Kitty Parties are a common occurrence with women in the city. Rhea Dhanbhoora shows you where to go for the best kitty party experience
If you’re the sort of person who is craving for the chance to get together with the ladies and have a good old fashioned kitty party, there’s no dearth of places to go. The little get-togethers have been a favourite amongst housewives as well as working women for years. Veena Turakhia, resident of Juhu, says, “We’ve been having kitty parties for years and we have one every 20 days. Usually we go to places like Atithi in Vile Parle or Ramakrishna in Andheri.”
If organising parties at home is getting to be too much of a bore, take them outside. We give you a few of the best places to go for your kitty party this month.
Flavors, the 24 Hr coffee shop at Ambassador Hotel serves a kitty lunch buffet with a choice of over 40 mouthwatering dishes. F&B manager of Ambassador, Koustav Mukherjee says, “The kitty buffet received an overwhelming response not only from the kitty group but also from the corporates of south Mumbai. They feast upon fast diet menu comprising of, power salads, sugar free desserts and egg less bakery products.”
Koustav continues, “Ladies often want to spend their time together with good meals to complement them. The Kitty lunch is a big success in this part of the city with us. On an average 50 to 70 kitty lunches take place on a daily basis. The response is quite warm.”
on the menu The lunch begins with delicious soups and sumptuous starters. Indulge in Mutton Dhansak, Murgh Tikka, Chicken Escalope, Paprika or Chilly Fish Beijing style. Also try the alluring Vegetable Perisiane , Dum Aloo Kashmiri, Khas Paneer Tikkas, Chilly Garlic or vegetable in Black bean sauce with Panipuri-Chat counter. They also have a variety of desserts such as Tiramisu, Chocolate tarts, Kiwi Mousse, Black forest pastry, apple strudel and more.
Where Flavors, Ambassador Hotel, Veer Nariman Rd, Churchgate
Timings 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Cost `399 taxes per head
ContacT 2204 1131
LeKebabiya is a brilliant place to unwind after a long days work. The Tandoori dishes such as Paneer Tikka and Shammi kebab along with many other cuisines makes it an ideal place for a complete, satisfying meal. The ambiance is relaxing and their Kitty Party packages are affordable and appealing.
on the menu The package includes choices between two soups, six salads, eight starters, eleven main courses , assorted bread and a choice of eight desserts and a pint of beer, glass of wine or a soft drink.
Where LeKebabiya, 1060, near Infiniti Mall, Lokhandwala, Andheri (W)
Cost Package for four is `999 and every extra person after is `250 per head
ContacT 9833447770, 9967420000
The restaurant boasts a variety of exotic dishes, specially created for guests who love unique food. The restaurant offers an irresistible selection of authentic Pan-Indian fare, specialities from North, South, East & West regions of India.
Ivan Misquitta assistant restaurant manager says, “The kitty lunch buffet has been very successful, and we also have existing clients from places like Lions Club.” He would recommend the lunch buffet, saying, “It is not expensive and has a lavish spread of variety.”
on the menu They have a daily kitty lunch buffet which includes a welcome drink. The spread includes soup, two salads and starters, three main courses, vegetarian noodles, a live counter dish, two types of rice, dal and raita, assorted hot rotis and four types of desserts.
Where101, Adi Shankaracharya Marg, Hiranandani Gardens, Andheri East, Powai
Timings 12 - 4pm
Cost A group of 5 to 30 ladies can be accommodated for `326 per head
Other places we recommend
- Indus Cocktail Bar and Tandoor, Colaba
- Canara Lunch Home, Fort
- Five Spice, Saki Naka
- China Gate, Bandra
- Café Indigo, Andheri
- Salt Water Grill, Bandra
kitty parties are lots of fun
“My friends and I have been having kitty parties for the last 20 years. We are a group of ten women and we like to try out new restaurants. Sometimes our sons join us. We visit café’s in Matunga to five star restaurants.”
Neela Vahia, resident of Mahim