The Launch of Villa Bistro at Della Resorts, Lonavala


Italian food is one of the most sought after cuisines across the world and over the past decade, we have seen its popularity rise in India. The growing fan base for Italian cuisine is owed to its simplicity and the use of finest ingredients. Taking cue from this growing trend, India’s only experiential luxury resort – Della Resorts in Lonavala, takes pride in announcing its latest epicurean addition, ‘Villa Bistro – The Modern Italian Restaurant and Bar’ which is housed in the heart of this ultimate luxury destination.

Designed and conceptualised by visionary Jimmy Mistry, the pioneer in Experiential Hospitality, Villa Bistro is a 180 seater indoor and outdoor dining destination sprawled over 4000 sq. ft. Exclusively for Villa Bistro – Jimmy Mistry has invented a unique and brand new design using inspiration from the Parsi Gara embroidery and motifs with animal prints in a beautiful blue and white hue. 

Every piece of furniture and fixture across the indoor and alfresco area of the restaurant including the tableware, lighting even the cutlery and crockery are all available for sale at Villa Bistro from Della Gallery, our in-house interior product supply company that conceptualises, designs, manufactures and sells world-class home, decor, lifestyle and living products. Be it indoor or outdoor, whatever item you feast your eyes on can be yours to take home. 

 This spectacular Italian hideaway has a day to night menu of classic Italian dishes, from antipasti, wood fired pizzas to hand rolled pastas, seasonal salads and authentic tiramisu and Sicilian cassata. Villa Bistro – your newest neighbourhood Italian spot that’s all about sharing good food, a few laughs and a drink or two or may be more with friends and family. 

The philosophy at Villa Bistro is all about enjoying the good things in life, simple delicious food with your favourite people, so make sure you always come hungry. 

Another spectacular addition to Villa Bistro is the artisanal chocolate station. Crafted by our very own chocolatiers we have innovated a section of Alcohol chocolates and hand churned ice creams all packaged in the Villa Bistro signature design.

The authentic yet modern home – made fare at Villa Bistro will certainly spark nostalgia. The comforting menu is made for sharing and suits all ages. Start with a riot of flavours; Bruschetta Assortite, packed with fresh tomatoes, mushrooms and cream cheese or opt for hard to resist Frittelle di Mozzarella, crispy mozzarella cheese in gherkins served with a tangy tomato jam. Move on to a wide selection of hand rolled pastas; Tagliatelle Al Tartufo accentuated with black truffle oil or a classic Gnocchi Al Ragu with slow cooked lamb, it sure is vivacity with every bite! If there is one thing that makes any day better is a hot slice of pizza, from Margherita to Diavola, choose your own crust for that perfect bite. And always leave room for Dolce! You may consider a seasonal gelato for something lighter or share the signature Della Explosion.

With a carefully thought through menu, the restaurant transitions from coffees to aperitifs and digestifs. If you’re a night owl, Villa Bistro is the perfect place to settle for the evening. Take a seat in the cozy Venetian style restaurant or make sure to tipple glasses of wine in one of its kind alfresco. Taking dining to new levels of casual, comfortable, easy and fun, don’t forget to shake a leg or sing aloud and indulge in Italian inspired cocktails, live music, and chitter chatters under the shining stars. The venue seamlessly blends from popular day hangout to a buzzing party spot as the sunsets. 

Should you wish for an intimate celebration, allow our culinary maestros to set up a private chef’s table for a spectacular epicurean experience. 

Based on his extensive travels across Italy from Sicily to Naples and the Amalfi coast, the visionary behind this new culinary destination, Jimmy Mistry, said, “We wanted to give a theme to the restaurant that stands for the true essence of Italy. After careful thought and consideration, we decided to conceptualise our own signature Villa Bistro design that makes a focal attraction to the Italian bistro. Guests at Villa Bistro can expect an exceptional calibre of food and service that Della is known for and shall be delighted to witness the strong infusion and influence of rooted Italian décor and ambience at the restaurant. A labour of (lock-down) love & my fondness for the Italian way of living be it Food, Design, Music – Villa Bistro is truly special.”  
Villa Bistro raises a toast to good health and invites you on a warm, easy breezy journey that surely will last a lifetime! Join us for an Unforgettable Unfussy Fare!