Renowned for its food, Kolkata is a place where you will find all kinds of street food and many different restaurants. Some of these restaurants are famous throughout India for their Bengali food cuisine and though some restaurants are a little pricey, the quality of the food more than makes up for it. Here are some of the best Bengali restaurants you can visit if you are in the City Of Joy.
If you’re craving for some Bengali food then give this place a visit. It’s a casual dining restaurant and its top dishes are the Bhetki Paturi, Prawn Malai curry, and Mocha Chingri. The other dishes on the menu are tasty as well and their best part is that they have affordable pricing.
2. Oh! Calcutta
This restaurant is known for the traditional Bengali dishes it serves and is known throughout the country. The fish that they serve here is amazing and if you’re craving for some exquisite fish dishes, then this is the place you should visit.
It is a lesser-known restaurant but the food here is quite good. It’s the segment of Peerless Inn hotel which is located just beside Esplanade Metro Station and hence it can be easily found. They have a breakfast menu which has a wide array of dishes. Try the Matar Kochuri and aloor dum. It’s pretty good.
4. 6 Ballygunge Place
One of the finest restaurants in Kolkata, this restaurant serves authentic Bengali food. It has a buffet where you can get almost all the dishes at half the price. This is a good option if you are running low on cash.
5. Aami Bangali
If you want to enjoy a quiet dinner then go to this restaurant. The décor of the restaurant is quaint and it offers comfortable seating. Some of its best dishes are Kochupata Chingri, Mutton dak bungalow, Bhuna chicken and Basanti pulao.
6. The Bhoj Company
This one is a pocket-friendly restaurant which serves good food. If you are a student then you will love this restaurant. Fish fry, bhetki paturi, rasmalai are few of their top dishes and it’s delicious. If you love traditional Bengali cooking then you will definitely love these dishes.
7. Bhojohori Manna
This restaurant has more than ten outlets in the city and each of these outlets serves amazing food. Their Bengali dishes are top-notch and will satisfy your cravings for sure. And since it has more than ten outlets chances are that there’s one around the corner of your home. The staff here is quite friendly and the service is also pretty good.
8. Koshe Kosha
The ambiance of this place is amazing and it will make you feel like a true Bengali. The authentic food they serve here is mouthwatering and the prices are reasonable. Dhakai Mangsho and Kosha murgi are among the top dishes and they are absolutely amazing. Over time this restaurant has become really popular and you will find this restaurant in almost all top tens lists. You should also try their desserts which are without a doubt delicious.