The Fortune Select Excalibur, Gurgaon @ Sohna Road, is one of the finest brands from the very famous and exorbitant tag namely ITC Hotels, and also not to forget one of the most prestigious and defining brand in the industry of hospitality.
Like every other hotel, this hotel also has a magnificent and an ineffable aura of perfection and beauty within. From that very insouciant and suave spectacularity comes their North-Indian brand in restaurant section namely “Earthen Oven”, which is again a speechless impeccability of their resplendence and creativity and rest the staff has all the credibility of making and taking it to that particular level. Mr. Aditya Oberoi, the Head of this very entity and also Chef Inder Dev, The Head Chef for this organization, were both present and their company was so special for us, that its beyond expectations. Coming to the fest that they had organized is, that the Fortune Select Excalibur, through Earthen Oven, wants to make the people realize the true sense of Kebabs and their taste with quality uncompromized.
A little sneak into the eclectic and trendy interior without loosing that classic look of an exuberant brand, further it was more fun to acknowledge the fact that the dining area is right adjacent to the pool, which makes it even more classic and amazing to go and relish the dishes with, as the beautiful blue liquid is right in front of you and that the dining section can be arranged outside right next to the pool at wish of the patron. The live kitchen is a very conceptualized concept and it was really nice to see it with such authentic ways of making the dishes and presenting them in its most quintessential aspect. The chef preparing the dishes right in front of you, the way it was prepared everything was just ultimate fun to watch being a foodie. The place was big and the window view was really admirable. The place can easily accommodate 70 to 80 people and cannot forget the live Gazal performance which was going on for the patrons and which is very soothing.
I am only out of words as to where to start this fabulous food journey of mine while sitting there and relishing all those extraordinary culinaries at once, whilst the beverages included with such refreshing meal. To ponder on shall I start with paneer tikka, seekh kebab, haryali Kebab, chicken tikka, lamb ghosht, palak paneer, family naan, lal mirch naan, daal parantha, chilly cheese missi roti, Daale-fortune, virgin mojito, sweet lassi, cauliflower kebab, mix meat curry, lal maas curry, kofta curry, dahi ke kebab, aaloo mashed mix round-ups & all the add-ons or condiments. These are those dishes which I can remember, it was like an inexorable round of different delicacies with every dish to be called flawless in every perspective. I would rate it 10/10 in every corner and upfront with the way the staff operates and the way the patrons are handled. It was an honor to visit this venue and have a piece of their cake, and it was class apart experience for me as well as my friend. And since no meal is complete without the final touch of sweetness, the dessert which turned up was not only outstanding but also made me inclined to ask the chef that what exactly the magic was because it was so scintillating and amazing, I couldn’t constrain myself before I realized I just cleaned the entire plate without even a snig.
Gulab Jamun with a hint of honey and few add ons which made it magical in taste and similarly the best ever Ras Malai that I have ever had was in here, and finally the mouth freshener, the traditional meetha paan, which finally made the meal all in all a memorable one for me till the time it exist, I am surely going to this venue as much as I like it and as much as it is appealing and adorable food wise, I am in awe of it like insanely. Loved it.
Review Credit : Sagar.