Kolkata never falls short when it comes to celebrations. Be it Durga Puja, Eid or Christmas, it is the place where you will get food suitable to every tradition. Whether it is pudding, cake, pie, turkey or ham, you will get them all in their finest qualities. You need to know that each dish is a specialty in several outlets so here are some popular favourites that are seen crowded during Christmas.
1. ITC Sonar Bangla
If you are looking for an outlet to have a proper grand Christmas brunch then this is your spot. This five star hotel arranges for delicacies during Christmas to attract a wonderful crowd. However, they are not pocket friendly which is quite a downside.
2. Chapter 2
Roast Turkey is somewhat an addition during the Christmas season due to the demand of the foodie Bongs. They arrange for special Christmas buffets to suit the Christmas cheer which are always quite popular. You will find duck, beef, pork and lamb amongst other delicacies.
If you are in Park Street, you must go to Mocambo. Yes, there will be a queue but it is worth the wait. The food, be it any season is undoubtedly the best you can get. Try to ask for the chef’s recommendation to guide you through some favourites.
4. Nahoum’s Jewish Bakery
The century old Jewish bakery in Kolkata is known to al. This is where you get the classics like Plum cake, Fruit cake, Brownies and cheesecakes. Quality is something they never compromise with.
Though known for deserts, Christmas offers a variety of dishes here ranging from lamb chops to traditional Christmas pudding. The Christmas cheer is truly felt here where the breakfast is so beautifully set that will win your heart. Try the famous desserts and rum balls which are available all throughout the year.
6. The Irish House
How can you miss on wine in Christmas? This place serves you wine with the perfect ambience. Though it is quite costly, still it is worth a shot. It is a typical pub ambience with some amazing finger food. When it comes to Christmas, they have a beautiful brunch menu with unique dishes to surprise the guests.
7. Holiday Inn
More than the buffet, look forward to the house special mulled wine which gives the essence of Christmas. The food is undoubtedly delicious and drool worthy so go for it.
These outlets have been popular for years for their brilliant service. The people of Kolkata loves the Christmas cheer and can hardly resist the essence which they feel connected to through food. Share your favourite spot and experience with us.
By Arkamita Ghosh