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Ultimate Guide to Best Rooftop Restaurants in Kolkata

Good food, great view, amazing vibes and ambiance, and the best company. Here is your guide to best rooftop restaurant for a perfect evening.

If you are someone who loves to enjoy a great view overlooking the city while you enjoy your meal or a couple of drinks with either your friends or your loved ones, rooftop restaurants are the place to go!

Watching the sunset while you're having a great time, sipping your cocktail, and making great memories on a rooftop lounge or bar or a rooftop restaurant is one of the best experiences you can have.

If you're a sucker for such experiences, Kolkata - the city of joy, will not disappoint you. You have some of the most awesome city skyline views visible from the restaurants mentioned in today's list.

You can easily up your game and take your dating scenes to the next level if you choose to take your better half on a date to any of the places mentioned in the list. Turn your normal, mostly boring date into a romantic candlelight dinner, overlooking the beautiful city coming to life when the sun sets, enjoying some of the most delicious food these places have to offer. Make the most out of it and make it a romantic dinner that your partner will not forget!

Apart from having a great view to look at, all these places have delicious food that'll engross your taste buds. You'll get to taste global cuisine, mind-blowing dessert, and world-class ambiance. Good food, great view, amazing vibes and ambiance, and the best company. What more do you want to make your evening into the perfect evening?

So let's not waste any more time and get right into it!

1. The Wise Owl Steakhouse, Gol Park

To start the list off, let's begin with a rooftop restaurant that is in the busiest area of the city, you have a cafe downstairs as well, but the main attraction of this place is definitely the rooftop steakhouse. It is said that you could find the best brunch in Kolkata on the rooftop. As the sun starts to set and the weather gets pleasant, you must try their signature dish - steak, as the name suggests, they specialize in steak, and boy oh boy! they don't fail to impress, they have some of the best steaks in the entire city! you'll be too busy licking your fingers after you're finished. Your stomach would be full, but your taste buds will still ask for more of the delicious food you get here. Apart from steak, you could also give their sizzlers a shot, they are equally delicious.

The Wise Owl Steakhouse

INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

2. Capella - Altair Boutique Hotel, Salt Lake

No amount of compliments would be enough for this rooftop restaurant. The entire decor of this place makes you feel like you're sitting in a restaurant in Dubai! Located on the 20th floor of the Altair hotel, you get some of the best views of the city from this rooftop restaurant. This place oozes luxury, the decor, the miniature palm trees, creepers growing on the walls all make it an unforgettable experience for you. This is the one place that can set the mood for anything you'd want, if you want you can take your partner for a very romantic date or you could head here with your buddies for spending an evening enjoying the cocktails and DJ or you could head here with your family as well to enjoy the great food they serve. This place can set the ambiance to the way you want to! You must try their Sunday brunch, cheesecake, peri fries, and Ramen. Another thing you could try is their finger food. They are the first restaurant in Kolkata to serve bite-sized food portions!

Capella - Altair Boutique Hotel

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

3. What's Up, Southern Avenue

If you're looking for a rooftop place where you can hang out with your friends and have a great time, this place should be first on your list. This is a good restaurant on Southern avenue that serves good food, plays good music, an amazing view overlooking the city skyline, and great party vibes. You can sit back, relax and sip on your drinks while enjoying the view from this open-air rooftop bar. Their menu is also quite good, leaving you with great food, the staff here are very friendly as well, adding to your entire experience. One very unique aspect of this restaurant is that you have a miniature foot jacuzzi-spa-like seating, it's like you're getting your manicure done while you're sipping your beers and cocktail. This is one of those places where you can sit back and have hour-long conversations with your friends and have a great time!

What's Up

INR 1700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

4. Smoke Shack - Radisson Kolkata, Ballygunge

Located on the top of Radisson Kolkata, in the plush location of Ballygunge is Smoke Shack, a very stylish and picturesque rooftop lounge and eatery. Designed to resemble the shacks of Goa, this place has comfortable loungers and a neon-lit bar to enhance and better the ambiance. The Smoke Shack's specialty is ‘tandoor or grilled cuisine and they back their claims by providing some of the best food you'll ever have! You also get live music, an in-house DJ, and a dedicated dance floor for all those enthusiasts who'd like to show off their moves! You also can lounge by their infinity pool and have your drinks to make the most of them while looking at the skies and admiring the beauty of it all. You must definitely try their teriyaki chicken when you visit them, you will not regret it!

