Pick of the season: Kolkata eateries offer the best deals for Christmas
With Christmas just a day away, team Indulge gives you a lowdown on what your favourite eateries have on offer for you.
Christmas Eve brunch and dinner at The Bridge
Starting from December 24 get ready for an absolutely delicious Christmas-eve brunch and dinner with your loved one at The Bridge, with a buffet comprising Shepard’s pie, Spit roast chicken with Rosemary jus and Vegetable Augratin.
Where: The Bridge
When: December 24 and 25
Lunch – 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm / 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm
Price: Rs 2,495 A.I. – Unlimited Alcohol / Rs 1,995 A.I – Non Alcoholic
The Irish Christmas at The Irish House
The Irish House is ushering in Christmas with Roast Chicken with Blueberry Balsamic Sauce, Spinach and Cheese Tortellini, Cheesy Potato Skins with Turkey Ham and Crispy Bacon, Pork ribs with a cranberry apple sauce and more.
There is also a range of festive winter cocktails to keep you company.
Where: Quest Mall, 33 Syed Amir Ali Avenue
When: Till December 30
Price: Rs 1,700 ++ for two
The Whistling Kettle
This festive season feast on Miel de pollo Mostaza (Honey Mustard Chicken), Al Pollo de Bacon(Cheese stuffed Chicken Breast stuffed with Bacon), Spaghetti ala pancetta, Barbeque bacon cubes and Bacon loaded tomato soup with your favorite tea or coffee at The Whistling Kettle.
Where: 23/3, Gariahat Road
When: Mon- Noon to 10 pm, Tues-Sun -9 am to 10 pm
Price: Rs 600 + taxes for two
Gorge on Chingri Malaikari Pizza brimming with cheddar, Pulse Chicken Tikka and Thelawala Noodles at Traffic Gastro Pub with local and imported brews and cocktails.
Where: City Centre 2
Price: Rs 1,800 + for two people (with alcohol)
Sly Fox Gastro Club
Celebrate Christmas with Roasted Turkey served with Cranberry Jus, Belgium Orange Extreme, Gajar Ka Halwa with Rabri Bites, Foxy Custard and drinks at Sly Fox Gastro Club.
Where: Globsyn Crystals, Podium level, EP Block, Sector V, Salt Lake City
When: December 21 to January 13, 12 .30 –11.30 pm
Price: Rs 1,200 approx
‘High on Christmas’ at Monkey Bar, Kolkata
Monkey Bar offers a special cocktail selection called ‘High Spirits’ and a selection of delicious desserts called ‘Sweet High’, along with Festive Grub. Choose from Mulled Wine Sangria, a Ginger St James or catch up with Santa Singh. Dig into the gooey and crunchy Brookie, or the Eton Mess, inspired by the traditional English dessert or chianti cream with a berry and chilli compote and masala chai dust -- they serve everything with a twist.
When: December 12– January 6 (Thursday- Tuesday)
Where: 6, Camac Street, Kolkata
Price: Rs 2,000 + + for two (with alcohol)
Festive Sangrias at The Fatty Bao
It’s a Red and White Christmas at The Fatty Bao with Sangria Season. From Tipsy Rudolf to Spirited Elf, Fatty Plum to Bubbly Mistletoe – there’s an amazing selection of six delicious, fruity Sangrias on offer.
Where: 6, Camac Street, Kolkata
When: All of December
Price: Drinks start at Rs 455++
Tea cakes at Bon Appétit
This Christmas have tea cakes like Carrot Raisin, Autumn Pumpkin Walnut, Cinnamon Fig, Chocolate Cream Cheese, Vanilla tutti fruity, Cranberry Oat at Bon Appetit.
When: December 20 to January 31
Where :109/26, Hazra Road / Salt Lake, AD 34, Sector 1
Price: Rs 450-500/- ++ for two
Special Menu at Oudh 1590
Celebrate the season with delectable Awadhi cuisines at Kolkata’s only period dining restaurant Oudh 1590 at their Deshapriya Park, Salt Lake and Vivekananda Park outlets with a mouth-watering combination of the delicious Awadhi cuisines prepared with secret spices from the kitchens of the Nawabs.
