Food is an integral part of the Jalesh Cruises experience, with a feast of options for every taste and mood. With more than 300 different food items on your cruise vacation, Jalesh Cruises offers the most extensive menus at sea. From flavourful and yummy tea in the morning to late night ice cream and every single meal in between, dining aboard this luxury cruise promises to be an authentic, versatile and memorable experience best enjoyed with family friends or esteemed business associates. Guests are offered a dining experience onboard Jalesh Cruises, that will satisfy and surprise their palate with both familiar favorites and exciting new flavors at its variety of fine dining and casual restaurants.
On a Jalesh cruise, exceptional cuisine is one of many delightful experiences you will enjoy. Regional delicacies, Western favorites and mouth-watering healthy choices will keep your tastebuds thrilled. Locally sourced, fresh ingredients combined with innovative menus will tantalize your palate. Whether your taste leans towards Asian, Chinese, European or further afield, Jalesh serves you the best in class.
14 Restaurants, 9 Bars & Lounges = One Unforgettable Experience!
MAIN DINING RESTAURANTS
Embark upon a five-star culinary adventure, designed just for you by some of the world’s most talented Chefs.
1. THE WATERFRONT
The Inventive Indian menu at The Waterfront is a blend of all the right ingredients and techniques with the flavours and traditions of India. No matter what type of craving you’re experiencing, you’ll find authentic Indian cuisine that is sure to bring a big, bright smile to your face.
- Serves Signature Indian Thali and A La Carte Menu for lunch.
- Choose from the most tempting traditional Indian dishes, from street-food snacks to main-meal curries and delicious delicacies.
- Indulge in a widespread menu comprising the best of Indian Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian dishes served during dinner.
- A wide selection of alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages is available at an additional cost.
2. CHEF’S TABLE
A Private Dining experience offered at Chef’s Table, where you embark upon a unique culinary journey.
- Serves Chef infused traditional Dastarkhwan feast prepared with handpicked ingredients from around the world.
- Each mouth-watering bite and flavourful sip offers a thrilling synergy of aromas and flavours. For a foodie, this experience should not be missed.
- Located within the Waterfront Restaurant.
Treat your taste buds to a culinary tour of the best of the East served in a comfortable and pleasant setting.
- Put together a delicious variety of flavorful and healthy meal choices from contemporary Asian cuisine that goes above and beyond.
- Thai, Malay, Chinese, Korean, Mangolian, Taiwanese & Japanese are offered.
- Dinner selections are made to order with fresh ingredients and unique sauce.
DECK & POOL DINING
4. ESSENCE OF INDIA
Experience a taste of exotic succulence at Essence of India offering traditional Indian delights. From variety of appetizers, hearty breads, herb flavored lentils to mild, medium or spicy curries of chicken, or fish, this restaurant serves the Indian favorites that you crave the most!
- Serves authentic cuisine from different regions of India.
- A selection of dishes to relish with Chicken to Lamb Kebabs, Garlic to Keema Naan Breads, Chicken Tikka Masala, Lamb Vindaloo, Fish Curry and Shrimp Saag to name a few.
- Turns into a cereal & fruit station at breakfast time.
5. THE FAR EASTERN KADHAI
Largest selection of quality and mouthwatering food bringing unique flavors of the Indian Wok with all the different curries, rice, and tandoor items to satisfy your appetite.
- Enjoy wide assortment of sit-fry dishes of Far Eastern delicacies.
- Serves hot Indian food for breakfast.
6. SUGAR & SPICE
A Fine Dessert Restaurant offering an extraordinary selection of fine desserts with tastes that will delight your appetite.
- A vast array of delicious sweets and treats!
- Everything from classic Indian sweets to cookies, cupcakes, brownies, muffins, assorted Danish and pastries to various cakes, pies and pastries layered in wonderful syrups or dipped in fresh fruits.
- Serves pastries for breakfast and tea cakes in the afternoon.
7. THE INTERNATIONAL GRILL
Boasting an eccentric fusion of foods with an assortment of mouthwatering gourmet chicken and vegetable burgers. Indulge in the exotic taste of Chicken Tikka Masala and then sink your teeth into a flavorful cheesy Pizza.
- Diverse dishes, which are grilled to perfection, right at your table!
- Offers an extravagant variety of unlimited delicious meats, seafood, pastas, pizzas and vegetarian skewer options accompanied with luscious salads, tantalizing appetizers, signature sides and their fresh-from-the- oven bread basket.
- Guests can also personalize Pizzas with amazing selection of tasty toppings.
8. HOT CLAY TANDOOR
Drawing upon the lavish barbeque items popularized from Asia and the Middle East offering the best list of Tandoori grill Cuisine with elements of Indian spices and marinades.
- Array of fresh, tasty and spicy Indian food prepared using fresh herbs, garam masalas combined with rich flavors from ginger and garlic.
- Serves boldly spiced variety of Indian-style kebabs. The wonderfully flavorful meat from the tandoor is joined on the menu by other Indian classics like daal (stewed lentils) and phirini (rice pudding) that are no less authentic.
- Turns into a traditional Indian counter for breakfast.
9. KETTLE & BUN
The ultimate spot for a casual bite onboard.
