The article was written in 2021.
Camac Street in Kolkata is probably one of the best places in the town if you want to experience Kolkata to the fullest. Situated right beside Park Street, which is also referred to as the dining district of Kolkata, Camac street has basically become a mini Park Street, but with its own charms.
You'll find almost all kinds of restaurants and establishments on Camac street. You will find good fine dining restaurants, you will find some of the best pubs and clubs in the town here, places with outdoor seating, great Sunday brunch places, Barbecue Restaurants, Restaurants serving all cuisines from all over the world!
It might be a little too confusing when it comes to choosing the right place for the right occasion when there are so many options. Camac Street is sort of like the party destination of Kolkata and is usually filled with people during the weekends. You have one restaurant after another.
Today we will be looking at some of the best establishments that you could visit in Camac Street!
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Best Fine dining restaurants in Camac Street:
1. SAZ - American Brasserie
SAZ has become one of the most famous places on Camac Street. They are a gourmet kitchen and a cocktail den. Recently opened, it took no time for this restaurant to become a bit hit! Just from the looks, you can tell this is a fine dining restaurant and it means business! The central dining room area is classy and elegant with minimalistic furniture coupled with an elegant monochrome floor design. Then you have got a massive bar fully equipped with every possible drink you can find on this half of the planet! This place is very picturesque. Talking about the food, they serve American, Italian, and Mexican cuisine on their menu, and let us tell you they have some really delicious food dishes on their spread that will leave you licking your fingers, especially their burgers! Definitely head to SAZ to experience fine dining and tasty food!
INR 1600, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
One of the newest additions to the restaurant scene in Camac Street, Mythh is a very good place to experience a first-class fine dining experience. They serve European and Pan Asian cuisine on their widespread buffet. If you ever wanted to treat your stomach and make it happiest, this is the place to go. Their buffet spread is huge, with a lot of variety of delicious food and the choicest of craft cocktails accompanying your food. Talking about the place, the decor and interior style they have chosen is simple and minimalistic, keeping the theme friendly and comfortable. With spacious seating arrangements and decent lighting, this place is a perfect restaurant to take your family to a good wholesome lunch or dinner buffet! The staff is really friendly and the service is impeccable. Talking about the food, you should really give their pork ribs and the entire dessert section!
INR 2600, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
If you ever wanted to feel royalty while you are having some of the most authentic and delicious food, you have to head to Kalash. Kalash is one of the most premium restaurants on Camac Street. This restaurant is a luxury restaurant with the most amazing fine dining experience. They serve authentic Indian and North-Western cuisine. The food is really cooked to perfection with the best locally sourced fresh ingredients. If you ask us, Kalash is probably our favorite restaurant in the area! If you love broccoli, you have to try their broccoli malai kebab, trust us when we tell you, it's one of the most delicious food dishes we have had in quite some time! If you love meat, then try their pesto mutton galauti kebab, you can thank us later! Talking about the place, it is really something! The copper and brass work on their ceiling brings the royalty into this place! You have to visit this place to appreciate the interiors, decor, and food!
INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
Best Budget-friendly restaurants:
4. Blue Poppy - Thakali
If you have never tasted Tibetan and Nepali cuisine, you should definitely try it and the best place to do that is Blue Poppy - Thakali! They serve some of the most delectable Tibetan and Nepali dishes! Blue Poppy is like a hidden gem on Camac Street! You probably would never have seen their decor and seating arrangement anywhere else in Kolkata, their decor really took inspiration from Buddhist and Nepali culture with wooden Nepali windows and Nepali Nawara lamps. With mattresses provided for you to sit on with low tables, you will feel like you have been transported to Nepal when you enter Blue Poppy. The food is also very simple, but very tasty. You should definitely try the Thakali thali to really enjoy their food! They are also known for their momos, you can try their special Thakali open momos!
INR 500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
If you love eggs as much as we do, you will instantly fall in love with Eggilicious! Eggilicious is a small restaurant in Camac Street and as the name suggests the entire menu has been prepared keeping one thing in mind - Eggs. That's right, their menu is full of egg-based dishes! Well not completely egg, they have chicken-based dishes as well. What feels like a very gimmicky idea, actually works, people love this place and it is almost always full! They use fresh ingredients to prepare their food and the food quality has no compromises as well. The service is fast even though they always run at full capacity. Talking about the interiors and decor, it is very yellow! The walls are painted yellow, the flooring is yellow, the furniture, which is in the shape of little eggs is in yellow, it's very striking, but works.
INR 250, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
6. Belgium Waffle CO.
Belgium Waffle CO. serves the best waffles in town! All food lovers who have a sweet tooth have definitely heard of this place and have visited it at least once. One of the best things about them is that they have a huge variety of waffles on their menu. Each one of them so tasty you would want to take every waffle on the menu with you! They even have some special waffle sandwiches where you get ice cream stuffed in between 2 waffles and several topping of you choosing. This small little establishment on Camac Street is a haven for every foodie who has a craving for eating something sweet. This small eatery is always sunning at full capacity, people all over the city love their waffles and sometimes travel quite some distance just to eat some waffles and treat their taste buds.