Smoke Shack - Radisson Kolkata

INR 3000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

5. Club Fenicia, Salt Lake

We are told, Club Fenicia is Asia's largest luxury lounge and you'll definitely feel it the minute you enter inside. The entire place just screams grandeur and luxury! Both the interior and the exterior would leave you awestruck, this is one place that you'll have to visit to believe, it's spectacular, so spectacular that you would spend the entire time admiring the rooftop lounge more than the equally beautiful city skyline views it offers. You literally have 3 different zones within the lounge, all of which are more luxe than the previous one, letting you experience the rooftop lounge 3 times, each time you leave with an entirely different experience. You have "Glint", their luxury lounge section, where you can chill with friends, you then have private gazebos and cabanas where you can take your partner for a romantic dinner date which has a private butler service to offer, next you have their luxury bar, where you can sit back and relax, drink in hand and unwind to good music and open-air environment, to get a panoramic view of the city head to "Mist" their luxury rooftop bar and restaurant, end your journey through this luxury rooftop lounge at "prego", where you can cherish gourmet meals from all over the world! Do try their Sushi when you visit them, other dishes are quite good as well, but the Sushi does stand out and deserve a special shoutout.

Club Fenicia

INR 2000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

6. Zucca Lounge, Southern Avenue

This is more of a classy spot, a perfect place for you to have a great time over the weekend, sipping on your drinks, having conversations with your buddies, and eating good food. This rooftop lounge features an all-white decor and looks like it's straight out of your Pinterest board. Zucca lounge is a very picturesque place, so when you plan to visit this place, make sure to dress up and get camera ready, because you're going to be clicking a lot, I mean a lot of photos! You have a cute little white cabana as the seating arrangements, which is very comfortable. The fairy lights hung above you light up your cabanas and create very cozy vibes, you can spend hours and hours chit-chatting and catching up with your friends. The wooden flooring and interiors keep the place very warm and bring up the whole appeal of the place, making it more beautiful and elegant. Don't just think this place is all looks and nothing else. Their menu is quite exquisite and you'll find dishes from different cuisines to satisfy your taste buds. Just keep in mind that the rooftop opens at 6 in the evening, so don't expect to have your lunch on the rooftop. To have the best experience and to have an unforgettable and delicious meal, you must definitely give their Manchow Soup, Prawn Wrap Salad, Barbeque Chicken Pizza, and red Thai Curry.

Zucca Lounge

INR 1500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

7. Ozora, Park Street

Located on the top floor, 20th floor of the Acropolis mall is Ozora a fine-dining rooftop restaurant and lounge. It's a fairly recently opened establishment, only 2 years old, but has definitely made its name in the fine-dining restaurants in the city in the Park Street area. The tasty food it offers coupled with the mesmerizing view of the city makes a perfect combination for a romantic date for everyone who's interested. They claim their food and menu as eclectic, and it certainly lives up to it. Whatever you order, you'll be completely satisfied, their menu has a variety of dishes from different cuisines which are cooked to perfection. This rooftop restaurant is known for its spacious seating arrangement, elegant decor, and terrace Skydeck. The best time to visit this place is during the winters when the sun starts to set in the skyline of the city, the golden hour lights up the place making it one of the most breathtaking views you can get of the skyline, and then slowly watch the city come to life as the lights are up to throughout the city. Grab a table, order your food, sip your drinks, and have an amazing time at this beautiful establishment. You'll want to come again and again to this place just for the experience. You would hardly miss the air-conditioning with the open-air setup of this sky lounge, with the breeze flowing through your hair continuously. You can try out their hookahs, and make sure you definitely do not miss the Moroccan Chicken and Burgers when you visit this place!

Ozora

INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

8. Blue & Beyond, New Market Area

If you decide to unwind and get away from the bustling city life of Kolkata, Blue & Beyond is the place to visit. Sit under the star-lit sky and enjoy the view of the New Market area and see as far as the Victoria Memorial from this rooftop restaurant. We would recommend you to visit this rooftop restaurant twice, once in the daytime and once again after sundown to enjoy both experiences. They're both worth it and you would like both views. The decor is pretty simple and elegant, with scattered plants all over the establishment and with candlelights on your tables, it'll automatically become a magical and romantic dinner when you visit with your partner. That does not mean you can not visit this place with your friends, in fact, this rooftop restaurant is considered to be one of the best places to hang out with your friends and have lots of laughter and conversations, to make your evening a memorable one. There's slow music playing in the background and with the continuous breeze, you'll automatically find yourself in a very comfortable environment to lighten your mood and spend hours gossiping and having tasty food. If you're ever in the New Market area and looking for a place either for a date or a place to hang out with your friends, this establishment must be on top of your list. While you are there, do try out their chocolate brownie sizzler, lamb chop sizzler, and chicken teriyaki.

