Like every year, this year also the city hotels are planning to celebrate this special day with some lip-smacking dishes on the offering. A few of the highlights are -
The Square - Food Out of Box, Novotel, Kolkata
Enjoy the Independence Day Brunch at the all-day dining at The Square by paying only 72 per cent of the bill. Some of the dishes to try out are Tiranga Tandoori Sabzi, Mutton Roganjosh, Ghee Laddoo, Sugar Free Jangri and Carrot Halwa.
Cost: Brunch and dinner buffet without alcohol - INR 1044+, Brunch with Alcohol - INR 1404+, Special offers for army personnel.
This famous Thali place is celebrating Independence week from 10 - 15th August where there is a special Tiranga menu.
One can check out Tiranga Salad, Tiranga Lassi, Tirangi Dhokla, Tiranga Bread Pakoda, Tirangi Khandvi and some more such.
Cost: Weekdays - INR 450 and Weekends - INR 463 ( inclusive of taxes)
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First Innings, The Stadel, Kolkata
Freedom to Relish is the theme where the special menu for lunch and dinner will be served on both 14th and 15th. The A la carte menu will have some desi Soup, veg starters in Shuruat, Non-veg starters from Aroma of Coastal, Malai Kofta, Yakhni Gosht, Payoli Chicken Fry in the main course and Indian Breads, Daal and desserts.
Cost: INR 800 per person (inclusive of taxes)
Aromas - Kenilworth Hotel Kolkata
On 15th August, there is a special lunch buffet for the food lovers which will comprise of Phalhari Sheek Kebab, Desi Kukkad Tikka, Ajwaini Jal Tarang as appetisers, Pind da Chana Masala, Desi Dhaba Daal, Gosht Beliram, Keema Biryani amongst the mains and Chuski Teen Rang Ki , Tiranga Barfi, Kamla Rajbhog in desserts.
Cost: INR 1199 + per person
On 14th, there is special dinner buffet at Cal 27 along with beer and sangria and on 15th, the special Independence Day Buffet at Cal - 27 will have Gushtaba from Kashmir, Awadhi Gosht from Lucknow, Undhiyu from Gujarat, Gutta Curry from Rajasthan, Chanar Dalna from Bengal and some more
Cost: Dinner buffet on 14th - INR 1850 + per person and lunch on 15th INR 2150 + per person
Threesixtythree°, The Oberoi Grand Kolkata
The lunch buffet will be laid around colours of the national flag and Indian freedom movement. Some of the classics which will be available are - circuit house roast chicken, The grand shrimp cocktail, bread and butter pudding etc.
Cost: INR 1750 + per person without alcohol and INR 2500 + per person with alcohol
Alfresco, The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata
Alfresco the all-day dining at The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata will offer a discount of 25 per cent on food and soft beverages for their Independence day special brunch which costs INR 1750 ++ per person
The Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency Kolkata
The all-day dining at this place will offer Kashmir to Kanya Kumari - an indulgence in flavours across India. The menu will start chats like Dahi Bhalle, Dhokla, Pani Puri, Bharwan Aloo Tikki aur Chole. The main course will have Paneer Chaman and Mutton Rogan Josh from Kashmir, Akhrot and Amjeer ke Kofte and Butter Chicken from Punjab, Gatte ki Sabzi and Machhi Jaisalmandi from Rajasthan, Mati and Kolhapuri Chicken from Maharashtra and many more.
Cost: INR 1500 + per person
All the outlets of this Mughlai speciality restaurant will serve special dishes like Mutton Galawti Kebab, Kakori Kebab, Raan Biryani, Awadhi Handhi Biryani etc. This will be available for lunch and dinner both on 15th.
Cost: INR 900 ++ for 2 (app)
Falafel in Pita Pocket
Tri colour dishes of Falafel in Pita Pocket, Pita Bread with Hummus, Tandoori Prawn, and some more tri coloured preparations will be available from noon to midnight
Cost: INR 1000 + for 2
A true blue Kolkata foodie, Anindya loves cooking and eating his Kosha Mangsho. Anindya weaves stories around food as he believes exceptional food is an emotional experience. Previously a restauranter, now a passionate photographer and traveller, he runs a successful blog called Pikturenama and contributes to other publications.