We did a little look around and asked people what they loved about theme-based restaurants in Kolkata, and we have come up with a list of fine eat-outs with the best theme and ambience in Kolkata. So next time you visit the city or wonder where to go the next weekend, our list might help you select the perfect restaurant in accordance to your mood and company.
The Bridge – Floatel
The Bridge is your perfect date destination for its romantic outdoor seating. Enjoy the great morning breakfast collection or the evening sunset by the Hoogly River with you better half and active your taste buds.
Location: Floatel, 9/10, Kolkata Jetty, Dalhousie, BBD Bagh.
The Biker’s Cafe
The Biker’s Cafe, as the name suggests, is famous for its bike theme ambience. It is again famous for its Sunday special breakfast buffet ( Rs. 299 + tax) and their spread has everything. From north to south, east to west, you name it and they’ll serve you! Do not forget to carry your camera whenever you visit this restaurant and also expect to treat your ears with some numbers from the Beatles albums.
Zomato Rating: 4.2. Cost for two: Rs. 1000
Location: Platinum Mall, First floor, 31 Elgin Road.
If you ever want to experience the ambience of a prison cell (weird wish!), Kaidi Kitchen is your destination! The theme of this restaurant is Jail and the staff dress up like ‘Kaidis’. The brick walls add more to the feel. It’s a purely vegetarian restaurant and serves one of the best North-Indian food in the city.
Zomato Rating: 3.9. Cost for two: Rs. 1300
Location: 1st Floor, Usha Kiran Building, 12 A, Camac Street
Machaan has the theme of a forest. With dim lights, fake animals, animal noises instead of music, huge trees and a tree house to sit at, Machaan has been successful in giving the spooky feeling of a jungle at night. Machaan is mostly known for its Mughlai dishes.
Zomato Rating: 3.9. Cost for two: Rs. 1500
Location: 4th Floor, Mani Square Mall, Maniktala Main Road, EM Bypass, Near Kankurgachi
If you want to re-live your Barbie doll days and want to experience how Wonderland feels, Mrs. Magpie is the place! Pretty pink chairs and mouth-watering mini cupcakes make Mrs. Magpie the cutest cafe in town!
Zomato Rating: 4.2. Cost for two: Rs. 500
Location: 570, Lake Terrace Road Extension, Keyatala, Near Southern Avenue
Smoke Shack is a rooftop restaurant in the heart of the city and has tables facing a pool. This is again a perfect destination for the hopeless romantics. Besides mouth-watering European and Continental food, the restaurant also offers hookah and bar facilities. So you know where to go for your next date!
Zomato rating: 3.7. Cost for two: Rs. 1500
Location: Park Plaza, 17 Garcha, Ballygunge
If you want to experience American diner without visiting The States, Chili’s is your destination. It has a peppy ambience and is best visited with your beer buddies as Chili’s is mostly known for its huge beer mugs and Tenderloin Steak. Also if you’re a burger fan, Chili’s will be a break the stereotype of burgers at the regular American food joints.
Zomato Rating: 4.3. Cost for two: Rs. 1500
Location: 4th Floor, Quest Mall, 33, Syed Ali Amir Avenue, Ballygunge
Homely atmosphere, indoor and outdoor seating and coffee to die for, all of these and many other reasons make Wise Owl the perfect place to catch up with friends over coffee. Wise Owl is cozy and peaceful. Try the chicken tetrazzini and a chicken stroganoff on your next visit.
Zomato Rating: 3.7. Cost for two: Rs. 900
Location: 66/2 B, Purna Das Road, Hindustan Park
Blue and Beyond
Blue and Beyond is famous for its outdoor seating. The ambience here will make you come back time and again. You get a panoramic view of the city line. It is again the ideal restaurant for candlelight dinners date with your better half. Don’t miss their steamy hot sizzlers.
Zomato rating: 4.0. Cost for two: Rs. 1500
Location: Hotel Lindsay, 8A & 8B, Lindsay Street, New Market Area
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