With bars allowed to open, Kolkata’s new gastropub Zobet ready to welcome patrons
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s gastronomes have a lot to look forward in the next few months as many of the restaurants and gastropubs, who had either opened just prior to the pandemic related lockdown or had to postpone their launch, are now opening for patrons to dine in.
Zobet is the one of the newest additions to the list.
The 10,000 sq ft plus area of the 165 seater makes it one of the largest gastropubs in town.
This Victorian era-inspired gastropub promises a delectable culinary selection matched with handcrafted beverages.
The highlight of the Moroccan-themed interiors is a 25 feet-long trendy bar and several private dining rooms with varying seating capacities.
Their eclectic global menu has been designed by consulting celebrity chef Krishna Khetle from Mumbai.
The menu is curated to take you on a gastronomic journey with an exquisite assortment of flavourful delicacies and innovative textures inspired by Asian, Mediterranean, Italian and Indian cuisines.
The menu also features immunity-boosting food choices.
Zobet’s signature dishes include 'Philadelphia Cream Cheese Dumpling’, 'N.Y Death by Mushroom Pizza', ‘Broccoli Mussalam’, ‘Tandoori Soya Chaap’, ‘Veg Falafel Wrap’, and the ‘North Indian Platter’ among the vegetarian options.
The non-vegetarian signatures include ‘Pepper Chicken Dumplings’, 'Lamb Kibbeh','Chicken Shish Touk', ‘Non Veg Koyle Ke Jhinge’, 'Mutton Seekh Kabab Roll' and 'Tandoori Egg Ande ka Funda', to name a few.
Some of the special immunity boosters and healthy dishes that are a part of the menu are the 'Zobet Chef Special Immunity Fruit Salad', 'Watermelon Feta and Chia Seed Salad' and 'Mr. Lean'.
Those with a sweet tooth can relish a wide array of desserts like the ‘Hot Chocolate Mousse with Rum’, ‘The Blueberry Cheesecake’, ‘The Coconut Panna Cotta’ and ‘Classic Tiramisu’.
Make sure you also dig into the chef's special ‘Stuffed churros served with Caramel Sauce’ for a happy ending.
The trendy bar is well stocked with specially curated top-shelf spirits, beers, sangrias, cocktails and mocktails.
In-house mixologist, Vikash Singh can stir up a select range of concoctions like, ‘Caramon Manhattan’, ‘Fleur of the valley’, ‘Zobetians, Cuttieetini’ etc., apart from regular ones.
The gastropub has said it is following all the safety and hygiene measures, including adhering to mandatory opening hours, as stipulated by the government.
Said Managing Director, Nikhil Sekhani, “The word ‘zobet’ in Turkish means ‘blessings’ and our brand lives up to this perfectly by being the ideal venue to indulge yourself for a memorable time with family, friends, business clients or even for some quality me-time.”