The Gateway Hotel Beach Road Calicut


Grills Under the Stars

GAD, the charming all-day dining restaurant, is popular for its multi-cuisine menu. In January, the restaurant presents grills and barbeques by the pool. The fresh catch of the day -which includes prawns, scampi, Karimeen, pomfret, mullet, grouper, snapper, seer fish, squid and mussels-is displayed for diners to select their choice of seafood. A variety of spices and herbs of different flavours including local Kerala, Chettinad, tandoori and Cajun blackened seasonings are displayed for guests to choose from, and then have the seafood grilled as per their preference.

An interactive salad bar, a bread station serving garlic baguettes, focaccia, soft and hard rolls, lavash, with a variety of dips, spreads and sauces including harissa, chimichurri, aioli, pesto add to the fun. And for each glass of wine ordered, one is served complimentary to guests!

January 17 – 26 | À la carte

Flavours of the Orient

Set off on a delectable culinary journey across the Orient! GAD hosts a week long festival that presents specialities from different regions of China. Infused with an irresistible blend of sweet, sour, spicy and bitter flavours, the flavourful dishes are sure to please your palate!

With Chef Salin and Chef Sabu at the helm a delightful dining experience is assured! Delicious dim sums and soups, Corn kernel pepper salt, Vegetable Malak, Stir fried broccoli and black mushrooms with soya chilli sauces, Seafood rice in oyster sauce, Zima prawns, Smoked fish and Konji crispy chicken are among the dishes on the menu that promises a memorable dining experience for vegetarian and non-vegetarian guests. And to wrap up the meal is the most delicious Darsaan!

February 7 – 13 | INR 750 AI

The Street Food Fest

Indulge your love for street food as the chefs rustle up a choice of Thattukada or tasty popular street food preparations! Long savoured by the common man, these simple fresh flavourful local preparations are a treat for the palate! From the simple Thattu dosas, dosas with chamandhi, puttu, idiappams and parathas with curry hot off the fire to Mutta Roast, Beef fry and, Kozhi porichathu the festival offers a choice of lip-smacking delights. Guests will also be served one mojito of their favourite flavour as part of the promotion.

March 7 - 13 | Only Dinner | INR 750 AI

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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

Vivanta by Taj – Malabar, Cochin

For reservations or other enquiries, do call: + 484 6643000
(Property’s direct line number for F&B enquires and reservations)

The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam


Vishu Feast

Bubble Café, designed like a bubble, enjoys a soothing view of backwaters that Kerala is famous. The restaurant offers all-day casual dining and multiple cuisine options with an emphasis on southwest coastal cuisine.

The festival of Vishu heralds the beginning of Malayalee New Year and is celebrated joyously in Kerala. Bubble Café also celebrates the season of plenty and prosperity with Vishu Ela Sadya, a delicious feast that is traditionally served on a banana leaf.

From banana chips pappadam to pachadi, thoran, kootu curry and Kalan there are a choice of several traditional preparations served in a specific order and at a specific place on the leaf. The meal is wrapped up with delicious payasam. A truly gastronomic experience!

April 14 | Lunch

Easter Brunch

Easter brunch is inseparable with family and friends getting together for a celebratory feast! Please come over to celebrate Easter over a wonderful meal with your family and friends. Bubble Café presents a perfectly homely setting to enjoy an afternoon with your loved ones over a wonderful feast. The Easter brunch features a choice of Easter specialities including Roast Lamb, Honey Glazed Ham, Roast Duck, Easter eggs and desserts as well as ethnic Keralite specialities. Please come over for a very special meal and celebration!

April 20 | Lunch

Mango Mania

An Indian summer is synonymous delicious, sweet, aromatic and juicy mangoes! Come over to Bubble Café to savour a choice of delicious mango desserts. Prepared with the choicest mangoes, the refreshing desserts will leave you delightfully satiated! Yes, the King of Fruits always delights!

April 18 - May 18 | Dinner

Italian food Promotion

Set off on a culinary tour of Italy right here in Ernakulam! As Italian cuisine is appreciated for its freshness, flavours and diversity, Bubble Café brings all those facets to your platter! From antipasti to pizzas, pastas and risottos, there is a super choice of Italian favourites infused with authentic tastes and aromas. Wrap up your meal with a luscious dessert and a cup of coffee. A treat for the senses!

