What is the speciality of the revolving restaurant : Parikrama in New Delhi?
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Parikrama is at a higher point (240 feet) than any other restaurant in India, and the complete restaurant covers two floors, 24th, and 25th floor. You should reach to the 24th floor for the revolving part of the restaurant. For a closer look to the insider of Parikrama visit this link >> parikramarestaurant.com . But remember, this is only a restaurant and not a hotel, and so you cannot book rooms for overnight stay. Parikrama is located in the Connaught Place area of New Delhi, which is one of the largest shopping centers in New Delhi.
Best time to visit Parikrama is at night, when you get the glittering view of the city of New Delhi, from such a great height. You will feel, as if, the outside scenes, as seen from the window of the dinning hall, are changing after every 5-10 minutes or so. The movement of the restaurant is slow but still noticeable. Once you spend 90 minutes on the cuisine table, one revolution (360 degrees) of the restaurant will be completed. But usually people don't stay in the restaurant for that much time, as one cannot eat so slowly, and serving at the restaurant is also not so much delaying. But there is a lot of rush at night, especially during weekends, and you may need to wait 20-30 minutes to get an entry in the restaurant. Making prior table reservation is advisable.
The 360 degree view from the restaurant, let you see all the nearby places like Jama Masjid, President House (Rastrapati Bhawan), central park, silver line of Yamuna River, the Divine Birla Temple, Pragati Maidan, Delhi Gate, New Delhi Railway Station, IGI Stadium and many other important landmarks. Parikrama is a multi cuisine restaurant, where you can enjoy both vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. Cuisine includes Chinese, Continental and North Indian. You can also enjoy liquors like Beer, Whisky and Wine and different types of cocktails. To get the complete menu along with prices visit food menu link. Facility for the romantic candle light dinner is also available on 25th floor, rooftop SSKY bar and lounge. Call them up for advance booking. To know more about candle light dinner visit parikramarestaurant.com and click on the link "What's New".
To book a table online in any restaurant in Delhi, you can always visit bookyourtable.com , and make use of the search box. For booking a table in parikrama restaurant CP, in advance, visit this particular link bytplus.com
If you are an international tourist and want to reach Connaught Place from Delhi airport, then make use of taxiautofare.com to check for distance, and prices for hiring a taxi or auto. Hope that helps.
Written by: Rajesh Bihani ( Find me on Google+ )