13 of The Best Biriyani Outlets in Kolkata

 Let’s face it. WE ALL LOVE BIRYANI. Festival means Biryani. And why not?! It has the all that we could ever want! From the mouth-watering taste of various Indian spices to the let’s-take-you-to-heaven like the aroma of the long-grained rice. And to top all that – Chicken! Don’t like it? Not to worry; mutton to the rescue. A vegetarian? You can always go for the aloo biryani. All in all, nothing gets better than BIRYANI.

Kolkata’s Top 13 Biriyani

New at Kolkata or a novice foodie…this article will guide you through all the nooks and corners of the City of Joy and take you to some of the places that most Kolkatans think are best for digging into a plate ( or maybe two) of Biryani.

  1. Oudh 1590 ( Salt Lake)

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Situated in the heart of the city, if you love old- school Awadhi Biryani, this place is your place. With its authentic Mughal ambiance and lip-smacking food, this place is a must visit.

“The Awadhi Handi Biriyani is unparalleled. The Biryani is served in amazing brass crockery. It’s  good both in quantity and quality wise.”      -Anushree Sen

 What else to try: Basically everything Awadhi. The side dishes, the paraths, the dessert (Firni be my favorite)                                                                                                                

 Exclusive: The traditional Mughal costumes of the waiters are definitely going to give you the royal feeling  Other outlets: Deshopriyo Park.

P.S Trust me, you won’t regret this.

2.Royal Indian Hotel Private (147, Rabindra Sarani)

What else could describe Kolkata’s heritage than this place? Want great food at pocket- friendly price? Come here and have a gala of a time.

“The place offers mouth-watering dishes at affordable prices. The biryani here is finger licking.”

 What else to try: The side dishes are as good as the main ones. Especially, the chicken dishes. You can also opt for the mutton keema                                                                                             

 Other outlets: None.