Durga Puja is just around the corner and we Kolkattan are bracing up for the once in a year mayhem— shopping, planning out days, trying to get that extra one day’s leave from office and much more is what happens once the Pujo month kicks in.
That rush in the bloodstreams just by imagining how much of a fun it will be to go pandal hopping and find out the best and quirkiest pandals this year is simply exhilarating and even that is an understatement. While going out with friends and family on all the pujo days are surely what we all look forward to, there’s an absolute need to fit in the perfect meal between all the pujo plans to keep us alive and kicking during the madness.
So food it is that we are going to enlighten you about if you’re headed to the Sree Bhumi pujo at Lake Town or any other fabulous pandals that may be in and around the area. So where do you go to satiate your hunger pangs and quench your thirst in the middle of the mayhem at Maddox square and precincts?
Here’s the list of all the fabulous eateries in this area. Thank us later. 😉
This famous vegetarian food chain is a safe bet if you’re looking for good ambiance, amazing vegetarian fare and just a good time feeding your tummy. And the best part is that it is just stone’s throw away from Sree Bhumi Pujo.
Cost: ₹1,100 for two
Must Try: Nachos, Paneer Ka Baap Sizzler, Sweet Corn Soup, Chana Bhatura
Tired from the crazy pandal hopping at Sree Bhumi? Looking forward to a leisure meal? Just head out to Fly Kouzina to dine in an airplane; Yes, You read that right, you get to dine in an airplane themed restaurant with kickass food.
Location: AD 73, Near BD Market Bus Stop, Sector 1, Salt Lake
Cost: ₹1,100 for two
Must Try: Minestrone Soup, Brownie, Mocktails, Orange Mojito, Spring Roll, Mushroom Soup, Crepe
Chinese food and Pandal hopping make for a good combination, right? Enough said! Head out to this restaurant if Chinese is your bae when it comes to food. And this place is absolutely dirt cheap.
Cost: ₹400 for two
Must Try: Noodles, Sweet Corn Soup, Garlic Chicken, Thai Fried Rice,
May be a wholesome sandwich is all that is needed to get you refueled for the next round of pandal hopping, there’s a Subway in the hood. And nothing like a sandwich loaded with cheese and ham to get you going.
Location: 217 A, Block B, Lake Town
Cost: ₹400 for two
Must Try: Teriyaki Chicken, Chicken Ham, Chicken Tikka, Roasted Chicken Sub
Craving Chinese, North Indian, and confectionery all at the same time? Head to The Rose and you’ll be sorted with all three.
Location: P 175, Block B, Lake Town
Cost: ₹750 for two
Must Try: Crispy Chilli Babycorn, Manchurian, Reshmi Kebab, Noodles, Butter Naan, Sweet Corn Soup, Malai Kofta
Yet another Chinese joint in the Sree Bhumi hood, but don’t fret away cause they are specialists in momo. Yes, some kickass momo!
Location: P 248, Block B, Lake Town
Cost: ₹500 for two
Must Try: Momos, Noodles
If you’re on a tight budget this Durga pujo, and probably will be for the better part of your life (Kidding), then head to this place for a good deal of fast food including some really nice north Indian fare.
Location: 694, Block A, Lake Town
Cost: ₹250 for two
Must Try: Lassi, Chicken Egg Roll, Mutton Kasha, Chaap, Mutton Tikka, Chiken Roll, Chicken Bharta
Ice Cream you want? Ice Cream You will get here and much more.
Cost: ₹150 for two
Must Try: Chocolate Sandwich
The Yellow Chilli
A bit far from Sree Bhumi but absolutely worth your time and dime cause the specialize in North West Frontier cuisine and it’s pretty darn good.
Location: 5th Floor, 48/8, Bangur Avenue
Cost: ₹1,300 for two
Must Try: Rabri, Paneer Makhanwala, Mocktails, Palak Shorba, Kashmiri Pulao, Paneer Taka Tak, Kulfi
No love like the love for authentic Bengali food, and more so during Durga Puja! How can we miss out on the kosha mangsho, daab chingri, paturi and much more.
Cost: ₹650 for two
Must Try: Bhetki Paturi, Prawn Malai Curry, Daab Chingri, Chicken Dak Bungalow, Basanti Pulao, Chicken Dhakai Bhuna, Kochu Pata Chingri Bhapa
Aqua Java Air
Outdoor seating, lovely ambiance, crusty pizza and a smooth sheesha— what more can you possibly want to relax after a mad pandal hopping session at Sree Bhumi.
Location: 188, Block B, Lake Town
Cost: ₹800 for two
Must Try: Mudpie, Brownie, Mocktails, Coffee, Chocolate Shake, Thai Green Curry, Veg Augratin
YOUR Sree Bhumi Pujo PANDAL HOPPING PLANS ARE SORTED!