INR 400, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
Best Pubs and breweries:
7. Afra Tafri
Opened very recently, Afra Tafri has already caught up with the rest of the pubs in the city and become of the most happening places in town! This place is loved by youngsters. The entire establishment is made out of wood! The seating arrangement has plush and comfortable high and low chairs and tables and also sofas to relax and unwind while enjoying great music! You should see this place during the weekends, the darker it gets, the chattier this place becomes as more and more people walk in. The energy is so high, you will get grooving automatically seeing all these people around you just enjoying and having fun. This is the perfect spot to hang out with your squad. Talking about the food, they serve several cuisines like Bengali, Asian, Continental, and Chinese cuisine. Their signature dish is their pork belly and fried chicken. You should definitely visit this place to chill and have some fun!
INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
8. Shisha - Bar Stock Exchange
Shisha is one of the most popular pubs in town, back when it opened, it was the go-to place because of the uniqueness of the place. Even now, it has not lost its charm and is still a go-to place for many! If you're broke, but still want to go to a pub and have some fun, Shisha is the place to go, you get amazing offers on everything and the drinks are also relatively cheap compared to other pubs in the area. Talking about the place, it really has its charms, from the bricked walls to the cemented floors, to the high colorful chairs and a life-sized-Jenga to play with, huge windows letting the natural light come in, and exposed piping on the ceiling, everything together just makes it look perfect for a photoshoot! The entire experience of bidding for you drinks rather than buying has really become famous, people love to do this, which is why Shisha got really famous, really quick. Talking about the food, the food menu is petty basic, they serve Chinese and North Indian, the taste is good, but the service could be a little better.
INR 1500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
9. Monkey Bar
The monkey bar is one of the most famous pubs in Kolkata. They have got both indoor and outdoor seating arrangements. You'll find people who have first been to The Fatty Bao, which is situated right below the Monkey Bar, after having their fill with delicious food there, they head to Monkey bar to unwind and have some drinks and chit chat with their buddies. Their drinks menu is quite elaborate and they actually have some really fun cocktails. They have a huge smoking area as well just beside the outdoor seating. During match days, they roll down their huge screen for streaming the matches and during important matches, the place is jam-packed, with people cheering for their favorite teams, the place has such an energetic atmosphere! The food menu has Italian, Continental, and North Indian cuisines. You have also got hookah here and they have a lot of options when it comes to the hookah flavors. The staff is very friendly and would love to do small friendly banter with you and your gang. The service is decent at best, but it shouldn't cause an issue since you would love sitting here for hours and hours.
INR 1500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
Best Cafe's in Camac Street:
10. The 10e Cafe
It's the weekend, you had to get out of the clubs at 2 am since it's closing time, but you don't want to go home. No problem at all! You can head to the 10e Cafe, it's open till 4 in the morning! The 10e Cafe is the best after-party chilling spot for you and your gang! This cafe has all the essentials to keep the party going long after the party is over. With funky wall art, indoor as well as outdoor seating, comfortable plush chairs to keep you comfortable, great music, and also live music events that more often than not go on till late in the night. You also get hookah here to keep the party still going. They also have some really delicious food that you can feast on after partying all night long. You have got pasta, sandwich, pizza, fries, taco, and grilled meat. They even have an outdoor patio where you can get really comfortable and enjoy the pleasant weather during the winters. If you're a student, you can even get a 20% discount on the bill if you show them your ID card!
INR 700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
11. Tyre Patty
This hookah cafe is quite famous amongst the younger crowds and is always full. As the name suggests, Tyre Patty is a tyre themed cafe that is quite unique and has got its own charm! With seating arrangements made out of tyres and tables made out of glass tops put on a tyre, couple with neon lights, this place has very fun vibes to it. When the hookah smoke hits the neon lights, the place becomes even more pretty! With unique wall art and comfortable seating arrangements, this place can get really cozy really quickly and before you realize you have already spent hours here! This cafe is an only vegetarian place, but the food is really delicious! They serve cafe-styled Italian and Continental cuisines and also serve a variety of signature cocktails and mocktails as well. This place is definitely a hidden gem because it is not known to many people, but that's the beauty, since not many people know about Tyre Patty, those who know can comfortably head there and enjoy the ambiance and the service.
INR 850, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
There you have it, a complete guide to the best restaurants in Camac Street for you to explore and enjoy! These are some of the best in each type of establishment. So you can pick from any of the restaurants on this list according to your mood and we can guarantee you, you will have a great time! Be it for a good dinner, or a weekend brunch or if you're in the mood to have some signature cocktails and beer or simply wish to unwind at a cafe, you've got everything you need right here on this list. You only have to find your way to any of these places to have a good time!