Top 10 Hindu friendly restaurants in Kolkata

Kolkata is famous as a culinary delight for food lovers the world over. Ok, if that's too much let's just say it's famous all over India. I am not saying it provides the best food, but it's great, cheap and unhygienic. So here are the top 10 restaurants that Hindus can try out while they are in the city.



Hindus in Kolkata, being a minority, can find it difficult to find places that are both famous and yet conform to their spiritual practices. So keeping that in mind here's the list. I have kept out small joints and shops selling sweets simply because it's not recommended to fill your stomach with rosogollas alone - no matter how much you like them.

Safety tip: Always ask beforehand if they have beef on sale. :)
It is still recommended that you ask before you place an order if the place serves beef as demand may require the establishment to provide it. In that case please let us know and we will update it.
Some of these restaurants will have multiple outlets in the city. You can check them up in the Google Maps for details. Or simply justdial them for your nearest outlet.

1. Barbeque nation - A non vegetarian delight. Not exactly a place for me naturally. But for those who love the kebabs this is one place you don't want to miss.

2. Peter Cat - Conveniently located in the upmarket Park Street, Peter Cat has an old world feel. The choice of costume does not go with the uniform the folks wear there though. In spite of that, the food is good, price is reasonable and ambiance is casual enough for you to enjoy with friends and family.

3. 6 Ballygunge Place - Yes, the name is strange. But the place is famous for those seeking pure Bengali cuisine. If you love fish, check this out.

4. Mainland China - The name says it all. Lovers of Chinese cuisine - don't miss this. This has been a landmark for years and rightly deserves the praise it gets.

5. Oh! Calcutta - Another Bengali themed restaurant, though the prices are on the higher side.

6. Hatari - Serves pretty much everything. Stays pretty much full all the time, so it's recommended you book your table in advance!

7. Tung Fong - A Chinese and Thai restaurant, this serves a huge number of dishes. If you wish to order something exotic, it's recommended to book in advance because they take some time to prepare.

8. Watz This Friday - A vegetarian only restaurant(what I like)! The interiors are really well made and the food is good though slightly overpriced.

9. Teej - Possibly the best Rajasthani joint in Kolkata, Teej will treat you with some of the spiciest food you can have. The quality is good and the staff courteous. They serve alcohol too.

10. Balaram Mullick and Radharam Mullick Sweets - Yes, I promised to leave out sweet shops, but I will have to include this one. The staff is arrogant. Pick up what you like and you will forget about them soon enough.

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