Piccadilly Square is a lovely place for all those veggie lovers who prefer to eat in an all-veg restaurant. It serves some extremely delicious veg food apart from its other bakery items. It is a well know eating outlet for vegetarian delicacies. It also has good dessert collections and some of them include blueberry pancakes, chocolate shake and waffles. It does not fall very heavy on your pocket as the items are moderately priced. Overall, the place is very small but a good restaurant to spend an evening with friends.
The Corner Courtyard is a very old house that has a colonial history and was last occupied in the year 1904. It dates back to the times when the British came to India for trading spices, something, which was known only to Indians. Almost after 100 years this ancient property is transformed into a restaurant and is given an individual identify of its own. Kolkata is known as the heart of colonial India and this place will give you a feel of the British era. The restaurant is decorated in a rustic manner and offers a variety of curries and cheese.
Urban Desi is a hookah parlor located near Rabindra Sadan metro station. This area has a number of hookah joints but Urban Dezi seems to be the best out of them all. However, it is a little more expensive as compared to the others. Some of the items from the food menu include Mushrooms, Schezwan Noodles, Chicken Manchurian and Paprika Pizza. The food and drinks are not too extraordinary for the price they are set at. However, it is a nice place to come once in a while. They also play loud music so you get a high while tasting their hookah flavors.
Raj’s Spanish Café is located in one of the busiest areas of Kolkata. It attracts the locals as well as a number of international tourists from all over the world. The restaurant serves Italian pastas, Mexican salsas and some delicious Spanish food as well. They also have a list of different kinds of pizzas such as vegetarian, margarita, and spicy chicken pizzas. The dessert menu allows you to choose between brownies and ice creams. The most unique thing about Raj’s Spanish Café is that they help you in arranging an accommodation, booking flight, train or bus tickets and also converting foreign currencies. They act as a one stop solution for all your basic needs in the city.
Plan a dinner at Villa 19 and taste some of the most innovative traditional kebabs, freshly barbequed and offered to you. This restaurant keeps changing its menu as per customer requirements and also as per the season. This winter it has a variety of barbeque menu with pizzas, pastas and a lot more. It is set in a perfect ambiance that lets you take in the aroma of the cooked food. They also have a varied cocktail and wine list to choose from. This place is a little expensive than the others but definitely a nice restaurant to visit once in a while.
Operating since 2004, Tea Junction is a refreshing hangout spot for the youth in Kolkata. Sip on to the authentic Indian Chai or opt for other variations like green tea. For those who are not fond of tea, Tea Junction serves a variety of coffee and other hot and cold beverages. In case you feel hungry, this chic cafe offers a menu comprising of the traditional Indian snacks like Samosa, Kachori etc. along with sandwiches, muffins, biscuits and more. The friendly and quick service complemented with the casual ambiance makes this an ideal spot for those long conversations with your friends.
Located on the top deck at The Floatel, The Bridge is a multi-cuisine restaurant serving interesting preparations from the Colonial, Anglo-Indian and Bengali cuisines. 'Baked Fish Patricia Memsaab' and 'Chicken Country Captain' are just few of the interesting names on the menu. While ordering from the a la carte menu is always fun, if you want it simple, you can always opt for the lunch buffet. The most interesting way to dine here is out on the large patio, where the open sky above and the Hooghly River under create a different ambiance of their own. If you still feel something missing, the fully equipped bar should help.
Aromas is an all day dining facility offered by The New Kenilworth. Serving cuisines from around the world, the restaurant has regular brunch, lunch and dinner buffets. Inside, the decor is kept simple and minimalist, with just a few splashes of color here and there. However, you could also enjoy your meal in the outside seating area which is on one of the green lawns maintained by the hotel. You can also choose from the Indian barbecue preparations that are grilled right in front of you. Aromas is also known to serve some amazing varieties of coffee. Residents of the hotel find this to be a quick lunch option, however, not compromising on taste. The restaurant is especially popular with large groups of office-goers from around the area.