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Seven Kolkata restaurants and cafes offering live IPL cricket matches paired with an excellent spread Indian Premier League
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Seven Kolkata restaurants and cafes offering live IPL cricket matches paired with an excellent spread

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Apr 2021, 12:10 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: As the IPL cricket tournament enters an exciting phase, it is difficult to stay away from the fun. Going out in this pandemic situation requires a lot of caution and therefore choosing a place which is adopting all precautions, including wearing masks, distancing, and following hygiene protocols is a must. Here are seven city restaurants that have assured adoption of best practices and all COVID-19 related protocols. Many of these places are also offering direct delivery service or through food aggregators.


Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata

Check out the combos being served at the Vertex, the liquid restaurant. Also enjoy unlimited pouring of premium beverages as long as the match goes on.
‘Delhi capitol 6 combo’ (‘samosa chaat with choley’, 'Dhaba Lahsooni Murgh’ and ‘Lachha paratha’), ‘Punjabi King combo’ (‘Fish Amritsari’ and ‘Butter chicken masala’), ‘Royal Rajwada combo’ (‘Gobind gatta cury’, ‘Mangodi pulao’), ‘Kolkata Nightlife combo’ ( 'Park Street vegetable kathi roll’, 'Newtown chicken biryani’), ‘Royal Bengaluru combo’ (‘Tandoori aloo gulistani’, ‘Kori gasi’,), ‘Super Chennai combo’ (‘Chicken 65’, ‘Pepper paneer’), ‘Hyderabadi Nizami combo’ (‘Kachhi gosht ki biryani’ and ‘Mirch ka salan’)and ‘Mumbai Chowpatty combo’ (‘Banjara gosht pepper fry’, ‘Govind gatta curry’).
Special combos for vegetarians -- ‘Gully Mania Vegetarian combo’ (‘Paneer roll roma tomato makhani’, ‘Dal kava’) or the ‘20-20 Vegetarian combo’ (‘Veg nargisi kofta and Dhuni lahsooni dal’).
Time: Match hours
Contact: +91-76050 86818
Cost for one: Non-Veg Combo - Rs 695+ tax; Veg Combo – Rs 625 + tax; Unlimited IMFL – Rs 1,399 (all inclusive), unlimited premium alcohol – Rs 2,399 (all inclusive).

The Grid

The menu includes interesting options from ‘Aam Kheera Crimson served with Veg Ceasar Salad’ to ‘Berry Melon Sour paired with Mediterranean Pizza’, Chaurasia Julep served with signature Bhindibazar Chicken Tikka’ to ‘Rosy Gimlet served with Fish Finger’.

Try freshly brewed Caldera Hefeweizen with Mediterranean Pizza, or ‘Caldera Seasonal (New England- India Pale Ale {IPA}) with Babycorn Agarwala, ‘Caldera Blonde’ with loaded Nachos or ‘Caldera Cider’ served with chilli prawn. Or maybe creamy ‘Caldera Stout’ with some searing hot grilled chicken.

Time: Monday to Sundays between noon and 11:30 pm
Contact: +91 8336984141
Cost for two: Rs 2,000 + tax
Monkey Bar

Watch the match at the Pavilion while enjoying a special small plates menu inspired by each team’s state and great deal on drinks. Mumbai’s MVP Koliwada to Bengal’s Doi Bora Riders, Chennai’s Masala Podu, Rajasthan’s Royal Khichri and King’s Fishy Feasts. There’s also Sunrisers Haleem and Gassi Kebab Challengers and Taco Time Out to pick from. And to wash it all down – pitchers of chilled cocktails, great deals on drinks and loads of chilled beer.

Time: Sunday to Thursday - noon to midnight; Friday- noon to 1 am, Saturday- noon to 2am.
Cost for two: Meal with alcohol - Rs. 2000 + tax, meal without alcohol - Rs 1400 + tax


Try an array of superstar dishes from each playing region. ‘Kolkata aranchi’ - banana flower stuffed with cheese and rice; ‘Hyderabad ka mirch’ – bhawnagiri mirch stuffed with Indian cheese and salan fondue; ‘Mumbai koliwada’ - chana garlic fritters sion koliwada style with jaggery and mint chutney; ‘Punjabi kulche sliders’ - mini stuffed kulcha with pindi chole; ‘Chennaiyin taco’ - Parotta taco with chatinad chicken; ‘Bengaluru 65’ - street style fried chicken; ‘Rajasthan samosa maas’ - keema stuffed samosa with dahimaas and ‘Delhi butter chix mac’ - butter chicken mac n cheese.

On offer is a bucket of five beers (both domestic and imported) at interesting rates with a complimentary sheesha. There are also free shots during super over match and special offers on Beer if you get a free hit. On the semi-final and final match days, get a chance to win an assorted food basket exclusively curated at Zobet if you can predict the score.

Time: Noon to midnight (Monday to Thursday), noon to 2am (Friday - Sunday)
Contact: +91 91639 11011
Cost for two: Rs 1,100 + tax (without alcohol), Rs 2,100 + tax (with alcohol)

La Macario Café

Gorge on the lavish spread of lip-smacking dishes like Delhi Style Chola Kulcha; Bengaluru Broccoli; Punjabi Dal Makhani and Lacha rolls; Kolkata Masala Chips; Rajasthan ke Bharma Aloo; Hyderabad Special rice; Chennai Curry, and Mumbai Sandwich.

Time: 11.30 am to 10.30 pm
Contact: +9174390 93294
Cost for two: Rs 900 + tax

Royal China Lounge and Bar

Some signatures on the menu include ‘Chicken Wonton Soup’, ‘Crispy Truffle Edamame Cheung Fun’, ‘HarGow Dumpling’, ‘Salt and Pepper Silken Tofu’, ‘Mongolian Fried Chicken’, ‘Pan Fried Chicken Gyoza’, ‘Seafood Dumpling with Ginger and Chili Oil’, ‘Flaming Chicken in Superior Sauce’, ‘Sliced Fish in choice of sauce’, and ‘Egg Fried Rice’and ‘Crispy Pan Fried Noodles’. For a sweet ending, do try the ‘Chocolate Mud Cake’, ‘Toffee Banana with Ice Cream’ or ‘Honey Noodles with Ice cream’.
Raise a toast to Royal China’s signature cocktails such as Expresso Martini, Long Island Iced Teas, Margarita, Mojito and Tom Collins.
Did you know that apart from a 20 per cent discount on food and beverage items during live screening of matches (subject to terms and conditions), Royal China is offering a bucket of six beers for the price of four?
Time:  Lunch 12.15 pm - 3pm; dinner 7pm - 11pm
Cost for two: Rs 2,500 (tax included)

Moti Mahal Delux

Ordering from the combo menu is convenient when the match deserves all the attention.  Combos include ‘Dal Makhani With Butter Naan’, ‘Dal Tadka With Steam Rice’, ‘Veg Noodles With Manchurian’, ‘Egg Curry With Steam Rice’, ‘Butter Chicken With Butter Naan’, ‘Chicken Tikka Masala With Laccha Paratha’, ‘Rara Meat With Pudina Paratha’, ‘Mutton Rogan Josh With Steam Rice’ and ‘Chilli Chicken With Noodles’. They are also offering a flat 20 per cent discount on all food and beverage items for a limited period (subject to terms and conditions).

Time: Noon to 11pm
Contact: +917605060501
Cost for two: Rs.1,100 + tax