Who We are?
Downtown Group of Hotels and Restaurants, a subtle blend of Indian Hospitality & Western Innovation is the brainchild of Mr. Jagjit Singh, an eminent Industrialist in the Hospitality sector. He is the Chairman of the Group who is assisted by Mr. Gursimran Singh ( the elder son ) – the Managing Director and Mr. Keerat Singh ( the younger son ) the Executive Director. Their visionary leadership serves to harmoniously integrate internal staff practices with external local, national and global communities.
Downtown Group of Hotels and Restaurants recognises its role in society as a corporate citizen and embraces its responsibility to support programs that help increase the quality of life for all people.
Each Team Member at Downtown Group of Hotels and Restaurants is a specialist in his or her field with years of experience in Industry’s best hotels.
International quality service standards intermingled with local flavours are delivered by dedicated, competent and experienced service –oriented team members, professional practices, persistent efforts of creating customer loyalty and exceeding customer’s expectations are the biggest hallmarks of the Group.
Our Mission & Vision
We, at Downtown Group are proud of our significant achievements attained during last fifteen years due to emphasis on best management practice, stringent quality control consistent innovation and progressive human resource development. At the same time we are committed to strive hard in future with a mission to become one of the fastest growing premier Organisation with our noble vision to ensure that the prosperity and happiness percolate down to every strata of society and to all human beings at large, fulfilling our corporate philosophy of empowering the poor strata of the society by providing employment in the Downtown Group of Hotels & Restaurants.
Downtown Group is pursuing expansion in the Hospitality sector, which started in the year 1999 with a humble beginning of a small Hotel by the name “Downtown Hotel” on VIP Road, Kolkata. Presently the Group owns Hotels, Restaurants & Bars of various formats – namely – Hotels, Boutique Hotels, Motels, Lounge & Bars ( Night Clubs ), Bar & Restaurants, Casual Dining Family restaurant, Roof Top Restaurant and Food Courts .
The Group presently encompasses Brands like : -
- Hotel Downtown - Burdwan , West Bengal
- Hotel Downtown – VIP Road, Kolkata, West Bengal
- Kingston Boutique Hotel - Jessore Road, Kolkata
- Downtown Suites – Amritsar , Punjab ( An all Suite Hotel - 10 minutes from Golden Temple )
- Hotel Kaushik - Kharagpur, W. Midnapore, West Bengal
- Spice Garden - Bar & Restaurant - E M Bye Pass , Kolkata
- Spice Garden - Bar & Restaurant - Poddar Vihar , Kolkata
- Spice Garden - Bar & Restaurant - Barrackpore , Kolkata
- Spice Garden - Bar & Restaurant - Chinar Park , Kolkata
- Spice Garden - Bar & Restaurant - Barasat , Kolkata
- Spice Garden - Casual Dining Family Restaurant - VIP Road , Kolkata
- Velvet & Magnet - Bar & Restaurant -Poddar Vihar , Kolkata
- Munch – Food Court – Barasat & Burdwan , West Bengal
- Tiash Bar & Restaurant – Birati, Kolkata
- The Pavillion - Bar & Restaurant - Durgapur , West Bengal
- Shimmers– a plush Lounge & Bar at Salt Lake City, Sector V, Kolkata
- The Basement – a plush Lounge & Bar – Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata
- Devils – Lounge & Bar
- Sky High – a roof top restaurant in a serene environment – Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata
Dowtown Group of Companies embodies several companies the prime organisation being the “ Downtown Temptations Pvt. Ltd.” – the mother company of the Group.
The Chairman of the Downtown Group Mr. Jagjit Singh have witnessed the everyday rigors and hardships of orphans, street children, people from very economically backward society of rural areas of West Bengal from very close quarters because of his own humble living at the beginning of his career. With the sheer determination of contributing to the society to bring about a major reform in the livelihood of this struggling class in the best possible manner with whatever means was available he started inducting them into the Hotels and Restaurant units of the group right from the project stages thus providing livelihood not only to the employees but also their families and the blessings of whom have helped the Group to attain the status of “ Largest Chain of Restaurant & Bar” in West Bengal with a Team strength of around 1200 at present.
To contribute to the Society especially the economically backward class of West Bengal , Downtown Group organize a Social Welfare Programme by the name “ Manush Manusher Jonney” on 17 th September of every year – which happens to be the founder day of “Hotel Downtown” VIP Road, Kolkata – from where the historical journey began. On this day around 1500 orphans are given dress materials, blankets, Educational materials and Computers followed by a sumptuous Lunch. Side by side Free Health and Eye Check-up camps are organised too. We take pride in mentioning the fact that the “ Lions Club” had joined hand in organising a Free Mobile Blood Donation Camp during the event.
Over the years, our noble venture has been blessed by distinguished people from all walks of life. Ministers of State, Members of Parliament, MLA s, Bureaucrats, Media Personalities and other Dignitaries have graced the various Welfare events organised by Downtown Group.
Projects in pipeline …..
Dream Township in Gangtok :
Downtown is about to bring another heaven – like haven for tourists and travelers. This time it is a mini township where all amenities, infrastructures, and facilities will be made available at a stone- throw distant for the convenience of our guests in times of need throughout the year. To mention a few of the modern establishments included in the project are Residential Houses, Hospitals,Schools, Star Classified Hotels, Nightclubs, Children’s Park, Cinema Halls, Spa & Club Houses, Aquarium Tunnel ( The Wonder World ) – a unique concept in India as on date.
Four Star Hotel at Dum Dum - Kolkata :
A very ambitious project coming up next on a 28 cottahs of land is a Star Hotel, just few minutes away from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, A 12 storey structure – this Hotel will be a Full Serviced Hotel and shall be ready to cater to the Business and Leisure client as well. A plush Night club shall be an integral part of the leisure facility.
DLF Galleria - FOOD COURT - at Rajarhat , Kolkata -
A unique concept of a Food Court catering varied Indian and International Cuisines centered around a high end Bar - a concept which is yet to be born in India as on date. This will cater to the entire IT sector - the most fast paced developing area of Kolkata including huge Residential complexes.
Over the years
Basement has become our brand restaurant and bar which has been
Spice garden is our chain of restaurants based in various parts of kolkata and has grown over the years.
Hotel Downtown is our first brand and we have nourished it over the years to make it one of our successful chain of restaurants and hotel.
Shimmers is our own brand for nightclubs and discos.We create a great atmosphere that makes the customer enjoy the ambience .