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Keeping with the need of times: Refurbished Machan dishes out jungle theme

For Machan, the 24x7 jungle-themed restaurant at the Taj Mahal hotel in New Delhi, the revamp, which began in July last year, was much about preserving the conviviality

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Machan’s refurbishment is part of a wider facelift plan that is estimated to cost the hotel Rs 250 crore over three years

Dhruv Munjal New Delhi
Redoing an iconic restaurant is a bit like adding a modern twist to a classic dish. It demands a delicate balance — a dash of newness that doesn’t compromise on the comfort and familiarity of the old. For Machan, the 24x7 jungle-themed restaurant at the Taj Mahal hotel in New Delhi, the revamp, which began in July last year, was much about preserving the conviviality that has attracted loyal patrons since 1978. And the restaurant, which reopened earlier this month, has managed to achieve that.
 
The forest motif is omnipresent, but the details are subtler and niftier. The tusks and
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First Published: Oct 31 2020 | 6:06 AM IST

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