Orient Express is celebrating its 38th anniversary this December. In honour of this milestone, the iconic restaurant has curated a limited edition menu featuring an extensive selection of nostalgic favourites and timeless signatures along with contemporary renditions.

Inspired by the legendary long-distance train which ran from Paris to Istanbul until 1977, the Orient Express has been one of New Delhi’s most celebrated fine-dining restaurant since 1983. The legendary train that was known for its gastronomic experiences, is the inspiration behind this award-winning restaurant which recreates a carriage of the train and the ambience of a historic era, focusing on the finest European gourmet fare. Paired with impeccable traditional white-gloved service, mellifluous tunes by the celebrated resident pianist and a selection of premium vintages, the entire experience at the Orient Express is one-of-a-kind.

The anniversary special menu features a selection of signatures such as Camembert cheese soufflé, paprika sauce; Duck Margaret, fig compote, crispy phyllo; Butterflied Champagne prawns, butter garlic sauce; Saffron-scented exotic vegetable risotto; Red wine poached Fuji apple, cinnamon ice cream; Warm chocolate pudding, liquid chocolate centre and more.

Speaking on the iconic restaurant’s momentous anniversary, Nayan Seth, General Manager, Taj Palace, New Delhi said, “The Orient Express represents a dining experience that is truly like no other. A Rocheston Distinguished Restaurant awardee, the 38-year old culinary institution has been one of the capital’s finest and remains synonymous with luxury dining, extraordinary culinary excellence and everlasting memories. As a part of our endeavour to create distinctive experiences, I am sure that our anniversary special menu curated by Executive Chef Rajesh Wadhwa, will be lovingly cherished by our guests and patrons.”