The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore launched its much-anticipated RumBah, an unparalleled experience of exquisite drinks and accompanying bites on 10th August. A bar dedicated to the glory of rum is being conceptualized to pay tribute to India’s love for this globally renowned spirit. It will hold the distinction of being India’s first high-end lounge bar dedicated to the “Spirit” of Rum.
RumBah exhibits a palpable Caribbean vibe and will serve an extensive selection of premium international and local favorites, curated by award winning in-house mixologist, who brings over 10 years’ experience in luxury experience to The Ritz Carlton, Bangalore by crafting some state of the art, new-age cocktails whilst paying homage to the all-time classics. Fusing tradition and innovation, the exclusive new rum menu has been designed keeping every guest and every sip in mind.The classics stay honest to its origin or are carefully tweaked by our team of expertsto create a lasting memory.
Scrumptious hor d’oeuvres that perfectly compliment this exclusive rum menu, curated by none other than expat Chef Bruno Cerdan will ensure a multi-continental experience. Entwining this suave experience will have a range of celebrity DJs through the week with music that will have ruminants of the countries that made rum what it is today. The ambience enlivened by the DJs will be pulsating to Caribbean, R&B, Hip-Hop genres of music.
What’s more, patrons can enjoy assorted rum concoctions such as Ripe & Rock (Dark rum, mixed berry and cherry jam, black pepper, sweet balsamic vinegar & lemon), Disco Rum (Gold rum, sugar, lime juice, egg white and red wine), Rumbah Spritz (Aperol, white rum, elderflower syrup, prosecco), Fog cutter (Raisin infused rum, gin, cognac, lime juice, homemade organ syrup, cherry brandy,Cointreau) and Hemmingway Daiquiri (white rum, cherry liqueur, grapefruit juice, lime juice, sugar syrup) to name a few. Teetotalers can choose to detox with a fabulous array of non-alcoholic mocktails like Mad chimp (yummy brew of coffee pineapple and caramel), Passion boom (passion fruit, caramel syrup, litchi juice topped up with fruity foam), Spiced tea punch (spiced tea, oleo saccharum, orgeat and lime).
As an ideal accompaniment to these delicious cocktails,the appetizers section of the menu offers dishes like Jamaican Jerked Prawns on Grilled Pineapple, Jerk Chicken Pieces with Mango and Jalapenos Salsa, Grilled Sweet Corn and Chili and Stuff Mushroom Caps.
The swanky new hub features plush furnishings accents with an art-deco meets modern vibe, luxurious wooden flooring that brings the dance floor to life and an elegant glass tilled bar that plays with the light to create an optical illusion, these accents put together create the perfect mood setting for a relaxed night out.
Amitabh Rai, General Manager states, “At The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore, we are inspired to curate experiences that create meaningful and indelible experiences and memories for our guests. RumBah is a bar dedicated to the glory of Rum and is conceptualized to pay tribute to the vibe and energy of this globally renowned spirit. It will hold the distinction of being India’s first high-end lounge bar dedicated to the “Spirit” of Rum. Located in India’s first and only Ritz-Carlton, RumBah will have a wide-range of premium Rums from around the world, in addition, our award-winning in-house mixologist will craft state-of-the-art new age cocktails whilst paying homage to all-time classics.”
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