6 Leading Restaurants of Kolkata

Author: Mouli Basu
by Mouli Basu
Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Bengalis are big time foodies. You don’t need to have a close relationship with a Bong to know this. You can pick that up from the reaction they give on hearing the term food. So, if you are new to this city and not at all aware of things around you, the following list can help you.

1. Cafe Ekante

Are you looking for a great evening with your loved ones? Then Café Ekante can be your pick. This is an island café, placed right in middle of the water body at Eco Park. Café Ekante authorities have arranged for boats so that people can reach the venue easily. The boat service is complimentary and apart from that, there are a few cottages too, where you can laze out in the weekend. This place has a varied array of Bengali dishes.

2. Pind Punjabi Dhaba

Kolkatans are fond of Punjabi dishes and there are loads of places in Kolkata where you can have Punjabi food. Though there are multiple options, Pind Punjabi Dhaba is an extremely popular choice for Punjabi food in Kolkata. If your mind craves for those "Masaledar Paranthas" and "Chicken Bharta", you should definitely visit this place. This is definitely one of the best Punjabi restaurants in Kolkata.

3.Bhojo Hori Manna

This one serves an overwhelming range of authentic Bengali dishes. No matter what you are looking for, the restaurant has it all in store for you. The popular dishes include "Dab Chingri", "Chitol Macher Muithya" and "Mutton Dak Bungalow". There are several branches of Bhojo Hori Manna in Kolkata. So, do not get confused if you find more than one in Google Maps.


This one should definitely be on your list. Chowman has become the favourite destination for fine Chinese dishes within a very short span of time. They have a lavish spread of chicken, lamb, pork and crab dishes. Apart from the dishes, another thing that will surely catch your eye is the décor. The sauces and crockeries which they use are mostly imported from the markets of China and HongKong.

5. Hot Kathi Roll

This one is a small roll centre located close to Park Street metro station. If you want to grab something filling at a pocket-friendly rate then a visit to Hot Kathi Roll is a must. May it be Chicken, Mutton, Egg or Kabab roll you can get it all here. Fitness freaks can give it a try on cheat days. This place will surely amaze you if you like street food.

6. Jalapenos

Are you a vegetarian? If the answer is yes, then you should definitely visit Jalapenos, the food joint at Wood Street. They have a lip-smacking spread that includes Mexican baked rice, Italian sizzler, Nachos, Cheese Fondue, Garlic bread and many more items.

About the Author

Mouli Basu- "Good food is Good Mood", that is what she believes in. Mouli is a foodie who can travel to any corner of the globe for good food. She loves visiting new places and reviewing them.

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