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Kolkata restaurants add colourful to the plates this Holi celebration

The restaurants in Kolkata have come up with their delectable, extensive and colourful Holi offerings for you to enjoy. Let us dive deep and soak up in the colours of spring

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Kolkata, March 28: Holi brings a fresh burst of colours in everyone’s heart. Colours of spring, colours of life, love and newness. We celebrate those colours as the season itself gets celebratory. And what is celebration without food? Spring is the season of newness and freshness. The celebratory menu should also be fresh, new. Right? Keeping that in mind, restaurants in Kolkata have come up with their delectable Holi offerings for you to enjoy. Let us too, dive deep and soak up in the colours of spring.

Name of the restaurant: Traffic Gastropub 

Where: City Centre 2, Rajarhat, Kolkata

Timing: March 24– 31 (Noon –Midnight)

Pocket pinch: Rs 1,500/ (approx) with alcohol

What’s on offer: Holi Thandai Shots, Colour of Life (a vodka-based drink with a simple mixture of orange and cranberry juice), Waiting for Green Signal (A concoction of vodka, white rum and dark rum mixed with simple syrup, aam panna, green mint and chaat masala), Bhigi Chunri (Cheesy malai chicken boti), Matka ka Jhatka (chicken matka served with trio dip), Rang Rasiya (Mutton kosha stuffed panipuri), BalamPichkari (Son Halwa in Traffic Tri colour). 

Name of the restaurant: Sab Ka Club

Where: 86A, Topsia Road Haute Street, Kolkata

Timing: Noon – 1 am (till March 29)

Pocket pinch: Rs 1,600 (approx) with alcohol

What’s on offer: Beer Booster Holi ki Goli (Spiced and flavoured whisky shots), Thandai Rang Rasia (Vodka with thandai with a touch of grenadine, shaken and chilled and served with ice), Spring Cooler (SKC barman special gin-based cocktail), It’s Rainbow (A colourful combination with vodka andrum), Spicy Mozzarella Ball (Mozzarella cheese with Jalapeno, crumb fried, served with a cocktail dip), Tandoori Malai Pineapple (Fresh pineapple slices marinated, charcoal grilled, and served with mint dip), Mutton Boti Kebab (The spicy marinated boneless mutton kebab will definitely make your day special), Honey Sriracha Prawns (Batter fried prawns tossed in spicy sriracha sauce), Fish Kabiraji (Holi special from traditional Bengali cuisine. 

Name of the restaurant: Canteen Pub& Grub

Where: City Centre 1, DC Block, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700064

Timing: Noon –1 am (till March 29)

Pocket pinch: Rs. 1700/- (Approx) with alcohol

What’s on offer: Rangeen Fuljhadi (Five spirits infused gummy bears in sweet and sour base), Rang ki Raasleela (Blue tea and gin), Balam Pichkari (Bubblegum vodka and marshmallow), Rainbow Rice Flakes Cake (Baked Rice Flakes Cake with the special touch of Chef), Chicken Gilafi Kebab (Chicken mince marinated in chefs special tandoor spices), Rangoli Kebab (Chunks of chicken cooked in five different tandoori masala). 

Name of the restaurant: The Lords and Barons

Where: 20B, Park Street, Park Street Area, Kolkata- 700016

Timing: 12.30 pm-2 am (till March 27)

Pocket pinch: Rs 1,500/- (approx) with alcohol

What’s on offer: Vodka Thandai (New-age thandai with vodka), Holy Mountain (A cocktail made with white rum, coconut water, orange juice, and cranberry juice), Rang Rasiya (Good ol’ whisky flavoured with cinnamon syrup), Paan Rabri (A dessert drink made with rabri and vodka), Mind Eraser (A heady concoction of brandy, Old Monk, ice cream and thandai), Gulab Thandai (tequila, rose syrup, honey and almonds), Banaras Ki Rim Jhim Aloo (Stuffed with green peas, kurkure potatoes and tangy in-house spices), BasantaBahar (Tuna watermelon canapes), Rangali Paneer (This has cottage cheese cooked in three different ways), Chicken Sholay Ki Holi (Chicken supreme cooked with mustard flavour and colourful peppers), Pizza Rang Ki Bawchhar (Barbecue chicken, red onion, cilantro and mozzarella cheese), Fish Rang Barse(Our favourite Fish and Chips) and Cheesy Mohabbatein(The delectable and colourful blueberry cheesecake).                                     

Name of the restaurant: Hard Rock Cafe

Where: Park Mansion, 57-A, Park St, Taltala, Kolkata-700016

Timing:  Noon –Midnight (till March 28)

Must try: Cookies and cream milkshake

Pocket pinch: Rs. 2,500 (approx) with alcohol

Name of the restaurant: Aminia

Where: Golpark, Nagerbazar, Shyam Bazar, Chinar Park, Behala, Barrackpore. 

Timing: 11.30 am – 11.30 pm

Pocket pinch: Rs 700/-

What’s on offer: Assorted kebab platter (veg and non-veg)

Name of the restaurant: Unplugged Courtyard

Where: Hotel Golden Park, Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata

When: Till March 28

Pocket pinch: Rs 1,500 (approx with alcohol)

What’s on offer: Thandai cheesecake (In house Thandai, Gulkand mousse, Pistachio sponge, Dry rose petals, and Pistachio crumble), Rang Rasiya (Made with vodka, strawberry crush, lime juice, egg white and cranberry juice and Holi Haria (with gin, green apple syrup, lime juice, egg white and apple juice).

Name of the restaurant: At Chapter 2

Where: P-377, Hemanta Mukhopadhay Sarani, Southern Avenue, Kolkata

Timings: Noon – 10.30 pm (March 28-29)

Pocket pinch: Rs 180 plus taxes

What’s on offer: With Springs comes Holi, the festival of colours and exuberance. Holi 2021 is just a few days away and containing our excitement is already getting difficult as Chapter 2 brings to you a refreshing array of Colorful Coolers encompassing a wide array of myriad options of cocktails like Ginger Gin, Clover Club,Earthy Cosmo, Whiskey Whip as well as mocktails like Orange Fizz, Spicy Guava Cooler, Summer Fresh and On The Beach. So enjoy Holi as colourfully as possible t at Chapter 2, indulging in many hued coolers along with classic continental cuisine and live music. 

Name of the restaurant: Grace, Kolkata Centre for Creativity

Where: Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Anandapur, Kolkata 

Timing: 11 am – 6 pm

Pocket pinch: Rs 180 plus taxes

What’s on offer: Holi, the festival of colours is round the corner and everyone’s busy making plans in full swing. To double up the celebration, Grace brings to you Mango Mastani- a drink with a playful twist of tropical flavours from Vanilla ice-cream infused with mango and garnished with lemon coated in brown sugar. The classic taste of vanilla with the subtle sweetness from the mango and the tangy twist of lemon is a statement drink curated specially for the occasion. 

Name of the restaurant: Rang De Basanti Dhaba 

Where: Diamond Plaza, EM Bypass, Sector V in Kolkata  

Timing: Till March 31

What’s on offer: Gujia, thandai along with an array of other mouthwatering dishes to choose from.

Team NewsFile