Kolkata, famous for its rich culture and heritage is also home to the best rendition of Biryanis in India. You get all varieties of Biryanis here available across budgets. The biryanis here start as cheap as Rs. 50 per plate. Although this city has numerous Biryani outlets which are quite popular for their taste, we have handpicked a selection of our favorite Biryani serving outlets you must visit when in Kolkata.
One of the most popular Biryani places in town, which is also quite adored for its other extensive offerings besides their piquant Biryanis. In terms of ambiance, It has decent seating, perfect for family lunches. If you decide to visit, you must absolutely try their famous Mutton Biryani.
Must-haves: Mutton Seekh, Chicken Lahori, Mutton Pasinda, Haleem, Mughlai Food, Mutton Rezala
Cost for two: 600
Located in Park Street Area, Shiraz is home to great biryanis in town. The interiors will blow your mind & so will the taste. The gastronomical experience in the outlet will leave you stunned. This is a place where you won’t have to think twice about binging your fave Indian preparations, be it the taste or the ambiance. We recommend you to try their kebabs, biryani, chaap. Their desserts shouldn’t be missed.
Must-haves: Brain Masala, Chicken Chaanp, Mutton Pasinda, Mutton Chaap, Mutton Tikia, Tandoori Prawns.
Cost for two: 800
Although the place serves amazing biryanis, just biryanis won’t do justice to their name. Oudh 1590 is home to authentic Awadhi food. The opulent interior will surely make you feel like a royal yourself!. Their starters are a must-try. One can get some lip-smacking vegetarian dishes here as well.
Must-haves: Awadhi Dum Aloo, Murg Handi Biryani, Gosht Roghan Josh, Badam Sherbet, Gelawati Kebab, Galouti Kebab Platter
Cost for two: ₹1200
Originated in 1995, this chain has never failed to impress us. Talking particularly about this outlet in Kolkata, the interiors are as pleasing as their stellar service. If you like Mughlai, the place is bound to become your favorite after just one visit. We highly recommend you try their selection of biryanis, tikkas, curries, kebabs.
Must-haves: Murgh Karachi, Murgh Potli Kebab, Gosht Nihari, Mushroom Kabab, Peshawari Tikka, Butter Garlic Mushroom
Cost for two: 1000
Located in Park Circus Area, the restaurant is famous for its impressive spread of biryanis. It is said to be one of the oldest biryani outlets in Kolkata & their traditional recipes still retain the same delicious taste that did in the beginning. If you are a Biryani fanatic like us, we recommend you try their Royal Mutton Kofti (mutton ball) biriyani & Mutton Biryani Special. Just like their biryanis, their line-up of traditional desserts, especially Firni, Gajar Ka Halwa & Shahi Tukra are also sure to floor you.
Must-haves: Mutton Biryani, Keema Mutter, Mutton Chaanp, Dhania Chicken, Mutton Haleem, Mutton Pasinda, Shahi Tukra
Cost for two: 700
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