There is nothing in this world that can be compared with the feelings of Durga Puja. And the food is just the appropriate synonyms that can go with this festival. So, this festive Durga Puja season, we have listed some Kolkata-based restaurants where they are also ready to surprise the patrons of Kolkata with the most delicious and meticulously curated Durga Puja Special Menu, which offers a variety of delicacies. It’s time to Bon Appétit!
Aajisai: Over the last one and a half years, Aajisai has been flattering the gastronomes of Kolkata with a hand full of experience than never before. It is always prominent when it comes to giving surprises to the patrons, be it for their Japanese delicacies, their rich and classy ambience or their unique and delicious special festive menus. Yes, Aajisai is also in the race with its Durga Puja Special Menu which will surprise the patrons with the best of Japanese flavours!
The Durga Puja Special menu comprises of 5 delicious items such as Omu Rice(egg wrapped fried rice with vegetables), Amazu Chicken, where you can indulge in some grilled boneless chicken marinated in sweet vinegar and cooked in chef’s special soy sauce, Wasabi Prawns, (deep-fried prawns marinated in wasabi and tossed with parsley flavour mayonnaise), Vegetable Harumaki, which is a Japanese style vegetable spring roll and last but not the least, all of ours favourite Japanese delicacy, Chicken Dengaku Roll (Sushi), where you’ll be served with a Chicken with miso paste roll, covered with tanuki.
Address: Aajisai, 5th floor, Quest Mall, Ballygunge, Kolkata- 700017
Tenure:3rd October to 8th October 2019
Timings: 12 Noon – 11 PM
Price Range: Rs. 350/- to Rs. 900/- (+taxes)
Bune – The Coffee Room: A layback place, covering around 800 sqft area, with a homely atmosphere and comfort food for the soul is what Bune-The Coffee Room gifts us. The place is divided into three zones and is softly lit that would soothe down your soul, creating a deeper emotional connection with your near and dear ones. The food has also been designed to be comfort food that is served fast and filling. So what’s a better place than this to spend your festive days?
The menu here offers us an assortment of dishes to choose from. To be more precise, it has something for each one of us. From wholesome Salads to delicious nibbles to the perfect main course, this place presents us with all those delicacies which we would love to indulge in. Some of the must-try items from each section of the menu are Roasted Lemon Chicken Salad, Fish Finger with Tartar Sauce, Chicken Momos, Pasta available in both Penne and Spaghetti, Chilly Chicken with fried rice and many more. You can even go for their mini-meals – Fish & Chips with Tartar Sauce, which undoubtedly would leave us tongue-tied.
Where: Bune – The Coffee Room
Address: 14A, Lake View Road, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029
Tenure: From 28th September to 29th October
Timings:1 PM to 10 PM
12 PM to 2 AM (from 1st October to 7th October)
Price Range: From Rs. 69/- to Rs. 329/- (+taxes)
American Waffle House: As we know that desserts are not only a delightful conclusion to a heavy meal, rather it often works as an ultimate mood booster. So of course after a scrumptious meal, the only thing which we need and crave is a scrumptious dessert and when we talk about dessert, there is no other place that pops up in our mind other than the great American Waffle House.
Keeping in mind the auspicious festival of Durga Puja, American Waffle House has curated a Durga Puja Special menu comprising of some lip-smacking waffles, brownies, and delicious beverages. The special menu comprises of Kit Kat Crunch Waffle, CandyGum Red Velvet, CandyGum Black Velvet, Simply Snickers Waffle, Warm Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream. In the beverage section, they present us with Virgin Mojito Mint Crusher, Brownie Milkshake and Brownie Vanilla Cookie Sandy.
Where: American Waffle House
Address: 11/A, BeniNandan Street, Bhowanipore, Kolkata – 700025
Tenure: From 28th September to 29th October
Timings: 10 AM to 4 AM (Bhawanipore outlet), 9 AM to 3 AM (Lake Town outlet), 10 AM to 11 PM (Kidderpore outlet), 12 Noon to 4 AM (Salt Lake outlet) ,10 AM to 10 PM (Alipore outlet) ,12 Noon to 4 AM (Lake Gardens outlet)
Price Range: From Rs. 80/- to Rs. 160/- (+taxes)
Ocean Grill: Ocean Grill has opened the doors to “seafood-lovers” of Kolkata to dive into the world of seafood and explore the taste beyond the continent. The interior of the restaurant exhibits an exotic oceanic look with a pinch of elegance. Be it the Octopus lamps hanging from the ceiling or the Shark shaped décor in the wall, it never fails to create the aura of the large expanse of the sea. Every wall of the restaurant bears unique sets of fish patterns that give the diners a thrilling ambience and the fish tanks filled with imported fishes add up an eccentric feeling to the diners’ experience.
With this, they are also introducing their special Durga Puja menu with a buffet full of mouth-watering items from Bengali, North Indian, Chinese and Italian cuisines.
From Soups to Salads to Starters to wide options in Main course and Desserts, this buffet has something for everyone! You can indulge in dishes like DahikeSholay, Mutton Shami Kebab, Laccha Onion Salad, Chef’s Special Pasta, Baked Boondi, and many more sumptuous delicacies. There are some traditional Bengali accompaniments too such as Jhurjhure Aloo Bhaja, Begun Bhaja, AamsottoKhejur Chutney and many more! Voted as the best buffet in Kolkata by Zomato users in 2014, Ocean Grill also brings us a special a la carte menu, especially for the festive season.
The a la carte menu too comprises of a wide number of dishes. From soups to salads to starters to the main course, the menu has everything we need and crave in this festival. Along with these, there are some Continental Specialties on the menu too. Not only this, but the menu also presents us with some of Ocean Grill’s Specialties such as their Seafood Platter, Fillets, Whole Fishes and many more delicious items. And then finally you can give a sweet ending to your festive feast by indulging in some of the specials desserts of this menu such as Profiteroles, Firni, GulabJamun with Ice cream, etc which are surely going to make you fall in love with the place.
Where: Ocean Grill
Address: Ocean Grill, 1st Floor, Infinity Benchmark, Block EP & GP, Opp. RDB Cinemas, Sector V, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091
Tenure: 4th October to 8th October 2019
Timings: 12 Noon to 11 PM
Price of the Buffet: Rs. 1199/- (+taxes)
Price Range of the a la carte menu: From Rs. 50/- to Rs. 1599/- (+taxes)
So what are you waiting for? Hurry up and drop in at any of these places to make your Puja full of surprises and the best one till date.