Park Street is rife with some of the most iconic eateries, all within a few feet of each other. Here’s our handy list of the top 10 restaurants in Park Street.
Visiting Kolkata? Put These Restaurants On Park Street On Your Must-Visit List
Who hasn’t heard of the iconic Peter Cat, right? Go there for their best-selling Chelo Kebabs, served with a generous portion of buttered rice and a hearty sunny side up. Their chicken steak sizzler is pure nostalgia.Don’t forget to reserve a table before you go or you will have to wait for hours to get a seat inside.
Pioneers of the live on-the-table grill concept in the country, they serve an assortment of veg and non-veg starters. Chicken kebabs, pahari fish kebabs, mutton seekh kebabs, prawn kebabs, chicken wings and whatnot. Even the corn, which non vegetarians tend to decline is delicious. You might end up eating more than you can stomach. There is a tiny flag on each table, which needs to be put down if you want them to stop bringing you more food.
Mocambo is one restaurant that is on everyone’s wish list. The sizzlers served here are a class apart, as they call it, ‘out of the fire, and into the pan’. Be it the Surf & Turf ( a combo of fresh prawn and tender chateaubriand beef steak with pepper sauce) or pork sirloin steak or mutton hamburger steak. Just reading the menu here will have you salivating.
One of Kolkata’s oldest restaurants, Marco Polo is perfect for a laid-back dinner date. Try the jumbo prawns and lamb chops here. This place will wow you with their impressive service, spectacular ambience and a menu full of endless options.
One Step Up
One Step Up is a resto-bar that serves a variety of North Indian, Continental, Italian, and seafood delicacies. Try the Deviled Crab and Fish Fingers for nibbles with a tipple of your choice. Love seafood? You should definitely try their Fish Steak with mushroom sauce or the delectable Fish Meuniere. The Tetrazzinni they serve here is to die for.
Whether you’re in the mood for some Mutton Roganjosh or Konjee Crispy Chicken, BarBQ has a delectable menu to offer you dishes from both North Indian as well as Indo-Chinese cuisines that taste far better than you can imagine. It’s a spacious restaurant, always brimming with people, for all those who want to get a taste of good old Calcutta. So expect the service to be a little slow but we can assure you it will be worth the wait.
Pa Pa Ya
Sushi trees, jaw-dropping views, elaborate plating, layered desserts, and modern decor - Pa Pa Ya is the ultimate fine dining experience. Standing tall on the 11th floor of Magma House, it has huge windows with panoramic views of the city. Revolutionalising Pan-Asian culinary, their food is a piece-of-art. With crazy innovations, each dish is a masterpiece that will light up your Instagram feed! Try the totally drool-worthy Flaming Chocolate Ball. Pouring molten chocolate and cointreau over it, and watching it open is pure bliss!
Moti Mahal Delux
If your salary's been credited and you're in the mood to splurge, then we suggest you head to the legendary Moti Mahal Delux in Park Street. The restaurant was started by Kundan Lal Gujral in Peshawar in 1920. He moved to India after Partition and opened one in Delhi’s Daryaganj. So it doesn't get more authentic! Especially since Gujral is credited with inventing tandoori chicken and butter chicken!) and putting Indian food on the world map. With grand interiors and a sophisticated ambience, this fine dining restaurant exudes royalty. They serve North Indian and Chinese cuisines but tandoor dishes are, of course, their specialty.
Ping's Cafe Orient
If you love traditional Asian food, look no further than Ping’s! No more hakka chow and chilli chicken, Pin’s serves laksa, giant bowls of steaming hot Ramen, dim sum, chicken rice and other Asian favourites. The Philadelphia Cream Cheese Dim Sum is a must-try even if you’re non-vegetarian. The little pockets of heaven have a delicate truffle oil and water chestnut flavour with an explosion of cream cheese that oozes into your mouth on your first bite. The first time you take a bite, your life will change – trust us!