TIC Dining Plans and Taj InnerCircle Rewards in India

Home to some of India’s finest fine dining restaurants, the Taj has celebrated & set the standard for culinary arts while creating memorable meals. Take for instance, a sublime dining experience under the stars at the Gol Bungalow that forms the tail end of the Taj Falaknuma Palace. Mesmerizing views of the old city and the stained glass dome make it a quintessential venue for a divine breakfast or romantic dinner. I spent five weeks in India in 2016 and loved it – touring places like Gujarat, Mumbai, Hampi, Port Blair and Agra.

Outside the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Outside the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

For plush hotels, check out the Taj range. At the iconic Karavalli where authenticity is the hallmark, the Chefs have put together a distinctive compilation of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies with extensive culinary journeys ranging from the best of the Mangalorean Bunts and Konkanis, Kodavas from Coorg, Malayalees, Calicut Muslims and Syrian Christians of Travancore, Havyaka Brahmins of Vitla and the Portuguese of Goa. Seasonal Curries and Wood fired dishes await you. The recipient of many awards both National and International and featured in the best food guides across the world like the one-of-its-kind Miele Food Guide, Karavalli has reinvented itself to give connoisseurs and gourmands a rejuvenated epicurean experience.

Relaxing at Nidhivan Sarovar Portico Hotel in Vrindavan

Plush Indian hotels

The glorious tradition of dining in style at Taj hotels prevails as the three brands offer distinctive dining experiences crafted by their individual philosophies and their legendary corporate chefs. Not only have professionally trained chefs and traditional master chefs taken the choicest regional Indian cuisines to create delectable signature dishes, in the past century, authentic Asian cuisines have been perfected at restaurants like Wasabi by Morimoto & Golden Dragon at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.

Outside the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Outside the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

If dining at one of Asia’s 50 Best restaurants wasn’t tempting enough already, you can now expand your menu to privileges like picking from two rewarding add-on dining plans that are designed to delight – Epicure and Epicure Plus are both generous in their offering of benefits that allow you to earn incremental, easily redeemable points every time you dine at a Taj Group restaurant in India.

The bar at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

The bar at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Besides the dining plan, membership to Taj InnerCircle comes with several amazing benefits at every tier of the hotel loyalty program. All members of the program enjoy benefits like redemption of points through the program rewards catalogue & the newly introduced real time redemptions at the hotels. There are no blackouts across room categories for room redemptions & no point expiry for active members.

Room Service - my feast

Room Service – my feast

Brilliant Indian Breakfast

Brilliant Indian Breakfast

When you enroll for the Epicure plan you will also receive membership to Taj InnerCircle Silver, and on joining the Epicure Plus plan you will automatically become a Taj InnerCircle Gold member. The Taj reward programme copper members will be upgraded when they sign-up for an Epicure plan and will immediately begin enjoying extra earnings on food and beverage spends. You can earn up to 25% of your dining bill at over 150 restaurants and bars of a Taj Group hotel in India.

Inside the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Inside the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

In addition to the inner circle, Taj offers hotel credits for spends on dining, Business center, laundry, etc., at all Taj Hotels in India including Taj Safaris & all Taj International Hotels on bookings made till 15th October, 2016. If you wish to stay a bit longer, you can extend your stay with a complimentary night! For a three day stay, avail a complementary third night & for a four day stay, avail a complementary fourth night. You can even club two complimentary nights for a consecutive six or eight night stay.

These offers are valid across brands, exclusively to Taj InnerCircle members. So what are you waiting for, redeem these rewards at your next meal or use them to pay for your stay at a Taj Group hotel. With just a swipe of your membership card!

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