Kolkata is the apt place for each and every foodie so if you are one then a visit to Kolkata is a must. This city is popularly known as "City of Joy" and joy for a hardcore foodie is all about satisfying the taste buds with unique, popular, authentic and traditional delicacies. Kolkata is a gastronomical delight, one can here find each and every cuisine but the originality lies in the typical Bengali food like telebhaja, kaathi rolls, luchi aloor dum and churmur. If you are planning Kolkata tour and troubled about where to eat and satisfy the hunger of grumbling stomach, do not worry below is our best pick of restaurants from Kolkata explore these places with best deals from EaseMyTrip.com.
This restaurant derived its name after the popular Bengali track of 70's ' ami sri sri bhojohri manna'. This restaurant is a perfect place if you don't want to waste your time roaming here and there and want to eat traditional Bengali food. This place is famous for its Kosha Mangsho (mutton curry) and Daab Chingri (coconut prawn curry).
Address: Locations at Ekdalia Road, Hazra, Salt Lake Sectors I & V, Star Theatre (Hatibagan), Ruby (Kasba Industrial Estate), Esplanade, and Hindustan Road (most upmarket, recommended).
6 Ballygunge Place is an authentic Bengali restaurant where you can eat almost every Bengali dish, this restaurant has its branch all over India and the original one is located in Ballygunge location of Kolkata. The must try delicacy of this restaurant is Padba Macher Jhal (fish curry prepared with poppy seeds with mustard paste).
Address: 6 Ballygunge Place, Ballygunge, Kolkata. Also at DD 31 A, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata.
This restaurant will cost you a bit more but if you want to want to eat traditional old style Bengali dishes then Oh! Calcutta would not disappoint you. This is an award winning restaurant and currently outlets of this restaurant can be found in major cities of India. The must try dishes of this restaurant are Gandharaj Bhetki and Mango Hilsa Fish.
Address: Forum Mall, 10/3 Elgin Road, Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani, Kolkata.
This restaurant is a family run restaurant and is located in the owner's home. Only 50 people can be seated here. The food served here is of good quality and that too in reasonable price. Traditional Bengali Thali served on banana leaf is a must try.
Address: 2 Elgin Lane (behind Netaji Bhawan), Kolkata.
Kasturi is an amazing option if you want to eat something different apart from the Bengali food because this restaurant is famous for serving Bangladeshi cuisine. It is an inexpensive and delicious option.
Address: 7A Mustaque Ahmed Street, New Market Area, Kolkata. Branches are also there.
It is a perfect place for having a delicious fusion of Bengali food. The menu has a long list to choose amongst the global dishes and several vegetarian and non vegetarian options are also available. The must try dishes are Royal Bengal Roast Mutton.
Address: 32/4 Old Ballygunge 1st Lane, Kolkata.