All of us are aware of the fact that the concept of Durga Puja these days changed a lot. In present days, Durga Puja not only means worshipping the Devi idol and performing the rituals but it is now equally important to enjoy the festivity via pandal hopping, roaming around the city and of course, and eating out. For authentic Benagali food you can check out these three restaurants:
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If you have money in your pocket then you can check out this place for a fine dining. It is one of the best award winning restaurants offering authentic Bengali cuisine. The restaurant offers traditional Bengali style recipes which the recovered through rigorous research. The cost of eating for two people is around INR 1500 to 2000.
Address: Forum Mall, 10/3 Elgin Road, Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani, Kolkata.
Specialty: Their seafood. The Gandharaj Bhetki (steamed fish flavored with lime) and Aam Ilish (mango hilsa fish) are also famous.
6 Ballygunge Place
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This is another good restaurant offering traditional Bengali dishes. The best part is this restaurant has branches across the city. The cost of eating for two people is INR 1000 to 1200
Address: 6 Ballygunge Place, Ballygunge, Kolkata. Also at DD 31 A, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata.
Specialty: The Pabda Macher Jhal (fish curry, prepared with mustard paste and poppy seeds.)
The Bhoj Company
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This restaurant is in New Market area offering Dhakai Bangladeshi cuisine. It is a new addition to the list of Kolkata restaurants as it was opened in 2012. Comparing to the above two restaurants this one is much more pocket friendly. The average cost of eating for two people is Rs. 400
Address: 30A Free School Street, New Market Area, Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata.
Specialty: Kochu Pata Diye Ilish Bhapa, Bhetki Paturi, and Chingri Machher Malai Curry.