Blue & Beyond

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

9. The Orient, Salt Lake

Another gem when it comes to rooftop restaurants. The first thing that'll catch your eye is the very interesting decor of this establishment. Although Kolkata has some really good places that serve Chinese cuisine, this place deserves a special place in that list, if not on the top. It takes the Chinese cuisine and adds its one-of-a-kind Indian and Hakka influence, making the menu and spread of dishes unique only to theirs. The Orient has an open-air seating arrangement, letting you enjoy the beautiful view of the city skyline. It's a great place to take your family out for a good dinner. You'll find the staff very friendly and with live music and live sports screening option, this place is usually never empty. So if you're bored of regular Chinese food and want to try something new and tasty, head to this establishment and you'll not be disappointed. The orient more than deserves a spot in this list and you should definitely keep this in your go-to rooftop restaurants in Kolkata! This place serves Japanese, Thai and Chinese cuisines for you to choose from. Whatever you order, it's going to be delicious and mouth-watering. Seafood is also one of their specialties. If you're at the Orient, you must definitely give their Sushi platter, Green chicken curry, and Pad Thai noodles a try! You can definitely bookmark this rooftop restaurant for your next family outing.

The Orient

INR 1700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

10. Splash - Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista, Chinar Park

This rooftop restaurant looks like it's a set straight out of a movie set! It's a very scenic and picturesque location, click! click!...time to start clicking photos! You've got cabanas just by the pool overlooking the city skyline, with just the right amount of lighting and the perfect decor, this rooftop restaurant is one of the most beautiful restaurants you'll find in Kolkata. Not saying that the food is not bad, but you'll spend more time admiring the interiors than the food! Wine and dine under a canopy of stars and moonlight when you're visiting this establishment, you'll surely remember it and you'll want to go there again and again. It's a very small and cozy establishment where you can spend hours chilling with your buddies, sipping your drinks, clicking photos, and creating memories! As the sun sets and city lights are lit, you'll get to witness the real beauty of the city of joy! This is a great spot to celebrate a birthday party. You'll find very good continental cuisine and a wide variety of dishes to choose from. If you're headed in that direction, please visit Splash and try their - stir-fried prawns, tex-mex style chicken wings, and achari paneer tikka.

Splash

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

11. Alfresco - The Lalit Great Eastern, Chowringhee

Although not exactly a rooftop restaurant, Alfresco is an in-house terrace restaurant of The Lalit Great Eastern hotel. This place has a terrace made of lattice ceiling giving it a very distinctive look and not to mention the view of the city this establishment provides is second to none! You'll continuously be looking around to find new and interesting parts of this establishment's interior and decor and spend most of your time appreciating the detailed work being done on the place. The atmosphere in this establishment spells luxury and you'll certainly feel like your a dining at a premium restaurant. Being a 4-star hotel, the service you'll expect from this restaurant is spectacular, with the staff very friendly and welcoming. If you're looking for a premium fine-dining experience, this is the place to go. A lot of people prefer this establishment for the impeccable ambiance and great food. They serve Chinese, Anglo-Indian, Bengali, and Mughlai cuisines, offering a wide spread of dishes to choose from. Some of their must-try dishes are - Smoked Salmon, Tibetan Thukpa, Risotto Gambroni, Baked Fish, and also their Sunday brunch. Although the prices are on the higher side, you'll definitely not regret coming to this place every once in a while to indulge in this luxury and fine-dining experience.

Alfresco

INR 4000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

Kolkata has a lot of places where you can find amazing food. But this right here is your list of all the great rooftop restaurants and lounges where you could head if you'd like to enjoy some of the best food in the city along with spectacular views of the city. The Summer season would be soon upon us, so before it starts getting hotter and more humid, quickly check off all the establishments from this list while you can still enjoy the pleasant weather.

Eats

Ultimate Guide to Best Rooftop Restaurants in Kolkata

Good food, great view, amazing vibes and ambiance, and the best company. Here is your guide to best rooftop restaurant for a perfect evening.

If you are someone who loves to enjoy a great view overlooking the city while you enjoy your meal or a couple of drinks with either your friends or your loved ones, rooftop restaurants are the place to go!

Watching the sunset while you're having a great time, sipping your cocktail, and making great memories on a rooftop lounge or bar or a rooftop restaurant is one of the best experiences you can have.

If you're a sucker for such experiences, Kolkata - the city of joy, will not disappoint you. You have some of the most awesome city skyline views visible from the restaurants mentioned in today's list.

You can easily up your game and take your dating scenes to the next level if you choose to take your better half on a date to any of the places mentioned in the list. Turn your normal, mostly boring date into a romantic candlelight dinner, overlooking the beautiful city coming to life when the sun sets, enjoying some of the most delicious food these places have to offer. Make the most out of it and make it a romantic dinner that your partner will not forget!

Apart from having a great view to look at, all these places have delicious food that'll engross your taste buds. You'll get to taste global cuisine, mind-blowing dessert, and world-class ambiance. Good food, great view, amazing vibes and ambiance, and the best company. What more do you want to make your evening into the perfect evening?

So let's not waste any more time and get right into it!

