Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery

Are you tired of the same Mithai-boxes during the festive season year? I know I am. I can just foresee that by the end of next week, my refrigerator will be filled with boxes of sweets. Imagine my happiness when I found that The Bakery of The Lalit Great Eastern has come up with Diwali gift combos containing different items besides Mithais! Yes, The Diwali hampers by Lalit Great Eastern bakery is a welcome surprise. It works perfectly in breaking the monotony of sweet-boxes!

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery - JustODThings

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery

The Jewel of the East – Since the 19th century

Now, one of the best things the British have left behind for us to enjoy and cherish is the Great Eastern Hotel. Besides the luxury and aesthetically designed rooms, restaurants, lounges, a pub, etc., one of its biggest attractions is The Bakery. The hotel and its bakery have a longer history than most people know. Touted as the first luxury hotel in Asia, The Lalit Great Eastern in 1841. It was then known as the Auckland Hotel and was founded at the same site where its founder, David Wilson, ran a bakery.

The Lalit Great Eastern - The Jewel of the East Since the 19th century – JustODThings

The Lalit Great Eastern – The Jewel of the East Since the 19th century

Over the years, ‘the Jewel of the East’ moved from strength to strength. It returned to its original glory. The In 2013, The Bakery started functioning after eight long years, to serve the people of Kolkata again, and bring a touch of ‘English’ back to their lives. Today, every foodie in Kolkata can vouch for the amazing bakes that this ambient heaven provides.

More than just Mithais – Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery Break the Monotony of Mithai Boxes – JustODThings

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery Break the Monotony of Mithai Boxes

But, enough of the history lessons. Let’s come back to the Diwali hampers by Lalit Great Eastern bakery. This festive season, The Bakery at The Lalit Great Eastern has come up with different Diwali hampers. These are various combos of items including Cabernet, Darjeeling tea, roasted cashews, chocolates, cookies, cakes, candles and what not! They have curated a range of hampers with different combos of gift items. You can choose from them, or customize your hamper. Prices start from Rs. 1145/- only!

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery – More than just sweets - JustODThings

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery – More than just sweets

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery – Pick from their combos, or customise one – JustODThings

Diwali Hampers by Lalit Great Eastern Bakery – Pick from their combos, or customise one

I’m already stuffed right up to my throat with Mithais, cheesecakes, and all things sinful, which prove to be a fusion of Indian and international desserts. I’m not complaining. But I’d love to have a few other gifts along with the sweets, especially if I can munch on them. And, I imagine my friends and relatives would love to receive such gifts from me, as well. Either way, The Bakery at The Lalit Great Eastern is the new gift destination for Diwali!

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  1. December 24, 2016

    […] are ready to spread the joy with their sweet goodies. And, one of the stalwarts in Kolkata, i.e. The Bakery at Lalit Great Eastern, has people queueing up in front of it! After about a month of preparation, The Christmas delights […]

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