Mahak Restaurant and Lodge is exactly what the seasoned traveller needs when in Lusaka. A unique establishment that blends all its cultural influences seamlessly so its customers feel comfortable whatever they are looking for.
With Rajesh Kumar’s experience in the hospitality industry having worked in Jalandhar, Punjab, India for many years it is no wonder that when Mahak opened its doors in 2007 it attracted a steady stream of clients for exquisite cuisine and atmosphere. Just 5 months after that, a second branch was launched. Since then, 2 others have opened allowing its clientele access to the services they have come to expect.
The array of dishes served at Mahak explain how the restaurant came to be synonymous with good food. From traditional Punjabi food to Chinese to Zambian the restaurant lives up to the meaning of its name, aroma.
In addition to the restaurant, Mahak also boasts a lodge of world-class standards. Its appeal is to niche clientele looking for something a little more intimate and flexible. With quality suites and rooms, the lodge offer accommodation for those on the move looking for a place to call home for the night.
With Mahak Restaurant being located on site, the lodge also has appeal for groups in town for business. The conference centre provides facilities guaranteed to comprehensively host a wide array of events. The outdoor dining is usually reserved for weddings and receptions. The services provided by the restaurant guarantees that its the name on the lips of Lusaka’s wedding planners.
Most important though are the people working on site holding the name of Mahak to the highest standards. Mahak Restaurant and Lodge has a dedicated team working to make sure it is the go-to when it comes to fine dining and accommodation. The staff makes it an objective to provide their clientele the best service possible in Lusaka.
Rajesh is now in talks of taking the excellent service associated with his hotel and lodges to other parts of the country. With one of the branches already established in the Copperbelt, he is already widening the network.
In just 4 years Rajesh opened 4 branches in Zambia and made Mahak what it is today. When asked where he would like to see Mahak in the next 5 years, Rajesh replied, “On everyone’s lips, allowing everyone the access to know what food tastes like when those providing it are passionate.”