Kolkata, as you know is popular for many things, and one of them is food. The youngsters need some hangout places to spend some time after college hours. So, we are sharing the Best student-friendly cafes in Kolkata.

Address: 175/A, Motilal Nehru Road, Desapriya Park, Kolkata
Contact No.: +91 98742 17751
Timings: 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM


Cost For Two: Rs. 900 approx.
If you are a fan of the F.R.I.E.N.D.S TV series, then you will surely love this joint that will take you down the memory lane just like Central Perk. Mahima Bachhawat, her sibling and cousins opened this cafe in the basement of their house while purchasing memorabilia from various places. The dishes in the menu are also named after the food they ate in that sitcom and though it’s pure vegetarian, you will definitely enjoy it.

Dolly’s Tea Shop
Address: Dakshinapan Shopping Complex, Shop No. G 62, Dhakuria, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 2423 6445
Timings: 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM

Dolly’s Tea Shop
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Cost For Two: Rs. 350 approx.
Like many cafes, this Student-friendly cafe in Kolkata too has its specialties. Cocoa Masala Tea and Chicken Sandwich are the must-tries. This joint has a cosy seating area as well. Kolkata and tea complement each other well. If you have had a long hectic day and would like to chill with your best friend and a hot cup of tea, then do visit this place.

Pams Cafe
Address: 31, Ramtanu Lahiri, Block D, New Alipore, Kolkata
Contact No.: +91 98304 21323
Timings: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost For Two: Rs. 350 approx.
A cosy, tiny place in the streets of Kolkata, you will find this Student cafe in Kolkata providing a homely feel. While you enjoy your hearty meal, you can pick a book from the shelf and read away to glory. A Pocket-friendly place for students in Kolkata.

Oh! Calcutta
Address: 3rd Floor, Silver Spring Arcade, E.M. Bypass, Science City Area, Kolkata
Contact No.: +91 75500 76005
Timings: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Oh! Calcutta

Cost For Two: Rs. 1800 approx; Rs. 155 For a Pint of Beer approx.
With 2 outlets in the city, they have surely made the Bengalis happy. People who have visited them have loved their ambience and that’s one of the things we look for in a café or restaurant, with off course food being another deciding factor. This place offers a delicious variety of fish preparations and seafood lovers can hog on food here to their heart’s content. It’s not a pocket friendly place, but if you do feel like splurging once in a while then you can go to this joint for a nice meal.

Mrs Magpie
Address: 570, Lake Terrace Rd, Hindustan Park, Gariahat, Kolkata
Contact No.: 086 9773 1491
Timings: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Mrs Magpie

Cost For Two: Rs. 500 approx.
Breakfast, WiFi and desserts! A blissful combination, isn’t it? Mrs. Magpie has the cutest ambience with the best quality of cakes and desserts. Have a sweet tooth? Then visit this place because you will love every bit of it. The decor undoubtedly has a very calm and relaxed atmosphere. Many have rated the food and ambience 4/5. Is this place on your bucket list yet?

Indian Coffee House
Address: 15, Bankim Chatterjee Street, College Street, Kolkata
Contact No.: +91 98315 24116
Timings: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Indian Coffee House

Cost For Two: Rs. 200 approx.
As per the locals, this has got to be the most Famous student-friendly joint in Kolkata. You are bound to find your college friends or mostly youngsters chilling here. A variety of Chinese and fast food options are available here, but you must try the recommended dishes which are; Mutton Kabiraji, Veg Cutlet, Chicken Afghani and Mutton Cutlet.

Address: 18A, Park Street, Park Street area, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 4000 7453
Timings:  7:30 AM – 10:00 PM


Cost For Two: Rs. 1350 approx.
Flury’s offers bakery items, desserts and continental food. The ambience is very elegant and it gives a complete heritage look. Tickle you taste buds with their mouth-watering food menu. If you are bored of your regular hangout spots, and are looking for a classy place, then you should try this option. A very friendly and welcoming staff with a variety of options to choose from.

Address: 25, Park St, Taltala, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 2265 4300
Timings: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM


Cost For Two: Rs. 1050 approx.
Another friendly joint in Park Street is here to serve you the best dishes. As per the recommendations by customers, you must try their Chicken Paprika, Angels on Horseback, Fish a la Diane, Chicken a la Kiev, Yorkshire Pork Chops, Devilled Crab, Fish Florentine, and Chicken Cordon Bleu.

Chai Break
Address: 60/1, Chowringhee Road, Near Rabindra Sadan Metro Station, Elgin, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 3099 0113
Timings: 11:00 AM – 5:00 AM

Chai Break

Cost For Two: Rs. 1000 approx.
A one stop destination for the best pizzas and definitely a Students favourite joint in Kolkata. The best part about this place is that it can even satisfy your midnight cravings. Besides their pizzas, we recommend you to try their Mixed Sauce Pasta, Cheese Garlic Bread, Choco-mint Shake and Mint Mojito.

Address: 209, Karnani Estate, A.J.C. Bose Road, Park Circus Area, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 3020 7406
Timings: 10:30 AM – 2:00 AM


Cost For Two: Rs. 1100 approx.
Every place has its own beauty and this one offers live music. Along with the ambience being 10/10, they also have other entertainment options. Go, swing along and enjoy live sports screening, live music, delicious continental and Italian cuisines and free WiFi. A combination of all this can leave us hanging around here for hours.