at Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport is a great place for multi cuisine-dining in a luxurious and spacious environment. But be warned, this lobby-level restaurant at the four star hotel is already pretty popular and long queues are inevitable for those who turn up late for the buffet breakfast. During our recent weekend staycation at the hotel, we enjoyed an indulgent dinner and refreshing breakfast at Saptami and came away quite impressed and comfortably satiated. Here is a visual account of our forays into their culinary offerings.

The interiors

Saptami at Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport
Lots of bright light, thanks to floor to ceiling windows
Saptami at Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport
along with swanky seating spaces and interesting wall elements
Saptami at Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport
served as a great precursor to the courses that would soon grace our plates.

Ambience is very important to us when it comes to eating out – after all, great music, seating and lighting are as crucial to the fine dining experience as the taste and presentation of the dishes themselves. Saptami scored well on all aspects and we were led to a nice corner table – we hate sitting in the midst of a busy restaurant.

The food

Food at Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai
For lunch, we gorged on paneer butter masala
Food at Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai
and succulent kebabs (there were non-Indian delicacies as well)
Food at Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai
along with decadent desserts featuring cakes, tarts and Indian sweets
Food at Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai
while breakfast was a beguiling melange of assorted cheese,
Food at Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai
warm croissants and other baked goodies fresh from the oven,
Food at Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai
and fresh fruits for an even fresher start to the day.

Maintaining great taste, presentation and quality across such an exhaustive array of dishes couldn’t have been an easy task but the staff at Saptami managed it with aplomb. There was something to delight everyone at the dinner and breakfast buffets along with juices and a choice of still and sparkling water. But we have to say, the attentive service and friendly host were the icing on the cake.

Saptami at Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport is open everyday from 6 to 10:30 AM for breakfast, 12 noon to 3 PM for lunch and 7 to 11:30 PM for dinner. For reservations, call +91 9004617824 or 022 40851895.

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