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Kolkata has always been passionate about its food and this is represented in its myriad restaurants that serve everything from local specialties to cuisines from around the world. Situated in the New Market area in the city center, Ralli's is a 84 year old eatery that every local is aware of. A wide entrance takes you inside the restaurant which is just a small room with closely packed tables and chairs, and most of them are taken at any given time. After you have found a place to sit, Indian Fast Food is what you should go for; Chaat, Dahi Wada and Pani Puri are just few of the recommendations. Ralli's is especially famous for its sherbat (a refreshing beverage) that comes in various flavors, lassi (sweetened yogurt-based drink) and Kulfi (popular frozen dessert). The service is super-quick and the food is ultra-cheap. With a number of hawkers making their sales pitches right outside, the market area commotion continues inside Ralli's. Adding to that is the restless chatter of the hungry customers at Ralli's who can hardly wait for their food to reach the table!
Oceanic Restaurant, a part of the Peerless Inn, as the name suggests specializes in seafood. This modern looking dining space offers cuisines from all over the world to its patrons. It also has a coffee shop, that is open 24 hours, so the next time you are in a mood for a cup of coffee and tasty snacks late in the night, you do not have look beyond Oceanic. You can sit by yourself or hang-around with your buddies, this place is perfect for every occasion and every mood. All in all, Oceanic is apt for a casual dinner with family and friends.
The Peerless Inn offers diverse dining options to its guests, Aaheli being one of them. Tastefully done space with chic furniture, fixtures and refined cutlery perfectly blend in with the fine dining atmosphere. If you are tired of the routine menu and international cuisines, try the authentic Bengali food served here. The menu is diverse with non-vegetarian and vegetarian options. You can taste the seafood or simply gorge on Aloo Poshto and Luchi along with Dal. Not sure about the menu? The helpful staff will give you a detailed explanation on each recipe and help you in choosing the tastiest dishes and perfect food combinations. For a pleasant experience, head straight to Aaheli.
While shopping in New Market, one is bound to feel the hunger pangs at some point of time. New Karco situated right at the entrance of the closed market is a perfect stop if you're looking for some mouth-watering 'Indian-Chinese' at budget prices. Try the Chicken Momo, Chicken Chowmein or the Prawn Schezwan noodles. There are also a number of Indian specialties on offer and snacks like Chicken Cutlet and Fish Pakora are quite popular among patrons. The ambiance of the restaurant may not be much to speak of, but after shopping under the hot Kolkata sun, this restaurant proves to be quite a blessing!
Notwithstanding the unusual name, Xrong Place is just right if you're looking for a good time. Featuring Chinese and European cuisine, this place prides itself on some great coffee and innovative mocktails. The earthy decor is enchanting with pictures of Hollywood stars like Marilyn Monroe and Sylvestor Stallone donning the walls. With reasonable pricing and prompt service, Xrong Place guarantees a great experience.
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.