Blessed with rich natural flora, home to many endemic and near endemic birds and mammals and inhabited by the aboriginal Jarowas, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands has only recently become a grapevine among honeymooners and leisure travellers and is one of the most sought holiday vacations these days. Geographically positioned between the Indian peninsula to the west and Burma to the north and east the Andaman Islands are a group of Indian Ocean islands in the Bay of Bengal. With serene and tranquil beaches and picturesque landscape the islands have been able to pull in a lot of wander thirsty, pleasure travellers, love birds and adventure freaks.
Andaman for sure has quenched the thirst of the wanderlusts. But that is not all it has to offer. One can satiate his taste buds to his fill, overlooking the beautiful landscape in eateries strategically positioned amidst the flora and fauna. The Bay Island Restaurant gives a strong competition. Strictly on reservations, the place offers high priced ala carte menu. Strategically located right in front of the sea breeze, the place definitely scores high on ambience. The food here is expensive no doubt but once you enter its door step, you are greeted by the cool sweet aroma of the fresh sea brezze and you forget the rest of the worries.
Icy Spicy may just offer you a treat to tour taste buds as well. With a plush ambience, the restaurant is mostly frequented by vegetarians. Nonetheless, it serves you Chinese cuisine as well.
Mandalay Restaurant would definitely top our list of the best place to eat in Andaman. Located in the posh environment of the Marine Hill, Port Blair, the restaurant offers a buffet dining option. The restaurant being a part of The Fortune Group, is highly recommended for classy travellers and gourmets. The food is obviously not cheap and one has to shell out a big chunk from his wallet to savour it. For you all spirited people, there is a bit of a bad news. Strict Indian licensing requires denying serving alcoholic beverages. So, you might just have to chunk your plan of wining and dining here.
If you are fishy enough, do not forget to hit the Royal Palace. The place serves you a lip smacking fish curry. Also, if you are keen to gorge on Continental delicacies, this is the best place to frequent. They also serve you Chinese and Indian cuisine.
My South Indian friends have no reason to worry. If you are looking for an authentic place serving you Dosas and Idlis then do drop in at Annapurna. Mostly known for its South Indian cuisines, the place serves you breakfast and brunch and definitely tops the list for veggie’s delight.
Want to treat your honey bunch with the best of the dinner buffets? Then drop in at Corbyn’s Delight- the in house restaurants for the Peerless Sarovar Portico. The restaurant on looks the beautiful Corbyn’s Cove beach and would serve as an ideal joint for your romantic honeymoon dinner that you are going to cherish for years. The ambience is definitely plush and would accentuate your mood and the decor would rejuvenate your spirits conjuring up your carnal desires.
Time for some cookies and confectioneries as a sweet ending to your scrumptious meal. Dessert served- Milan Restaurant. Looks mostly like the conventional coffee and pastry joints, the place can be a rage among youngsters craving for sinful pastries. Nonetheless, the place also serves you meal mostly in sync with your budget.
They say, the best way to reach a man’s heart is through his stomach. Let me take the liberty to re syntax the statement. The best way to reach your lovie-dovie’s heart is definitely appeasing his or her taste buds. So once you step in your favourite destination for an idyllic holiday, do splurge in on food.
One travelling from India may book a direct flight from Kolkata to Port Blair or Chennai to Port Blair flight. Nonetheless if you one to enjoy the ocean rage, you may also book an ocean cruise from Kolkata or from Chennai. Seeking for an exotic holiday? Then step on the floor of Palm Grove Eco Resort, which is one of the best resorts in Port Blair, Andaman. This serene eco-friendly resort is located on the pristine Carbyn’s Cove Beach and serves some mouth-watering sea-food delicacies at its Bacchus Bar-cum-Restaurant.
By Swairik Das (Ex Goibibo Writer)