1. The Wise Owl Steakhouse, Gol Park

To start the list off, let's begin with a rooftop restaurant that is in the busiest area of the city, you have a cafe downstairs as well, but the main attraction of this place is definitely the rooftop steakhouse. It is said that you could find the best brunch in Kolkata on the rooftop. As the sun starts to set and the weather gets pleasant, you must try their signature dish - steak, as the name suggests, they specialize in steak, and boy oh boy! they don't fail to impress, they have some of the best steaks in the entire city! you'll be too busy licking your fingers after you're finished. Your stomach would be full, but your taste buds will still ask for more of the delicious food you get here. Apart from steak, you could also give their sizzlers a shot, they are equally delicious.

The Wise Owl Steakhouse

INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

2. Capella - Altair Boutique Hotel, Salt Lake

No amount of compliments would be enough for this rooftop restaurant. The entire decor of this place makes you feel like you're sitting in a restaurant in Dubai! Located on the 20th floor of the Altair hotel, you get some of the best views of the city from this rooftop restaurant. This place oozes luxury, the decor, the miniature palm trees, creepers growing on the walls all make it an unforgettable experience for you. This is the one place that can set the mood for anything you'd want, if you want you can take your partner for a very romantic date or you could head here with your buddies for spending an evening enjoying the cocktails and DJ or you could head here with your family as well to enjoy the great food they serve. This place can set the ambiance to the way you want to! You must try their Sunday brunch, cheesecake, peri fries, and Ramen. Another thing you could try is their finger food. They are the first restaurant in Kolkata to serve bite-sized food portions!

Capella - Altair Boutique Hotel

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

3. What's Up, Southern Avenue

If you're looking for a rooftop place where you can hang out with your friends and have a great time, this place should be first on your list. This is a good restaurant on Southern avenue that serves good food, plays good music, an amazing view overlooking the city skyline, and great party vibes. You can sit back, relax and sip on your drinks while enjoying the view from this open-air rooftop bar. Their menu is also quite good, leaving you with great food, the staff here are very friendly as well, adding to your entire experience. One very unique aspect of this restaurant is that you have a miniature foot jacuzzi-spa-like seating, it's like you're getting your manicure done while you're sipping your beers and cocktail. This is one of those places where you can sit back and have hour-long conversations with your friends and have a great time!

What's Up

INR 1700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

4. Smoke Shack - Radisson Kolkata, Ballygunge

Located on the top of Radisson Kolkata, in the plush location of Ballygunge is Smoke Shack, a very stylish and picturesque rooftop lounge and eatery. Designed to resemble the shacks of Goa, this place has comfortable loungers and a neon-lit bar to enhance and better the ambiance. The Smoke Shack's specialty is ‘tandoor or grilled cuisine and they back their claims by providing some of the best food you'll ever have! You also get live music, an in-house DJ, and a dedicated dance floor for all those enthusiasts who'd like to show off their moves! You also can lounge by their infinity pool and have your drinks to make the most of them while looking at the skies and admiring the beauty of it all. You must definitely try their teriyaki chicken when you visit them, you will not regret it!

Smoke Shack - Radisson Kolkata

INR 3000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

5. Club Fenicia, Salt Lake

We are told, Club Fenicia is Asia's largest luxury lounge and you'll definitely feel it the minute you enter inside. The entire place just screams grandeur and luxury! Both the interior and the exterior would leave you awestruck, this is one place that you'll have to visit to believe, it's spectacular, so spectacular that you would spend the entire time admiring the rooftop lounge more than the equally beautiful city skyline views it offers. You literally have 3 different zones within the lounge, all of which are more luxe than the previous one, letting you experience the rooftop lounge 3 times, each time you leave with an entirely different experience. You have "Glint", their luxury lounge section, where you can chill with friends, you then have private gazebos and cabanas where you can take your partner for a romantic dinner date which has a private butler service to offer, next you have their luxury bar, where you can sit back and relax, drink in hand and unwind to good music and open-air environment, to get a panoramic view of the city head to "Mist" their luxury rooftop bar and restaurant, end your journey through this luxury rooftop lounge at "prego", where you can cherish gourmet meals from all over the world! Do try their Sushi when you visit them, other dishes are quite good as well, but the Sushi does stand out and deserve a special shoutout.

Club Fenicia

INR 2000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

6. Zucca Lounge, Southern Avenue

This is more of a classy spot, a perfect place for you to have a great time over the weekend, sipping on your drinks, having conversations with your buddies, and eating good food. This rooftop lounge features an all-white decor and looks like it's straight out of your Pinterest board. Zucca lounge is a very picturesque place, so when you plan to visit this place, make sure to dress up and get camera ready, because you're going to be clicking a lot, I mean a lot of photos! You have a cute little white cabana as the seating arrangements, which is very comfortable. The fairy lights hung above you light up your cabanas and create very cozy vibes, you can spend hours and hours chit-chatting and catching up with your friends. The wooden flooring and interiors keep the place very warm and bring up the whole appeal of the place, making it more beautiful and elegant. Don't just think this place is all looks and nothing else. Their menu is quite exquisite and you'll find dishes from different cuisines to satisfy your taste buds. Just keep in mind that the rooftop opens at 6 in the evening, so don't expect to have your lunch on the rooftop. To have the best experience and to have an unforgettable and delicious meal, you must definitely give their Manchow Soup, Prawn Wrap Salad, Barbeque Chicken Pizza, and red Thai Curry.

