Skip to main content

Luxury Indian hotel Lalit brings subcontinent to South Bank

A former grammar school where novelist Lawrence Durrell was a pupil is to be turned into a £350-a-night luxury Indian hotel.


The new owners of the Grade II listed Victorian building on the South Bank near Tower Bridge say they plan to bring Indian hospitality to the capital for the first time.

 The £50 million hotel, in the erstwhile St Olave’s Grammar School, is the first overseas venture for family-owned Lalit hotel group and is due to open later this month. Innovations will include an Indian bread bar — known as the Naanery — serving only breads from the subcontinent such as roti and kulcha matched with wines.

Popular posts from this blog

The World’s Biggest Hotel With 10,000 Rooms To Open In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is all set to built the world’s biggest hotel by 2017. Abraj Kudai hotel is planned to be located at the Manafia area in Makkah’s central zone, only 2.2 km south of the Holy Haram in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW | Manish Dayya, Area General Manager – Accor Hotel’s – Lavasa Hotels & Convention Centre

Classic Hospitality Training Institute

The first batch of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna(PMKVY) was launched by Classic Hospitality Training Institute in colaboration with National Skill Development Corporation to impart vocational training and skills to unemployed youth across the State.