Muthoot Pappachan Group owned Villa Maya wins Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Award

Ranked 03rd in India and 12th in Asia in Best Fine Dining Restaurants category

Mumbai, October 16 2015 : For every discerning food aficionado visiting our country, the experience of the savouring palate-tickling delicacies may now remain incomplete without a sojourn at the Villa Maya Restaurant, the 18th Century restored Dutch manor at Thiruvananthapuram.

The restaurant, owned by Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), has been ranked No.3 in India’s Best Fine Dining Restaurant category by Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel portal, based on the traveller reviews about lakhs of restaurants across the country. Last year, it was ranked fourth in the category.

Indian Accent in New Delhi and Peshawri in Mumbai are the two toppers respectively in the Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Awards for India’s 10 Best Fine-Dining Restaurants selected based on consumer reviews.

Villa Maya also has been ranked 12th among the Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Asia by the US-based rating portal.

“Our commitment to the finer traditions of customer satisfaction coupled with the assurance of an excellent culinary experience made us stand out. It is a feather in our cap, we are proud that the quality of our service has been recognised at the global level, especially when it comes directly from one of the world’s largest travel sites. We would like to thank all our patrons and promise to continue providing the best in service always”, said Mr. Thomas John Muthoot, Chairman and Managing Director, Muthoot Pappachan Group.

Housed in an 18th century Dutch manor which was once patronized by the Royal house of Travancore, the restaurant is a combination of the world’s best culinary experiences and a grand, timeless ambience which exudes warmth and hospitality.

For the last three years in succession, Villa Maya stands as the must-visit destination in Thiruvananthapuram as per Zomato, which has listed over 31,200 restaurants.

Villa Maya restaurant offers a variety of cuisines comprising Italian, French, Mexican and Moroccan, along with exquisite Indian and local Kerala cuisine especially in the seafood variety. It offers not just fine food, but a varied experience through the warmth of the staff, and tranquil, archaic, aesthetic architecture making dining the pleasure that it is.

The property is owned by MPG Hotels and Infrastructure Ventures Private Limited, the hospitality venture from the diversified 128-year old Muthoot Pappachan Group.

Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice awards honours top restaurants in India based on the millions of algorithm that take into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants gathered over a 12-month period

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