Zucca Lounge

INR 1500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

7. Ozora, Park Street

Located on the top floor, 20th floor of the Acropolis mall is Ozora a fine-dining rooftop restaurant and lounge. It's a fairly recently opened establishment, only 2 years old, but has definitely made its name in the fine-dining restaurants in the city in the Park Street area. The tasty food it offers coupled with the mesmerizing view of the city makes a perfect combination for a romantic date for everyone who's interested. They claim their food and menu as eclectic, and it certainly lives up to it. Whatever you order, you'll be completely satisfied, their menu has a variety of dishes from different cuisines which are cooked to perfection. This rooftop restaurant is known for its spacious seating arrangement, elegant decor, and terrace Skydeck. The best time to visit this place is during the winters when the sun starts to set in the skyline of the city, the golden hour lights up the place making it one of the most breathtaking views you can get of the skyline, and then slowly watch the city come to life as the lights are up to throughout the city. Grab a table, order your food, sip your drinks, and have an amazing time at this beautiful establishment. You'll want to come again and again to this place just for the experience. You would hardly miss the air-conditioning with the open-air setup of this sky lounge, with the breeze flowing through your hair continuously. You can try out their hookahs, and make sure you definitely do not miss the Moroccan Chicken and Burgers when you visit this place!

Ozora

INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

8. Blue & Beyond, New Market Area

If you decide to unwind and get away from the bustling city life of Kolkata, Blue & Beyond is the place to visit. Sit under the star-lit sky and enjoy the view of the New Market area and see as far as the Victoria Memorial from this rooftop restaurant. We would recommend you to visit this rooftop restaurant twice, once in the daytime and once again after sundown to enjoy both experiences. They're both worth it and you would like both views. The decor is pretty simple and elegant, with scattered plants all over the establishment and with candlelights on your tables, it'll automatically become a magical and romantic dinner when you visit with your partner. That does not mean you can not visit this place with your friends, in fact, this rooftop restaurant is considered to be one of the best places to hang out with your friends and have lots of laughter and conversations, to make your evening a memorable one. There's slow music playing in the background and with the continuous breeze, you'll automatically find yourself in a very comfortable environment to lighten your mood and spend hours gossiping and having tasty food. If you're ever in the New Market area and looking for a place either for a date or a place to hang out with your friends, this establishment must be on top of your list. While you are there, do try out their chocolate brownie sizzler, lamb chop sizzler, and chicken teriyaki.

Blue & Beyond

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

9. The Orient, Salt Lake

Another gem when it comes to rooftop restaurants. The first thing that'll catch your eye is the very interesting decor of this establishment. Although Kolkata has some really good places that serve Chinese cuisine, this place deserves a special place in that list, if not on the top. It takes the Chinese cuisine and adds its one-of-a-kind Indian and Hakka influence, making the menu and spread of dishes unique only to theirs. The Orient has an open-air seating arrangement, letting you enjoy the beautiful view of the city skyline. It's a great place to take your family out for a good dinner. You'll find the staff very friendly and with live music and live sports screening option, this place is usually never empty. So if you're bored of regular Chinese food and want to try something new and tasty, head to this establishment and you'll not be disappointed. The orient more than deserves a spot in this list and you should definitely keep this in your go-to rooftop restaurants in Kolkata! This place serves Japanese, Thai and Chinese cuisines for you to choose from. Whatever you order, it's going to be delicious and mouth-watering. Seafood is also one of their specialties. If you're at the Orient, you must definitely give their Sushi platter, Green chicken curry, and Pad Thai noodles a try! You can definitely bookmark this rooftop restaurant for your next family outing.

The Orient

INR 1700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

10. Splash - Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista, Chinar Park

This rooftop restaurant looks like it's a set straight out of a movie set! It's a very scenic and picturesque location, click! click!...time to start clicking photos! You've got cabanas just by the pool overlooking the city skyline, with just the right amount of lighting and the perfect decor, this rooftop restaurant is one of the most beautiful restaurants you'll find in Kolkata. Not saying that the food is not bad, but you'll spend more time admiring the interiors than the food! Wine and dine under a canopy of stars and moonlight when you're visiting this establishment, you'll surely remember it and you'll want to go there again and again. It's a very small and cozy establishment where you can spend hours chilling with your buddies, sipping your drinks, clicking photos, and creating memories! As the sun sets and city lights are lit, you'll get to witness the real beauty of the city of joy! This is a great spot to celebrate a birthday party. You'll find very good continental cuisine and a wide variety of dishes to choose from. If you're headed in that direction, please visit Splash and try their - stir-fried prawns, tex-mex style chicken wings, and achari paneer tikka.

