Food is the first love for people in kolkata . Now here lies a list of fabulous restaurants one must visit in kolkata or else your stay would be utterly incomplete. So whats stopping you now , as we know that a happy tummy leads to a prosperous and cheerful day.
1. The Corner Courtyard :
An extremelygorgeous colonial villathat was last inhabited in 1904, has been renovated into a fine boutique hotel by a young entrepreneur Megha Agarwal. There are in total seven rooms present named after colors that echo the traditional British lifestyle that was present in the Colonies.
There are delightful four-poster beds, beautifully carved widows, eye-catching floral balconies and more. And sitting amidst all this breathtaking beauty , is also a fairly contemporary restaurant with global menu and palatable food.
The global menu offers a variety of flavors: you can either enjoy Potato Wedges with Cheese Fondue and Sundried Tomatoes or can enjoy Honey GlazedGrilled chickenpaired with Bengali mustard.
It is one of those placesin Kolkatathat you have visit to breathe in thespectacular atmosphere and yet come back having enjoyeda light and finger licking good cosmopolitan bite.
It is located in Sarat Bose Road, Hazra, Bhowanipore , average estimate for meal for two is Rs 1,800.
Our popular Chef Joy Banerjee’s restaurant is indeed bohemian both by looks and what it feeds you. Banerjee uses traditional Bengali ingredients to craft variety ofunconventional dishes, thus portraying a contemporary interest on Bengali cuisine.
In each and every dish, the local ingredients take centre stage. The new additions to his menu at his restaurant includes the Firangee Mutton Roast with Spinach and Coconut Jus, Cauliflower and Mustard Pudding with Coconut and Darjeeling Chillies, and a Chital Steak in the fish section and the list goes on. It surely cannot be missed at all .
Located in Old Ballygunge, 1st Lane, Near Bondel Road and average estimate for meal for two: Rs 2,500.
3. Peter Cat:
It is advisedto arrive slightly early for lunch on a Sunday afternoon , so you donot have to queue up. Peter Cat is one of Park Street’s finest institutions that continues to thrive commercially everyday.
Once you step in, you will be in an another era with waiters wearing turbans andpathansuits that will take you back to “Mughalai” peroid of the early 20th century. Many similar restaurants in Delhi’s Connaught Place mighthave lost their gravity, but Peter Cat exceeds them all.
It has the best Chelo Kebab Platter served withfine and long white rice and cubes of butter on the side, making it just irresistible!
Located in Park Street , average estimate for meal for two: Rs 1,500.
4. Café Pranah:
Along with its Buddhist prayer flags andwooden decor, this quaint café serves completelyhealthy food. It is the city’s first health café and has an diverse and never ending menu of not just salads but also varieties of chaats, burgers and so on,all done healthier even than their traditional versions, like the Oatmeal Papdi Chaat.
Other interesting treats include Chickpea Pancakes, Yoghurt Parfait, etc. You would love to take a sip of some Kashmiri Kahwa or try one of their delicious smoothies called Morning Glory.
Located in Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Ballygunge with average estimate for meal for two: Rs 1,000.
There is something extraordinary about Flury’s that defiesalllogics. Doesn’t matter how many times you have been here, you will still land up going to this institution the moment you have a chance ,to sit there in peace and watch the world as it goes by.
It has a hard-to-forget taste andcharm , not matter whatever item you choose. If you are looking for special treat , this is the ideal place.
Located in Park Street with average estimate for meal for two: Rs 1,000.