Experience Deepavali with North Indian delicacies at the iconic Tiffin Box

The Tiffin Room at Raffles Hotel celebrates the rich heritage of North Indian flavours this Diwali with an exclusive set menu curated specially for the festive occasion. 

The iconic Tiffin Room is located within the Raffles Hotel, Singapore, which opened in 1887 and is one of the few remaining 19th-century hotels in the world. 

The Tiffin Room is located in Raffles Hotel, one of the few remaining 19th  century hotels in the world. Photo Courtesy: Raffles Hotel Singapore
The Tiffin Room is located in Raffles Hotel, one of the few remaining 19th century hotels in the world. Photo Courtesy: Raffles Hotel Singapore

It has recently undergone a careful and sensitive restoration and has fully reopened on August 1, 2019. 

The menu is specially prepared by award-winning Chef Kuldeep Negi, with appetizers like Dahi Puri, an elevated street snack featuring tamarind and raisin chutney with yogurt, and Achari Mahi Tikka, a delightful tandoori grilled pomfret fillet with pickled spices. 

 An equally exquisite vegetarian option will also be offered as part of the Diwali experience menu. Photo credit Raffles Hotel Singapore
An equally exquisite vegetarian option will also be offered as part of the Diwali experience menu. Photo credit Raffles Hotel Singapore

Main courses of Dill Palak Ka Gosht, a delectable boneless lamb shank simmered in a dill and spinach curry, and Murgh Khumani, tender chicken breast cooked in a flavoursome apricot and mixed nuts gravy are paired with Garlic Naan, cheese and bell pepper Kulcha as well  as Indian Basmati rice. 

Exclusive must-have desserts include  Mango Ghevar, a  traditional Rajasthani sweet cake with fresh mango and Mango Kulfi; and Mithai, an array of homemade  Indian specialty sweets of cashew nut, date and fig.  

Mango Ghevar, a  traditional Rajasthani sweet cake with fresh mango and Mango Kulfi. Photo credit : Connected to India
Mango Ghevar, a traditional Rajasthani sweet cake with fresh mango and Mango Kulfi. Photo credit : Connected to India

The Diwali Experience menu will be available for lunch and dinner from 5 to 15 November 2020.

An equally exquisite vegetarian option will also be offered along with a limited selection of the regular Tiffin Room à la carte menu.

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Raffles Hotel Singapore has enhanced safety and hygiene measures in place.  Photo Courtesy: Raffles Hotel Singapore
The exclusive set menu experience is served in iconic tiffin boxes at the Raffles Hotel Singapore's Tiffin Room with enhanced safety and hygiene measures in place amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Connected to India  

Handmade Mithai Diwali specialty sweets (for takeaway) will also be available from  7 to 15 November comprising 5 lovely flavours in a box of 15 pieces. 

Visit this website for more information and pricing for the above.  

Handmade Mithai Diwali specialty sweets for takeaway, will also be available at the Tiffin Room for Diwali. Photo credit Raffles Hotel Singapore
Handmade Mithai Diwali specialty sweets for takeaway will also be available at the Tiffin Room for Diwali. Photo credit Raffles Hotel Singapore  

Given that we are still navigating through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Raffles Hotel Singapore has enhanced safety and hygiene measures in place. 

Over and beyond that diners are invited to: 

  • Discover their digitalised menus made available for all restaurants featuring a la carte and made-to-order options; 
  • Opt for disposable cutlery or arrange for private dining within suites 
The Tiffin Room at Raffles Hotel follows strict adherence policy in place to HACCP principles for food preparation and hygiene. Photo: Connected to India
The Tiffin Room at Raffles Hotel follows strict adherence policy in place to HACCP principles for food preparation and hygiene. Photo: Connected to India

All public spaces and restaurants have been reconfigured to facilitate safe distancing and there is a strict adherence policy in place to HACCP principles for food preparation and hygiene. 

From 5 to 15 November, Tiffin Room pays homage to its roots with this exclusive set menu experience served in iconic tiffin boxes, perfectly encapsulating the spirit of this Hindu Festival.

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