May 9 – 20 | Dinner

Mughlai Food Festival

Mughlai cuisine -derived from the rich, aromatic and delectable food prepared in the royal kitchens of rulers during the Mughal period- takes one back to another era when preparing food was a treasured art and each meal with fit for a king!

In June, Bubble Café presents the Mughlai Food Festival. Chefs from Taj hotels in Delhi and Hyderabad will present a choice of Mughlai delicacies. A judicious addition of spices, gentle cooking, the addition of nuts goes towards creating the most delicious kebabs, curries and biryanis. Please come over to enjoy a very special dining experience.

June 10 – 19 | Dinner

Bubbly Sunday Brunch

Sundays are synonymous with relaxing over a superb meal with family and friends. And our chefs make it easy for you to do so!

The chefs at Bubble Café design special menus for every Sunday brunch for your dining pleasure. The extensive multi-cuisine spread includes of innovative salads, chaat counters, live shawarma counters, whole tandoori fish fillet, Tenderloin Roast, Mughal mutton biryani, Subz biryani and an array of irresistible dessert including freshly made jalebis, different payasams traditionally prepared in Kerala and international desserts. Perfect for a leisurely meal and afternoon!

Ongoing | All Sundays


Dim Sum Promotion

Discover the nuances of Chinese, Thai and Japanese cuisines at Sian. The only restaurant in the city offering three different cuisines under one roof, Sian is the city’s most popular Oriental restaurant.

In April, the restaurant presents the dim sum promotion. Diners can enjoy an array of light and delicious dims sums with a variety of fillings from vegetables to seafood, chicken, lamb and tenderloin. Served with zesty and flavourful dips and sauces and complemented with light jasmine tea, the dim sums offering make a super start to a meal.

April 18 - 30 | Ala Carte | Dinner | 1830 – 2330 Hrs

Wrap and Roll

Prepare for a memorable journey to the Orient! In addition to its extensive menu featuring grills, fresh catch of the day, live teppanyaki counter-cooked meals, flavourful delicacies and exotic desserts, Sian brings diners one more treat.

The Oriental restaurant has something for diners looking for a quick or a light wholesome meal. The chefs wrap a bouquet of Oriental flavours in minutes. Simply give them your preference of vegetables, meats and/or seafood and they will give you a delicious wrap drizzled with zesty sauces and complemented with crunchy green in a jiffy.

May 23 - June 1 | Dinner | 1830 – 2330 Hrs | À la carte

Teppanayaki Delights

Explore the delights of teppanyaki, a style of Japanese cuisine where food is prepared on an iron griddle in front of guests. Please come over with your family and friends to experience the verve of this novel style of food at the Teppanyaki Table at Sian. The chefs create bespoke meals with different vegetables, meats and sauces, to offer diners a truly personalized and delicious meal. A treat to watch chefs prepare the meal and a treat to partake it!

June 20 - 30 | Dinner | 1830 – 2330 Hrs


Mango Mania

Deli, the lovely cake shop, offers a choice of savouries, pastries and cakes. Do drop by to pick up a box of delicious mango treats prepared with the season’s freshest and best mangoes. The chefs will be preparing international as well as ethnic mango desserts.

April 15 - May 15 | 1500 – 2300 Hrs

Easter Treats

Easter is synonymous with colourful Easter eggs and other treats. Deli celebrates Easter with amazing international desserts, colourful Easter eggs with surprise in it making it a real joy for children, and other delights.

April 20 | 1500 – 2300 Hrs

Nut and Grain Desserts

For those who love to eat healthy and enjoy desserts, Deli has just the right answer! In May, the cake shop offers innovative mouth watering desserts prepared with healthy grains and nuts. So indulge your sweet tooth without worries!

On offer are delicious local and international desserts prepared with nuts such as walnuts, cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio, pine-nuts and pecan nuts along with grains like ragi, corn, bajra, whole wheat, oats, horsegram and jowar. These amazing `active desserts’ will surely keep you on the go!.