The menu includes Zafrani Kabab, Galawati Kabab, Qalmi Kabab, Shammi Kabab, Awadhi Sugandhi Mahi, Shahi Dahi Kabab, Rann Biriyani, Murgh Pardah Biryani, Gosht Metiabruz Biriyani among others.
When: December 22 -January 1, noon to 3.30 pm and 6.00 pm to 10.30 pm
Price: Rs 1,200++ for two
Gourmet Feast at Chapter 2
Chapter 2 will be recreating the festive gourmet winter celebrations reminiscing the 70’s and 80’s era, this winter. An ala carte menu comprising cottage cheese pie, chicken ragout, stuffed apple pork, roast turkey in cranberry sauce, roast duck in orange sauce, roast peking duck in hoisin sauce will be on offer among other delicacies.
When: Till February
Where: Mani Square, Kolkata
Price: Rs 1,500
Festive Menu at Master Dimsum
Usher in Christmas with Chinese cuisine, such as Sui Mai, Fish Ball Noodle Soup, Hong Kong Style Gyozas, Thai Dumplings, Meatball Stick in Noodle Soup and others.
Where: P-562, Hemanata Mukhopadhyay Sarani / Lake Mall / Acropolis Mall
When: Mon-Fri: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat-Sun: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Price: Rs 400++ for two
Festive menu at Chowman
Savour a new selecion of mouth-watering dishes including Sea Food Soup, Dimsums, Char Sui Lamb and Five Spiced Lamb at Chowman, which is also hosting Duck Festival with a lavish and lip-smacking array of duck dishes till January 13.
Price: Rs 800++ for two.
Social Kitchen, Holiday Inn Kolkata
On Christmas, Social Kitchen will offer an array of exquisitely prepared festive delicacies to celebrate this holiday season.
The lunch buffet includes Italian and Japanese cuisines and traditional desserts such as Dundee Cake, Plum Pudding and more.
Where: Social Kitchen, Holiday Inn Kolkata, Rajarhat Newtown
When: December 24 only dinner and December 25
12 noon – 3.00 pm (lunch) 7 pm-11 pm (dinner)
Price: Rs 1,249 + +
Turkey Festival at What’s Up Cafe
Treat yourself to a lavish turkey spread at What’sup! where the special menu includes Traditional Roast Turkey in Slices with Sausage and Sauteed Veg in House Sauce and Pot Roasted Turkey With Sauteed Veg & Pommes Layonnaise among others.
Where: 122A, Southern Avenue, Kolkata
When: December 22 to January 1, noon to midnight
Price: Rs 1,600 + +
Colonial Christmas buffet at Bongnese
Indulge in delicacies like Chicken stew, Patrik Saheber Mangsher Jhol, Bong Fish Roll and Goalondo Steamer Curry at Bongnese this festive season.
When: December 24 to December 26, 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Where: FE Block, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata
Price: Rs 575 all inclusive
Special Menu at Café Drifter
Delicacies like Honey glazed roast turkey with cranberry sauce, Indian spice marinated roast quail, Herb roasted spring chicken - all three served with roasted sweet potato and pan tossed winter vegetables, Spaghetti Carbonara and others will greet you at the Hindustan Park outlet.
Where: 7, Jatin Bagchi Road / 21/A, Jodhpur Gardens
Price: Rs. 500/- + + for two
American Waffle House
American Waffle House is here to indulge the sweet tooth of Calcutta with two brand new waffles, Choco Boom (Cocoa waffle complimented with Dark, Milk, and White Chocolates) and Custard and Fresh Fruit Waffle (A vanilla waffle stuffed with custard and fresh seasonal fruits) till December 31.
When: December 25 -31
Where: 194, Gobindapur Road / 204A, Block-B, Lake Town / 28/1 Allenby Road
Price: Rs 500++
Naariyal Paani brings South-Indian flavours this festive season, with some new items on the menu like X-Mas Dosa and Santa Idli. Pair this up with your favourite Fire and Ice mocktail and Chaas to make your Christmas memorable.
Timings: Tues-Sat -11 am to 10.30 pm, Sunday- 8 am to 10.30 pm, Monday- Closed
Where: 17/1F, Enclave Mall, Alipore Road
Price: 500/- for two