While walking around the streets of Kolkata one cannot help notice shops that has suddenly become stacked with bouquets of red roses, heart adorned cards, cutesy teddy bears and boxes of chocolates – reminding you that love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is round the corner and nervous boyfriends and girlfriends around the city are busy making the perfect plan to celebrate their day of love. But relax! Because from plush rooftop cafes to the most happening pubs in the City of Joy, we have rounded up a list of the most unique and Romantic restaurants where you can go for a dinner date with your partner to celebrate your big day.
Splash – Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista
This 8000 sq. ft poolside sky lounge with its lush cabanas surrounded by wooden pathways and lily pools offering an almost panoramic view of the Rajarhat landscape is undoubtedly one of the most exciting place for romance. Imagine how wonderful it would be to sit under the stars and gaze into each other’s eyes with soothing music playing in the background.
The restaurant also offers a sumptuous menu and scrummy food that only adds to the charm. Their continental platters include Chicken Parmo, Penne Alfredo, Mushrooms, and Swiss Potato Roast with Cheese. The barbeques and tandooris also enjoy immense popularity here.
Address: Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista, 11/5, Chinar Park, Kolkata
Cost For Two: INR 2,300 (approx.) with alcohol
Contact: 9007783018/033 66266666
Hyatt – Waterside Café
Dine with your sweetheart at The Waterside Café that is famous for its beautifully landscaped gardens and water view of the property. The high French windows and captivating interiors provide the perfect atmosphere for those long chatty conversations. The dishes here ooze with opulence as the restaurant offers both buffet and European Bistro style a la carte options along with a host of amazing cocktails.
Cost For Two: INR 2,800+ taxes
Contact: 033 25171425/033 25171426
If you are looking forward to making this Valentine’s Day unforgettable for your significant other then we recommend you to go Bohemian. Because the unconventional and intimate setting of Bohemian makes it the perfect haute spot to impress your date with good taste. Chef Joy Banerjee is a free spirited whiz and has perfected the art of fusion food which will leave you craving for more. Their chilly pickle and green baked crabs with kolmi greens to pabda roll stewed in cherry tomatoes and spinach broth and mutton in oranges and chillies are to die for.
Cost For Two: INR 1,700+taxes
Contact: 033 66064241
La Cucina – Hyatt Regency
To all the love-birds out there, do you want to recreate your very own Lady and the Tramp spaghetti moment? Then Hyatt Regency’s La Cucina is the place for you. Wine and dine with your beloved amidst the warm and debonair ambience of this Italian restaurant. This gem offers delicacies like Ravioli, Tiramisu, Cannelloni, Mocktails, Spaghetti, Thin Crust Pizza, Risotto, and more. The Deep-fried Squid Ring, Shrimp, Beckti served with Saffron Mayonnaise, Mixed Mushroom Tossed in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Parsley, Salmon with Basil Potato Mash, Tomato, Caper and Olive Salsa, Roasted Fillet of Tenderloin with Garlic Potato Mash, Braised Cabbage and Rosemary Jus will awaken your taste buds and the impressive wine list will make the date night a little bit more saucy.
Cost For Two: INR 2,500+ Taxes
Contact: 033 25171425/033 25171426
Dum Pukht – ITC Sonar
Impress your date amidst the regal pomp of Dum Pukht. This luxury restaurant by ITC Sonar is the other name for elegance. The restaurant excels at dum cooking, producing rich and sapid results like Murg Rezala, Koh-e-Awadh, Jhinga Dum Nisha and Murgh Khushk Purdah. The royal ambience and the toothsome Awadhi food is sure to make your Valentine’s Day all the more special.
Cost For Two: INR 4,000 (approx.)
Contact: 033 23454545/033 23004340
Watching the Kolkata skyline while at high (yes all puns intended), is nothing less than a glorious adventure. This rooftop café located on the 20th floor of Acropolis Mall will provide the experience of being at the top of the world. This is probably the perfect place to confess your love to your special someone while treating each other with scrumptious Chinese and North Indian food.
Cost For Two: INR 2,700 (approx.) with alcohol
Contact: 033 30991287
Smoke Shack – Park Plaza
Smoke Shack is a roof-top barbeque restaurant in the Park Plaza with live barbeque counters, alfresco bar, dim and warm lights, infinity pool, cool breeze and soothing music that will take you and your partner to a different dimension of romance. This restaurant has won multiple awards and for good reasons! The theme of this place will remind you of a typical Goan shack and is surrounded by comfortable loungers and neon lit bars. Their signature dishes include delectables like Jamaican Pork chops, char-grilled salmon and kebabs. Also, the bar menu is varied and full of amazing choices.
Cost For Two: INR 2,800 (approx.) + taxes
Spice Kraft should be the destination for every foodie couple in the city. Here you can try scrumptious flavors from different corners of the world without getting strapped. The warm lights and swank décor creates an intimate environment perfect for a romantic date. Spice up your romantic rendezvous with Tempura Fish served in Beer can and Devilled Crabmeat, satisfy your food cravings with choices like Chinese style chicken legs in Drums of Heaven or Pork Ribs Burray Kebab and then pamper each other with house-style alcohol infused fancy desserts – all at surprisingly affordable prices.
Address: 54/1/2A, Hazra Road, Ballygunge Phari, Near Hazra Law College, Ballygunge, Kolkata
Cost For Two: INR 1,200+ taxes
Contact: 033 30990348
Afraa Restaurant and Lounge
Apart from being chic and classy with the DJ playing wonderful music all the time, Afra is also a very dreamy place to be in. This 7000 sq. ft spacious bar cum restaurant has a swish all-white minimal décor with silent corners and sink-in sofas that will set the perfect mood for romance. They offer culinary delights from all over the world and couples can also opt for a buffet dining and open air seating arrangement on prior reservations.
Cost For Two: INR 1,800+taxes
Contact: 033 23581111/+91 9748031000
Blue and Beyond
Located on the topmost floor of the Lindsay Hotel, Blue and Beyond is one among the top favorite eateries of couples around the city. Thanks to its location this roof-top restro bar presents the view of the entire Kolkata skyline which will not fail to melt your heart. The romantic ambience and the admirable services adds to the dining experience. Some of their signature dishes include Chicken Steak Singapore, veg & non-veg sizzlers, Threaded Chicken, Kadhai Paneer, Murgh Makhni and the Italian pastas.
Cost For Two: INR 1,600+ taxes
Contact: 033 30990444
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