Poila Boishakh 2023 – Places To Visit In Kolkata For A Good Meal
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If you're visiting Kolkata during the festive season of Poila Boishakh or you live in the city, then get ready for a delightful culinary journey. Poila Boishakh marks the beginning of the Bengali New Year, and Kolkata has a plethora of options for a sumptuous meal to celebrate this auspicious day. From traditional Bengali delicacies to modern fusion cuisine, Kolkata has it all. So, whether you're a foodie or a culture enthusiast, here's a list of the best places to visit in Kolkata for a Poila Boishakh meal that will leave you craving for more!  

Homely Zest 

This Poila Baishakh, patrons can treat themselves delightful Bengali dishes like , “Steamed Chena in Kolapata” , “Beetroot and Badaam Cutlet”, “Dhokar Dalna”, Shukto, Gobhi Achaari, Aloo Posto, Mochar Ghonto, Narkel Diye Cholar Dal, Potoler Dorma, Khichuri, Pulao, Radha Ballavi and Luchi to name a few, along with chutney and desserts like “Aam Chutney”, “Tomato Chutney”, “Nolen Gur Payesh”, “Kheer Mohan” and “Baked Mishti Doi”, among others. The special menu also includes various combo meals like “Mahabhoj Combo”, “Raj Combo” and “Poila Bhoj Combo”. 

Address - 21 Mandeville Gardens, Kolkata – 700019 

Cost - Rs. 1200 plus taxes for 2 

Earthen Tadcka Dhaba 

The specially curated Nobo Borsho thali at Earthern Tadcka offers “Gondhoraj Shorbat”, followed by scrumptious offerings like “Sona Moong Dal”, “Jhuri Aloo Bhaja”, “Sukto”, “Dhokar Dalna” ,”Kochu Chingri”, “Pabda Macher Jhol”, “Kosha Mangsho” accompanied by “Ghee Bhaat & Luchi ”. End your meal on a sweetnote with “ Misti Chutney”, “Misti, “Payesh” or “Mishti Doi”. 

Address - 44/8A, Hazra Rd, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019 

Cost - Rs. 599 

Balaram Mullick & Radharaman Mullick 

Make your Poila Baisakh sweeter with the delectable treats from Balaram Mullick & Radharaman Mullick’s special offerings which includes “Anarkoli Sandesh”, “Coconut Dry Fruit Laddu”, “Magic Laddu”, “Mango gelato Sandesh”, “Mango souffle ”, “Sankha sandesh”, and “Stuffed Gulabjamun”. 

Address - 2, Paddapukur Road, Jadubabur Bazar, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020. 

Cost – Rs 300 plus taxes for 2 

Hard Rock Café

Brace yourself for an eventful night at Hard Rock Cafe, Kolkata with Bollywood’s leading singer Shibani Kashyap. Dance the night away to enchanting Bollywood tracks while you devour some delectable small meals and refreshing cocktails. Indulge in the scrumptious treats from the all new menu such as ‘Kasundi Bhetki Fish’, ‘Mezze Platter’, ‘Surf & Turf Burger’, ‘Spicy Chicken DrumStick’, ‘Corn Malai Tikka’ , ‘Local Legendary Burger’, ‘Fiesta Platter’ to name a few. Pair the delicacies with their specialty cocktails, such as the ‘Hurricane’, ‘Passion Fruit Mai Tai’, ‘Rhythm & Rose Mule’, ‘Bahama Mama’ and a lot more. 

Address - Hard Rock Cafe, Park Mansion, 57-A, Park Street,Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700016 

Cost - Rs 750 onwards 


Countdown has already begun for the most awaited festival in Kolkata. NoboBorsho or Poila Boishakh! Food is integral to Poila Boishakh celebrations. Kareem's Kolkata is here to make the festivity a grand affair. From starters, to main course and of course delicious range of biryanis along with the desserts, indulge your taste buds with flavourful dishes at this spectacular fine dining restaurant. Butter Garlic Mushroom, Paneer Makhanwala, Dum Ki Dal, Veg Dum Biryani, Chicken Malai Tikka, Chicken Potli Kebab, Mutton Barra Chaap, Rann Tandoori, Kareem's Special Raan Biryani, Mutton Dum Biryani, Butter Chicken are on the menu. 

Address - 

First Outlet- PS Srijan Corporate Park, Retail Unit - 2, Tower - I Plot G-2, Street Number 25, GP Block, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata- 700091   

Second Outlet- 55B, Mirza Ghalib St, Near-Pataka House, Esplanade, Taltala, Kolkata-  700016 

Third Outlet- 2/2 Chinar Park, Kolkata 700157 (Near Chinar Park Crossing). 

Cost - Rs 950/- plus taxes 


As the Bengali New Year is right around the corner, it calls for the quintessential celebration indeed.This Poila Boishakh is all about comfort and favourites at Hanglaatherium. Keeping this in mind, Hanglaatherium is all set with its gastronomic and lavish combo meals including starters, main course and dessert options for its patrons. 

