Valentine’s Day is finally here and if love is in the air, then out in the open is where you need to be! So here’s presenting a list of the top roof-top restaurants in Kolkata you need to visit with your date this Valentine’s Day. These places possess charms of their own, each offering an entirely different experience from the other. Yet, the one element common in them is that all of them are roof-top restaurants and the fact that they don’t leave a hole in your pocket. After all, what better way to experience the ‘love in the air’ than taking it all in while not having to shell out your entire bank balance over a star dining experience!
Roof Top View
Roof Top View restaurant is one of those places in the city which is tucked away in a cozy corner, away from the madding crowd. This all-vegetarian café at the terrace of Vaibhav Building on Lee Road offers one of the best South India cuisines along with an array of home-like Pizzas and Sandwiches.
Surrounded by low-rises on all sides, with dim lighting and soft music, this place is the perfect place to visit with your Valentine if it is each other’s company and not an exquisite spread that you are looking for.
Address: 6th Floor, Vaibhav Shopping Plaza, 4 Lee Road, Bhawanipur. Kolkata, West Bengal 700020
Chef’s recommendation: Dhania Dosa, Pav Bhaji
Drinks to order: Fresh Lime soda
Do: Expect an easy-going atmosphere
Don’t: Expect superior service
Pocket Pinch: Rs 400
Located at the terrace of Emami Market on Lord Sinha Road, The Caravan offers the perfect ambience for a classy romantic date. Good food coupled with courteous service and dim lighting makes the place the go-to destination for Valentine’s Day.
Also, as a token for the love birds on Valentine’s Day, the house will be serving V-Day special Chocolate Fondue with biscuits, cake, wafers and fresh strawberries.
The bliss of viewing the city’s skyline against the setting sun is the perfect gift you can give to your Valentine.
Address: 4th Floor, Emami Market, 3, Lord Sinha Road, Theatre Road, Kolkata 700071
Chef’s recommendation: Park Street style Chicken Sizzler
Drinks to order: Strawberry Mojito
Do: Expect good food and romantic ambience
Pocket Pinch: Rs 700
Now if we’re talking about pocket-friendly roof-top restaurants in the city, it wouldn’t be right to not mention this place. Secluded in the food court area of Mani Square mall, La Griglia offers the complete package of a picturesque view of the city, good food and service.
From well-spiced Indian cuisine to tangy Chinese, this place offers both at a reasonable price.
Address: 3rd Floor, Mani Square Mall, 164/1, E.M. Bypass, Kankurgachi, Kolkata 700054
Our recommendation: Chicken Sweet Corn Soup, Pan Fried Fish
Drinks to order: Blue Lagoon
Do: Expect good food at reasonable rates
Don’t: Expect privacy or solace
Pocket Pinch: Rs 400