Kolkata Peeps! Here's Our List Of Places To Satiate The Ilish Cravings

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    Kolkata's love for fish is a tale of romance which even Jane Austen would have liked to explore. And with the season of the queen of fish here, let us help you dig out the places to order in the best ilish dishes.

    6 Ballygunge Place Thali

    When it comes to Bengali cuisine, 6 Ballygunge Place is probably the first place which pops into our mind. This express version of 6 Ballygunge Place is delivering freshly made ilish to your doorstep. The ilish thali is extravagant to say the least, and includes steamed rice, two kinds of bhaja, two types of vegetable sides, luchi (4 pcs), dal, bhapa ilish and chutney.

    Kasturi Xpress

    Kasturi Xpress

    Rajarhat, Kolkata
    One of the most reliable names when it comes to Bengali food is Kasturi. New Town people can rejoice because Kasturi Xpress' New Town outlet has a dedicated iilish and chingri utsab section on their menu. They have given a unique twist to the variety of dishes, such as the ilish begun diye jhol, Nawabgunj-er ilish biryani, Dhakai ilish biryani and the ilish posto!

    Koshe Kosha

    Koshe Kosha

    Golpark, Kolkata

    Feast ye gluttons! Koshe Kosha's selection of ilish dishes are going to add to your culinary pleasures. Do justice to the monsoon season and order from Koshe Kosha. Their ilish paturi and shorshe ilish are tried and tested. All you need to do is steam up some rice at home and order any one of these ilish delicacies.

    JW Marriott

    Marriott Kolkata has decided to pay an ode to the queen of fish with their extensive menu of ilish delicacies. While the traditional favourites such as ilish machher bhaja and ilish machher tel jhal are there on the menu to bring back the tides of nostalgia, you can truly celebrate its richness with unique dishes such as aam shorshe ilish, doodh ilish, ilish lau patar and tawa ilish.

    Sonar Tori

    Sonar Tori

    Salt Lake, Kolkata
    The first Sonar Tori outlet was opened at Ganga Kutir, a resort in Diamond Harbour. But we should be thankful that they have an outlet in Salt Lake too. Sonar Tori's Hilsa Festival has a curated section for the ilish lovers. What's worth keeping an eye out for are the Sonar Tori Hilsa platter and the gota ilish platter, which includes Gobindabhog rice, illish macher tikki, macher tel, iIish bhaja, pui diyae ilisher matha, kalo jirae begun diye ilisher jhol, sorshe ilish, ilish macher dimer bhaja and bhapa sandesh!