From Aussie Chilli Shrimp to Kohli's Cut, check out the World Cup menus at these diners in Kolkata
World Cup special: Check out the special menu at these diners in Kolkata/Bleed blue with the special World Cup recipes by these diners in Kolkata/From Aussie Chilli Shrimp to Kohli's Cut, check out the World Cup menu at these diners in Kolkata
The Big Ben, Kenilworth Hotel
While the boys in blue take their opponents head-on in the UK, gather your gang at The Big Ben and show them some love. We are not talking about the heritage clock tower in Britain or the lookalike at Lake Town, but the address for good food and great times at the Kenilworth Hotel. The Victorian-style pub has some interesting drinks named after the ten teams plus sumptuous bites to keep you calm and charged during the matches. Their range of cocktails includes Vodka-based The Islanders named after Sri Lanka. This zesty drink has the punch of pineapple and lemon juice and strawberry crush. You can also try Bleed Blue made of Tequila with sweet and sour mix and Sambuca and Blue Curacao. The menu also includes Kiwi Boys for Australia, The Speedsters for Pakistan and Defending Champions for England among others. The bites include Classic Nachos with Dips, Candied Walnut Arancini Balls with Romesco Dip, Schezwan Vegetable Puff, Harisa Spiced Sesame Crusted, Fish Finger Mint Jalapeno Aioli and much more. Cocktails Rs 600.
Indulge in the fabulous, extensive spread of world cuisines at JW Kitchen specially curated by Executive Chef Prakash Chettiyar. Take your palate for an epic journey all the way to England for its famous Fish and Chips, Bakewell Tart, Beef Wellington, Bangers and Mash and Steak and Kidney Pie. Want to know what New Zealand tastes like? Check out their Kiwi Burger. Bangladesh’s Dhakai fish curry is a must-have. The Indian menu includes Biryani, of course, along with Kottu Paratha and Chopan Kabab to name a few. Also, enjoy a marvellous live counter filled with an array of fried chicken and fish the Sri Lankan way. Their interesting line-up of cocktails includes Cover Drive, Full Toss, Extra Cover and more. Date: 30th May- 14th July; every Sunday. Time: 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm. Details: 6633 0000.
Levels The Club
The Mauke Pe Chauka menu at Levels The Club in Salt Lake will score high not just in taste but will also enhance your cricket experience in every bite. The highlights of the menu includes Morgan's Berry Punch, Afghani Shahi Kebabs, Australian Prawn Yorker, Gayle's Glazed Tikka, Kohli's Fiery Kebabs,Malinga's Green Apple Spin, Salty Pineapple Googly, Shakib's Apple Aphrodisiac,South African Tangy Orange Twist, Super Gayle and Williamson's Kiwi Green Lantern.
The Myx Bar & Kitchen and OTT
The Myx Bar & Kitchen and OTT bring to you Cricket World Cup Taste and Flavours, a special menu named after the teams to brighten up your spirits. Rooting for the home team? Check out their India selection that includes four Kingfisher Pint + Vegetarian Gilafi Seekh Kebab + Hookah. Likewise, South Africa will offer you four Kingfisher Pint + Bunny Chows (mini bread buns filled with spicy mushrooms and chickpeas) + Hookah, Australia is a combination of four Kingfisher Pint + Aussie Chilli Shrimp with Chilli Lemon Mayo + Hookah, Bangladesh serves four Kingfisher Pint + Bangladeshi Fish Tikkis + Hookah, Pakistan includes four Kingfisher Pint + Lamb Chapli Kebab + Hookah, et al. All the combos are priced at Rs.1250 each AI. May 31st- July 15th, 2019. Time: 4 pm-midnight. Details: 033 40078167
Chapter 2, the retro-dining restaurant of the city celebrates the spirit of the frenzy called ICC World Cup Cricket 2019 with an innovative menu Hit & Run. While your favourite players are on the pitch running between the wickets and hitting the ball, you can munch on delights like Appetizing Russel, Malinga Melange, Stoke’s Steak, Grilled By Gayle, Warner’s Wonder, Kohli’s Cut, Delectable Dhoni, Shakib’s Savoury, Stumped By Sarfaraz and Pleasing Pandya. In case you are in a mood to sip and chill make a selection from cocktails like Mad Max, Gayle Storm, Steyn Stunner, Bumrah’s Bomb and Finch’s Pinch. The mocktails include Divine Root, Shikhar’s Shake, Taylor’s Tail, Rashid’s Razmataz and Williamson’s Kiwi Punch. Pocket Pinch: Rs 280- to Rs 600 plus taxes.
What do you need to celebrate the spirit of the religion called Cricket in this season of ICC World Cup? Good food and beer, what else! Echoes, at Topsia, brings to you delicious food and refreshing drinks to up your entertainment quotient as the men in blue fight it out in England. So when India takes over Pakistan this Sunday what do you order? #LeKarRahenge. And what do you get? A Thandi Beer with Garam Kebab to keep you charged up. The menu also offers a bucket of five different beers for your gang. For all the LIIT lovers, there is Hit with LIIT that comprises Unlimited LIIT with a plate full of Chakhnas. You can order unlimited LIIT for free for 120 mins, 3 shots per person. There is more. Along with all of these offers mentioned above, they are also giving shots on the house @Bar between the innings. Bring it on! Time: 12.30 pm to 10.30 pm. Pocket pinch for two: Rs.1400+taxes (with alcohol).
