Vertex – The Liquid Restaurant at Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata opens its doors

The bar boasts of an inventory of new world wines presented by the in-house sommelier, along with a collection of whisky and beers, spirits and liqueurs.

Vertex, the ‘Liquid Restaurant’ at Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata, opened its doors on Friday, 25th September, 2020, to welcome the culinary tribes and bar-trotters of Kolkata for a whole new bar and nightlife experience. Located beside the pool, it offers a panoramic view of the Newtown skyline and the scenic Biswa Bangla Gate. Inspired by traditional ‘Irish taverns’, Vertex reimagines the age-old watering holes that have defined Kolkata’s tireless spirit, presenting the finest new address for enticing signature cocktails, eclectic global cuisine, high-energy music, alfresco seating and contemporary décor.

The new addition to the throng of bars in Kolkata has been designed to create a modern and vibrant space that caters to the ever-evolving urban taste of the city’s revelers. The interiors are characterized by chesterfield seating and the basket-weave outdoor lounge. 

The bar forms the focal point of Vertex, along with the walls behind, which are covered in funky illustrations of cocktails on a chalkboard finish. The alfresco section is inspired by the street-side cafes and rooftop spaces from cities all over the world.

Abhishek Sachdev, Hotel Manager, Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata, said, “After much anticipation, we are beyond elated to launch Vertex. It is with the outlook of creating a fresh new experience for the city, that we look forward to inviting our guests to return to the revelries of vivacious fun times, delicious signature beverages, unmissable food, upbeat music and sparkling entertainment, and of course, the superlative service that is promised at Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata. At Vertex, we have merged the warmth of an indoor bar space with a stunning alfresco lounge area offering panoramic views of Newtown’s rising skyline, all while ensuring the utmost hygiene, safety and distancing measures that are required at this time. With its contemporary outlook and offerings, we are excited about the future that Vertex holds in altering the city’s nightlife.”

The menu is shaped with Indian, Italian and South East Asian cuisines, to go with the handcrafted beverages. Curated by Chef Arabinda Seth, Executive Chef at Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata, the signature specialties on the menu include appetizers like “Trio Mexican”, “Prawn on Toast”, “Tandoori Aloo Gulistani”, “Lamb Sliders”, pasta dishes such as “Porcini and Brie Mousse Stuffed Rigatoni in Amatriciana Sauce” and “Chicken and Baby Spinach Cannelloni Drizzled with Truffle Cheese Sauce”. The mains feature exclusive in-house creations include “Vertex Ramen Bowl”, “Paneer Roll Saffron Roma Tomato Makhani”, and “Viet Cajun Grilled Prawns”.

The bar boasts of an inventory of new world wines presented by the in-house sommelier, along with a collection of whisky and beers, spirits and liqueurs. The selection of uniquely crafted cocktails by the in-house mixologist offer the perfect experience for those with a taste for the finer things in life. Some of the signature cocktails on the menu include “Golden Touch”, “Paan Sour”, “Tranquility Fix”, “Ruthless”, “Vertex Sour” and “Sea Rider”. The beverage menu also houses a variety of delicious signature mocktails, such as “Jungle Bird”, “Khada Masala” and “Cuddles”, to name a few.

Launching at a time of renewed hope and new beginnings, Vertex is bringing back the tradition of Sunday brunches. Brunch With A View, starting Sunday, 4th October onwards, which will offer ‘Vertex liquid brunch’ experience in the alfresco section of the bar.  

Vertex is opening with complete adherence to all government norms and Marriott International’s Commitment to Clean protocols. The intricate set of safety and hygiene measures consist of temperature checks at the entrance, frequent sanitization of high touch points, sanitizers on all tables, safe distancing of 5 feet between tables and associates in proper PPE at all times.

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