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4 places to go and taste the Durga Pooja cuisine.

4 places to go and taste the Durga Pooja cuisine.

Durga Pooja is celebrated with lot of pomp and show in most of the places in India. There are huge pandals where you can feel the air of Kolkata and get a glimpse of Bengali’s customs. But being overcrowded most of the people refuse or are not able to make to the pandals and so tend to miss the mouth watering Bengali cuisine. This year don’t be sad as you can still savor in the sumptuous Bengali food without going to the crowded pandals. Here’s a list of restaurants where you can savor the Bengali cuisine and much more without any pushing and crowding.

Special Puja Buffet at Souk


Souk presents a lavish Middle Eastern buffet spread on the occasion of Durga Puja. Savor a choice of delicious starters, seafood, grills, shawarma, rice, pitas and desserts. The Menu includes interesting food items like Fattesh hummus (Chickpea with yoghurt & tahina), Spinach fatayer (Oven baked pastry triangles filled with spinach and pine nuts), Haluwet jazar(Carrot cooked in Arabic ghee), Ashta bil asal (Stuffed homemade Turkish cheese) and many more.

Rejoice in Absolut Vodka and Unlimited Beer with the buffet.

Time: Oct 19 – Oct 22, 2015; 12: 30 PM – 11: 45 PM
Venue: Souk, Taj Bengal, 34 B, Belvedere Road, Alipore, Kolkata

A Flavor of Bengal at Sonargaon


Sonargaon is acclaimed for serving the celebrated cuisines of India in a truly ethnic environment. Discover the nuances of authentic traditional Bengal cuisine as you savor a Bengali Thali. The large platter is served with portions of different dishes like Topshe Fish fry, Golmorich mangsho and Bhapa Misti Doi prepared from households recipes of Bengal. Enjoy a regal touch as you dine out of silver!

Time: Oct 19 – Oct 22, 2015; 12:30 Hrs – 15:00 Hrs (Lunch) 19:30 Hrs – 00.00 Hrs (Dinner)
Venue: Sonargaon, Taj Bengal 34 Belvedere Road, Alipore , Kolkata

Delectable Buffet at The Hub



The Hub, the stylish multi-cuisine restaurant, is offering diners with elaborate lunch and dinner buffets on the eve of Durga Puja. The restaurant offers you varied choice in Continental and Indian cuisines like Smoked salmon and beckti duplex with spinach veloute, Tomato and aubergine galettes melted mozzarella & holy basil, Achari gosht, Chanar muthia and much more. The buffet also present a choice of regional favorites specially for you.

Time: Oct 19 – Oct 22, 2015
Venue: The Hub, Taj Bengal 34B Belvedere Road, Alipore , Kolkata

Durga Puja Celebrations at Buzz


Buzz invites you to indulge in a special buffet spread of local & International cuisine with your family and friends. The buffet is a must try, featuring a splendid international spread including Purbo and Paschim Bangla exotics, Western cuisines and local favorites, extensive range from seafood platter on ice, crunchy salads, local cuisine such as Murgh pulao, Koraishuti Diye Fulkopir bati Chorchori . Those with a sweet tooth can much on an array of delectable desserts that includes cheesecake, mud cake, home-made pastries and mithai from in house halwai.

The lavish buffet spread gives you a choice of: Two small pegs of scotch whiskey / two small pegs of absolut vodka / two glass of bacardi breezer / two glass of domestic beer.

Time: Oct 20 – Oct 22, 2015
Venue: Buzz – The Gateway Hotel, The Gateway Hotel EM Bypass Kolkata 1930, Rajdanga Main Road

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  1. Ria Basu

    October 3, 2016 at 6:38 PM

    Navratri is a Hindu festival that is known as the festival of 9 nights. During Navratri the nine manifestations of Durga, Navdurga are worshipped and revered.

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