Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00
The intricately carved lattice work has inspired the name of the lobby lounge – The Lattice situated at the Taj Samudra, Colombo. The ambience created with its cosy setting tailor-made for comfort and privacy, elegant chandeliers and the date palms giving it a feel of an oasis is the ideal venue for an outing with friends, a rendezvous with a loved one or an informal business meeting. The Lattice is open from 9 a.m. to midnight with traditional high tea being served between 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. daily.
The Lattice is unique in its offering of the traditional English High Tea with a spectacular display of delicacies in tiered trays known as ‘Charlies’. The mouth-watering eats leave us craving for more with its delectable range of freshly baked scones, macaroons, tarts, cutlets, pies, sandwiches, pastries, éclairs, pancakes, jams, creams and many more.
An enviable collection of low grown, mid grown and up country freshly infused teas is served from the tea trolley. The aromatic range of liqueur coffees, single origin coffees, international coffees and chilled coffees is a caffeine lover’s dream. For those who prefer a variety of snacks, the Lattice provides a gourmet rich range of snacks to satisfy the savoury Sri Lankan and international palette alike; the soups and the signature club sandwiches with twelve variations cater to all and it does not end there as the Lattice is also an area to sup on a main meal with its appealing meals consisting of prawns, fish and chips, penne pastas and a tantalising assortment of desserts.
Private high tea get togethers with a maximum of 12 can be accommodated. In addition a birthday cake is offered on the house for a group of over ten people.
The open bar with its veritable treasure trove of teas, coffees and beverages gives you a glimmer of the splendid range on offer.
On display is an assorted selection of house wines to be chosen by you. The soothing sounds of pipe music complete the perfect setting. In addition classical music is played by a pianist from 4 p.m. to midnight.
Taj Samudra’s The Lattice lounge provides one with an incomparable indulgence offering a basketful of goodies so to speak and ensuring that you are indeed spoiled for choice.