Durga Puja 2018 Special: Top places to dine at during the festival season, in Kolkata
ITC Sonar brings you this Durga Puja a Delectable Festivity
When: October 15-19,
What: Eden Pavilion will have a Bengali Grand Buffet. Lunch: 12.30 to 2.45 pm and dinner: 7.30 pm to 11.45 pm
Price for elaborate lunch: Rs 2,100 + taxes per guest
Price for elaborate dinner: Rs 2,200 + taxes per guest
West View Bar & Grill offers an exclusive range of European delicacies for lunch.
Price for a three-course set menu lunch: Rs 2,250 + taxes per guest
Savour the flavours of Japan, China, Mongolia, Korea and Thailand at Pan Asian.
Price for a set menu lunch: Rs 2,599 + taxes per guest
You can experience the rich cuisines of India over lunch or dinner at Dum Pukht.
The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat is celebrating the Pujas with Pujor Mahabhoj, an exquisitely planned Puja menu featuring an eclectic array of delicious regional cuisines, starters and desserts.
Where: Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat, Plot No. CBD/2, Action Area - II, New Town, Kolkata
When: October 12-19, lunch- 12.30 – 4 pm; dinner- 7 pm – 11.30 pm
Prices: Rs 1,399 plus taxes and unlimited beverage package at Rs 599 AI
For reservations: 033 4037 1234
JW Marriott has curated an elaborate Puja special menu, comprising Bengali cuisine reflecting the rich taste and heritage of the city. A special Midnight Buffet will also be open for night time snacking.
Where: JW Kitchen, JW Marriott 4A, J.B.S Haldane Avenue, Kolkata
When: October 15-19, lunch – 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm; dinner – 7 pm to 11 pm; midnight: 12 am – 3 am
Prices: Lunch: Rs 1,525 plus taxes per person, dinner: Rs 1,695 plus taxes per person, Midnight Buffet: Rs 1,270 plus taxes per person
For Reservations: +91 33 6633 0000
The Lalit Great Eastern brings you the Lost Recipes of East and West Bengal, curated by executive chef Madhumita Mohanta.
When: October 15-18, lunch: 1 pm to 4 pm, dinner: 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm
Price: Rs 2,200 plus taxes per person.
Midnight buffet will be served between 12.30 pm and 3 am consisting of two welcome drinks, salads, seven types of main course, three live counters and four desserts.
Price: Rs 1,250 plus taxes per person.
Navratri Thali will be especially available on October 18 for both lunch and dinner.
Price: Rs 1,500 AI per thali.
If you want to visit Wilson’s, The Pub between October 16 and 19, entry fee is Rs 500 per person.
On October 18, Navami there will be a @Kitty Su Pop Up Pink Party Kolkata at Wilson’s with unlimited veg and non-veg finger food and Drag performance by IVANKA. Entry fee is Rs 1,000 per person.
Disoco Dandia will be held at Great Ballroom on October 17 and 18 from 7 pm onward and entry fee is Rs 1,000 per person.
Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport is organising Bonedi Barir Bhoj in tune with the recipes of traditional zamindari households of Bengal.
When: October 16 to 21, 12.30 to 3.30 pm and 7 to 11 pm
Price: Rs 1,299 plus taxes (lunch) & Rs 1,499 plus taxes (dinner)
Where: Social Kitchen, Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport, Biswa Bangla Sarani, Rajarhat, near Chinar Park, Kolkata
Sonar Tori at Salt Lake is also hosting a Puja special menu featuring the best of Bengali cuisines during the Pujas.
Where: B Block, 4th Floor, City Centre Salt Lake, Sector -1
When: October 12-21, lunch: 12 pm to 4.30 pm, dinner: 7 pm to 12 am
Monkey Bar is organising Nest Stop Kolkata, a gastronomic trip down the iconic lanes of India’s favourite street food destinations at its outlets in Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. Kolkata based home-chef Iti Misra and Monkey Bar’s head chef, Dheeraj Varma, have scoured the by-lanes and nondescript stalls of Kolkata to curate a festive menu that highlights the best of Kolkata’s Street food.
When: October 4-21,
Cost for two: Rs 1,000- 1,200 (Food Only) Average Meal for two Rs 1,800 (food & cocktails)
Serafina is hosting a continental fare for those who are bored eating traditional food during the Pujas.
Where: Serafina, Quest Mall, 33, Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 2,000 + taxes
Chapter 2 brings you an ala carte and buffet menu with live band performing retro music throughout the day during the Pujas.
Where: Mani Square Mall, 164/A E M Bypass, Kolkata
When: October 12-21, 12 noon to 10:30 pm
Rs 1,200 + tax (a la carte for two)
Rs 795 + tax (Buffet for one, from October 12-16 and October 19-21)
Rs 899 + tax (Buffet for one, from October 17-18)
Enjoy a Durga Puja special buffet at Chai Break Sector V outlet
When: Octobrer 15-18, 12 pm – 3.30 pm and 7 pm – 11 pm
Price: Rs 750 + taxes
The GT Route offers lip smacking dishes during the Pujas incuding Galouti Kebab, Macher Paturi, Peshawari Murg Tikka, Barrah Kebab and Gilafee Sheek Kebab among others.
Where: Jameson Inn Shiraz Hotel, 56, Park Street, Kolkata
When: October 15-2, 12 noon to 4 pm and 7 pm to 11.30 pm.