Address -  

First Outlet- 188/31/A, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Lakegardens, Kolkata 700045. 

Second Outlet -341, South Kumrakhali, Kamalgazi, Narendrapur 700103. 

Third Outlet- Aa150, Street Number 63, Action Area I, Kolkata, Kolkata 700156. 

Cost - Rs 1250 plus taxes 


This Bengali New Year, TRIBE Cafe is keeping it cool this summer with their mango mania menu. Tribe Cafe brings you a refreshing summer menu that features an amazing medley of mango-laden dishes! From starters to salads to main course, there are many dishes that are an absolute must. Do give a visit to TRIBE Cafe this Poila Boishakh to witness an explosion of flavours with the goodness of mangoes are just what you need to enjoy this bright and sunny season. 

Address - 

First Outlet- 67, Gol Park, Ballygunge Gardens, Gariahat, Kolkata- 700019. 

Second Outlet- AB-25, Salt Lake, Sector 1, Near PNB Circle, Kolkata: 700064. 

Third Outlet- James Long Sarani, near MP Birla School. 

Cost - Rs 800 plus taxes 

The Westin Rajarhat 

The property's skilled culinary team has curated an elaborate spread ‘Poila Boishakh Mahabhoj’ to bring Bengal's culture and traditional flavour to life. The special Brunch at Seasonal Taste assembles assorted delicacies from the Bengali kitchen like ‘Calcutta Fish Fry’,‘Macher Dim er Bora’, ‘Chingri Chop’, ‘Posto Bata’,’Phoolkapir Malai Curry’ to name a few. Patrons will be welcomed with ‘Aam Pona Sharbat’. 

Address - Plot No. Cbd/2 Action Area - Ii,New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata- 70015 

Cost - Lunch- Rs 1650 plus taxes, Dinner- Rs 1750 plus taxes 

Ilish Truly Bong Restaurant 

This New Year, soak in the spirit of Bangaliana with Ilish Truly Bong Restaurant. To add on to the festive mood, Ilish Truly Bong Restaurant has curated a traditional special thali with authentic delicacies from the kitchens of Bengal. The menu also brings to you some amazing bestseller dishes on A la Carte that offers a never-ending saga of flavours. Taste the flavours of Bengal with the special Thali that includes like Gandharaj Ghol, Basmati Rice with ghee, Narkeli Mug Dal, Saak Bhaja, Topse Fry, Chingri stuffed Potol Posto, Bhetki Paturi, Daab Chingri, Mutton Kasha, Aam er chutney, Papad, Aam Doi, Rosogolla. 

Address - 83 B, Park Street Area, Kolkata 700016 

Cost - Rs 2100 plus taxes. 


The appetizers include dishes like Ghoogni Tart, Mochar Finger, Saru Chakli Roll, Amish er Aabeg, Posto Pora Bhetki. Main course highlights delicacies like, Chaana Narkel er patapora, Gramin Niramish thali, Macher ganga Jamuna and Kosha Mangsho with Soru chakli pitha. For desserts there’s Misti doi and mixed berry Cannoli served with pista rabri mousse and Amrapali kheer Sushi with nolen gurer sauce. 

Address - 24, Park Street, Celica Park, 12th floor 

Cost - Rs. 1,200 + tax (without alcohol); Rs. 2,000 + tax (with alcohol) for 2 

The Country House 

The menu includes local flavors like Country Beach Fish Finger, Fish n Chips, Grilled Fish in Cream Sauce, Grilled Lemon Pepper Fish Sizzler, Panko Crumbed Chicken Strips, Mango Mishti Doi Parfait and Gondhoraj Ginger Fizz. 

Address - 4C, Allenby Road, Bhowanipore, Kolkata - 700020 

Cost – 800 for two 

Fairfield by Marriott 

An elaborate buffet curated by the in-house culinary team offers a wide range of cuisines, showcases “Topse mach Bhaja”, “Borisaler mangsher chop”, “Dhakai macher jhol”, “Crispy fish in penang curry”, “Kung pao chicken”, “Potoler dorma”, to name a few. Additionally, patrons can also indulge in a variety of delectable desserts including “Baked chocolate rasogolla”, “Tiramisu”, “Live jalebi/Malpua” to name some. 

Address - CB 218, Action Area 1C, New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700156 

Cost – Rs 1999 plus taxes 

Paprika Gourmet 

Poila Baisakh is around the corner, celebrate the special day with delectable Bengali treats which includes “Bengali Platter” and “Bengali Taco” available at Paprika. Visit with your family and friends to have an authentic recipes. 

Address - Surbhi Building, 8/1/2, Loudon Street, 1st Floor. Kolkata – 70001 

Cost - Rs. 1500 plus taxes for 2