The idea of a romantic dinner with your loved one can really do wonders for your relationship. Simple things like taking your date out for a luxurious meal, accompanied with soothing music and champagne glasses filled to the brim, can really make for a magical evening. It is indeed a good way of expressing love and affection to your partner. Kolkata is home to many such restaurants where you not only get to gorge on delicious food and exotic cuisines, but also get to spend quality time with your beloved. Treat your date to a romantic candle-lit dinner, or a roof-top dinner with the endless starlit sky for a ceiling, and make your date a memorable one.
Kolkata is well-known for its array of delicious cuisines from across the globe. Sonargaon, situated in Taj Bengal, is a good place to gorge on some flavourful Indian cuisine and spend quality time with your date. The ambience wears a traditional look; complete with mud walls, cobbled flooring and traditional Indian music. Sonargaon offers an extensive menu and you can choose from an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delights. You can also try from a range of fish preparations cooked to perfection at Sonargaon. End your meal with Baileys infused kulfi, a rare dessert from the kitchens of Taj Bengal.
If you are looking to indulge your date with a fancy, luxurious meal, then Oberoi Grand is the place to visit. This luxury hotel houses Baan Thai, one of the most recognised Thai restaurants in the country. Baan Thai serves authentic Thai cuisine and the variety of food that they offer seems endless. Not just great in taste, the food is also great to look at since it is always presented well. Try the Paad Thai and Chendol Ice among their other specialties; your date will definitely be impressed. Indulge in the lap of luxury at Baan Thai. Both of you are bound to be amazed at the beautiful Oriental decor and the rich ambience of Oberoi Grand. It is the perfect place to celebrate your love and companionship.
La Cucina, located in Hyatt Regency, is famous for their Italian offering. It is a sophisticated dining venue with a warm and contemporary ambience, offering a wide variety of wine and authentic Italian cuisine. It is, thus, an ideal destination to take your date to if she is in the mood for some delicious Italian food. La Cucina also has an exclusive walk-through floor to ceiling wine library displaying over 150 bottles of old and new world wines. The library bar, with seating options, offers a wide selection of Italian, Australian, French and American wines. Also available are Italian aperitifs campari, martini, premium whisky and beers. The staff at the restaurant are professionally trained to guide the guests to make informed choices about which wine they could choose. And what better way to taste the best of wines from across the globe than with your date? You can settle down for authentic pasta, risotto or the fire wood pizza along with your selection of wine and enjoy a memorable evening.
If you are in Kolkata, a visit to former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly's speciality restaurant, Sourav's - The Food Pavilion, is a must. Sourav’s is Kolkata’s most happening multiplex restaurant and has four restaurants under one roof. You can choose from One Day - a 24-hour coffee shop, Over Boundary- a multi-cuisine restaurant, Maharaj - a flamboyant restaurant that serves royal food from North India, Kashmir and Afghanistan, and Prince of Cal - a lounge bar. With so many options under one roof, your date is going to be spoilt for choice. The ambience at Sourav's is pleasant and rich, and you are definitely going to enjoy the thrill of dining with your partner at this cricket star's restaurant.
Peshwari, located in ITC Sonar Bangla , is famous for their speciality North-West Frontier cuisine. This restaurant offers a sophisticated yet ethnic dining experience where the kitchen is part of the restaurant. If you are planning to treat yourself and your date to robust Peshawari cuisine, then this restaurant is a very good option. Peshawari offers a good mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delights. The food is cooked in clay ovens or tandoor, in the traditional style of the Indian North-West Frontier region. The bar, with its exotic offering of cocktails, and the live music ensure that dining here is an unforgettable experience. Experience royal taste and give your date a royal treat at Peshawari.
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Chew on this as you book a reservation at any of these restaurants and get set to pamper your date with gastronomical delights.