Kolkata, India’s City of Joy is one of the famous hotspots of the globally admired Indian cuisine, just because of all the culinary influences and impacts that have merged here over a long period of time. The staple food of Kolkata is Seafood, as it is a coastal city where you can find an abundance of seafood.
But then, after a period of time, when the Mughals arrived, they brought with them the delight of spices, the game of Kolkata food was boosted. Following them came the British who ruled over Kolkata for a good two centuries, during which they further variegated the cuisine of Kolkata. And Somewhere around that time period, the Chinese immigrants arrived and completely reformed the Indian food scenario with their flavours.
The first taste of Indo-Chinese food was a gift from Kolkata to the rest of the country, and since then it has been fully developed into an international cuisine. After reading this paragraph you can imagine the essence of the food in Kolkata. It has a whole lot of history behind it, which makes it even more special.
So, here is a list of the most famous restaurants in Kolkata which are specially suitable for youngsters.
Located in many well-known places of Kolkata, this legendary café was inaugurated in 1927 and soon will be completing a century. If any food joint wants to last that long, the food and the service they provide must be exceptionally amazing.
And from what we have heard from the locals there, this place definitely satisfies the above mentioned condition. More than half of the population living there has visited this place and made beautiful place and of course all the tourists visiting Kolkata do explore this famous restaurant since years.
Youngsters visit this place for their famous dishes such as cream cakes, sandwiches, rum balls, strawberry cubes, chicken patties, and then there is always a pot of Darjeeling tea which is a must have.
Average cost for a meal of 2: INR 1350.
6 Ballygunge Place
Located in the Ballygunge area of Kolkata, 6 Ballygunge Place is the favourite buffet restaurant of people there. 6 Ballygunge Place is synonymous with the Ilish Festival. Especially for the festival, the chef of the restaurant prepares a unique menu of lip-patting delicacies.
Coordinating perfectly with the seasonal availability of fish, the festival is imperfect without tasting what 6 Ballygunge Place has to offer on this special day. But, obviously the festival is not the only time you should visit this restaurant, especially for fish lovers for which this place is well-known.
You can find crazy unique dishes like the Begun Ilish Jugalbandi, Kacha Aam Diye Ilish Macher Roll, and Pur Bhora Morich Ilish there. The ambience is also delightful to look at.
Average cost for a meal of 2: INR 1000
The Corner Courtyard
Situated at Sarat Bose Rd, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, The Corner Courtyard is a colonial-era hotel, which was completely modernized by a young entrepreneur named Megha Agarwal. She held onto the vintage ambience despite renovating the restaurant, and it is clearly visible from all the fine details.
The ambience appeals to the younger generation and they find it interesting to visit. The furniture is magnificent and so is the food. The menu caters to tastes from around the world which makes intriguing. Continental dishes such as potato wedges in cheese fondue and honey-glazed grilled chicken are the chef’s speciality and famous all over the city. It is one of Kolkata’s finest.
Average cost for a meal of 2: INR 1500
When you read the name of this restaurant, what comes to your mind? What strikes most people’s mind is that jam is in the context of toast being lathered up with jams of all sorts, but actually what it means is in this context of music!
This is one of the new restaurants in Kolkata, and attracts a lot of youngsters. A retreat for the young experimentalists who just want to explore music with their guitars and pianos, this restaurant also serves a food menu.
They offer delicious falafel wraps, pan-fried momos, and banana shake which blend perfectly with the soothing music that plays in this restaurant. If you are a music lover, this place is a must-visit, and otherwise also. It is situated at Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Rd, Rowland Row, Ballygunge, Kolkata.
Average cost for a meal of 2: INR 950
So go try out these amazing places to have a wonderful experience. You can definitely visit these places with your friends as well as family and make beautiful memories. Do share your experiences in the comments below.