The name Holiday Inn holds a special place in my heart and one that I associate with very precious childhood memories. I was nine years old when I went with my parents to Bombay for the first time and we stayed at The Holiday Inn hotel in Juhu. It was my first five star hotel experience and I remember how excited I was. I would spent most of my time in the bookshop, the pool and once I figured out that the hotel was a favorite haunt of film stars, I would sit in the lobby for hours hoping to catch a glimpse of them. The Holiday Inn was also where I had my first five star buffet meal and since I’ve always been a foodie (yes, even at 9 years), the huge spread, especially the cakes, pastries and ice-creams were a source of much delight.
When I first saw the Holiday Inn building near City Centre 2, all those memories came flooding back. And when the hotel opened a few months back, I started hearing some very good things about Social Kitchen, the all-day diner. I was recently invited by the Holiday Inn management to try out the food at Social Kitchen and I must say that the variety, the quality, the taste and the price really impressed me.