Kolkata, which is the cultural capital of India, is a foodie’s heaven. It is a great destination for those who love sweets. Bengali sweets are famous and don’t need any introduction. The spicy, mouth-watering, tangy dishes that one can get in Kolkata. In addition, you can get a variety of traditional Tibetian and Chinese food in Kolkata.
In this article, we have collected 10 places that you must visit to have an exciting food experience.
- Zaika, Park Street
‘Kathi Rolls’ were first invented in Kolkata. This shop, which is known as Zaika is the place where these delicious stuffing wrapped in thin roti were invented. These can be found in every city of India now. There have been many variations of this dish. The original Kathi Rolls are still available at Zaika. If you want to try delicious rolls, you can go to Nizam’s, Badshah, Kusum’s and Hot Kathi Roll.
- Dacre Lane/Dacre Street
Dacre Lane is one of the most popular food point of Kolkata. This lane has everything that you want to try. It has a range of Chinese, Punjabi and Bengali dishes. The dishes available here include Fishroll,Chowmein, luchi-alu dom, Schezwan chicken, Puchkas, Ghugni and Jhali Muri. The food available here is one of the best Street Food of the world.
- China Town, Tiretti Bazaar
This is a place for Chinese cuisine that has traditionally cooked food. Chinese breakfast, which consists of soup and rice dumplings is one of the most sought Chinese dish. One can also find the Indian version of this Chinese dish. Chinese Breakfast, which consists of soup and rice dumplings is a dish that is very sought after. One can also find Indian version of these Chinese dishes.
- Tiwari Brothers, Burrabazaar
If you like tea over coffee, then you should go to Tiwari Brothers. Here you will find ‘special chai’ and samosas. Its a great combination that is very delicious.
- Vivekananda Park
If you want to visit a place in Kolkata where puchkas are available, then you should visit Vivekananda Park. Kolkata street food is famous for dahi puchkas, dum aloo puchkas and papri chat.
- Fairlie Place
This is the business hub of Calcutta. The street is filled with stalls that sell chats and full meals. The most famous dish however is Luchi-Alu Dom. Luchi is just like puris and Alu Dom is similar to Dum Aloo.
- Anadi Cabin
Anadi Cabin is famous for its Mughlai Parathas, which are rotis stuffed with large amount of chicken keema, onions, cutlets and eggs. Although, the dish is available in other parts of Calcutta too but Anadi Cabin serves the best ones.
- Lord’s More
If you go to South City Mall, there are a lot of eating points opposite South City Mall that must be visited. A variety of dishes are available here including puchkas, momos, chaat, bakeries, sweet shops etc.
- Mitra Cafe
Mitra cafe is famous for its Mutton Kabiraji cutlet. This cutlet is filled with minced mutton wrapped in egg. It is deep fried and is perfect for all non-veg lovers. The dishes available here include Fish chops, Fish fingers and Moghlai Parathas. There are different kinds of rolls available here.
- Golpark Crossing
One of the speciality of Kolkata is Fish Fry. If you want to try the Fish Fry, you must visit Golpark 5-point crossing. It sells the best fish fries ever.