Talk about inexpensive food and Kolkata is at the top! You can find a variety of options to choose from when it comes to the gastronomic delights offered by this fascinating city. From PuriSabzi to the Parsi Patrani Macchi food – the place offers a meal for each palace.
There are many restaurants in Kolkata where you can enjoy authentic and delicious Indian cuisine in a charming setting. For those who want to taste the true essence of Kolkata, make sure you taste the Mughlai food that brings together the best Bengali Nawabs cuisine, influenced by Deccan, Awadh and North India. Chinese and continental cuisines are also extremely popular at these restaurants.
Anyone with a sweet tooth is heading to heaven in Kolkata. Bengali sweets need no introduction: Mishtidoi (caramelized sugar yogurt) is a must try, as are Bengali staples like ledikeni (named after Lady Canning, who is believed to be a big fan of this sweet), sandesh ( cottage cheese) with jaggery cheese) and ever-present rossogolla (spongy cottage cheese balls dipped in sugar syrup).
Most 5-star hotels provide a memorable experience, with a delicious price served in a friendly atmosphere. Gorgeous settings, delicious buffets, international delicacies and a lovely view from the window become a part of your holiday at these majestic tables. For a sumptuous breakfast, you can also try freshly baked bread and mouth-watering food at these upscale Kolkata restaurants, which treat you like royalty.
Kolkata is also home to some of the best bars in India. While Park Street has its share of bars and pubs, the best bars in Kolkata can be found in hotels, especially those near the airports, which deal with jet-setters. With ultra-modern and elegant interiors, accompanied by amazing views of the city, these bars are the epicenters of Kolkata's nightlife. Guests can choose from an extensive selection of delicious cocktails and classic wines, while enjoying a relaxed evening with contemporary music performed by resident DJs.
Some hotels in Kolkata are also famous for their culturally distinct English pubs. These bars exude a genuine English charm, with traditional décor, lighting, music and taste that can take you directly to a London street.
From succulent dishes to premium wines and everything in between, a culinary adventure awaits you in Kolkata. So, get ready to have a life experience when you plan to visit this lovely city.