Durga Puja: Festivities begin
Countdown has begun for Bengali’s grand festival. Considering the affinity that Bengali’s have for food, some major eateries in Kolkata have come up with special offers you shouldn’t miss this festive season. Here are few options to explore...
Taj Bengal Kolkata
Keeping food lovers in mind, Taj Bengal has curated a special menu for Durga Puja. Treat your taste buds with the scrumptious delicacies they are offering.
Dates: October 15 – 19 (Lunch and Dinner)
Price: Lunch and Dinner for Rs. 2000 plus taxes per person
Best from the menu: Sorse Bata Iilish – Fresh River Hilsa cooked in a mustard gravy, Pabnar Murgi – Succulent chicken morsels cooked in onion based gravy with a hint of Radhuni seeds, Gobi Paturi – Steamed banana leaf wrapped mustard marinated cauliflower, Doodh Rossogolla – Poached sweet dumplings of cottage cheese soaked in milk flavoured with cardamom.
Celebrate the much awaited Durga Pujo festival in Kolkata with a scrumptious meal at Chapter 2. Choose from a variety of anglo Indian delicacies and celebrate food music life with your loved ones. The wide array of ala carte and buffet menu for the Durga Puja includes variety of both veg and non veg items.
Time: 12:00 pm – 10: 30 pm
Date: October 12 – 21
Price: Rs 795 + tax (buffet for one from October 12 –16 and October 19 – 21 October) and Rs 899 + tax (buffet for one from October 17 – 18)
Buffet menu: Lamb Trotters Soup, Anglo Indian Chicken Liver Fry, Anglo Indian Chicken Wings In BBQ Sauce, Pan Fried Chilli Fish, English Fish Fry, Veg Mini Spring Rolls, Macaroni In Cheese Sauce, British Railway Chicken Curry, Prawn Newburg, Fruit6 Custard, Chocolate Mousse and Hot Fudge Brownie and much more.
Rosewood, The Park Hotel
Enjoy the Puja Mahabhoj with live band, Live dhaaki and the live puja experience, everything at Rosewood, The Park Hotel. The place is all set to offer an extravagant buffet spread which will include dishes from all parts of the state.
Date: October 16 – 18
Time: 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Price: Rs 2495/– plus taxes
Best from the menu: Anglo Indian Butter Fish Fry, Beet root and onion piyazi, Chingri Malai Curry, Kacha Lonka Diye Murghi, Kosha Mangsho among the other specialities of Bengal.
This year, usher in the festive season with the awesomeness of tasty Chinese cuisine as Master Dimsum welcomes the gourmands of the city with its tasteful palate.
Timings: Monday – Friday: 11 am – 10 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am –10 pm
Price: Rs 400/- plus taxes (for two)
Best from the menu: Sui Mai, Fish Ball Noodle Soup, Hong Kong Style Gyozas, Thai Dumplings, Meatball Stick in Noodle Soup, Spinach Mushroom Corn Ball Stick in Noodle Soup and many more!
A special food festival 'Dashobhujar Agomoni' offering special menus at the various units of The Stadel has been curated around the same.
Date: October 15 – 19
Timings: 12 pm – 4 pm (Lunch) and 7 pm onwards (Dinner)
Price: Rs 1400/per person at Multi-cuisine Restaurant
Best from the menu: Jaljeera, Aam ada diye vegetable cutlets, Macher dimer bora, etki macher chop Pora Tomato aar Rasoon Chutney, Hot and Sour Soup, Papri Chaat and Dahi Vada, Chatpata Subz, Muktomukhi Sukto, Paneer Lasooni Bahari, Kodaisuti Dhokar Dalna, Murshidabadi Mutton Kosha, Kolkata chicken Biriyani, Cholar Dal Narkel Diye and Dal Amritsari, Baked Rosogolla, Shahi Tukra and more.
Gateway Hotel EM Bypass
Visit Gateway Hotel EM Bypass, if you are looking for a fancy place to go out for dinner or lunch during the Durga Puja. The place will be offering amazing options of Bengali dishes throughout the Puja days for all the guests.
Dates: October 16 – 19
Price: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Combo for Rs 3000 Plus taxes (per person)
Lunch: Rs 1599 plus taxes (per person)
Dinner: Rs 1799 plus taxes (per person)
Best from the menu: Kankrar Jhal, Anaroshi Ilish, Laal Mass, Chingri Keema Diye Mochar Ghonto, Kankrar Jhal, Anaroshi Ilish, Laal Mass, Grill Counter of Baby Octopus/ Baby Pomfret, and more.
The GT Route, Jameson Inn Shiraz Hotel
During the time of the biggest festival in Kolkata, The GT Route has planned a specially curated elaborated buffet menu – from starters to desserts, which will have an array of both veg and non-veg dishes. The dishes on the menu will range from Oudhi, Peshwari to North Indian food items to give an exotic traditional feel to the guests.
Dates: October 15 – 21
Timings: 12 noon to 4 pm and 7 pm to 11:30 pm.
Price: Rs 700 + Taxes (For two people)
Best from the menu: Mast-E-Badrang (Kabuli), Pineapple Raita, Annanas Ka Panna (Oudhi), Peshawari Murg Tikka (Peshwari), Barrah Kebab (Peshwari) and Gilafee Sheek Kebab (Oudhi), Dum ka Murgh (Oudhi), Murg Patiyala (Punjabi), Nali Nehari (Oudhi), Mutton Chaap (North Indian), Mutton Shahi Stew and some other delicious options on the table.
Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport
Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport will be offering a lavish Bonedi Barir Bhoj at their all-day dining restaurant Social Kitchen in tune with the recipes of traditional zamindari household kitchens of Bengal.
Dates: October 16 - 21
Timings:12:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm
Price: Rs.1299/- plus taxes (Lunch) and Rs 1499/- plus taxes (Dinner)
Best from the menu: Murgi Rosua Jeera Phoron Diye, Tomato Tulsi Shorba, Daler Bora and Murgir Bora,
Garden Green Salad, Panch Misuli Bhaja(lomba begun,potol,aloo, kakrol), Thakur Dalan Pulao, Thakur Barir Sona Moong Dal, Rajbarir Macher Matha Diye Dal, Raash e Suktoni, Rosogolla, Rajsahi Balusai, Fruit Mousse, Jeeba Goja and much more.
Kolkata's Favourite Awadhi Destination Oudh 1590 ushers in 'Durgotsav' with a delicious spread of Awadhi Cuisines. Now plan your 'Bhuribhoj' only at Oudh 1590 for all four days of the festivities.
Timings: 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm and 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Price: Rs 1200/- plus taxes for (two people)
Best from the menu: Badam Sharbat, Seekh Kabab, Galawati Kabab, Rann Biriyani, Gosht Metiabruz Biriyani, Jheenga Biriyani, Lucknowi Paratha, Shahi Tukra, Gajar Ke Halwa.