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Last Sunday at noon, Sid, Antara, and I headed out for lazy brunch.


A surprisingly short drive later we were at the beautiful Claridges, Surajkund saying hello to Parul, and Mukta who came bearing delicious cookies!


The brunch offerings were extensive with something for everyone: antipasti, salads, Italian, Chinese, Indian, desserts.


The best part: Unlimited refills of sparkling wine. Seriously my flute was never once empty!


Sparkling wine


This is a wonderful place if you’re looking for an out-of-town feel without really going very far at all.


The ambience is lovely – you can choose to sit indoors or out in the winter sun.


Outdoor seating


This is what you’ll see if your eyes wander upwards.


What you see when you look up


The whole experience is languorous and relaxed and comfortable, just as a brunch should be.


Ask the chef to create a signature pizza for you, cut yourself a piece from a gorgeous leg of ham, nibble on some fresh bread, and even sneak a smiley face from the kid’s section :)


Here’s a look at the offerings.


Fresh, warm bread station.


Bread station


How often do you see baby octopus in a brunch buffet?


Baby octopus


Or pickled sardines in oil and garlic for that matter?


Sardines pickled in garlic and oil


Lots of cheese and fruit and crackers for everyone.


Colourful plate


Cheese platter


Ham


Sushi lovers can celebrate.


Assorted sushi


And take a look at this beauty – fresh wasabi root. Isn’t that a gorgeous green?


Fresh wasabi root


There was a huge leg of ham which I fell in love with. I wanted to take it home, introduce it to my parents, and start a family with it.


Beautiful leg of ham


Here’s a look at my many plates that afternoon.


Plate 1


Plate 2


Plate 3


Small portions of lovely vegetables and mini salads.


Assorted anti pasti


Assorted anti pasti


Chef Gurjyote Singh is a master plater in my opinion.


Salmon herb platter


He also offered to make us custom pizzas. Here’s the pepperoni.


Pepperoni pizza


Chocolate fountains are marvelous. I wish I had one next to me at all times. It would make me a happy person.


Chocolate fountain


For dessert I had a vanilla panacotta, coffee profiterole, and pineapple dipped in chocolate.


Desserts


We also had Mukta’s yummy cookies,


Mukta's cookies


and the liqueur chocolates Antara brought :)


Liqueur chocolate


As always, it was the people who made the afternoon really memorable.
Here are the smiling ladies.


The ladies


And here’s Sid, whom we love, especially because he took Antara and me shopping AND played catalyst in one of THE funniest moments in my life.


Sid


Drop by The Claridges at Surajkund, with your family or friends for a relaxed Sunday brunch. It’s a perfect winter outing :)


These are the various deals on offer:


Sparkling Brunch – 2300 + Taxes
· Elaborate buffet (Multicuisine)
· Sparkling Wine
· Mocktails and Cocktails


Champagne Brunch – 3000 + Taxes
· Elaborate buffet (Multicuisine)
· Champagne
· Sparkling Wine
· Mocktails and Cocktails


Moet Rose Brunch- 4500 + Taxes
· Elaborate buffet (Multicuisine)
· Rose Champagne
· Champagne
· Sparkling Wine
· Mocktails and Cocktails


Kids Brunch – 999 + Taxes
· Elaborate buffet (Multicuisine)
· Smiley
· French fries
· Mini pizza
· Mini burger
· Cup cakes
· Puddings
· Fresh juices


Here’s what the others had to say:
Sid- Chef at Large
Parul- The Shirazine
Antara- Antypasti
Mukta- Bake-a-mania


And here are the three lucky winners for the Hilton, Mayur Vihar giveaway:
Neha, Pranay, and Aastha! Congratulations guys! Please send me your email addresses so I can mail over your discount codes.


Have a happy week people :)


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