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Eat, sip, pray: Where to dine this Durga Puja (2nd Course)

In the second of the three-part series we list 11 restaurants, which are a must-visit this Durga Puja.

kolkata Updated: Oct 06, 2016 15:09 IST
Anindita Acharya
Anindita Acharya
Hindustan Times
Food,Bengali food,Durga Puja
A lavish Bengali platter on display at Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences.(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

From posto murgi to Dhakayi biryani, city chefs are rustling up delicious dishes this Durga Puja. In the second of the three-part series HT suggests 11 restaurants you can take your family and friends to for a sumptuous meal.

The rose and cherry eclair is a must-have at Little Pleasures. (Little Pleasures)

Little Pleasures

What’s on offer: Rose-flavoured macaron, rose-petal and raspberry cheesecake

Chef’s pick: Rose and cherry eclair

Timings: 10 am-8 pm

Masala Wok has on offer a wide range of non-vegetarian dishes this Durga Puja. (Masala Wok)

Masala Wok

What’s on offer: American corn pepper salt, paneer tikka angara, pan-fried chilli fish, elaichi malpua with ice-cream

Chef’s pick: Murgh malai kebab, American corn pepper salt

Timings: Noon-midnight

The GT Route at Jameson Inn Shiraz Hotel has come up with a lavish Mughlai spread this festive season. (The GT Route)

The GT Route, Jameson Inn Shiraz Hotel

What’s on offer: Tandoori jhinga, chapli kebab, murg hazrat mahal

Chef’s pick: Posto murgi, smurg hazrat mahal

Timings: Noon- 4 pm and 7 pm-11.30 pm

If you are planning to have biryani, Lokaahar is the place to be. (Lokaahar)


What’s on offer: Non-veg platter

Chef’s pick: Dhakayi biryani

Timings: Noon -10 pm

Mad Hatter’s has come up with a wide range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes this Durga Puja. (Mad Hatter’s)

Mad Hatter’s

What’s on offer: Herb potato fries, spicy paneer pepper fries and spicy chicken wings

Chef’s pick: Mushroom garlic fries

Timings: Noon-9 pm

Try out kasha mangsho and murgi kalia at Cafe Swiss at Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista, which has come up with an array of authentic Bengali cuisines. (Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista )

Cafe Swiss, Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista

What’s on offer: Kosha mangsho, bhapa maach, murgi kalia, aloo golmorich

Timings: 12.30 pm onwards

Read: Eat, sip, pray: Where to dine this Durga Puja

Soul has on offer Indian, Chine and Continental cuisines this Durga Puja. (Soul)


What’s on offer: Continental, Chinese and Indian cuisine

Chef’s pick: Chicken lolipop

Timing: 2 pm onwards

Try out the sumptuous kebabs at Kebab-e-Que at The Astor. (The Astor)

Kebab-e-Que, The Astor

What’s on offer: Bengali buffet comprising chingrir malai curry, choi jhale pabda, mutton keema ghooghni, nolen gurer ice cream

Timings: 1 pm-4 pm and 7.30 pm-11.30 pm

The chefs at Buddha Bites have rustled up a delectable spread this festive season. (Buddha Bites)

Buddha Bites

Chef’s pick: Mahti chicken, spicy lemon chicken, Chinese mild spice chicken

Timings: 11 am-11 pm

Backstage has on offer a wide variety of fish dishes. (Bakstage)


Chef’s pick: Fish thali

Timings: Noon–Midnight

Try out the Italian dishes at Serafina. (Serafina)


What’s on offer: Lobster bisque, frito misto di mare, pizza con gamberetti, lobster ravioli

Chef’s pick: Lobster ravioli and el’ tiramisu

Timings: Noon-11.30 pm

First Published: Oct 06, 2016 15:09 IST