Pocket Pinch: Rs 700 + taxes (for two people)
The Coastal Macha has come up with a Durga Puja Menu including Thalaserry Biryani from Kerala, Ambur Biryani from Tamil Nadu, Bhatkal Biryani from Coastal Karnataka, Dindigul Biryani from Tamil Nadu and Hyderabadi Dum Biryani from Hyderabad.
Where: P411/23B, Hindustan Park, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 1,000 +taxes
Release the Dragon's breath with Jalebi Caviars and discharge the smoke out of your mouth, enjoy the Kulfi Idli, Tikka on the Rocks, Coconut Sangria, Bubble Dosa and other delicacies seating on a rickshaw at Nariyaal Paani.
Where: 17/1F, 1st Floor, Enclave Mall, Alipore Road, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 500 +taxes
The Whistling Kettle is holding a bacon festival, Ohh! Bacon during the Pujas, where you can taste Barbeque Bacon Cube, Bacon Burgers, Three Cheese Tomato Bacon Pizza, and more.
Where: 23/3, Gariahat Road, Kolkata
Cost for two: Rs 600 + taxes
Little Pleasures Patisserie offers an array of French baked goodies, including Mini hazelnut portion, small-scale lemon tea cake, Blueberry cheesecake, liquid brownie pie, Amaretti disintegrate, Raspberry Lemon Roulade, Profiterole Pyramid and macaroons during Durga Puja.
Where: 60B, Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 900 +taxes
Traffic Gastropub is marking its first anniversary with dishes, such as, Chingri Malaikari Pizza, Pulse Chicken Tikka, Thelawala Noodles and other quirky dishes this Puja.
Where: City Centre 2, Chinar Park, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 1,400 +taxes
Cafe Pranah is the place for you if you want to eat healthy even during the Pujas. Binge on Quinoa Salad and Quinoa Halwa, along with brown rice and hot basil chicken.
Where: 71 A, Hazra Road, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 500 + taxes
Paranthe Wali Galli is celebrating its second year with an expanded menu including Chicken Keema Parantha, Dhania Pyaaz Cheese Paratha, besides shikanji and Mihidana Sundae and Bajre ka Halwa. They are also having a halwa spread, “TYOHAR KA HALWA” with 10 flavours (Adrak ka halwa, Ande ka Halwa, Gulab ka Halwa, etc) for this Puja.
Where: 104, Lake Terrace, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 500 +taxes
Lucifer is Coming Back to Life has a wide spread of Chinese soups, starters, noodles, rice, Pasta and coolers on offer during the Pujas.
Where: 26, Lake Avenue, Southern Avenue, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 700 +taxes
033 Named after the STD code of the city, is launching a Puja special menu with a whole spread of European, Chinese meals and a Tandoori menu besides a secret menu on each day of the Puja, along with a live barbeque centre.
Where: 23/44, Gariahat Road, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 500 +taxes
Bon Appetit offers Phataphati Burgers including Kancha Lonka Chicken, Paneer Kashundi, Chingri Malai, Mutton Rezala, Alu Posto and many more during the Pujas.
Where: 109/26, Hazra Road, Kolkata- / AD 34, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata
Price for two: Rs 450-500 +taxes
Oudh 1590 ushers in Durgotsav with a delicious spread of Awadhi Cuisines.
Where: 23/B, Deshapriya Park, Kolkata; CD-86, Sector 1, Salt Lake City; P-562, Hemanata Mukhopadhyay Sarani, Kolkata
Timings: 12 pm to 3.30 pm and 6 pm to 10.30 pm
Pocket Pinch (for two): Rs 1,200 plus taxes
Kebab-e-Que, The Astor Hotel, brings you a Bengali buffet, Bangalir Henshel during the Puja. Indulge your taste buds with chops and kebabs and other delicacies.
Where: 15, Shakespeare Sarani
When: October 14-19, lunch (12 pm – 4 pm) and dinner (7.30pm – 12 am)
Price: Rs 1,649 plus taxes per person
Cafe 4/1 is hosting a Puja special Mexican Food Festival
Where: 4/1 Camac Street
When: Till October 24, lunch (12 pm – 4 pm) and dinner (7.30 pm – 12 am)
Price: Rs 800 plus taxes per person
Pour House is hosting a Festive Buffet
Where: Meghatherm Tower Block- GP, Plot- L1, Sector- V
When: October 16-18, lunch (12.30 pm – 3.30 pm)
Price: Rs 579 all inclusive
Barocks Club is hosting Pujor Petpujo
When: October 13 – 19, 12 noon to 12 midnight
Where: Godrej Waterside, DP Block, Sector V, Salt Lake
Pocket Pinch – Rs 1,200 plus GST for two (for Food) and Rs 1,500 plus GST for two (with mocktail)
Sly Fox Gastro Club is offering a Puja Special Menu with items having a Bengali touch with a sly twist.
When: October 8 – 21, 12.30 pm –1 am
Where- Globsyn Crystals, Podium level, EP Block, Sector V, Salt Lake City
Pocket Pinch- Rs 1,200 plus GST for two
Friday Release is hosting Pujor Bhuribhoj with different dishes on each day of the Pujas.
When: October 15 – 18, 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Where- DD-24A, Salt Lake, Sector -1
Pocket Pinch- Rs 700 AI per person on Sashthi, Saptami & Ashtami and Rs 800 AI per person for Navami
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