The Most Delicious Kathi Rolls In Kolkata
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Among Kolkata’s street food classics, Kathi rolls are iconic and versatile. You can customize your kathi roll with chicken, mutton, paneer, or vegetables, which are usually stuffed inside well-fried parathas made with fluffy eggs. There are also double-egg kathi rolls with double chicken or mutton, onion rings, lime, and chili. Kathi rolls were invented in the city during the 1930s and have become widely popular. To experience the best rolls in the city, you must visit some of the most iconic places in Kolkata. Here is a list of the best places to get delicious kathi rolls to save you time looking them up on the internet.

1.    Nizam, New Market

Foodies will definitely be familiar with Nizam's eatery, which is renowned for its Kathi roll specialties in Kolkata. People come from far and wide to taste this must-have when in the city. The outer layer of the rolls is delightfully crunchy, while the insides are deliciously flavorful. This renowned shop was established over a hundred years ago, in 1900. Some other dishes you must try too are chicken anda roll, chicken seekh kebab with paratha, and chicken or mutton biryani.

Address: 24 Hogg Street, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Kolkata-700087.

Price for two: INR 300 

Timing: 11.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m. (Mon-Sun).

2.    Campari- Ballygunge

This little eatery located in Ballygunge has been around for ages, providing delicious Kathi rolls to the Kolkata locals and visitors who take a lunch break here while shopping. The rolls here are quite reasonably priced and have become a favorite among the regulars and visitors. It is known for its wonderful fried classics like fish fry, fish roll, pakoras, rolls, kebabs, etc.

Address-155B, Rash Behari Ave, Dover Terrace, Ballygunge, Kolkata-West Bengal 700029 

Price for two:INR 250

Timing: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Mon-Sun)

3.    Hot Kathi Roll: Park Street

Hot Kathi Roll is a renowned eatery located on Kolkata's Park Street. You can often spot people waiting in line to get the particular kathi roll they want. It has a large selection of fillings, from mutton to chicken, from paneer to specific kebab rolls. It is a notable name when it comes to Kathi rolls in Kolkata. What makes Hot Kathi Roll unique is that it does not skimp on the amount of filling in their rolls, giving you value for money.

Address – 1/1 Park Street, Dharmatala, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016. 

Price for two: INR 300 

Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

4. The Roll Factory by Sanjha Chulha, Near Science City

The Roll Factory by Sanjha Chulha is a delight for Kathi Roll fans. Here you will find such a wide selection of rolls that are truly special. Their succulent kathi rolls are out of this world, and they come in a wide range of flavors. Some must-try rolls are the Chicken 65 Roll, Irani Roll, Mutton Tikka Roll, and Chicken or Paneer Mayo Roll.

Address: Belgachia Rd., Vivekananda Abasan, Amarpalli, Dum Dum, South Dumdum, West Bengal 700055

Price for two: -INR 300

Timing - 10 Am to 11 Pm 

5. Arsalan- Park Street

This place offers some of the best kathi rolls and Mughlai food in Kolkata. Their chicken biryanis have attained cult status, while their kathi rolls are available in different fillings like double mutton egg rolls, kakori rolls, and egg rolls. It is a good place to visit with your family and friends for dinner or lunch. Some must-have dishes are chicken chaap, biryani, kathi rolls, and firni.

Address: Marina Garden Court, Near Hotel Akash Deep, Park Street Area, Kolkata

`Price for two: -INR 300

The hours are 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

6. Zeeshan-Park Circus, Ballygunge

This famous Mughlai restaurant has earned the trust of its diners due to its tasty cuisine. The brain roll and mutton boti roll should definitely be tried out. Among its regular customers, the Egg Chicken Roll and Mutton Tiki are highly praised.

Address: 9/A, Syed Amir Ali Ave., Park Circus, Ballygunge, Kolkata,

Price for two:INR 200

Timing: 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.

7. Kusum-Park Street

Park Street is home to a renowned eatery named Kusum that serves up delicious Kathi rolls. The rolls at this eatery, as well as their sauce, chilies, onions, capsicum, and masala, are the real keys to their success.

Address – 21, Karnani Mansion, Park Street Area, Kolkata, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016. 

Price for two:INR 250

Timing: 11.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m. (Mon-Sun).

8. Heritage Karco

After you shop your heart out at New Market, you must visit Heritage Karco, a renowned restaurant here that serves great food with a wonderful ambience. Their double-egg chicken roll is quite popular here, apart from the biryani, chicken chow mein, fried rice, etc.

Address: 1N, Ground Floor, New Market Commercial Complex, Bertram Street, New Market, Dharamtala, Kolkata

Price for two:INR 200

The hours are 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

9. Parijat  

It is a casual dining restaurant nestled in Shakespeare Sarani. The menu features North Indian, South Indian, Chinese, and Continental cuisines. However, they attract their customers with their famous rolls. Their rolls are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Their rolls vary from Chicken Kathi Roll, Mutton Roll, and others. However, their famous is the double egg chicken kathi roll.  

Address: 46 A, Shakespeare Sarani Rd, Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071  

Price for two: Rs 300  

Timing: 10 AM to 8:00 PM  

10. Badshah Bar & Restaurant  

One of the oldest restaurants for kathi rolls, Badshah is located near New Market Area like Nizam’s. The restaurant has loyal customers. The best part of the restaurant is that you can have chilled beer with kathi roll. Mutton rolls are delicious, you should try chicken tikka rolls as well.  

Address: H952+RHM, Fire Brigade Head Quarter, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700087  

Price for two: Rs 950   

Timing: 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM  

11. Bedwin  

One of the oldest restaurants in Gariahat area, where people go shopping and hop into the restaurant for their tasty rolls. The reasonable price allows people of all age groups to have rolls here. Their rolls are quite large and sufficient for one. If you are heading to the place soon, you must try Tikia roll and egg roll here.  

Address: 55, Gariahat Flyover, Golpark, Hindustan Park, Gariahat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029  

Price for two: Rs 150  

Timing: 12:30 PM to 10:30 PM


12. Saima Restaurant  

A very renowned restaurant that is popular for delicious meals but stands out for rolls. The restaurant serves amazing rolls and their keema role is the most famous one. You can start with their roll and then move on to the main dishes. Besides, it is a place where you can try out other different dishes like Egg Tadka, Lachha Paratha, Mutton Kosha, Chaap, Firni, Lassi.   

Address: 58C, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Sreepally, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071  

Price for two: 10:30 AM to 12:00 Midnight  

Timing: Rs 350