May 16 - May 31 | À la carte | 1500 – 2300 Hrs

Dark and Whites

Deli- Cochin’s best pastry shop- always has something new to offer. So if chocolate is food for the soul, Deli offers its response to the sentiment by offering an array of delectable creations in dark, milk and white chocolate and irresistible combinations of the two!

In June, Deli offers beautifully presented rich chocolate desserts, soufflés, panna cotta, Sachertorte, Black Forest, white chocolate delights and many more are sure to steal your heart. Enjoy Cochin's best bakery Chef in action at Deli.

June 15 June 30 | 1500 – 2300 Hrs

Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

LAKE BED (Next to the Vembanad lake)

For reservations or other enquiries, do call:

Prince K J, Food and Beverage - In charge

Phone: +91 481 2525711, Fax: +91 481 2524371, Mobile: +91 9249518908


Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum


Sunday Brunch Re-launched

Fifth Element, the lovely all day dining restaurant, is always in its elements! With its easy charm, classic comfort dishes, multi-cuisine specialities and wellness preparations, the restaurant is a delight at any hour.

Fifth Element re-launches its popular Sunday brunch with an elaborate buffet spread with live counters and beverages from a select bar. Enjoy complimentary use of the pool to work up an appetite to do justice to the extensive brunch. A perfect way to spend a relaxed Sunday with family and friends!

April - June | Sunday | 1200hrs to 1500hrs | INR 1250/+taxes

Vishu Special Lunch

Come summer and Kerala is eager to herald Vishu -the New Year and the harvest festival. Fifth Element celebrates the season of plenty and prosperity with Vishu, a delicious feast. From banana chips pappadam to pachadi, thoran, kootu curry and Kalan there are a choice of several traditional preparations served in a specific order and at a specific place on the plate. The meal is wrapped up with delicious palada payasam and paruppu payasam. A truly gastronomic experience!

April 15 | 1200 – 1500 Hrs | Lunch Buffet | INR 1250/- + Taxes

Easter Special Dinner

Celebrate Easter with your family and friends over a delicious Easter special dinner. The chefs at Fifth Element are presenting a choice of special preparations including Easter specialities for the joyous occasion. Diners can looking forward to delicacies like Duck Mappas, Ammachis Prawn Curry, Beef Varatiyathu, and Pork Ullarthiyathu. Please come over for a most memorable dining experience and Easter dinner.

April 20 | 1700 – 2300 Hrs l Buffet | INR 1250/- + Taxes

Moplah Festival

From ancient times men of different faiths and from different cultures arrived on Kerala’s shores. Their influence is gleaned in the cuisine of the state as seen in the distinct cuisines in different regions and different communities. Among these cuisines is the flavourful cuisine of the Moplahs.

To create an awareness and appreciation of Moplah cuisine, Fifth Element is hosting the Moplah Festival. Painstakingly prepared and infused with the flavour of spices that Kerala is famous for, Moplah specialities are a delight for the palate. Come over to savour a buffet dinner featuring variety of vegetables, meats and seafood prepared the Moplah way following generations-old recipes!

May 27 – June 8 | All day | 1900 – 2300 Hrs | INR 1250+taxes


DJ Night

Twist, the high-energy bar, offers it all. From classic mojitos to Long Island Ice Teas. From infused vodkas to a choice of international beers and rare Scotch whisky. Delicious light eats to complement the drinks. Avant-garde Indian artwork and retro furniture. And the DJ pumping up the beat. Yes, it’s all happening here

Every Saturday | 1800 – 2300 Hrs | A la carte | INR 1000+taxes entry for stag which is fully redeemable towards food and drinks. No entry charges for couples

Bollywood Night with Liquor Buffet

A slice of Bollywood is unveiled at Twist every Wednesday! Shibu Basheer, the popular Bollywood singer, charms guests with his melodious voice. Come over to enjoy your favourite songs over creative cocktails, fine spirits and tasty fork and finger foods.

April May | Every Wednesday | 1900hrs to 2300hrs | A la Carte 1800 – 2300 Hrs Bollywood night | 1900 – 2100 Hrs | Liquor Buffet | INR 1000 + Taxes

Happy Hours

Spending a few hours at Twist is so much more attractive with the Happy Hours offer! Order a drink from a select bar and enjoy another of the same with the compliments of the bar!

