Set in the business district of BKC, Illuminati; helmed by Akhilesh Rao and Chef Abhijit Berde of AGA Hospitality is set to raise the bar in F&B by serving a travel inspired menu curated from their adventures around the world. It is an amalgamation of progressive European and Asian cuisine along with a range of artisan cocktails using some of the finest ingredients.
Illuminati is a restaurant by day which transforms into a high energy bar by night playing some trend-setting music. It is designed to be a perfect place to take a break during work or spend the evening unwinding over drinks and delicious food. While weekdays will be focused on setting the mood right, weekends at Illuminati will become the perfect party place with upbeat and groovy music.
The menu is a mix of traditional and modern derivations of European and Asian cuisine to ensure a balance of options and flavors for the palate. Comprising of appetizers, bento boxes, sushi, sashimi, nigiri, dimsums, salads, mains, and desserts; the food menu has been curated keeping in mind the fact that there should be something for everyone to enjoy. Some of their signature dishes include the Pomegranate Molases Lamb Chops, Spiced Edamame Hummus, Confit Duck Leg with Majool Date Puree, and Baked Gnocchi Fonduta. Apart from the signatures, one can gorge on an array of dishes like Five Spice Pork Belly, Chipotle Cola Coffee BBQ wings, Pizza Inspired Arancini, Fresh Bay paella, Deconstructed Coq au Vin, Balinese Tofu and Vegetable Curry and many more.
The intriguing bar menu consists of an array of ambrosial and versatile signature concoctions such as Secret Society, a whisky based cocktail mixed with Pineapple, Blue Pea Tea and egg white; the exotic Elixir, a Vodka based concoction of Rosehip & Hibiscus Tea and Litchi; The Forbidden Fruit, a Gin based cocktail mixed with Apple, Galangal and Rosemary along with many other signature cocktails.
Speaking on the launch of Illuminati, Rohan Anand, AVP, AGA Hospitality says, “We are a group of diverse individuals united by a culture of hospitality that aim to spearhead the company’s vision towards creating innovative and unique F&B spaces. A place that challenges the status quo, Illuminati was chosen because it adds a fun and intriguing element to the space which entices you to visit at least once.” (Excerpt from a release)