Iconic Restaurants That Make Park Street A Foodies’ Paradise


Bengalis are gourmets who can love and appreciate good food in the true sense of the term. Whether you offer us a plate of aromatic Biryani or those delicious strands of noodles coated , a scoop of ice cream or a piece of luscious cake, we savour them all equally delightfully. Bengalis are inseparably related to Kolkata and what is Kolkata without those iconic food joints in Park Street? Think food, think of Park Street.




Life seems meaningless if you don’t get t dig your fangs in the quintessential chelo kebab and chicken steak sizzler. What else could justify the unending queues of food lovers waiting patiently for hours during the peak times in front Peter Cat?



If you wish to enjoy those steaks and grills in a perfectly warm ambience, Mocambo is just the place for you. Buzzing with a cheerful crowd on any breezy Kolkata evening, Mocambo has a lot to offer in terms of Devilled Crabs, Chicken Paprika, Fish Florentine and Pork Chops.



It would be sheer foolishness if you don’t taste the continental offerings of this iconic restaurant of Park Street. Risottos, Lasagne or Spaghetti- check out these continental dishes on a lazy Sunday afternoon, especially if you are in no mood for those long queues!



If you are in mood for some good Chinese food at pocket-friendly rates in a warm and cosy ambience, Bar-B-Q is surely the place to be. Kung Pao chicken, Devil’s Chicken, Spring Rolls and Garlic Noodles- choose whatever suits your taste buds! The best part is that your friend, who is not so fond of Chinese food, will get to taste quality North Indian food as well!



This is almost like a heritage restaurant of Park Street. Life seems futile without having to taste that spicy shredded lamb accompanied by some good red wine! If you are visiting Kolkata for the first time and wish to create some happy memories with a mixed grill platter, steaks and roasted lamb, don’t forget visiting Trincas.



One of the oldest restaurants of Park Street, Moulin Rouge allows you to choose from an assortment of soups, appetizers, salads, sizzlers, meat and chicken delicacies, tandoori items and rice speciality. It also offers staple Chinese dishes that you can enjoy anytime. So what are you waiting for?


Park Street is surely the heaven of all you food lovers. These iconic joints are a must visit if you are in Kolkata. Haven’t visited them yet? Make the most of this festive season then!


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  1. May 19, 2016

    […] in Stephen Court, Park Street area, Peter Cat restaurant happens to be one of the oldest establishments in Kolkata. The intimate dining room, the […]

  2. June 1, 2020

    […] P.S.- I have deliberately kept Mocambo and Peter Cat out of the list. These are legendary outlets that have stood the test of time. In fact, they are among the pioneers in the field of serving Continental food in Kolkata in the form of Chelo Kebabs and Sizzlers. They feature as top iconic restaurants that make Park Street a foodies’ paradise. […]

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