Hyatt Gachibowli’s newest fare of fusion delicacies from the East embrace tempting pork fry and indulgent baos, all loved in an intimate al fresco setting
Although Mrs Mage is tucked away on the poolside at Hyatt Gachibowli, the teal and white furnishings, draped fairy lights on the encircling bushes and a classy blue neon signal state its presence. Consistent with the oceanic tones, the extensive bar with flame-coloured backlighting provides some heat, with among the reflection shimmering within the water. The night is cool with a slight overcast, however the climate does little to decrease the anticipation for the feast to come back.
Mrs Mage is the Hyatt group’s personal idea; it’s primarily based on the assorted delights a fictional character named Mrs Mage (created by the lodge group) has loved in her years of journey around the globe, be it tempting dumplings from South East Asia or contemporary, handmade pasta from the Mediterranean. All of those include a spectrum of cocktails and mocktails developed by the lodge group’s in-house mixologists to go well with the temper of the diner and of the meal.
My first cocktail of the night is a Whisky Bitter adopted by a refreshing gin-based Maze Bitter. The pricing is kind of affordable, inviting you to attempt extra as your meal progresses.
A feast for the senses
The primary to come back is the Tonjin Burnt Garlic Soup, deep brown and teeming with contemporary greens for some crunch. The soup is just not too spicy however the freshly-ground pepper gives a warming-from-within feeling, getting ready us for what’s to come back. Except you might be massive on soups, I’d suggest splitting this along with your co-diner. For these craving one thing with some extra hearth, attempt the Pound Chilli and Cilantro Rooster Broth.
The array of appetisers at Mrs Mage will pamper your style buds. For many who, on intuition, love a plate of crispy corn, go for the Rock Corn Tempura. The 2 are synonymous, however Mrs Mage’s take has an airiness to the coating that doesn’t fill you up.
I’m an enormous fan of bao so when our server brings out a steaming portion of the Chef’s Particular Steam Rooster Bao, I’m not dissatisfied. I’ve had my fair proportion of baos which might be far too dense and sometimes overwhelm the fillings. However right here, the baos are like clouds. The hoisin hen inside is flavourful and tender, complementing the contemporary and crisp lettuce towards which it’s nestled.
Nonetheless, my favourites, to at the present time, are the Jack’s Crispy Chilli Rooster (named after the chef who formulated the recipe), the 5 Spice Glazed Pork Ribs and the Mrs Mage Chilli Pork. Fried to a satisfying crisp with dry crimson chillies and peppers, I couldn’t cease digging into these. For those who love dumplings, do attempt the pot stickers and seafood lovers can benefit from the Prawn Har Gao.
Simply once I thought I couldn’t fill myself up extra, the principle course comes out; a formidable unfold of steaming rice, noodles and extra meat dishes. Fortunately, these parts should not too massive, supplying you with house to get pleasure from as a lot as you need to, with out worrying about carrying house too many doggie baggage.
For those who nonetheless have house in your tummy and have fairly the candy tooth, dig into Mrs Mage’s Bombe Alaska or the Lemon Meel-foy (a enjoyable play on millefeuille). These desserts are perfect for sharing and are completely photo-ready with their deconstructed look.
Don’t miss a possibility to have a secure and scrumptious meal at Mrs Mage; although the atmosphere is intimate, the expertise feels very private, full with a refreshing al fresco setting after two monotonous years of rooftop eating areas. And the most effective half? The lodge premesis is pet-friendly so be happy to carry your non-human bestie alongside!
Mrs Mage, Hyatt Gachibowli, is open for dinner from 7 pm onwards. The associated fee for 2 for a three-course meal is roughly ₹1,500, excuding cocktails. Name Hyatt Gachibowli at 040-4848 1234 for reservations.