Kolkata, the city of joy, is also known for its enthusiasm, and when it comes to food — well, people here just cannot keep calm. Food is the signifier of a specific culture. However, Kolkata, for its ever-absorbing nature, has always cherished a variety of cultures and their food habits.
Theme restaurants are trending these days and the foodie folks are all drooling over these eateries which make it as unique as the city itself.
Chapter 2: The retro dining joint of Kolkata
The place has been reviewed for its amazing and appealing ambiance that it provides to its customers. It is located on the top floor of Mani Square Mall with retro decor and live jamming sessions. People who look forward to new places to explore new things, Chapter 2 is a “must go”.
The restaurant also excels in Chinese cuisine and is pocket-friendly. The bar counter and its grandeur are overwhelming with chairs designed as a vintage car. The place is unique in its own way and is the first of its kind in Kolkata.
Tintin & Brussels Club: Belgium in the City of Joy
Tucked away in one of the alleys of the south Calcutta, Hindustan Park, this place has a team that vibes with the name of the place. Tintin & Brussels Club has decor which is true to the name as well. The food has authentic Belgian flavours and is much loved for its European cuisine.
The place is pocket-friendly and gives you a good positive vibe for the service that it provides. The place has been well-known for its hospitality and the food which is mouth-watering and finger-licking. Overall, this place is a dream restaurant for millennials who grew up reading the adventures of their favourite detective Tintin.
Santa’s Fantasea: Essence of sea and taste of tribal food
This place in Kolkata is well known for the tribal food that it serves. The BanshPora Mutton is one of the most popular delicacies of the restaurant. Situated near Baisakhi, this place is all decked up with amazing wall graffiti and wooden furniture which creates a tribal ambiance for the customers to enjoy.
Santa’s Fantasea is more known for its food, especially tribal food. The Jadoh rice with BanshPora Mutton is the best combination as per the reviews of many customers. In fact, the place also serves seafood which satisfies the taste buds of your tongue. The Smoked Squid and Korean Fried Rice are also a must to taste. The restaurant is pocket-friendly and the hosts are even quite attentive to customers. As a whole, the food is unique and innovative as the name of the place and its decor.
Blue Nile: Pharaohs in Kolkata
The restaurant is located in City Center 2 Rajarhat. The Egyptian themed restaurant offers multi-cuisines to its customers. However, the local Indian dishes are more popular and preferred by the customers. Especially the Mughlai food and Chinese dishes are mouthwatering. The entire interior of the restaurant is created and decked up with Egyptian theme which attracts people to visit the place. In fact, the sitting arrangements are pretty comfortable which help the customers to have personalized service from the restaurant.
The place is not much expensive as per the quality of the dishes. The Achari Chicken and the Tangri Kabab are some of the specialties of the place. Altogether, this place is significant in the list of themed restaurants in Kolkata.
Oudh 1590: Flavours of Rajasthan in your doorstep
When it comes to experiencing authentic Mughlai food, Oudh 1590 aces in the game. Starting from food to the ambiance, the place has it all. The flavours of authentic Awadhi dishes are on point. The cutlery is bronze finished which gives the royal essence of experiencing the food. There are three outlets of this restaurant — at Deshapriya Park, Salt Lake, and Southern Avenue, yet the service and the quality of the food remain the same.
This place is for people who just not go for tasting good food but also look for an appropriate ambiance for a worthy dining experience. The Awadhi Biryani and the Galouti Kabab are perfect through which Oudh 1590 has brought the real and rich taste of Awadh in the City of Joy.
Tram Deepo: The modern essence wrapped in the nostalgia of the city
Identifying the stardust of the city which fabricates the soul of the city, one needs to consider Kolkata tram to be the brightest. This time the modern essence of the Cosmopolitan Kolkata is wrapped in the nostalgia of the city as TramDeepo a fine dining outlet has been created Ballygunge. Built-in the shape of a tram, the restaurant is spacious and has great oriental food. The place also offers customers with drinks and hookahs. However, this joint is mostly visited by families and has an energetic crowd.
One of the unique factors of this restaurant is that it has a live screening of matches and popular shows which attracts customers more. The specialty of the place is its amazing food such as the Jalapeño Cheese Balls, Corn Cheese Kabab, and MurghMalai Tikka. Thus, basically, it is clear that the nostalgia of mystified Calcutta is experienced with the contemporary essence of cosmopolitanism of Kolkata in this place.
Slowly, with the globalised approach of India, Kolkata, has become a megacity with a flourishing cosmopolitan culture. It has been working to absorb more and more diversified culture. The establishment and popularisation of such themed fine-dining restaurants in the city are a direct proof that the city has food enthusiasts who tend to come out and go beyond the traditional to taste new and innovative food from time to time.