Eating out in Kolkata: Seven choices for Christmas and New Year
Kolkata/IBNS: Christmas is almost upon us and New Year is round the corner. Keeping the pandemic situation in mind, restaurants and diners in Kolkata have curtailed the celebrations. Apart from holding short festivals, they are also offering a limited menu that is more focused on specialty dishes. Here is our pic of seven restaurants. But do remember, it is essential to maintain all hygiene and safety norms as well as follow pandemic rules that the administration may be implementing from time to time.
Special Christmas and New Year a la carte menu available on December 25 and January 1, respectively. On Christmas and New Year eves, DJ Cas to set a high-energy mood at the bar, with foot-tapping music.
Highlights: Baked Brie Cheese, Bacon wrapped honey glazed prawns, Garlic chicken supreme, Chicken Roulade, Corn Spinach Casserole, Roasted vegetable lasagne, Classic roasted chicken, and Chicken Stroganoff, Old Monk Chocolate Cake; signature cocktails
For reservations: +91 9051496993
Black Brick Café
The Christmas and New Year Festive Menu will be available till January 5.
Highlights: Minestrone Soup, Cheese Fondue, Chicken a la Kiev, Pollo Alla Parmigiana, Mongolian Rice or Noodles, Apple Pie
For reservations: +91 7605033098
The Fatty Bao
Crispy Bacon & Cream Cheese Sushi
Fatty’s Winterland celebrations will be on till January 3. Take your pick from smorgasbord of Asian delicacies.
Highlights: Roasted Ham Bao, Crispy Soft Shell Crab, Crumb Fried Stuffed Chicken & Goat Cheese, Hong Kong Style Clay Pot Rice, Crispy Bacon & Cream Cheese Sushi; cocktails include Snowstorm Margarita, Jack Frost, Holly Jolly, etc.
La Macario Café
Peri Peri Sweet Potato Fries with Orange Vinegraitte
You can enjoy the special festive feast upto January 1. Both dine-in and delivery options available. A surprise element is the range of Hot Chocolates.
Highlights: Classic Roasted Pumpkin Soup, Chilli Water-chestnut, Peri Peri Sweet Potato Fries in Orange Vinaigrette, Beetroot and Goat Cheese Arancini, Cream Cheese & Asparagus Sushi, Winter Squash Crepe in Creamy Thyme Sauce, The Christmas Pasta Bowl, Strawberry and Nutella Crepes
For reservations: +91 7439093294
Enjoy the company of Jolly Good Fellows till January 3 at this popular gastropub. Focus is on Anglo Indian cuisine.
Highlights: Panthras, Mother-in- law’s Chutney, Mama’s Mad B**f Pepper Fry, Spicy Roast Chicken, Ball Curry, Pot Pie, Maka Pao De; Mulled Wine; cocktails such as Brandy Bugger, Oh Schnapp, etc.
The Royal China Tasting menu with a four course meal has made the job of choosing dishes easy. But that does not mean your choices are limited. Go for the ‘Seafood Gourmet’ if you love the denizens from the salt water.
Highlights: Royal China Imperial Vegetarian Hors D’oeuvres, Stir-Fried Asparagus With Garlic Sauce, Baked Flaming Prawns In Superior Sauce, Mixed Seafood In Taro Nest, Crispy Aromatic Duck With Pancakes, Chicken in choice of sauce, Honey Noodles with Ice cream
For reservations: 033 40082121
XO Prawns with Broccoli
Chef Kushal Lama has introduced a new menu for the festive season and you have till January 15 to enjoy it. Available both for dine-in and delivery options.
Highlights: Shenjin chicken bun or spicy tofu dumpling topped with vegan caviar, crab meat soup with egg white, seaweed and tofu soup, stir-fry Chinese cabbage with mushroom and truffle, prawns and broccoli in XO sauce, fried rice tossed with crab meat and truffle, Strawberry delice
For reservation Call: +91 9222222800