Travel + Leisure - India & South Asia

Atlanta’s Hottest Spots



Indigo (, United (, and Lufthansa ( serve connecting flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Atlanta.


Candler Hotel This Hilton-operated hotel downtown occupies a 1906 Beaux-Arts building that was the city’s first skyscraper. Doubles from `16,114;

Wylie Hotel

A boutique property in the Old Fourth Ward that channels contempora­ry Southern charm. Doubles from `14,011;


Banshee A stylish East Atlanta spot serving highbrow cuisine in chilled-out digs. Try the seared duck breast with griddled corn bread. Entrées `1,946 – `2,802;

Breakfast at Barney’s

This brunch go-to created a stir when it opened in 2020, debuting a $1,000 breakfast tower that includes 24-karat-goldgarnis­hed pancakes. Entrées `1,089 – `1,946; breakfasta­

Busy Bee Café

The fried catfish, candied yams, and collard greens have been causing lines out the door since 1947. Entrées `1,245–`2,179; thebusybee­

By George

Chef Hugh Acheson offers his own take on Southern cuisine at his restaurant in the Candler Hotel. Entrées `1,945–`5,837; bygeorgeat­


Filipino flavours run deep at this Grant Park favourite, where the star of the menu is ginataang bilo-bilo—plantains, jackfruit, and tapioca pearls in warm coconut milk. Entrées `856 – `1,167; estrellita­

Lazy Betty

Choose between the six- and eight-course tasting menus at this fine-dining restaurant in Candler Park. For a thrill, order the additional caviar service with organic vodka or champagne. tasting menus from `10,508; lazybettya­

Mrs. P’s Bar & Kitchen

This plush dining room in the Wiley Hotel serves mini pork-belly tacos, chargrille­d rib eye, and house pimento cheese. Entrées `1,478–`2,957;


Known for its cool-kid atmosphere, this Castleberr­y Hill cocktail lounge has DJs spinning everything from Motown to hip-hop. Entrées `1,945 – `3,891;

Soul: Food & Culture

Inside Inman Park’s Krog Street Market, this joint serves classic Atlanta flavours with a twist. Entrées `622 – `1,323; soulfoodan­


Come for the tapas and stay for the cocktails—the drinks menu takes inspiratio­n from James Bond. Small plates `544– `2,335;


Ponce City Market Browse ethically sourced wax-print clothing at the Bombchel Factory (shopbombch­, or get in line for the famous chocolate sandwich from Root Baking Co. (

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