Splash

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

11. Alfresco - The Lalit Great Eastern, Chowringhee

Although not exactly a rooftop restaurant, Alfresco is an in-house terrace restaurant of The Lalit Great Eastern hotel. This place has a terrace made of lattice ceiling giving it a very distinctive look and not to mention the view of the city this establishment provides is second to none! You'll continuously be looking around to find new and interesting parts of this establishment's interior and decor and spend most of your time appreciating the detailed work being done on the place. The atmosphere in this establishment spells luxury and you'll certainly feel like your a dining at a premium restaurant. Being a 4-star hotel, the service you'll expect from this restaurant is spectacular, with the staff very friendly and welcoming. If you're looking for a premium fine-dining experience, this is the place to go. A lot of people prefer this establishment for the impeccable ambiance and great food. They serve Chinese, Anglo-Indian, Bengali, and Mughlai cuisines, offering a wide spread of dishes to choose from. Some of their must-try dishes are - Smoked Salmon, Tibetan Thukpa, Risotto Gambroni, Baked Fish, and also their Sunday brunch. Although the prices are on the higher side, you'll definitely not regret coming to this place every once in a while to indulge in this luxury and fine-dining experience.

Alfresco

INR 4000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

Kolkata has a lot of places where you can find amazing food. But this right here is your list of all the great rooftop restaurants and lounges where you could head if you'd like to enjoy some of the best food in the city along with spectacular views of the city. The Summer season would be soon upon us, so before it starts getting hotter and more humid, quickly check off all the establishments from this list while you can still enjoy the pleasant weather.

Eats

Ultimate Guide to Best Rooftop Restaurants in Kolkata

Good food, great view, amazing vibes and ambiance, and the best company. Here is your guide to best rooftop restaurant for a perfect evening.

If you are someone who loves to enjoy a great view overlooking the city while you enjoy your meal or a couple of drinks with either your friends or your loved ones, rooftop restaurants are the place to go!

Watching the sunset while you're having a great time, sipping your cocktail, and making great memories on a rooftop lounge or bar or a rooftop restaurant is one of the best experiences you can have.

If you're a sucker for such experiences, Kolkata - the city of joy, will not disappoint you. You have some of the most awesome city skyline views visible from the restaurants mentioned in today's list.

You can easily up your game and take your dating scenes to the next level if you choose to take your better half on a date to any of the places mentioned in the list. Turn your normal, mostly boring date into a romantic candlelight dinner, overlooking the beautiful city coming to life when the sun sets, enjoying some of the most delicious food these places have to offer. Make the most out of it and make it a romantic dinner that your partner will not forget!

Apart from having a great view to look at, all these places have delicious food that'll engross your taste buds. You'll get to taste global cuisine, mind-blowing dessert, and world-class ambiance. Good food, great view, amazing vibes and ambiance, and the best company. What more do you want to make your evening into the perfect evening?

So let's not waste any more time and get right into it!

1. The Wise Owl Steakhouse, Gol Park

To start the list off, let's begin with a rooftop restaurant that is in the busiest area of the city, you have a cafe downstairs as well, but the main attraction of this place is definitely the rooftop steakhouse. It is said that you could find the best brunch in Kolkata on the rooftop. As the sun starts to set and the weather gets pleasant, you must try their signature dish - steak, as the name suggests, they specialize in steak, and boy oh boy! they don't fail to impress, they have some of the best steaks in the entire city! you'll be too busy licking your fingers after you're finished. Your stomach would be full, but your taste buds will still ask for more of the delicious food you get here. Apart from steak, you could also give their sizzlers a shot, they are equally delicious.

The Wise Owl Steakhouse

INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

2. Capella - Altair Boutique Hotel, Salt Lake

No amount of compliments would be enough for this rooftop restaurant. The entire decor of this place makes you feel like you're sitting in a restaurant in Dubai! Located on the 20th floor of the Altair hotel, you get some of the best views of the city from this rooftop restaurant. This place oozes luxury, the decor, the miniature palm trees, creepers growing on the walls all make it an unforgettable experience for you. This is the one place that can set the mood for anything you'd want, if you want you can take your partner for a very romantic date or you could head here with your buddies for spending an evening enjoying the cocktails and DJ or you could head here with your family as well to enjoy the great food they serve. This place can set the ambiance to the way you want to! You must try their Sunday brunch, cheesecake, peri fries, and Ramen. Another thing you could try is their finger food. They are the first restaurant in Kolkata to serve bite-sized food portions!

Capella - Altair Boutique Hotel

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

3. What's Up, Southern Avenue

If you're looking for a rooftop place where you can hang out with your friends and have a great time, this place should be first on your list. This is a good restaurant on Southern avenue that serves good food, plays good music, an amazing view overlooking the city skyline, and great party vibes. You can sit back, relax and sip on your drinks while enjoying the view from this open-air rooftop bar. Their menu is also quite good, leaving you with great food, the staff here are very friendly as well, adding to your entire experience. One very unique aspect of this restaurant is that you have a miniature foot jacuzzi-spa-like seating, it's like you're getting your manicure done while you're sipping your beers and cocktail. This is one of those places where you can sit back and have hour-long conversations with your friends and have a great time!

