The festive season in West Bengal is pretty long. It starts with Mahalaya and ends with Bhratri Dwitiya, more commonly known as Bhai-Phnota. Spread between is the five-day long Durga Puja, followed by Lakshmi, and Kali Puja.
Food, of course, precedes and follows any festival in the state. Not for nothing Kolkata is lovingly called the gastronomic capital of India. Several restaurants, both old and new, cook up some of the most delectable platters during the festive season to tickle the taste buds of the gastronomic adventurer.
Here are some signature Kolkata restaurants that warrant a visit in the days ahead. The prices given are exclusive of taxes.
New York’s beloved Italian eatery with its Roman arches and hearty tones along with its trademark hand-painted walls has been an all-time favourite dine-in place for its classy, vehement and pleasant charisma. Anybody wanting to taste authentic Italian cuisine should visit Serafina. The vegetarian and non-vegetarian thin crust hand tossed pizzas, pastas, risotto, grilled fish, and grilled chicken are the must-haves. The tiramisu ends the meal on a sweet note.
Location: Quest Mall
Price for two: ₹2,000