Top 20 Quirky Cafes in Kolkata

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Top 20 Quirky Cafes in Kolkata

1 Artsy

If you’re looking for a place which brings together art and conversations, then Artsy is the place to be. Artsy is one of a kind venture which has paintings or photography by the artist of the month showcased at their cafe. They regularly organize events about poetry, culture, and have music nights with genres ranging from jazz, blues, and sufi. The menu is refreshing; the dishes are light, healthy, and filling.

Address: 230/B, AJC Bose Road, Minto Park, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 700

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2 The Whistling Kettle

A venture by Keventers Darjeeling, the Whistling Kettle is famous for its all day breakfast menu. Their ham sandwiches and pancakes are simple but with a home-like feeling. If you are a tea lover, then their tea menu offers tea from Nathmulls.

Address: 23/3, Gariahat Road, Near Mouchak Sweets, Golpark, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 600

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3 8th Day Café & Bakery

This cafe is a perfect place to hangout with friends. Their American and French menu is a delight. But a specialty is the hot chocolate made from the ganache. They bake their beagles, which are perfect when eaten with cream cheese. They currently have two outlets. Nitro coffee is the newest addition to their menu and the only place where it’s available in the city.

Address: Arcadia, 6, West Range, Mullick Bazar, Park Circus Area, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 600

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4 Sienna Store & Cafe

Best known for its aesthetically pleasing decoration, Sienna even has a store to buy trinkets. The cafe is filled with fairy lights, old furniture, and plants, so every corner is Instagram worthy. The mocha here is always on point and if you want to try something new then order the mango cake which I topped with cream cheese and ginger.

Address: 49/1, Hindustan Park, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 500

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5 Paris Cafe

True to its name, this cafe transports you to Paris with its cute pink decor and delightful food. Their red velvet pancakes, cupcakes, and rainbow cakes are their signature style. For a fun afternoon, Paris Cafe will provide the best ambiance. The place has 4 outlets in Kolkata.

Address: Block EP XI – I, South City Pinnacle, Sector 5, Salt Lake, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 1000

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6 Mrs. Magpie

A quaint cafe, which specializes in macaroons and cupcakes. Mrs. Magpie has a variety for all kinds of sweet tooths; for the chocolate lover to the peppermint one. Their puddings and brownies are also well made if you want a break from chocolate and cream. The place has 2 outlets in Kolkata.

Address: EC 6, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 500

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7 Café 4/1

This cafe has a separate breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. Dishes and drinks are uniquely named, definitely fun to try out. They offer Maggi kebabs and dim sums in the same menu!

Address: 4/1, Camac Street, Camac Street Area, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 700

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8 Indian Coffee House

The oldest cafe in the city, captures every aspect of Kolkata. A must visit for tourists. Fish chops and hot coffee are the go to order for regulars. The two storeys building is always full, but their service never fails to impress. The place has 2 outlets in Kolkata.

Address: 15, Bankim Chatterjee Street, College Street, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 200

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9 King’s Bakery

A venture by a Korean, who wants to bring korean culture to town. This cafe has the best Korean coffee, which is strong and smooth to taste. A menu with staple Korean food and a bakery too. A Korean desert called Soboro is a cream-filled baked goodie which is created in their bakery. The staff is courteous.

Address: Rosedale Plaza, Counter Number 8, Action Area III, New Town, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 450

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10 The Country House

Extremely famous for its pancakes and waffles, the country house is the best place to visit for brunch or breakfast. It’s located in Allenby road, opposite Forum mall. You can have breakfast anytime of the day or just visit for their deserts.

Address: 4C, Allenby Road, Near Forum Mall, Elgin, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 800

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11 Abar Baithak

An ode to Satyajit Ray’s famous movie Feluda, this cafe is filled with scribbles and posters. The menu captures a proper English breakfast. If you like having an ‘adda’ with your friends, then this place is for you.

Address: 282, Jodhpur Park, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 550

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12 F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Cafe

For a friend’s fanatic, this place is a heaven. The cafe is designed like the set of the show, it has our favorite dialogues framed, and a replica of the legendary sofa. So if you want to relive the show, then head to Friends cafe. They only serve vegetarian food.

Address: 175/A, Motilal Nehru Road, Desapriya Park, Kolkata

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13 What’s Up

With a beautiful rooftop view and a live band on most days, what’s up cafe gets even better during October and November due to the winters. They have special seats to enjoy warm water on your feet while eating.

Address: 122A, Southern Avenue, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 1000

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14 Wise Owl

Wise Owl has indoor and outdoor seating. The place is perfect for family or friends. Their smoothies and burgers are exceptionally good. They even have healthy options for any gym freak. This cafe provides a quiet ambience and comfy corners.

Address: 66/2B, Purna Das Road, Hindustan Park, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 1000

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15 Travelistan

A special one for wanderlust lovers. The cafe has an indoor and outdoor sitting facility. Travelistan has a lively ambience. Their grilled fish and steaks are good in size and taste. During monsoon, this cafe serves chai all day. Their walls are filled with books on travelling and if you’re looking for a conversation with another traveller then this place will give you a lot of stories.

Address: SD 9 Phase 1, Shyamoli Housing, Uday Shankar Sarani Road, Golf Green, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 800

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16 The Cafe Store

A minimal café; a favorite for many coffee lovers. They have the Cuban Espresso, Mint Mocha, American Espresso, and Espresso Double Shots. Their food menu is simple with sandwiches and wraps. It’s a favourite among students. The seating arrangement is small so the best time to go is between 2 pm to 5 pm.

Address: 5A, Ballygunge Terrace, (Beside Anjali Jewellers Golpark Opposite Indian Overseas Bank) Golpark, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 500

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17 Raj Spanish Cafe

One of the oldest cafes in the city. It’s a hidden gem and is especially visited by tourists. Their walls are covered with messages from visitors around the world since its inception. They have a wood bakery which gives an extra zest to their dishes. Their pizza is one of the best in the city and it’s even pocket-friendly.

Address: Ground Floor, 7, Sudder Street, New Market Area, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 600

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18 Bon Appetit

The food is simple, and the cafe is an open aired one. They serve the best pasta. Their Salt Lake outlet serves different kinds of Maggi which blends perfectly with some ice tea. It has one more outlet in Kolkata.

Address: AD 34, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 450

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19 Terminal 11

Terminal 11 has a youthful vibe and soulful food. Their buffalo chicken wings and thin crust pizzas are extremely tasty. The cafe has full of books if you want to enjoy some quiet time alone.

Address: BF 11, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR  1000

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20 Picadilly Square

The cafe has a small comfortable look and the staff is friendly. They have savory crepes, falafels, and panini or you could skip the main course and order their deserts. Picadilly Square has outlets in Elgin Road and Dalhousie Road. This place never disappoints its customers.

Address: 1st Floor, Center Point, 21, Hemanta Basu Sarani, Dalhousie BBD Bagh, Kolkata

Cost for two: INR 880

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