taj boston

Sophisticated ‘Last Friday’ Evenings Worthy of Maharajahs

Chef Prathapan’s Bollywood Nights menu features
classic Indian specialties and Indian fusion cuisine

Due to its popularity, the Bollywood Nights series at Taj Boston has been extended through November 2009. Held on the last Friday of the month, this is an Indian evening of dinner and dancing inspired by cultural traditions of the hotel’s 105-year old parent, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces.

The ballroom is transformed into a palace salon where East meets West with exotic lighting and décor, jewel-toned draperies, silk pillows, mood-enhancing candles, Bollywood clips on screens, and dancing to international selections by a DJ.

Highlights include:

A choice of classic Indian culinary delights or Indian fusion cuisine from an artistic buffet, created by Chef Prabeen Prathapan, celebrated for his presentations of chicken and vegetarian kebabs, Pav Bhaji and Pani Puri and a light buffet of biryani, lentil, naan, cocktail masala wada and samosa
A cash bar featuring classic cocktails, Champagne, wines and signature Taj Palace Cocktails such as the Hyderabad Silver Martini, Jaipur Rose Martini and Jodhpur Blue Martini; Thandai and Cardamom tea are also available
Offered 7:30 p.m. to midnight on the last Friday of the month: April 24, May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28, September 25, October 30 and November 27
$45 per person including tax and gratuities
Reservations may be made by calling Restaurant Reservations, 617-598-5255
Guests may also inquire about Taj Boston’s Bollywood Night guest room rate, subject to availability on Friday evenings.

About Taj Boston
Taj Boston occupies the city’s most prestigious address at Arlington and Newbury Streets. Overlooking the Public Garden, the property is within walking distance of historic sites, theatre and financial districts as well as fashionable boutiques and galleries, and is just four miles from Boston’s Logan International Airport. This luxury hotel features 273 guestrooms, including 45 suites offering wood-burning fireplaces.

As a preferred social and business center, Taj Boston is noted for its fine dining in The Café, Afternoon Tea in The Lounge and cocktails in The Bar with live music playing, Chanel boutique in the lobby as well as state-of-the-art Cisco TelePresence Room, business and guest services. Acquired by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces in January 2007, Taj Boston joins The Pierre in New York and Campton Place in San Francisco as the U.S. members of Taj Hotels’ luxury division. For reservations, contact (877) 482-5267 toll-free or visit

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia’s largest and finest groups of hotels, comprising 64 hotels in 45 locations across India with an additional 15 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa, the Middle East and Australia. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Rajput palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. The Taj, a symbol of Indian hospitality, has recently completed the centenary of its landmark hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower, Mumbai. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India’s premier business house.