Akin to Makar Sankranti, Pongal is a popular harvest festival in Southern India, especially in Tamil Nadu. Pongal literally means “spilling over” and it derives its name from the tradition of boiling rice in a mud pot till it begins to overflow. Marking the beginning of Uttarayan – The Sun God’s journey towards north, Pongal is celebrated around the middle of January. Lasting up to four days, the 2020 Pongal dates are from January 15th to January 18th of this instant. This festival in Tamil Nadu is celebrated to show gratitude to mother nature for her offerings. In tune with that, the following lines describe to you the venues wherein you can have a fantastic feast with your near and dear ones.
Dakshin at Crowne Plaza in Adyar stays true to its name and serves authentic culinary delicacies from Tamil Nadu and surrounding states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, and Karnataka. Backed by a legacy lasting for more than thirty years, it would serve delectables prepared by in-house chefs. The cocktails which you serve along with the food platters would win you brownie points. The vibrant ambiance and instrumental music playing in the background here would appeal to all of your six senses. Crown Plaza does have several halls of varying sizes for you to pick and choose. This five-star hotel has rooms aplenty for both your guests and you, in case you would like to opt for an overnight stay.
Crowne Plaza, Adyar, Chennai
Address- Crowne Plaza, 132, TT Krishnamachari Rd, Austin Nagar, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018
Serves authentic culinary delicacies from Tamil Nadu and surrounding states
Rooms aplenty for accommodation
Several halls of varying sizes
Grand By GRT Hotels is a great place to celebrate Pongal with grandeur and have a feast with your peers and friends. The J. Hind ‘Desi Diner’ would serve cuisines from every nook and corner of India, including, of course, South Indian food platters to set up the perfect festivity mood. The cocktails which you serve along with the food platters would win the hearts of your guests. This four-star luxury hotel possesses a cluster of banquet halls, hence providing you with the ‘problem of plenty.’ The in-house decorators would embellish the venue as per your liking.
Grand By GRT Hotels, T Nagar, Chennai
Address- Grand By GRT Hotels, 120, Sir Theagaraya Rd, Drivers Colony, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017
The in-house restaurant serves Indian cuisines
Possesses a cluster of banquet halls
The restaurant at Cinemascope Clubs And Resorts is renowned for its Indian fares. It lies at a stone throw distance from the pristine Palavakkam beach. It has an offbeat hall plus a lovely lawn, and both of them can be attached together at your order. The architecture is contemporary and the venue appears like a modish villa. You have the liberty to hire a decorator of your choice and try to embellish the venue as per your liking. The rooms here are modeled after the Tamil Cine stars, and hence you may live the life of a superstar for the hours you spend in these rooms.
Cinemascope Clubs And Resorts, Palavakkam, Chennai
Address- Cinemascope Clubs And Resorts, 343A, Anna Salai Road, Krishna Nagar, Palavakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041
Lies at a stone throw distance from the pristine Palavakkam Beach
Appears like a modish villa
The Bentley Seaside Boutique Hotel as you can guess by the name itself lies on Thiruvanmiyur Beach. Apart from a sumptuous hall, it also has a stunning terrace for you to pick and choose or even segregate the crowd. The exposed brick walls would exude rustic charm and the images on the walls would be the real eyeball grabbers. The hall would be illuminated by the pot-shaped pendant lightings. The in-house team would take care of the decor so that you can enjoy your festivities unperturbed. Your guests would be served both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fares as per their preference. And, of course, you may also serve alcohol to amplify the pleasure of your guests.
The Bentley Seaside Boutique Hotel, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai
Address- The Bentley Seaside Boutique Hotel, 35, Kaveri Nagar, Kottivakkam, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041
Sumptuous hall plus a stunning terrace
Lies on Thiruvanmiyur Beach
The Royal Regency as its name spells out would enchant you with regal decor. With a cluster of banquet halls of varying sizes here, you can have a gala time celebrating and yelling – ‘Happy Pongal 2020.’ The fabulous and intricate decor would charm your guests. With open decor and catering, you have all the liberty to bring on-board your choice of professionals to customize the festivities. The venue has recessed lighting for illumination. It has rooms aplenty to accommodate your guests in case you wish to stay overnight here. It would welcome your guests with valet services and has a tiny space for the dignitaries of your guests.
The Royal Regency, Egmore, Chennai
Address- The Royal Regency, 26/27, Poonamallee High Road, Periyamet, Adikesavarpuram, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003
Rooms aplenty to accommodate your guests
A cluster of banquet halls with varying sizes
Fabulous and intricate decor
So, which one of the aforementioned venues are you heading to celebrate Pongal 2020? Do you think you know better venue(s) than the ones mentioned in the blog? If yes then please mention it in the comments section and state your reasons too. Also, there are a myriad of hall options at weddingz.in portal. Why don’t you just take a peek?