1. The Hub – Taj Bengal, Alipore
Well, the Taj needs no introduction. Savour your taste buds in a blatant display of grandeur, the posh companies of the elite and mouth-watering delicacies served at your table.
♥ Zomato Rating: 4.7 Cuisines: Italian, European, Continental, North Indian and Seafood
2. Piccadilly Square, Alipore/Elgin Road
If you are a sweet tooth and coffee lover, do NOT look elsewhere. This place is probably and unanimously voted to have the best and widest range of desserts across the city. Blessed with an awesome ambience, the food is delicious as far as sweet quotient is concerned. The seating are comfortable with a street lamp at every table, gives you a rustic feeling. So go try out their blueberry cheesecakes or the hot pancakes topped with maple syrup!
♥ Zomato Rating: 4.2 Cuisines: Cafe, Bakery, Desserts, Italian and Continental
3. The Biker’s Café, Elgin Road
This is a one of café in the city of joy and it’s no misnomer. Built for the Gen-X, its bound to give you the vibes the moment you put your foot inside. Leaving aside the wilder décor, it walls adorn stunning bike pictures even the crockery speaks the bike language. If speed thrills you, you are sure to fall in love once again. Set forth today to the smell of the wooden tables, couches, rot iron chairs and into the biker’s paradise.
♥ Zomato Rating: 4.2 Cuisines: Italian, American, Continental, Mexican, Lebanese and Asian
4. Banana Leaf, Gariahat
If you have the feeling to gorge on Idlis and Dosas one fine Sunday morning, then this is the place to look out for the heart of the city. Bengalis surely love South Indian cuisines no doubt. Different varieties of Dosas and lip smacking spices to the core are sure to bring you down to your knees. Easy on the pocket, it’s an eater’s ‘go for it’ restaurant.
♥ Zomato Rating: 4.1 Cuisines: South Indian
5. One Way Café, Chowringhee
Fusion Food is the new trend nowadays, and One Way Café sets the trend for it. This is again a clear winner, when it comes to food presentation, ideation and experimentation. If you do not mind experimental food, and you love trying out different combination of cuisines, then this place will NOT disappoint you. Apart from Caesar Salads, pizzas, sandwiches which are just delicious, the baked fish served with orange sauce and vegetables and Baklava, served in four shot glasses with a ‘kheer’ dip and chocolate sauce sounds audacious.
♥ Zomato Rating: 4.1 Cuisines: Cafe, Italian
6. Flury’s, Park Street.
You guys must have wondering where’s that one place I have always known for awesome breakfasts is. Well, your wait should be over by now. It’s the quintessential Flury’s – a blast from the past, their delicious English breakfast that we Calcuttan’s are so proud of. I don’t need to say this but – Yes, you can walk in there any fine morning, and prepared to get pampered.
♥ Zomato Rating: 3.9 Cuisines: Cafe, Continental, Bakery and English breakfast
7. Café Organica, Ballygunge.
This is one for those, who look at the nutritional information in every food packet they lay their hands on. An eat out that places itself on the niche category, and truly so. With their whole wheat pizza and lemongrass coolers, it cannot healthier and tastier than this. Started by the disciples of Master Choa Kok Sui, a Pranic Healing Founder, this place sans the regular cappuccinos and the mochas is a place is the next best discovery in the city.
♥ Zomato Rating: 3.8 Cuisines: Healthy Food, Café and Italian