BURN OUT THE COVID-STRESS AND GRAB EXCITING DIWALI SPECIAL OFFERS IN THESE PLACES

 BURN OUT THE COVID-STRESS AND GRAB EXCITING DIWALI SPECIAL OFFERS IN THESE PLACES

Kolkata, 8thNovember, 2020:Diwali, or the Hindu festival of lights, signifies the triumph of good over evil. It is construed as an embodiment of the light of God prevailing over darkness. In the light of current circumstances, the tone and tenor of this year’s Diwali entails more significance than it ever did. Hauled into a maelstrom of obscurity, we are reeling from the ravages of a pandemic inflicted by the novel coronavirus. The outbreak has crippled our economy and disintegrated our social lives. A tenebrous spectre looms over our heads as we grapple for survival and sustenance.Amidst such a gloom-ridden time, the lights and fireworks of Diwali will spiritually uplift our hopes in eradicating the evil, much like the execution of the ten-headed demon king Ravanain the hands of Hindu deity Lord Rama, which, in essence, forms the religious significance of this festival. But the celebration of Diwali not only involves the ubiquitous illumination, firecrackers, and oil lamp and Rangoli decorations, but it also occasions the feasting on our favourite Diwali sweets and desserts.Let us have a look at some hand-picked restaurants and pubs, which are serving some Diwali-special desserts. Add to that some exceptional cocktails that will ensure that the unrelenting grueling phase we are going through right now won’t dampen this year’s festivities.

THE LORDS AND BARONSThe Lords and Barons is an exceptional amalgamation of the neo-olden nostalgia of pre-colonial British Calcutta and an avant-garde cuisine that takes inspiration from the palate of medieval times while infusing contemporary herbs and spices. The décor is reminiscent of the architectural elements of the Victorian age, and the archetypal Brit Pub feel runs in the veins of every nook and corner of this one-of-a-kind restaurant. The variety of desserts and cocktails on offer is exemplary, with the highlight being the Diwali special cocktail termed as Kesariya Diwali. Some of the mouth-watering desserts you can try are the traditional Rustic Apple Cobbler, Chocolate Rainbow Cake, andClassic Fruit Truffle.

Address:20B, Part Street, Kolkata-700016Time:12:00 PM -12:00 AM

In the Menu:Desserts:•Classic Fruit Truffle:(English style truffle made with fruits, custard and cake sponge layer)•Chocolate Rainbow Cake:(Chef’s Special)•Rustic Apple Cobbler:(Traditional UK style apple cobbler made with caramelized apple filling covered with butter biscuit crumble and baked. Served with house caramel sauce)Cocktails:•TLB Fashionista•Kesariya Diwali•Spicy Arabiana•Scotch Juicy•Island Affair•Refreshing YouCost for two:INR 1500/-(Approx) with alcohol

In the Menu:Desserts:•Classic Fruit Truffle:(English style truffle made with fruits, custard and cake sponge layer)•Chocolate Rainbow Cake:(Chef’s Special)•Rustic Apple Cobbler:(Traditional UK style apple cobbler made with caramelized apple filling covered with butter biscuit crumble and baked. Served with house caramel sauce)Cocktails:•TLB Fashionista•Kesariya Diwali•Spicy Arabiana•Scotch Juicy•Island Affair•Refreshing YouCost for two:INR 1500/-(Approx) with alcoholTRAFFIC GASTROPUBThe pièce de résistance of Traffic Gastropubis its myriad selection of local and imported intoxicants in the form of brews, wines and cocktails. The industrial décor of this eponymous pub cum café displays the bustling environment of traffic, adopting the use of railway sleeper wood and incorporating recycled items like bottles, tins, and cycle strokes. The dessert menu caters to the current trends for the modish crowd. This year’s Diwali special is the simply-termed self-explanatory Diwali Bumper,which is a must-try for all. A few dark rum and vodka-based cocktails that are recommended are Punch Romains, the piquant Jalapeno and Olive Martini, andPlanters Punch, the classic IBA official cocktail.