Ongoing | Every day | 1100 – 1845 Hrs | A la carte


Easter Treats

Caramel is a charming deli where you can smell the coffee, tea and freshly baked bread, and enjoy the choicest patisserie delights

In April, Caramel offers a choice of Easter treats. Please come over to pick up a box of goodies from lovely Easter eggs to delectable pastries and desserts. Perfect to gift and also for yourself and family!

April 18 – 20 | 1000 to 2200hrs | A la carte

Fresh Mango Promotions

Savour a choice of mango treats! The chefs sparkle with creativity as they create delectable desserts with an extensive variety of the King of Fruits. Discover the taste and aroma of the choicest fresh mangoes in the most irresistible creations!

May 9 – 25 | All Days | 1000 to 2200 Hrs | A la carte.


Chinese Steam Gourmet

Chinapolis, the spacious restaurant serving authentic Chinese cuisines, invites guests to enjoy delicacies infused with subtle and spicy flavours of the Orient.

In June, the restaurant presents a special menu of light and flavourful Chinese preparations like dim sums, wantons and baos that are delicious steamed filled buns served with exotic sauces. Please come over to enjoy a delicious light meal.

June 20 – 29 | Every Day 1930 – 2330 Hrs | A la carte

The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala


Healthy Bites!

GAD, the all-day dining restaurant, offers a wide choice of Indian and international cuisine.

On World Health Day that falls on 7th April, GAD presents a table d'hôte menu of active foods for in-house guests. The delicious dishes are prepared with ingredients like legumes and whole grains that have a low glycemic index ( that ensures that sugar from the food is released slowly into the blood stream unlike foods with a high glycemic index that cause the blood sugar to spike), with ingredients that are super foods (being naturally packed with vitamins, minerals, photochemicals, and antioxidants that neutralize the free radicals in our bodies that could cause diseases), and probiotic foods like dosas and yoghurt-based smoothies that are full of good and friendly bacteria that are excellent for the gut.

Coffee with the Chef

Enjoy a flavourful and energizing cup of coffee with tasty finger foods as the chef shares nuggets on the specialities and health benefits of each coffee. The offerings include dry ginger coffee, cardamom coffee, coffee shooters, coffee shots and more!

April 1 - 30 | À la carte | 1230 – 1530Hrs

Mango Delights!

Come over for a lavish offering prepared with the choicest varieties of mangoes. The mango promotion offers treats prepared with three varieties of local mangoes. The offerings are Mango pulissery, home style fish curry, mango parfait, mango baked yoghurt, mango payasam and more! Guests can also enjoy a three-course table d'hôte mango menu. Or simply select their favourite variety and the chef will suggest a preparation with it to their taste. A delectable experience of exotic mango delights awaits!

May 1 - 31 | À la carte | 1230 – 1530 Hrs & 1930 – 2230 Hrs

Mother’s Day

Mother's Day honours mothers and motherhood, and the role of mothers in bringing up children and in society. GAD celebrates this special day by holding cooking demonstrations by a homemaker for in-house lady guests.

May 11

Organic Vegetable Promotion

In June, GAD shows how healthy food is also tasty food! A choice of organic vegetable- freshly handpicked from chef’s garden- find their way into delicious regional dishes! Guests can also select vegetables from the hotel garden which will be cooked to their preference and served at lunch or dinner. Among the regional specialities on the organic vegetables menu are Agastya flower thoran, Banana flower vada, Banana stem kootu, Bitter gourd pittala, Brinjal uppi chaaru, Tomato theeyal and more! Please come over to savour delicious preparations bursting with the goodness of nature!

June 1 - 30 | À la carte | 1230 – 1530 Hrs & 1930 – 2230 Hrs

Sugar Free Delights!

On World Diabetes Day that falls on June 27the, GAD presents a sugar free buffet to offer guests the pleasure of healthy delicious fare. There will be tent cards with health tips to inform diners about eating healthy and following a healthy lifestyle,

For reservations or other enquiries, do call: +91 470 6673300.