It opened its doors last month and the city is elated and how! The Facebook page of Cafe #377 before it commenced said: "A queer café for the fabulous misfits, after all, closets are for clothes, not people, coming real soon! "
The IdeologySk Manirul Islam, owner, and CEO at Cafe #377 said: "We were clear about who we are from day one — this space stands for equality, unity, and love. It asks you to be proud of who you are as we've all been made equally by God."
"The idea is to have every space open for everyone. Why should there be exclusive spaces for particular groups of people?" Islam mentions!
AmbienceThe cafe is positioned in a frequented lane of South Calcutta. It's interiors clearly reflect its pink theme and its dedication to the Vibgyor of unity and love. The vibe is attractive and lively. They hold ladies Nights, every Wednesday to celebrate the power of women. The cafe serves a special range of mocktails and dishes exclusively for women.
Address: Entrance Lord Sinha Road, 1, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Rd, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020
Cost for two: INR 1,100
Recommended Dishes and Drinks:Start off with a mashed potato appetizer and satiate your taste-buds. The dish is super delicious and makes for a good kick start for your food cravings here. Hazelnut milkshake should be your go-to drink here. Opt for grilled fish for your mains as it is just irresistible. For desserts, don't miss out on the cheesecake and it is a great epilogue to your three-course meal at Cafe #377!
So now you know where you need to head to for a great cafe experience. Celebrate and dine with the queer community cafe. It's warm and friendly, encouraging just the right kind of democracy in our society. Such cafes should be encouraged and supported.
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