On this Valentine’s Day, impress your loved one with the best of luxury that the city can provide. Classy interiors, butler service, food paired with wine or candlelit dinner by the pool, one is literally spoilt for choices. These are the top five restaurants, where you are bound to impress your date.
Grill by the Pool, Taj Bengal, Kolkata - Sparkling Wine, a specially curated five-course lavish dinner, an exclusive cabana overlooking the azure blue of the pool and candle lights on the table; what more do you need for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway? Bouquet of roses and a decadent dessert, and an exclusive box of chocolates waiting for you at the end of the meal, this is the magical evening that you were waiting for.
Price for individual Cabana - INR 25000 plus tax for a couple including a bottle of sparkling wine
Price for couple table - INR 10000 plus tax for a couple including a glass of sparkling wine
31 32, Rajarhat New Town, Kolkata - The vast expanse of Rajarhat - New Town area from this uber-luxe rooftop bar of Westin Kolkata is a treat to the eyes. Couple that with dinner, a glass of sparkling wine and live music with a male and female DJ and more. The Valentine’s Day specials have started from the 07th February until the 14th of February, each night presenting a new theme from a love potion to fling stories, haute and hot, to name a few.
Price for 2 - INR 2500 plus taxes
The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata - The poolside of The Oberoi Grand presents itself as an oasis in the midst of a busy city centre. Tall palm trees, star-lit night and poolside ambience with a specially curated love themed dinner awaits you on Valentine’s Day.
Price per person - INR 4000 plus tax
JW Lounge, JW Marriott Kolkata - Make it completely posh by taking your date to this exclusive barbeque dinner at private cabanas with the best of the proteins and alcohol on the offer. On a chilly February night, nothing better than a barbeque dinner under the sky.
Price for 2 - INR 8999 plus for a couple
Tea Pavilion, ITC Sonar - There cannot be anything more luxurious than this in Kolkata. Especially on Valentine’s day, one can experience a bespoke dinner with full butler service (they are pretty discreet) in an exclusive island on the Lily pool. The dinner is pre-planned with a four-course menu from either Peshawri, Dum Pukht, Pan Asian or Highland Nector. One could also pick from the signature dishes of Eden Pavilion for this pampering of the soul along with exotic beverages.
For someone who's run two restaurants, being a baker and cook par excellence comes easily to Madhushree . When she's not eating out, she's organizing her own pop ups or experimenting with regional recipes. Her experiments with food and her recipes are part of Pikturenama , where she's a co founder.