MUMBAI: Villa Maya, a fine dining restaurant owned by the hospitality venture of Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), has been ranked third in India’s top 10 Fine Dining restaurants by travel portal Trip Advisor, based on traveler reviews about lakhs of restaurants across the country. Situated in Thiruvananthanpuram, Villa Maya was ranked fourth in the category last year.
The restaurant is housed in an 18th century Dutch manor which was once patronized by the Royal house of Travancore.
Manish Mehrotra’s fine dining restaurant Indian Accent in New Delhi continues its reign as the number one restaurant in India for the second time in a row. Villa Maya also has been ranked 12th among the Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Asia by the US-based rating portal.
“Our commitment to the finer traditions of customer satisfaction coupled with the assurance of an excellent culinary experience made us stand out. It is a feather in our cap, we are proud that the quality of our service has been recognised at the global level, especially when it comes directly from one of the world’s largest travel sites”, Thomas John Muthoot, chairman and managing director, Muthoot Pappachan Group said in a press statement.
Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice awards honours top restaurants in India based on the millions of algorithm that take into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants gathered over a 12-month period.
Villa Maya offers a variety of cuisines which include Italian, French, Mexican and Moroccan along with exquisite Indian and local Kerala cuisines especially in the seafood variety.
Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), the 128 year old conglomerate, known for its gold loan business through its flagship Muthoot FinCorp, has interests in diversified areas from hospitality to automotive, from infrastructure to IT services, to healthcare and renewable energy.
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