- Serves up freshly baked bread, expertly crafted sandwiches, great tasting salads and mouth-watering soups.
- Perfect place to catch up for a chat or to meet new friends with a relaxed café vibe.
- Turns into a counter serving bread, toast and porridge for breakfast.
10. JAIN HAVEN
A specialty restaurant serving exotic and delicious Jain food for all Jain guests.
- Dedicated Jain Cuisine service whips up an array of authentic Jain dishes for breakfast/lunch & dinner.
- There’s also a special Pav Bhaji counter for those who want to indulge in lip-smacking delicacies.
11. VEGETARIAN BANG
Indulge in world-famous authentic Indian Cuisine recreated by expert Chefs combining the authentic flavors of India with contemporary cooking practices and everyday ingredients.
- Offers wholesome selection of dishes handpicked from every part of India.
- The restaurant also serves a variety of fruits & cereals for breakfast.
12. STREET FOOD @ KARNIKA
Serving an exciting menu of Indian food inspired by the food hawkers from the streets and markets of India, this restaurant pays homage to road side culinary geniuses.
- Freshly prepared Indian street food classics such as Pani puri, Bhel puri, Vada pav & drinks in a casual and colorful setting.
- Will take you on a sensory journey through the streets of India, full of authentic delights with a modern twist.
13. THE CAFÉ
The perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee; afternoon tea or savoury snacks. It is an ideal haven to sip, savour and socialize. Informal and carefree, the Café is wonderfully inviting any time of day.
- When you find yourself craving a coffee break, this cafe has what you need.
- From the simply caffeinated to the simply sublime, nothing satisfies your coffee craving like the Café, featuring fun twists on the hot and cold drinks you enjoy.
- Take a break and reenergize at the Café, stocked with premium teas, coffees, drinks along with an exciting range of finger food and short eats.
More than just an ice cream joint, Frozen is a premium dessert joint serving up all of your favorite sweets and goodies.
- Specializes in ice cream, kulfi, traditional kulfi, shave ice, frozen yogurt, bubble tea, smoothies, milk shake, yogurt, hot chocolate, hot tea and much more.
- No matter what your sweet tooth is craving, there is something that will absolutely delight your taste buds.
- Visit Frozen for a wonderfully sweet food sensation.
Jalesh Cruises features up to 5 bars and lounges, each with its own unique vibe. Dance to the ultraviolet energy at The Dome. Sip champagne, wine or scotch. Lounge poolside with an umbrella drink. Play pool at the pub. Or chill at the Pool Bar. Follow your mood and mingle.
1. THE DOME
Good beer, good tunes, good times. Go on shimmy down with your favourite tipple in hand to enjoy the delicious food and make new friends.
- A wide choice of alcoholic beverages such as beers, ciders, wines, spirits, and an extensive cocktail selection.
- The stunning décor, ambience and awesome music make it the perfect setting to drink, dance, laugh and have fun.
2. THE POOL BAR
This is the perfect place to sip on a margarita as you take in another classic sunset.
- Serve a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at the Pool Bar, which includes delicious fine, fresh frozen cocktails, mocktails, fresh fruit juices and other drinks.
- Savour light snacks offered at the bar, or linger over a cocktail under an umbrella. The Pool Bar delights with classic cocktails, mocktails and signature creations, along with a selection of wines by the glass.
- Perfect place to enjoy sundowners.
3. THE OASIS BAR
Feel like a frozen tequila drink? How about an ice-cold beer? Grab a stool, amigo, this is where you wanna be!
- The menu offers popular alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including a lineup of frozen concoctions, beers. cocktails and margaritas by the glass or by the pitcher.
- Also offers the best of cigars along with a line selection of specialty cognacs and single malts.
- Great spot onboard to chill and enjoy the breathtaking view while sipping your drink.
- Open for members during the day and guests in the evenings.
4. THE CASINO BAR
Winning big in the casino is big fun, and your next stop is celebrating with a top-shelf drink.
- Located right off Deck 8, the casino bar serves up your favourite cocktails, beer and wine, making this the perfect spot to celebrate with family, friends… and maybe even total strangers.
5. THE MARQUEE BAR & SHOW LOUNGE
With an impressive list of Champagnes, wines by the glass, remarkable spirits and cocktails, the inviting ambience of The Marquee Bar & Show Lounge is perfect place to enjoy sophisticated and tempting cocktails late into the night.
- Relax and unwind with fabulous live musicals, movies and entertainment shows in a theatre style setup.
- Enjoy the warm and lively atmosphere and an irresistible selection of drinks.
- Soak in the ambiance in the sumptuously luxurious interiors.
24 HOURS IN ROOM DINING
Room Service: Enjoy a variety of international favourites from the comfort of your room or suite, available 24 hours through the In-Room Dining selection. Serving international and local specialties, enjoy the ease and convenience of room service.
JOIN US ON A CULINARY JOURNEY
Jalesh Cruises has a dining experience to suit every occasion. Every restaurant is like a work of art and every meal is a very delicious stroke on the canvas. Explore the High Seas by day on a relaxing lunch cruise, or admire twinkling lights by night on an elegant dinner cruise.
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