The classic Bengali prefers ‘Luchi Alurdom’ (deep fried fluffy Bengali bread and potatoes in rich tomato based gravy) for breakfast. However, over the years their choice has evolved and they are looking for more variety. A few years back, a breakfast meant going to Flury’s on Christmas and devouring their many platters. Over the years, more options have given way to several joints making a mark in this capacity.
Here are the Top breakfast joints in Kolkata that will make you fall in love with your mornings again!
Address: 18, Park Street Area, Kolkata
Timings: 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, Continental, Bakery, Desserts
Cost For Two: Rs. 1350 approx.
One of the oldest confectionaries located in the most popular street, Park Street, is iconic not only for its food but ambience also. This old European cafe has been renovated to give it a contemporary look but still retains its old world charm and everlastingness. The must haves are the cold coffee, open Swiss sandwiches, mushroom cream on toast and their signature all-day breakfast. Don’t miss the plum cakes during Christmas.
Address: Terita Bazar, Tiretti, Kolkata
Contact No.: Not Avaiable
Timings: 5:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Cost For Two: Rs. 500 approx.
The fabulous Chinese breakfast in Kolkata is very popular at Tiretti Bazaar. Bite into the pork bao, chicken dim sums, prawn chips, crab chips and steamed pork, and you would have tasted heaven. Winter mornings make for a lovely visit to this place. The dips and sauces are very unique.
Address: First Floor, Platinum Mall, 31, Elgin Road, Elgin, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 3099 1303
Timings: 7:30 AM – 11:00 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, American, European
Cost For Two: Rs. 1100 approx.
Located in central Kolkata, this cafe which is comparatively new serves one of the best breakfasts in town. The ambience adds to the awesome experience. The decor which consists of a motorcycled theme, bike paintings adorning the walls, leather jackets, and a Harley Davidson on display sums up the spectacular setting you will be in. All-American platters, Hangover cure breakfasts in Kolkata with eggs, bacon, sandwiches, salad buffets, pink salmon benedict, classic waffles and extra bacon with everything are the must haves. Indulge yourself in board games while you wait for the order.
Address: 73 & 75, Lake Market Area, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 2464 1960 033 2464 0941
Timings: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Cuisines: South Indian
Cost For Two: Rs. 400 approx.
This is one of the best places for South Indian breakfast in Kolkata. A Madras cafe that offers simple food, nice filter coffee and prompt service. The Mysore Dosa, Steamed Idlis, Rasam Vada and Medu Vada will simply melt in your mouth.
Address: 1st Floor, The Regency, 6 Hungerford Street, Opposite Birla High School, Minto Park, Kolkata
Contact No.: +91 98748 24561 033 2290 0908
Timings: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Cuisines: Continental, North Indian, Italian, South Indian, Salad
Cost For Two: Rs. 1500 approx.
If you are looking for extravagant buffet spreads, this should be your go to place for breakfast. The decor is brilliant and the ambience breathtaking. The bright lavender and pink embroidered wall papers and blood red couches give the place an exquisite look. Spoil yourself from the spread of cold cuts, cheese platters, eggs and fillings, and pancakes and waffles.
Address: 18, Anil Moitra Road, Mandeville Gardens, Ballygunge, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 2440 6260
Timings: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Cuisines: Fast Food, Desserts
Cost For Two: Rs. 150 approx.
This place serves one of the Best Bengali breakfasts in Kolkata. If you are looking for simple comfort food for the soul, you should visit this place. This is a small outet which serves delicious Bengali food. The Hing Kachoris, Khasta Kachoris, Radha Ballabi (kachoris stuffed with dal served with a peas potato vegetable), phoolgobi singara (cauliflower samosa) and the indispensable chai are must haves.
Balwant Singh’s Eating House
Address: 10/B, Harish Mukherjee Road, Near Bhawanipur Gurudwara, Bhawanipur, Kolkata
Contact No.: +91 99039 75361
Timings: 4:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Cuisines: North Indian
Cost For Two: Rs. 450 approx.
To enjoy Breakfast dhaba style in Kolkata this is the place you must visit. The masala chai is simply amazing and will wake you up from your slumber. Experience cuisines like a local and try their Kachoris and Doodh Cola.
Address: 3/5, Biplabi Anukai Chandra Street, Chandni Chowk, Kolkata
Timings: 6:00 AM -11:00 PM
Cuisines: North Indian
Cost For Two: Rs. 450 approx.
If Mughlai breakfast in Kolkata is your favourite choice, this place is where you should go. Be aware though that this joint is not for the calorie conscious person. As you savour on the sweet milk tea with laccha paratha and dal gosht or mutton keema, you might put on a few kilos but you will go back with sweet memories.
Address: 66/2B, Purna Das Road, Hindustan Park, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 4063 7038 033 2464 6422
Timings: 7:30 AM – 10:45 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, Italian, Continental, Fast Food
Cost For Two: Rs. 1000 approx.
Relatively a new entrant in the city, this a quaint little cafe which serves delectable Non Veg Club Sandwich and English breakfast Combo in Kolkata. Ideal for the calorie conscious, this place welcomes you with its fenced sitting area adorned with owl decorations.
Address: Floatel, 9/10, Kolkata Jetty, Strand Road, Dalhousie BBD Bagh, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 2213 7777 +91 86979 71676
Timings: Open 24 Hours
Cuisines: Continental, North Indian, Mughlai
Cost For Two: Rs. 1600 approx; Rs. 250 for a Pint of Beer approx.
This is a 24 hour cafe and the bonus is that you can enjoy your breakfast while watching the sunrise over the Hooghly. The experience will leave you mesmerised. The food is appetising and the ambience is brilliant. Overall, it is an awesome experience.