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The Iconic 60 Yr Old Amber Restaurant In Kolkata

Kolkata is a place which is well known for its diverse history and culture. Whether its food architecture or literature Kolkata has something for everyone to explore. Kolkata’s streets boast a variety of markets also known as bazaars where people from various regions come to buy artistic handicrafts, and enjoy the simplistic vibe of Kolkata, The authenticity and diversity in handicrafts have made Kolkata a hotspot for tourists and visitors. Kolkata also boasts a variety of food tastes and cuisines ranging from spicy, sour sweet and Bitter when it comes to exploring food culture. One such well known restaurant which is the epitome of north Indian food in Kolkata is the iconic Amber Restaurant.

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Exploring The Iconic Amber Restaurant

Amber restaurant, hotel, banquet, is located in Waterloo street in Esplanade which is a street    market famous for buying apparels, accessories and shoes in Kolkata. Amber has earned a significant amount of fame in Kolkata when. it comes to delivering tasty mouthwatering food dishes. Established more than 60 years ago, the iconic Amber restaurant is well known for its north Indian delicacies.

From politicians to cricketers to celebrities to hotel managers, Amber has served variety of people over the six decades. The restaurant-cum-bar is also a hotel and banquet which provides catering services and guest rooms for relaxing layover. Amber has a varied clientele they have celebrities which comes once a year to people who eat five days a week at their restaurants .The situation is such that frequent visitors hardly looks at the menu before placing an order .Most of the frequent eaters even know the name of chefs .  Amber has also been a top spot for family gatherings in Kolkata because of its 60 year old presence which makes it a perfect place to eat and chat for different generations of people.

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The secret to Amber’s clientele lies in its signature dishes. All the dishes are made with magical flavors and condiments of north India which attract attention and hard to resist. The menu ranges from soups, tandoori dishes, curries biryani to famous north Indian sweet delicacies which is best way to end a heartwarming dine out.

Amber also holds a central kitchen which deliver food to homes as well. So, if you are a person who wants to unwind at home with mouthwatering north Indian dishes the iconic Amber has you covered.

If you are a food junkie/enthusiast who is looking forward to exploring Kolkata, then do give amber a try and lose yourself in flavors of north India. You are going to love their wide variety of north Indian dishes; the prices vary from what you order tandoori platters and three course meals will go on the higher end as compare to other dishes. But the good thing is that you are getting the best food out there without compromising on quality. Contact them for their peak working hours and booking before you reach there since you do not want to be there when restaurant is not delivering best dishes.

Enjoy! and immerse yourself in aroma of mouthwatering north Indian spices.

Featured Photo of ‘Malabar Biriyani’ by Basheer Olakara under CC BY 2.0



Meghna is an MBA HR by profession, she has 5 years of corporate experience in HR and Admin. She has a very simple style of writing this is one reason why her work reaches easily to different types of people. Apart from writing she also loves to shop be it real or window she can spend hours shopping :).

Currently, her little one keeps her occupied. However, her passion for writing still forces her to take some time out time and pen down her thoughts into words. She truly loves both her jobs, looking after her naughty little kid at time same time create quality content for the website.

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