Cozy pubs, a pauwa drink to sip, hearty one to one conversation with friends, and a plate of succulent, flavourful Kebabs to tuck into is what the City of Joy requires to sum up their days (and nights!). Nights that are spent soaking up Patiala pegs are usually accompanied by platters of kebabs. Crunchy, soft, tender and melt in the mouth – all kinds grace the occasion. Kebabs if paired with certain liquor can create a magical combination.
The Drunken Monkey, located in the basement of O2 VIP Hotel, Kaikhali, Kolkata undoubtedly presents the folks of the city of joy with the perfect hang out spot for any occasion. The 84-seater resto-pub in an area of 2000 sq.ft has a very chic and quirky décor. With lip-smacking cuisines like Continental, Chinese, Indian, and many more, this place also masters in serving equally delicious and refreshing beverages.
Not only this, The Drunken Monkey also organizes many exciting food festivals from time to time. And this time they have come up with the “Kebab and Sharab Festival”, which has started on the 10th of January and will continue till the 5th of February. This festival is also happening in another restaurant in the O2 VIP Hotel which is Venezia.
The Drunken Monkey and Venezia have curated a special Kebab menu for the festival which can be paired with any of your favourite drink. There are veg and non-veg kebabs on the special menu to satiate your taste-buds. The veg menu includes kebabs like Mushroom Galouti Kebab, which is shallow fried mushrooms with spices, Hara Bhara Kebab which is minced green peas with spices shallow fried, Veg Sheekh Kebab where the mixed minced vegetables are cooked in clay oven, Dahi Kebab which is hang crud fried with chef’s special spices and last but not the least Tandoori Phool where cauliflower is cooked in clay oven with tandoori spices.
In the non-veg part of the menu, there are Murg Sheekh which is minced spiced chicken cooked in the clay oven, Murg Tangdi where the chicken leg is cooked in clay oven. Dohra Sheekh Kebab where minced spiced chicken and mutton is cooked in the clay oven and then comes the Samundari Jalpari where the tiger prawn cooked in a clay oven with chef’s special spices. The main attraction of the non-veg part of the menu is Lamb Chop which you can pair with your favoured wine easily.
The price of the kebabs ranges from Rs. 275/- to Rs. 695/-. So, if you are a kebab lover and love to pair your drink with some tempting kebabs, then don’t miss this opportunity and visit The Drunken Monkey and Venezia within 5th of February to enjoy the “Kebab and Sharab Festival”.