Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is one of the most celebrated and cherished festivals in India. It’s a time when families come together to illuminate their homes, exchange gifts, and indulge in delicious feasts.
At Ritu, we’re thrilled to join in the Diwali festivities with an exclusive a la carte menu plus 15% off all throughout Diwali weekend!
But before we delve into the culinary delights, let’s take a moment to explore the true essence of Diwali.
The Festival of Diwali
Diwali, also known as Deepavali, signifies the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. It typically falls in October or November and spans five days of joyous celebrations. Here’s a glimpse of what each day represents and the dates for 2023:
|Day 1 – Dhanteras||Friday, 10, November 2023||People clean and decorate their homes, and it’s considered auspicious to purchase gold or silver items.|
|Day 2 – Choti Diwali (Narak Chaturdashi)||Saturday, 11 November 2023||The triumph of Lord Krishna over the demon Narakasura is celebrated with oil massages and aromatic baths.|
|Day 3 – Diwali||Sunday, 12 November 2023||The main day of festivities, when homes and streets are adorned with oil lamps (diyas), colorful rangoli designs, and fireworks.|
|Day 4 – Govardhan||Tuesday, 14 November 2023||This day honors the worship to Lord Goverdhan (Shri Krishna) and his divine love for cows.|
|Day 5 – Bhai Dooj||Wednesday, 15 November 2023||Sisters pray for the well-being of their brothers and exchange tokens of love and affection.|
Feasting on Diwali
Diwali is synonymous with mouthwatering delicacies, and at Ritu, we are excited to be a part of your Diwali celebrations this year.
Our Special Diwali Menu:
This year, we’ve crafted a reduced a la carte menu that features a tantalizing array of authentic Indian dishes to make your Diwali celebration truly unforgettable. From rich, aromatic curries to succulent tandoori grills, our menu showcases the rich tapestry of Indian flavours.
And of course, don’t forget to leave room for our special Diwali dessert. It is a sweet masterpiece that captures the essence of Diwali in every bite and is the perfect way to conclude your festive meal.
At Ritu, we believe that Diwali is a time to savour not just delicious food, but also the joy of being with loved ones. So, gather your friends and family, and join us for a Diwali celebration that’s steeped in tradition and flavour.
ENJOY 15% OFF ALL DINING AT RITU THROUGHOUT DIWALI WEEKEND
To reserve a table: click here or call us on 020 3857 2754.