Top 20 Restaurants In Chandannagar, West Bengal


Chandannagar, sometimes called Chandannagore, is a city situated 30 km from Kolkata. Well-connected by roads and railways, this city is a delight for tourists and history-lovers. Chandannagar had once been a French colony, and remnants of its colonial past can still be spotted today. Sprawling mansions, churches, and cemeteries have all stood the test of time. The city lights up during Jagaddhatri puja, and revelers from across the state and country arrive to witness the festivities. But do you know that Chandannagar also has a lot to offer regarding food? Dotted with heritage shops and new restaurants, Chandannagar will let you feast to your heart’s content.

1. Jolosree

The Riviere Habitat: You can have a once-in-a-lifetime experience at this floating restaurant on the river Hooghly. Launched by West Bengal Government’s tourism department, this boat restaurant will let you gaze at the idyllic Hooghly river while you feast on their delectable offerings. The restaurant serves Indian, Chinese, continental, and authentic Bengali cuisine.

2. Surjyo Kumar Modak

This centuries-old sweet shop and eatery are said to have been a favorite of Rabindranath Tagore. Touted as the inventor of Jalbhara Talshash, a particular type of Sandesh filled with rose syrup, this place is a must-try in Chandannagar. You can also try their Khirpully Sandesh and Kanchagolla.

3. Ahare Bangla

This is a place that will satisfy all your cravings. This restaurant serves Burmese, Thai, Continental, and Indonesian cuisines. It is a fairly new restaurant. This place has a great ambiance and is perfect for having a good time. Go ahead, have your pick.

4. Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor

This is another newly started themed restaurant in Chandannagar. This restaurant is themed on Satyajit Ray’s iconic film, Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne, and serves food dishes named after characters in the movie. If you are craving a good Bengali feast, this is the place you should head for. You can have a good time with your family here.

5. Shalimar Restaurant

If you are a tourist, and feel tired after all the walking around the city, then this is the perfect spot for you to sit back and relax. Perfect for family dining, this restaurant serves various delicious food within a budget. This restaurant has already gained popularity among locals.

6. Sugar Cubes

This is a cafe that serves Italian food in Chandannagar. You can spend a pleasant evening with a loved one, feasting on Italian cuisines.

7. Thapa’s Momo

Starting in 2010, this is a momo joint by Mohan Tappa, a Nepalese-origin man living in West Bengal. Originally located near Sacred Heart Church on the Chandannagar strand, they now have branches in Mankundu and Sheoraphuli. This place serves momos, “thukpa”, and noodles, and is a favorite with locals.

8. Royal Biriyani

If you think Kolkata has the best places serving Biryani, then think again. Royal Biriyani is a restaurant popular among locals for its Mughlai cuisine. If you are visiting Chandannagar during Jagaddhatri Puja, you can dine here.

9. Hotel Mojlish

If you want to eat on a budget, and don’t want to spend a fortune, then this place is for you. Mojlish serves quality food at an affordable price point. They serve Mughlai, Chinese, and Continental cuisines at very affordable prices.

10. Red Chilli Restaurant

This is a restaurant that has built quite a reputation among locals. It is a popular place that serves rice, noodles, Biriyani, and Indo-Chinese dishes.

11. Shahzadi Restora

Located in Station Road, this is one of the older gems in Chandannagar that has been serving quality food for quite a few decades. Locals have fond memories attached to this place and have managed to maintain quality service till today. They specialize in Mughlai and Bengali cuisine.

12. Flavors

Located on Station Road, this restaurant is a hidden gem of Chandannagar. They serve Indo-Chinese cuisine, and their fish dishes are a crowd favourite and must-try.

13. Abhinandan Restaurant

This is a humble outlet that serves Continental, Indo-Chinese, and Mughlai cuisines at a very reasonable price. This restaurant is near Chandannagar railway station.

14. Mrityunjoy Multicuisine Restaurant

A trendy joint that has been serving delectable food for a long time. They even serve the iconic Peter Cat style Chello Kebab.


 Roj Bhoj

This takeaway food joint serves delicious Kathi Rolls, Biryani, and Indo-Chinese cuisines. The price point is very affordable

16. RR Cafe

If you are a tourist visiting Chandannagar, you can give this cafe a try. Decorated tastefully and having a peaceful ambiance, this restaurant serves sandwiches, milkshakes, ice creams, and soups.

17. Bawarchi

Touted to be a must-visit in Chandannagar, this restaurant is trendy among locals. It is a takeaway joint that serves mainly Mughlai cuisine. Their specialty is the 18-inch Kathi roll.

18. Tejpatta

A well-loved place in Chandannagar, this newly opened restaurant specializes in Biryani. They are fast emerging as a competitor to other restaurants famed for their Biryani in Chandannagar.

19. The Copper Kettle

This place serves North Indian cuisines like butter Naan, butter chicken, Tandoori roti, and kulcha. It is a well-decorated and hygienic place that both tourists and locals love. Make sure that you try their squid dishes and Nolen Gurer ice cream.

20. The Hunger Fest

This is cloud kitchen that serves burgers and pizzas.