Cricket enthusiasts this ICC World Cup, park yourself in the Traffic Gastropub in City Centre II for an experience of a different kind. Doubling the fun is their special menu and zesty flavoured LIITs. From the beverages menu, which comes in different colours of the teams, choose Bleed Blue (Blue LIIT for India) or In the Name of Lords’ (Light Blue for England) and Thunder Down Under (Yellow for Australia) or The Green Parade (Deep Green for Pakistan). For the fans of Gayle The Caribbean Fist (maroon for West Indies) is the one while for the supporters of David Miller, The Chokers Drink (Light Green for South Africa) is the one to sip on and enjoy. Want something to munch on as well? Fret not. The menu also presents some luscious dishes such as Chittar Chilli Chicken, Tandoori Hot Dog, Popeye’s Cheese Spinach Roll, Paneer JhunJhunwala, 3A Bus Stand Meat-O-Logy Pizza, Traffic Staff Rice, Diwani Mastani Paneer and Murgh Khus Hua. There are desserts as well for the sweet victory and it includes Back to School and Tea Stall Cheese Cake, both of which are sweet quirky blends of flavourful nostalgia. Time: noon to midnight. Price for two: Rs. 1000 + (with alcohol).
The Lords and Barons
Looking for a happening place to enjoy the game of cricket in Park Street? Look no further, as The Lords and Barons presents a delectable World Cup special food menu with both veg and non-veg selections. For some chatpata options check out their Dahi Papdi Chaat, Crispy Aloo Chaat, Spicy Aloo Bondas and more. For a filling treat choose from Smoked Chicken Bacon Slider, Spicy Peppery Fried Chicken, Crispy Spicy Prawns Koliwada, Pizza Bhatti Da Murgh and last but not the least Smoked Prawns in Chilli Barbeque Sauce. Don’t forget to wash it all down with drinks that have been named after master blasters like MS Helicopter, Eoin's Reverse Lap, Glen's Reverse Sweep and De Villiers Lapshot. Time: 1 pm to 11.30 pm. Price for Two: Rs. 1200+ (with alcohol).
The blue fever is on and the Monkey Bar is bleeding blue with its drool-worthy menu. To keep the Indian spirit burning bright, and keep you from burning out, their blue-tinged drinks promise to cool you down, as the temperatures run high. Don’t be down in the dumps, just sip on some Hit Wicket (five White spirits, Blue Curacao, lemon juice and Red Bull), or shake an LBW or Leg Before Whiskey (Whisky stirred with bitters, maple syrup and apple juice). If the excitement is getting to you, try the Hi-Score Rum (lime juice, Blue Curacao syrup, Bacardi white rum and lemongrass) or let the Gin Swing (Blue Curacao, simple syrup, Gin, cream and pineapple juice) keep you in good spirits. The Mongoose Bat (fresh lime juice, litchi juice and a generous measure of vodka shaken and layered on Blue Curacao) served up on a cricket bat, is sure to satisfy the most die-hard cricket fans! Besides, there is also a wide selection of small plates to munch on through the game. Pick from Flutter fly Chilli Cheese Dragon Rolls, Loaded Nachos, or then Chicken 65 or Lal Maas Phulka Tacos and so much more. Even if you are not a fan of Cricket, you have gotta be part of the fever and relish the blue menu before the World Cup is over. Price for two: Rs. 1800++ for two.
If the World Cup fever hasn’t gripped you yet, head to Pour House at Sector V in Salt Lake and feel the vibe. The fusion retro bar rolls out its special Cricket World Cup menu for cricket fans with delectable bites and drinks. Watch the match live on the big screen and take a pick from veg selections like Warner’s Paneer Tikka, Kohli’s Neighborhood Rajma Galouti or Jhonny’s Fish n Chips, Pandy’s Prawn Cocktail and more from the non-veg selections. Gulp it all down with refreshing cocktails like Maiden Over, Hattrick Ball, All Rounder and mocktails like Dhoni Coller, Green Ground and more. Meal for two: Rs 1,200, plus taxes.
At Cha Bar, this time, it would be coffee, conversation and Cricket, as your favourite tea stop in Park Street, rolls out their World Cup Menu. The short and sweet menu includes Super Sixer which is Cappuccino served with English tea cake; Fantastic Four, first flush served with Chai Piazi; Straight Drive, Cha Bar Blend Tea served with Chilli Cheese Toasties, Clean Bowled, bubble tea served with fries and many more options. Extremely pocket-friendly, the dishes are priced between 145 to 300.
Five Mad Men
It’s only Five Mad Men who can make you taste the madness of the World Cup. The gastro pub at Sector V will give you an ultimate experience of the matches with its giant screen, the biggest display in the city along with their special World Cup food and cocktail menu. Munch on the crispy and tantalising bites and wash them down with refreshing cocktails as you cheer for your favourite teams.
If you’re looking for a spot to catch all the cricket action live, head over to The Irish House with your squad for a great sports bar vibe, big screens, incredible deals, delicious bar bites, a huge variety of beers, and a crowd with the same spirit as yours! While you enjoy the game, chug down pints of chilled beer from their kickass beer bucket deals or your beer with their DIY community platters at insane prices. Make your own platter of 4 or 6 appetizers from a variety of delicious options such as Armagh Mushroom Bites, Crispy Onion Rings, Honey Sriracha Potato Bites, Mini Tacos, Bacon Wrapped Chicken Sausage Bites, Moroccan Chicken Skewers, Chermoula Grilled Fish Bites amongst a list of 28 options to build a platter to suit everyone’s liking! That’s not it! Cheer for your favorite team and test your luck with their prediction cards. All you have to do is make the correct prediction in the first one hour of the game and if you’re right, you get a free beer on the house! Show some sportsman spirit by putting on your supporting team’s jersey (either of the playing team) and enjoy a beer on them. Date: 30th May to 14th July 2019 noon to 1 am.