What's Up

INR 1700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

4. Smoke Shack - Radisson Kolkata, Ballygunge

Located on the top of Radisson Kolkata, in the plush location of Ballygunge is Smoke Shack, a very stylish and picturesque rooftop lounge and eatery. Designed to resemble the shacks of Goa, this place has comfortable loungers and a neon-lit bar to enhance and better the ambiance. The Smoke Shack's specialty is ‘tandoor or grilled cuisine and they back their claims by providing some of the best food you'll ever have! You also get live music, an in-house DJ, and a dedicated dance floor for all those enthusiasts who'd like to show off their moves! You also can lounge by their infinity pool and have your drinks to make the most of them while looking at the skies and admiring the beauty of it all. You must definitely try their teriyaki chicken when you visit them, you will not regret it!

Smoke Shack - Radisson Kolkata

INR 3000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

5. Club Fenicia, Salt Lake

We are told, Club Fenicia is Asia's largest luxury lounge and you'll definitely feel it the minute you enter inside. The entire place just screams grandeur and luxury! Both the interior and the exterior would leave you awestruck, this is one place that you'll have to visit to believe, it's spectacular, so spectacular that you would spend the entire time admiring the rooftop lounge more than the equally beautiful city skyline views it offers. You literally have 3 different zones within the lounge, all of which are more luxe than the previous one, letting you experience the rooftop lounge 3 times, each time you leave with an entirely different experience. You have "Glint", their luxury lounge section, where you can chill with friends, you then have private gazebos and cabanas where you can take your partner for a romantic dinner date which has a private butler service to offer, next you have their luxury bar, where you can sit back and relax, drink in hand and unwind to good music and open-air environment, to get a panoramic view of the city head to "Mist" their luxury rooftop bar and restaurant, end your journey through this luxury rooftop lounge at "prego", where you can cherish gourmet meals from all over the world! Do try their Sushi when you visit them, other dishes are quite good as well, but the Sushi does stand out and deserve a special shoutout.

Club Fenicia

INR 2000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

6. Zucca Lounge, Southern Avenue

This is more of a classy spot, a perfect place for you to have a great time over the weekend, sipping on your drinks, having conversations with your buddies, and eating good food. This rooftop lounge features an all-white decor and looks like it's straight out of your Pinterest board. Zucca lounge is a very picturesque place, so when you plan to visit this place, make sure to dress up and get camera ready, because you're going to be clicking a lot, I mean a lot of photos! You have a cute little white cabana as the seating arrangements, which is very comfortable. The fairy lights hung above you light up your cabanas and create very cozy vibes, you can spend hours and hours chit-chatting and catching up with your friends. The wooden flooring and interiors keep the place very warm and bring up the whole appeal of the place, making it more beautiful and elegant. Don't just think this place is all looks and nothing else. Their menu is quite exquisite and you'll find dishes from different cuisines to satisfy your taste buds. Just keep in mind that the rooftop opens at 6 in the evening, so don't expect to have your lunch on the rooftop. To have the best experience and to have an unforgettable and delicious meal, you must definitely give their Manchow Soup, Prawn Wrap Salad, Barbeque Chicken Pizza, and red Thai Curry.

Zucca Lounge

INR 1500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

7. Ozora, Park Street

Located on the top floor, 20th floor of the Acropolis mall is Ozora a fine-dining rooftop restaurant and lounge. It's a fairly recently opened establishment, only 2 years old, but has definitely made its name in the fine-dining restaurants in the city in the Park Street area. The tasty food it offers coupled with the mesmerizing view of the city makes a perfect combination for a romantic date for everyone who's interested. They claim their food and menu as eclectic, and it certainly lives up to it. Whatever you order, you'll be completely satisfied, their menu has a variety of dishes from different cuisines which are cooked to perfection. This rooftop restaurant is known for its spacious seating arrangement, elegant decor, and terrace Skydeck. The best time to visit this place is during the winters when the sun starts to set in the skyline of the city, the golden hour lights up the place making it one of the most breathtaking views you can get of the skyline, and then slowly watch the city come to life as the lights are up to throughout the city. Grab a table, order your food, sip your drinks, and have an amazing time at this beautiful establishment. You'll want to come again and again to this place just for the experience. You would hardly miss the air-conditioning with the open-air setup of this sky lounge, with the breeze flowing through your hair continuously. You can try out their hookahs, and make sure you definitely do not miss the Moroccan Chicken and Burgers when you visit this place!

