Looking for the authentic Indian cuisine in Goa? Come to Jamavar, Leela’s signature fine dining restaurant for North Indian, Goan Style and South Indian food. Situated at the Lobby level, the restaurant maintains the traditional Indian style décor such as – intricately worked rare antiques, wooden screens, decorative Jamavar shawls and more. As the name suggests “Jamavar” – special type of hand made Kashmiri shawl, the restaurant gives you warmth while entering. The floating candles on flower-laden vases add richness to the soft lighting and live music. Open for dinner only, the popular dishes are – Tandoori Kebabs & Tandoori Seafood, but only cooked in authentic Indian spices for intrinsic flavors.
Alongside the murmuring songs of river Sal and under the moon lit ambiance of Goa, there is an open terrace restaurant by the name ‘Riverside’. Relive your romantic holiday moments with your loved ones with palatable authentic Italian cuisine at this restaurant. Located at the east end of the hotel, one can spot river Sal merging into sea a few meters away. The whole magic of nature makes it a natural air conditioner arena to relax at. The hot & lovely dishes on serve are among unique and famous – Risottos, Pastas, Carpaccio and many more. More so, pick up the alcohol of your choice and loose yourself in the serenity alongside the open area.
There are no walls to confine or any roof to limit the theme and style of this dining arena. True to these words this restaurant is an arrangement alongside beach on the cool relaxing sand, with palm trees frisking in the gently buzzing sea wind. The lamps add sparkle in this open area Goan delight. In local Konkani the name Susegado itself means “relax and live a little”. If still in doubts, try their best seafood and grilled meat available namely – Roasted Lamb Rack, Thermidor, Grilled Fish and many more. But this pleasure can end only with a frozen cocktail in your hands and a stroll alongside the beach dipped in the live music.
This is the buffet style restaurant at The Leela. Only live chef stations are there where diners can select their choice of food and let chefs prepare it in front of you from start. (Nothing is prepared in advance). These experts try their hands on Thai, Italian, Continental, Seafood and Goan style of cooking. You can try Crusted Snapper Fillet, Grilled Vegetables, Sea Food Kebab Platter, Barbeque Chicken Bun, or Raan Musallam. Open all days, it gives you an option to try Sunday brunch in a relaxing live music performance.
Inspired by the Vijayanagara Palace architecture by the Portuguese from the 13th century Yali Lounge is always there to enjoy a drink and live music. The arrangement is also suitable for you to work out of your room with its Wi-Fi accessibility. Setup in the lobby area of Leela hotel, the architecture is the traditional Deccan Hampi style interiors, domes, stone carvings and many more. It is ideal place for tea, coffee, snacks and pre-dinner cocktails.
Come out and throw yourself on the dance floor. Aqua the night club at The Leela is a late night affair to involve at. DJ, music, cigar divan all makes your night special. To support the liquid name, the arrangement is along the pool side. After too much dancing, take up a resting chair at the pool with these delicacies to sip in – Pina Colada, Bloody Mary, Fruit Fantasy, Margarita and many more.
The Pool Bar
As the name suggests, a well stocked pool side bar at The Leela is the attraction point for the visitors. Come here to take a dip in the pool or grab a pool-side bed to sunbathe. Surrounded with well maintained greenery, this bar is well settled at the lobby level of the hotel in an open area. The palm trees are well scattered for the shades over your relaxing beds. The bar staff will be ready with your choice of drinks be it – canned juices, mocktails, shakes or cocktails. Their menu card is scribbled for most impressive spirits.