Address:2 Floor, City Centre 2, Rajarhat, Newtown, West Bengal -700157Tenure:From 13thNovember onwardsTime:12:00 PM-10:30 PM

In the Menu:Desserts:•Diwali Bumper•Muffins MalaiCocktails:•Punch Romains•Sea Breeze•Jalapeno and Olive Martini•Rum PunchPricefor two: INR 1500/-(Approx) with alcohol

In the Menu:Desserts:•Diwali Bumper•Muffins MalaiCocktails:•Punch Romains•Sea Breeze•Jalapeno and Olive Martini•Rum PunchPricefor two: INR 1500/-(Approx) with alcohol
AMINIAThe irrefutable champion of Awadhi Cuisine in the City of Joy, Aminia, has been gratifying the taste-buds of the citizenry for 90 years. This casual fine-dining restaurant has multiple outlets all over the city, and it is not only the trademark Kolkata Biriyani and the eclectic selection of savoury kebabs that make Aminia such a prominent name. It is noted for its choice of desserts also. The Aminia Special Firniis a firm favouriteof sweet-obsessed Bengalis. Mihidana with Rabdiis a clever take on two of the most popular sweet dishes that we are smitten with and can have them at any given time of the day.
Address:•New Market:6A, SN Banerjee Road, New Market, Kolkata-700087•Golpark:57, Ballygunge Gardens, Gariahat, Kolkata-700019•Barrackpore:62, SN Banerjee Rd, opposite Great Eastern, Sardar Bazar, Kolkata-700120•Sodepur:Bhagawati Apartment, Amarabati, Kolkata-700110•Serampore: 212, Grand Trunk Rd, Mahesh, Mahesh Colony, Serampore, West Bengal-712202•Behala:54, Diamond Harbour Rd, PathakPara, Behala, Kolkata, West Bengal-700060•Hatibagan:94, Bidhan Sarani, Sovabazar, Hati Bagan, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata-700004•Chinar Park:Rajarhat Main Rd, opposite Karnataka Bank, Chinar Park, Sukanta Pally, Baguiati, Kolkata-700136•Jessore Road:166, Jessore Rd, Shyam Nagar, Satgachi, South Dumdum-700055•EM Bypass(Only Takeaway & Delivery): 16D, East Topsia Road, Galaxy Height, Ground Floor, Kolkata -700046When:
Round the yearTime: 11:00 AM -11:00 PMIn the Menu:•Firni•Mihidana with RabdiPricefor two: INR 700 (Approx)
Floor, Kolkata -700046When:Round the yearTime: 11:00 AM -11:00 PMIn the Menu:•Firni•Mihidana with RabdiPricefor two: INR 700 (Approx)
CANTEEN PUB AND GRUBImmerse in nostalgia and reminisce your euphoric college days at Canteen Pub & Grub. Styled and formatted just like a college canteen, this place has a youthful vibe that is permeated through its debonair yet sophisticated décor. Apart from the multi-cuisine platters and delicious desserts, this place offers an original and innovative alcohol menu.Their Diwali special Cocktail menu includes gin-based cocktail cheekily named asFuljhari, Hara Bhara and Khus Manali. TheApple Malpua with Shahi Rabdiand Mishti Doi Cheese Cakefrom their dessert menu will leave you hankering for more.
Address:City Centre 1, DC Block, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal-700064Time:11:00 AM –10:30 PMTenure of the cocktails:13th–16thNovember, 2020In the Menu:Desserts:• Apple Malpua with Shahi Rabdi•Mishti Doi Cheese Cake Cocktails:•Fuljhari•Hara Bhara•Khus ManaliPrice:INR 1700 (Approx) with alcohol.
MINISTRY OF BOOZEGoing by the moniker, it is readily comprehensible that Ministry of Booze houses a comprehensive liquor menu that includes a diversified assortment of all types of intoxicants, including Alcopop. This pocket-friendly “restro pub” is a perfect setting for party-goers with the availability of shisha and the inclusion of an in-house DJ to amp up its intoxicating ambience with live music sessions. The minimalistic yet chic decor will evoke the nostalgic charm of a pub scene from the classic English movies. The multi-cuisine food and dessert menu is a mix of classic and contemporary styles. This Diwali, we recommend you to go for the Vodka-based Electronic Iced Teaor the Tequila-based Kiwi Margarita.
Address:1st floor, Pecon Tower, DH Block (Newtown), Action Area I, West Bengal-700156Time:12:00 PM -12:00 AMTenure of the cocktails:10thNovember –31st December, 2020In the Menu: Cocktails:•Green Apple Infused Beach Iced Tea•Electronic Iced Tea• Watermelon Mojito•Kiwi Margarita Desserts:•Classic Chocolate Brownie with Ice-creamPricefor two: INR 1,100 (Approx) with alcoho

 

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