Bengalis believe in feasting more than anything, especially during the grand celebration of Durga Puja. This 5-day festival marks that time of the year when you head to different restaurants with your loved ones to relish delicious delicacies and memorable moments. But with pandal hopping, festivities and jam-packed schedules queued, there is hardly any time to find out which place to drop in to make your festive feast special. So we present you with two amazing places where you can relish some delicious Durga Puja Delights.
Aminia: Whenever we talk about the great historical Awadhi/Mughlai cuisine in Kolkata, the restaurant that automatically pops up to our mind is none other than Aminia. Aminia has a total of 8 outlets all over Kolkata, located at New Market, Golpark, Jessore Road, Shyambazar, Rajarhat, Behala, Barrackpore, and Serampore. Keeping its ambience simple and themebased, Aminia makes sure that each outlet looks different from the others. Aminia also makes sure that the delicacy served here could give a treat to our taste bud with an eclectic burst of flavours, giving us a ride to the flashback. The dishes made here evokes a myriad sensation and that is what the foodies of Kolkata has always loved about this place.
So drop in at any of the outlets of Aminia (except the New Market outlet) and indulge in some the delicious dishes such as Chicken Biryani, Mutton Biryani, Chicken Tikka Kebab, Tandoori Fish Tikka, Chicken Rezala, Mutton Rezala, Chicken Bharta, Fish Tikka Butter Masala, Vegetable Dum Biryani, Paneer Butter Masala, Firni and Mihidani with Rabdi and numerous other scrumptious delicacies. You can also treat your taste-buds with the sumptuous rolls
available at all outlets of Aminia except the Barrackpore and the Golpark one.
Address for Golpark outlet: 57, Golpark, Ballygunge Gardens, Gariahat, Kolkata – 700019
Address for Nagerbazar outlet: 166, Jessore Rd, Shyam Nagar, Satgachi, South Dum Dum, 700055
Address for Shyam Bazar outlet: 94, Bidhan Sarani, Sovabazar, Hati Bagan, Shyam Bazar,
Kolkata – 700004
Address for Chinar Park outlet: Rajarhat Main Rd, opposite Karnataka Bank, Chinar Park, Sukanta Pally, Baguiati, Kolkata -700136
Address for Behala outlet: 54, Diamond Harbour Rd, Pathak Para, Behala, Kolkata – 700060
Address for Barrackpore outlet: 62, SN Banerjee Rd, opposite Great Eastern, Sardar Bazar,
Kolkata – 700120
Address for Serampore outlet: 212, Grand Trunk Rd, Mahesh, Mahesh Colony, Serampore –
Tenure: 1st October to 10th October
Timings: 11 AM to 3 AM (from 4th October to 8th October)
11:30 AM to 11:30 PM (from 1st October to 3rd October and 9th October to 10th
October) (All the outlets)
Price Range: From Rs. 18/- to Rs. 435/- (inclusive of taxes)
Traffic Gastropub: Located in City Centre 2, just minutes away from Chinar Park, Traffic Gastropub is a place which is known for its music, exceptional food and not to forget its classy and quirky décor. The Gastropub has already become a place in which we are in love with. The 25ft. bar area being the longest in Kolkata gives its customers a feel of both the English pub and a café. The atmosphere is designed to be welcoming to all so that people can bring
their friends and enjoy to their heart’s content. The interior of the pub cum cafe has been inspired by street, cars and the pandemonium that engulfs people while traveling on the road, the ambience reflects the world of traffic at large. What would be a better place to spend your festive days than this? You can treat your taste buds with their Tomar Amar Prem (the twisted tale of American corn on cob), China Town Manchurian Ball (tangra special veg Manchurian balls), Traffic Staff Rice (a mixture of rice, egg, chicken and Szechuan sauce), Dry Chilli Chicken, Poddar Er Paneer Chop, Mashir Mangshor Chop, Balwant Singh’s Chicken Amritsari Kebab (a mouth-watering chicken
appetizer marinated in Indian flavours and yoghurt, roasted in a tandoor), Kosha Mangsho Pizza, which is every bong’s favourite Kosha Mangsho in a thin crust pizza, Chingri Malaikari Pizza and last but not the least, Nolen Gur Brownie.
Where: Traffic Gastropub
Address: 2nd Floor, City Centre 2, Chinar Park, Kolkata-700157
Tenure: From 4th October to 8th October
Timings: 12 NOON to 1 AM (on 4th and 8th October)
12 NOON to 2 AM (on 5th, 6th and 7th October)
Price Range: From Rs. 175/- to Rs. 550/- (+taxes)
So what are you waiting for? Yes, finally the much awaited Durga Puja is here! So hurry up
and drop in at any of these places to make your Puja full of surprises and the best one till date.
#HappyDurgaPuja to all!