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Park Street, Kolkata Overview

Park Street is a major access route in Kolkata, also officially known as Mother Teresa Sarani. The street begins at Chowringhee Road or JL Nehru road and stretches till Park Circus crossing. It is said that Park Street never sleeps and is always bustling with activities. Being a major hangout spot in the city, it has many pubs and restaurants. Several important routes intersect or originate from Park Street. The street has been a crowd puller since the reign of the British Kingdom and undergone modifications that make it a fashionable hangout spot.

Park Street is one area in the city where one will find 5-Star restaurant and hotels, nightclubs/pubs, malls and several eateries. The street draws locals in large numbers on the occasions of Diwali, Christmas and New Year's Eve. The entire street is decorated with bright and colourful lights celebrating the festivals with great enthusiasm. A number of prominent landmarks are also located in or near Park Street. Some of them are Asiatic Society, St. Xavier's College, South Park Street Cemetery and The Park Hotel. It is one of the prime entertainment and recreational zone in Kolkata.

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Park Street Shopping

Park Street is a bustling commercial area with shops, malls, restaurants, pubs, etc. Many of Kolkata's famous malls are located in or near Park Street which makes it a favourite go-to for shopaholics. Quest Mall, Metro Plaza Shopping Mall, Multibrand Shopping Mall and One Squire Mall are some of the malls where one can find a variety of local and international brands to buy for themselves or to gift their loved ones. Park Street is also often visited by bookworms to purchase new and second-hand books. The famous Oxford Bookstore is also located in Park Street. There are other local gift shops, general stores and apparel shops as well that one can explore and purchase items as per their requirement.

Park Street Nightlife

Park Street, with many nightclubs/pubs, is a favourite hub for night owls and partygoers. The cities best Bars and Clubs are located in Park Street. Most of these clubs have live music where one can come across little known but talented musicians and the famous ones as well. The pubs have the latest equipment/ gadgets, stunning decor and fabulous music played by well-known DJs and spacious dance floors to provide their customers with a rocking experience. Happy hours are scheduled in almost all the bars/pubs with exciting offers for the customers. Roxy, Somewhere Else Pub at the Park Hotel, M Bar, The Myx, are some of the most visited Pubs here.

Park Street Restaurants

Park Street is one of the most commercially active regions in Kolkata. It, therefore, is one place where one can find a number of restaurants that serve delicious local, national and international cuisine. Some of these are extremely famous for serving authentic Bengali cuisine, while others serve a variety or fusion of cuisine coming from almost all over the world. Each restaurant has managed to create a vibe with their decor and furnishings that range from classy, glamorous, and contemporary to vintage. The Park Hotel, Charcoal Grill, Peter Cat, Over The Top, Mocambos Restaurant, Khandani Rajdhani, Tung Fong Restaurant are some of the restaurants located on Park Street.

Best Time To Visit Park Street

The best time to visit Park Street is in the evenings as most of the hotels, restaurants, and nightclubs/pubs are open to the public.

How To Reach Park Street

Park Street can be reached by government-run buses or taxis. It is barely 5 kilometres away from the centre of Kolkata. The closest route from the city centre is via Jawaharlal Nehru Road. One needs to take the Radha Nath Mullick Lane and travel towards Surendra Lal Pyne Road to get to College Street. From there, get to Central Avenue - Chowringhee/ Jawaharlal Nehru Road to reach Park Street Flyover.

One can also take the route via Surya Sen Street - Mahatma Gandhi Road - Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose road - Shakespeare Sarani - Chowringhee Road - Park Street.

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