Broke On Date Night? Spend An Evening With Bae On Park Street For Under INR 400

Ten-Second Takeaway

Enjoy the evening walking from the AJC Bose Road crossing and make your way to the Park Street Metro station, and discovering your partner and the street.

Get Photogenic At Park Street Cemetery

South Park Street Cemetery

Mallik Bazar, Kolkata

Interested in history? Love taking pictures? Start your date in a creepy {yet cool!} place. Park Street Cemetery has some of the oldest graves in the city and lush greenery that makes for gorgeous backdrops for pictures. You can literally spend hours finding interesting graves and admiring the architecture.

Pocket Pinch For Two: Free!

Have A Quiet Moment In St Xavier’s Chapel

St. Xavier's College

Mallik Bazar, Kolkata

The quaint chapel of St Xaviers remains open to the public in the evenings. You can go and soend a few quiet moments here with bae and no one will disturb you. The chapel in its minimal beauty has a sense of comfort and solitude.

Pocket Pinch For Two: Free!

Grab A Scoop At Naturals

Naturals Ice Cream

Park Street Area, Kolkata

Newly opened, Naturals is where you can start date night on a sweet note {who said dessert has to come last?}. Pick from their natural flavours {tender coconut, sitaphal and chikoo are the favourites} and head to the floor above for a bit of quiet while you enjoy your frozen goodness. The single scoops are INR 65 and an added INR 10 for a waffle cone.

Pocket Pinch For Two: INR 140.

Chill At Allen Park

Allen Park

Park Street Area, Kolkata

You may find many like yourselves whiling away time on the benches at Allen Park. If you can ignore the aunties and uncles on their evening walks, it’s actually a good place to have a conversation. It’s clean and surprisingly quiet {the trees form a kind of cocoon around the park and shut out the noise from the traffic}. The park will close earlier because it’s winter so you may want to go early.

Pocket Pinch For Two: Free!

Pastries At Flurys

Flurys

Park Street Area, Kolkata

You can’t visit Park Street without sliding into iconic Flurys. Enjoy the tasteful gold-and-pink décor, floor-to-ceiling windows and the famous cakes and pastries. The decadent rum ball, pineapple cube and chocolate boat are house favourites. Pick two different pastries and split them so you get a taste of both.

Pocket Pinch For Two: INR 140.

Rolls At Kusum

Kusum Rolls

Park Street Area, Kolkata

If you’re okay with being a bit messy on your date, you can head to Kusum Rolls for a quick bite. You’ll the chicken anda roll {which is just INR 60} almost as much as you love bae. You’ll have to stand {there’s no place to sit} and enjoy your hot roll, but it’ll be a fun moment to share with your loved one.

Pocket Pinch For Two: INR 120.

Beer At The Street

The Street

Although The Street can be a bit pricey if you manage to get in during Happy Hours {they have some deals on weekday afternoons}, you can grab a couple of draught beers. The chill vibe will automatically get you to relax. No one will disturb you so you can sit for a long time enjoying your beer and conversation.

Pocket Pinch For Two: INR 400.

Browse And Sip At Oxford

Oxford Bookstore

Available Online

End your date browsing though the collection at Oxford. Head to the first floor Cha Bar and grab a cuppa to help you digest all the food you ate. Is there anything more romantic than tea and books? You may also chance upon one of the many fun events {think literary speed meets and book reading sessions!} that Oxford hosts from time to time.

Pocket Pinch For Two: INR 300.

#LBBTip

Carry cash! If you’re going to stick to spending just INR 1000, carry cash so you’ll be sure to spend exactly that. You’ll be surprised how far 10 INR 100 notes can get you.