The Best Dining Destinations in Kolkata For A Memorable Poila Baisakh

It’s that time of the year again when we have the Bengali New Year knocking at the door. Being a Bong we cannot imagine Poila Baisakh without a great appetizing meal or the “Bhuribhoj”. Social Connoisseurs has thus curated two best destinations for making this poila Baisakh an immensely memorable one.

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JW Mariott

This is one of the best destinations to turn on the New Year festive spirits. With their Truly Bengali menu they would really make your Naboborsho the most appetizing one.

With the New Year all set to begin, JW Marriott Kolkata is excited to welcome this Poila Baisakh keeping the bangaliana in mind.  Celebrations begin at JW Kitchen with the quintessential Marriott flair. The multi-cuisine all day dining is serving choicest Bengali dishes all day for lunch, hi-tea and dinner.

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Begin your lunch with an exquisite ‘Aam Porar Sharbat’ or a ‘Gondhoraj Lebu Sharbat’. After that, move on to taste some of the locally popular dishes, curated JW Marriott Kolkata style. Try out the ‘Dimer Devil’, ‘Enchor Kalia’, and the classic ‘Kosha Mangsho’ and ‘Lucchi’. All of this and more are part of a grand buffet, priced at INR 1299 ++

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Our City of Joy is known for their “chai and adda”. Keeping that in mind, JW Marriott Kolkata has curated a hi-tea menu called Chai and Adda, priced at INR 650++. There will be a variety of live stations serving ‘Jhaal Muri’, ‘Phuchka’, ‘Egg Roll’, ‘Ghati Garam’ and other popular street food, true Kolkata Style.

If you give lunch and hi-tea a miss, definitely make it to the dinner buffet priced at INR 1299++, to try out ‘Kumro Phooler Bora’, ‘Kochi Pathar Jhol’ and ‘Posto Murghi’. Fish being a Bengali essential try out the assorted variety of fish – ‘Mourala’, ‘Loitta’, ‘Ilish’, ‘Chingri’ And ‘Rui’.

Poila Baisakh isn’t just about food, but it is also about music and fun. Enjoy some Baul gaan or relive your Durga Puja moments with Dhunuchi naach. This will happen at intervals accompanied with dhak, dhol, kashi, Arti dance and Kumor (pot) painting. JW Marriott Kolkata is all set to make your New Year special.  It is JW Marriott Kolkata’s first, so here’s wishing everyone a Shubho Noboborsho!


PoilaBaisakh Lunch Buffet -12:30 – 3:00 pm | 1299 ++ applicable taxes per person

PoilaBaisakh Evening Tea– 4:00 – 6:00 pm| 650++ applicable taxes per person

PoilaBaisakh Dinner Buffet–7:00 – 11:00 pm| 1299++ applicable taxes per person

 When:15th April 2017, Saturday

Where: JW Kitchen, JW Marriott Kolkata

4A, J.B.S Haldane Avenue, Kolkata – 700 015

For Reservations, please contact: 033 – 6633 0000

Monkey Bar: Celebrate Poila Baisakh in a Quirky Bengali style

Monkey Bar is throwing the first ever “Poila Baisakh Eve Party’ .We are playing on the idea of a traditional New year’s eve party but twisting it around and doing it  monkey style by celebrating on the eve of Bengali New Year on Friday  April 14th 2017.

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The party starts here this Friday April 14 itself, 2017 with the most amazing Poila Baisakh Eve Party ever only at Monkey Bar, Kolkata! Monkey Bar is going old school this April 14thand recreating the nostalgia of the much loved New Year’s Eve party of yesteryears celebrated at Kolkata’s iconic clubs.

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So gather the troops and come celebrate “Bengali New Year’s Eve” only at Monkey Bar for a one of its kind party experience that will surely bring back the nostalgia of the good ol’ days. The disco ball is up, the space is magically transformed and the stage is set for rocking live performances by ‘Paloma and Adil’ brought to you by Offbeat, a Kolkata based music collective, from 7:30 pm onwards. This will be followed by DJ Rwik, Monkey Bar’s resident DJ, spinning his tracks through the night so you can set the floor on fire with those sexy moves.

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Nothing starts a party like some brilliant cocktails and delicious food. So go-ahead and choose from our selection of delicious small plates. Order ‘Tikki of Joy’, ‘Devilled Fish’, ‘Mushroom Galouti’, ‘Saag Kebab’, ‘Baked Brie’, ‘Butterfly Chicken’ among the plethora of options. We will also be rolling out one – on –one offer on Kingfisher Beer, Jacob’s Creek Wines and Sangrias. Post 9 pm, it’s a la carte orders only so we invite you to raise a ‘Toast to Calcutta’ or take a walk down memory lane with ‘Old Fashioned on Camac’. Dance with the ‘Mama’s Girl’ or get your groove on with the‘Tipsy Sherbet’ or the ‘Hipster Smash’.

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What’s more – each table gets a complimentary dessert to wish that you retain just sweet memories of the year gone by! Swap your ‘Shada Shari Laal Paar’ for a trendy summer dress, put on your best dancing shoes and head out to Monkey Bar to ring in the New-Year- Monkey style! We’ve got everything in place to make this a night to remember! Wish you a ‘Shubo Noboborsho’ in advance.

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With all inviting Naboborsho celebrations, we bet you cannot wait to experience Poila Baisakh with

One comment

  • The food looks very delicious… I love the prevention of each dish… well the head chef of J W marriot is my close friend


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