Ozora

INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

8. Blue & Beyond, New Market Area

If you decide to unwind and get away from the bustling city life of Kolkata, Blue & Beyond is the place to visit. Sit under the star-lit sky and enjoy the view of the New Market area and see as far as the Victoria Memorial from this rooftop restaurant. We would recommend you to visit this rooftop restaurant twice, once in the daytime and once again after sundown to enjoy both experiences. They're both worth it and you would like both views. The decor is pretty simple and elegant, with scattered plants all over the establishment and with candlelights on your tables, it'll automatically become a magical and romantic dinner when you visit with your partner. That does not mean you can not visit this place with your friends, in fact, this rooftop restaurant is considered to be one of the best places to hang out with your friends and have lots of laughter and conversations, to make your evening a memorable one. There's slow music playing in the background and with the continuous breeze, you'll automatically find yourself in a very comfortable environment to lighten your mood and spend hours gossiping and having tasty food. If you're ever in the New Market area and looking for a place either for a date or a place to hang out with your friends, this establishment must be on top of your list. While you are there, do try out their chocolate brownie sizzler, lamb chop sizzler, and chicken teriyaki.

Blue & Beyond

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

9. The Orient, Salt Lake

Another gem when it comes to rooftop restaurants. The first thing that'll catch your eye is the very interesting decor of this establishment. Although Kolkata has some really good places that serve Chinese cuisine, this place deserves a special place in that list, if not on the top. It takes the Chinese cuisine and adds its one-of-a-kind Indian and Hakka influence, making the menu and spread of dishes unique only to theirs. The Orient has an open-air seating arrangement, letting you enjoy the beautiful view of the city skyline. It's a great place to take your family out for a good dinner. You'll find the staff very friendly and with live music and live sports screening option, this place is usually never empty. So if you're bored of regular Chinese food and want to try something new and tasty, head to this establishment and you'll not be disappointed. The orient more than deserves a spot in this list and you should definitely keep this in your go-to rooftop restaurants in Kolkata! This place serves Japanese, Thai and Chinese cuisines for you to choose from. Whatever you order, it's going to be delicious and mouth-watering. Seafood is also one of their specialties. If you're at the Orient, you must definitely give their Sushi platter, Green chicken curry, and Pad Thai noodles a try! You can definitely bookmark this rooftop restaurant for your next family outing.

The Orient

INR 1700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

10. Splash - Swissotel Kolkata Neotia Vista, Chinar Park

This rooftop restaurant looks like it's a set straight out of a movie set! It's a very scenic and picturesque location, click! click!...time to start clicking photos! You've got cabanas just by the pool overlooking the city skyline, with just the right amount of lighting and the perfect decor, this rooftop restaurant is one of the most beautiful restaurants you'll find in Kolkata. Not saying that the food is not bad, but you'll spend more time admiring the interiors than the food! Wine and dine under a canopy of stars and moonlight when you're visiting this establishment, you'll surely remember it and you'll want to go there again and again. It's a very small and cozy establishment where you can spend hours chilling with your buddies, sipping your drinks, clicking photos, and creating memories! As the sun sets and city lights are lit, you'll get to witness the real beauty of the city of joy! This is a great spot to celebrate a birthday party. You'll find very good continental cuisine and a wide variety of dishes to choose from. If you're headed in that direction, please visit Splash and try their - stir-fried prawns, tex-mex style chicken wings, and achari paneer tikka.

Splash

INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

11. Alfresco - The Lalit Great Eastern, Chowringhee

Although not exactly a rooftop restaurant, Alfresco is an in-house terrace restaurant of The Lalit Great Eastern hotel. This place has a terrace made of lattice ceiling giving it a very distinctive look and not to mention the view of the city this establishment provides is second to none! You'll continuously be looking around to find new and interesting parts of this establishment's interior and decor and spend most of your time appreciating the detailed work being done on the place. The atmosphere in this establishment spells luxury and you'll certainly feel like your a dining at a premium restaurant. Being a 4-star hotel, the service you'll expect from this restaurant is spectacular, with the staff very friendly and welcoming. If you're looking for a premium fine-dining experience, this is the place to go. A lot of people prefer this establishment for the impeccable ambiance and great food. They serve Chinese, Anglo-Indian, Bengali, and Mughlai cuisines, offering a wide spread of dishes to choose from. Some of their must-try dishes are - Smoked Salmon, Tibetan Thukpa, Risotto Gambroni, Baked Fish, and also their Sunday brunch. Although the prices are on the higher side, you'll definitely not regret coming to this place every once in a while to indulge in this luxury and fine-dining experience.

Alfresco

INR 4000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps

Kolkata has a lot of places where you can find amazing food. But this right here is your list of all the great rooftop restaurants and lounges where you could head if you'd like to enjoy some of the best food in the city along with spectacular views of the city. The Summer season would be soon upon us, so before it starts getting hotter and more humid, quickly check off all the establishments from this list while you can still enjoy the pleasant weather.

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