Tired of eating frozen food or leftovers but literally have zero time (or inclination) to cook? All-you-can-eat meals are what we all live for, but they always seem to burn a hole in our pockets. Not anymore. Now you can enjoy these unlimited buffets at under INR 500 – an absolute steal. Alternatively, you can whip up some delicious meals at home using these snacks (available on LBB Shop). Oh and while at, check out these DIY breakfast kits too, for a morning meal extravaganza on a budget.
Hungry & Broke? Here Are The Best Unlimited Buffets Under INR 500
6 Ballygunge Place
Delicious authentic Bengali food is laid out in a buffet setting here. The buffet lunches start at INR 485 plus tax for vegetarian lunch on weekdays from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm and go upwards from there. The spread is traditional Bengali like something you would get in a Bengali household.
The buffet has the staple rice, luchi, moong daal, aloo dom, and the more elaborate fish, prawn, chicken and mutton preparations. Save space for dessert as they have over four options.
Located on the main road on Park Street, Rajdhani Thali is known for its traditional Rajasthani and Gujarati meals. At INR 425+ a head-on weekday for lunch and dinner, and INR 450+ on weekends, it’s definitely value for money.
Sit at the table and be served unlimited quantities of dals, samosas, kadhi-chaawal, sabzis and a variety of rotis. The friendly servers will gladly ladle copious amounts of food onto your plate. You’ll enjoy the themed décor and quick service. Visit on Tuesdays when meals come at just INR 250!
Haka has become synonymous with delicious cheap Chinese food. Enjoy the buffet on weekends at INR 575 inclusive of all taxes and just INR 450 and INR 500 for weekday lunch and dinner respectively. One of the few places to serve seafood in the buffet, you also get unlimited refills on your cold drink. Located in Mani Square Mall, parking and finding the restaurant is very easy.
Would recommend loading up on the starters and dessert – they are delicious.
Served in multiple outlets across Kolkata, Koshe Kosha is known for its daily Bengali buffet. The vegetarian buffet comes at an absolute steal at just INR 299+ and the non-vegetarian one at INR 399.
The thali for the vegetarian meal comes fully equipped with salads, vegetarian curries, fries, pickles and sweets and the non-vegetarian one has chicken and mutton dishes too. Order the veg thali and add on your preferred non-vegetarian dishes a la carte if you don’t want to be limited to the buffet options.
On a tight budget yet eager for a fulfilling meal? Chapter 2 is the place to be. There are almost two dozen different types of dishes on the menu! The buffet starts at INR 499 plus taxes.
For the mains, try the Chicken Wonton, Pepper Chicken Wings, Chicken Manchurian and Chilli Chicken Dry. Fish lovers, the Fish in Hot Garlic Sauce here is delicious! Don't miss the Chilli Prawns while you are at it. The desserts have a lot of variety too, in case your sweet tooth is tingling a little too much.