Food of Kolkata

Kolkata has been known to start the culture of eating out among Indians. With that to its credit and being a glittering and colourful city, Kolkata offers one more choices than they can ask for. However, the town is best known for local Bengali cuisine that one must indulge in, while here. Most of the Bengali cuisine food revolves around rice and fish, and you will find many version and delicacies of these. Try the Macher Jhol and the Phuchka, your very own 'golgappa' or 'panipuri'.
Also, the Bengali sweets, popular all across is something you just cannot miss. Find them here in there most authentic and delicious form. Do try Rashogulla, Chamcham, Rasmalai, Shondesh, Cream Chup and other Bengali sweets.
Apart from Bengali cuisine, one can also enjoy fine English cuisine, continental, North Indian cuisine, South Indian cuisine, Mexican and Italian cuisine at various restaurants spread across the city. You will also find an instance of Tibetan food, with Momos and Thuppa being quite popular and widespread in the city.
Kolkata is also the place where Indian-Chinese cuisine started. Indian Chinese cuisine is basically Indian style preparation of Chinese dishes, typically having a lot of spices and imparted with very strong flavour. Hence, you can enjoy this blend in its very own hometown.


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Here are the top 12 restaurants in Kolkata:

Gupta Brothers

INR 300
8 AM to 10 PM
198, Block J, Opposite Triangular Park, New Alipore, Kolkata, India
Gupta Brothers
The centrally located Gupta Brothers food chain offers delicious vegetarian street fare and sweets.

Bhojohori Manna

INR 500
11 AM to 10:30 PM
18/1A, Hindustan Road, Gariahat, Kolkata, India
Bhojohori Manna
Bojohari Manna serves tasty Bengali cuisine. The restaurant is named after the famous track sung by Manna Dey ' Ami ri sri bojohri manna'. This place was established by a cook who travelled to many places and acquired a unique kind of style in the style of cooking.

6 Ballygunge Place

INR 1100
12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 10:30 PM
6, Ballygunge Place, Ballygunge, Kolkata, India
6 Ballygunge Place
6 Ballygunge Place serves traditional Bengali food.

Kewpies

INR 1000
12:30 PM to 3 PM, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
No. 2, Elgin Lane,Off HeyshamĘRoad & Behind Netaji Bhavan,Kolkata,West Bengal 700020
Kewpies
A small unexpected diner that opened over a decade ago, Kewpies is an inexpensive place to enjoy some real Bengali food. It's considered to be one of the popular restaurants in Kolkata for Bengali food.

Oh! Calcutta

INR 1700
12:30 PM to 3 PM, 7:30 PM to 11 PM
No.10/3, 4th Floor,ForumĘShopping Mall, Elgin Road,Kolkata,West Bengal 700020
Oh! Calcutta
If you feel like splurging on food, then Oh! Calcutta is a worthy place for that. The Gandharaj Bhetki (steamed fish flavored with lemon) and Aam Ilish (mango hilsa fish) are the popular sea foods available here. This restaurant aims to experiment on the old style Bengali recipes and makes the best out of it.

Marco Polo

INR 2000
12 Noon to 10:45 PM
24, Park Centre Building, Park Street, Kolkata, India
Marco Polo
Marco Polo is one of the Chinese restaurants for those who want to taste something different other than Bengali cuisine. Dark, shady and serene ambiance makes your visit perfect to dine.

Hot Kathi Rolls

INR 200
11 AM to 10 PM
1 B, Park Estate, Park Street Area, Kolkata, India
Hot Kathi Rolls
One of the most famous street-side joints serving giant sized filling rolls. Best thing? It's pocket friendly!

Bhoj Company

INR 400
8:30AM-12AM
30 A, Sudder St, Free School Street,Opposite Fire Brigade Head Quarter, New Market Area,Dharmatala,Taltala,Kolkata,West Bengal 700016
Bhoj Company
The ambience here gives you the complete feeling of Bengali culture. Food here is delicious and it's a perfect place for family dining. The prices are worth the food.

Aminia

INR 500
10:30 AM to 10:30 PM
6A, S.N. Banerjee Road, New Market Area, Kolkata, India
Aminia
Visiting Kolkata without having biryani at Aminia is worthless. Aminia offers a variety of inexpensive, yet delicious biryani dishes. Simple ambiance around with a high quality of food.

KC Das

INR 200
7:30 AM to 7:30 PM
11A, Esplanade East, Esplanade, Kolkata, India
KC Das
Best known for the Rassogullas in Kolkata, KC Das is a must go place if you are around Esplanade and are a Mishti lover.

Floatel

INR 2000
1 PM to 11 PM
Floatel, 9/10, Kolkata Jetty, Strand Road, Dalhousie BBD Bagh, Kolkata, India
Floatel
With the scenic view of river from the restaurant, it is a silent place for a sunset drinks and perfect food.

Bhojohari Manna

INR 500
12 Noon to 5 PM, 6 PM to 9:30 PM
CF 206, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata, India
Bhojohari Manna
Bhojohari Manna runs on tasty Bengali cuisine. The restaurant is named after the famous track sung by Manna Dey ' ami sri sri bojohri manna'. This place was established by a cook who travelled to many places and acquired a unique kind of style in the style of cooking.

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