Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru, offers everything needed for a great wedding, from guest rooms to large banqueting spaces. You likely want your wedding ceremony to meet your exact specifications. Therefore, we promise to handle each request with flawless expertise to ensure that you have a the most memorable day of your life.
Our event caterers focus on innovation and taste. For example, they use fresh ingredients to create fabulous dishes at live cooking stations. Our event venues can be further enhanced with a stage, coordinated overlays, chair covers, table pieces and other features.
Appointments can be made at CHI, The Spa and our beauty salon to ensure you are looking and feeling your best on the wedding day.
Our dedicated wedding planners are on hand to help you transform your dream into a reality. They are experienced in both traditional and unconventional weddings and receptions and pre- and post-wedding ceremonies. A dedicated specialist will work with you to plan every detail of your celebration, ensuring that you will be able to relax and enjoy the magical moments of your big day.
EVENT CATERING AND CUISINE
Enjoy inventive and delicious menus created with passion by our talented chefs.
The hotel can cater cuisine from the various regions of India and a diverse selection of international dishes to delight the most discerning palates. Whether you want to host a champagne brunch, festive buffet or elegant sit-down dinner, the occasion is sure to be one that you and your guests will savour from start to finish. We will gladly work with you to create a bespoke menu and promise to present each course with impeccable service.
Weddings and Celebrations
The versatile event spaces at Shangri-la Hotel, Bengaluru, are complimented by 397 well-appointed rooms and suites that can provide ideal lodging during any grand event or celebration.
Our expert chefs can provide custom menus that feature the regional cuisines found throughout India and serve your guests from live cooking stations. In addition, the hotel boasts the largest team of expat chefs in Bengaluru. These culinary experts can skillfully whip up any international dishes that one may desire.
In-house wedding planners are on hand to take care of any requests that you may have and help transform your dream into a reality.
While in some places, an engagement is usually a private affair
between a couple, Indians love celebrating this occasion in the presence of
family and friends.
These ceremonies are performed differently in every
community and known by different names. Gujratis call the occasion Sagai. Marwaris call it Aashirwad. Punjabis call
it Magni. In other parts of the country, it is known as Chunni Chadana or Sagan.
Traditionally, it is one of the sixteen adornments that decorates a bride. Without this decoration her beauty is said to be incomplete. These days, bridal mehendi are very elaborate and intricate.
At the ceremony, all the
women from both sides gather around the mehendi artist to
get their palms decorated as well.
Sangeet is a pre-wedding ceremony that is most prevalent
in Northern India. It has become synonymous with the “big fat Indian
wedding”. It is one event where both families come together to enjoy an evening filled with entertainment.
Haldi and Chura Ceremony
In this ceremony the family members attempt to
'beautify' the bride and groom by applying a paste of turmeric (haldi) on their
faces, hands and feet. The turmeric is known to improve one's complexion
and is applied seven times on the body from bottom to top and then, top to
bottom. Typically this process takes all day. In addition, the practice is said to protect
the bride and groom from the evil eye, allowing the wedding to happen without
The baraat celebrates the union to be with dancing to the tunes of a band. The baraat traditionally proceeds
from the groom's home to the wedding venue. During the procession, family and friends dance on the
streets in celebration, creating quite a heart-warming spectacle.
The Seven Vows are the seven promises that the bride
and the groom make to each other in front of the sacred fire. The two are bound
together by these promises for the rest of their lives. The outdoor venue at
the hotel facilitates similar ceremonies.
The reception is essentially a celebration of the
wedding and also serves as an opportunity for the bride to get to know the
acquaintances and associates of the groom's family. Reception ceremonies are
therefore arranged by the groom's side to let the world know that they have a
new family member and celebrate her arrival. This is one ceremony that is
celebrated regardless of the religion or community that one belongs to in India. Whether one is having a Hindu, Muslim, Sikh or Christian wedding, the celebration is complete only after an
elaborate wedding reception has taken place.