Barcelona’s Paradiso – a world number one – is all set to offer an eclectic experience with its cocktails at this latest bar takeover in India.
July 27, 2023: Gear up for an enthralling experience as The Leela Palace, Bengaluru’s Kyoto speakeasy - ZLB23 - brings the celebrated bar Paradiso from Barcelona in India. The bar will open its doors to cocktail enthusiasts on August 10, 2023.
Giacomo Giannotti of Paradiso, Barcelona.
Unlike anything before, the place is sure to transport you to the dreamy bustle of Barcelona with its elevated art of cocktails. This outstanding partnership is a testament to The Leela Palace and ZLB23’s initiative to blend Paradiso’s cocktail-making skills with the diverse culture of India. Master mixologist Giacomo Giannotti - CEO and owner of Paradiso - will introduce his singular idea of "paradise" to the Indians.
Paradiso has the distinction of being the number one bar in the world – as awarded by ‘The World’s 50 Best Bars’ 2022. Some of the distinctive creations that customers can look forward to at ZLB23 are the Kryptonite and the Evolution Negroni, two specialty cocktails by Paradiso that have a medley of flavors.
The Leela Palace, Bengaluru has carefully chosen a line-up of outstanding bars from across the world, some of which are making their Indian debuts soon, to take over ZLB23.
Speaking about the collaboration, Pradeep Kandari, the Director of Food & Beverage at The Leela Palace, Bengaluru, said, “ZLB23 has built a strong reputation for bringing fresh and unique elements to Bengaluru’s cocktail industry. The collaboration with Paradiso, the Best Bar in the World, is a testament to our commitment to elevating cocktail culture in India. We take immense pleasure in providing our valued customers with extraordinary experiences that leave a lasting impression. Our goal is to promote the rich Indian cocktail culture and showcase it on the international stage by bringing the world’s top bars to Bengaluru.”
- By Pritha Debroy