South India’s Japanese obsession found, and we loved it

Japanese food in Vizag
Japanese decor and food makes this South Indian hotel unique.
Japanese decor and food makes this South Indian hotel unique.

On what could be the city’s bustling side in tourism terms, GreenPark Hotel in Vizag, is the address for mixing business with pleasure.

Sound proofed from noisy roads outside, GreenPark hotel is clutter-free and sober.

Muted colour schemes run though bedrooms which are micro managed right down to welcome drinks and bespoke toiletries.

A statue of Buddha in meditation exudes serenity in the lobby adding to theย Asian vibe. Thinking of Japan already? There’s more .

The hotel’s restaurant and bar ‘Mekong’ has a hyper-Asian approach to food. It gets crowded on weekend nights when most people wash down sushi and prawn tempura with sakรฉ.

Typical dishes

GreenPark’s cuisine has continental variants and besides popular Japanese dishes; Head chef, Subbu, recommends Italian and Indian food too .

Servings of tandoori in an iron box and Mekong’s wasabi ice cream is popular with diners who cater to edgy ideas.

Chef in charge

Hailing from Tamil Nadu, Chef Kumar Subbu brings pan Asian inspirations from his travels to Tokyo, Shanghai and other Asian countries. His team of 60 other chefs outdo the Japanese culinary experience at GreenPark with every meal.

Signature dishes

Slow Oven Roast Lamb with Mint and Jelly sauce and Eggplant Parmesano

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