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9 Bengali Restaurants In Delhi For The Best ‘Maachh Bhaat’


The Bengalis are very passionate about everything thing that they like – sports, culture, literature and their sugary-sweet mother tongue. This zeal remains unmoved when it comes to their food. The heady aroma of their Sorshe Maach, Maacher Jhol, the delicious Jhinga, and their sweet Mishti Doi are dishes that you can never get enough of. In Delhi, of course there is the much admired Bengali area Chittaranjan Park where you can find these goodies at every corner, however there are also other places around Delhi to enjoy this luscious cuisine.

Oh! Calcutta

Ground Floor, International Trade Tower, E-Block, Lala Lajpat Rai Rd, Nehru Place, New Delhi-19 | 011 3040 2415

9, Ground Floor, DLF Tower 8th Rd, DLF Cyber City, Sector 24, Gurugram, 122002 | 011 3310 5631

Oh! Calcutta platforms the very best of Bengali cuisine. The décor and the ambience of the place are elegant and sober. The dishes served here are authentic and their service is flawless. The Betki Fish, Bhuna Duck and the Steamed Mustard Fish are some of the must try’s.2898

City Of Joy

Aravali Shopping Complex , Alaknanda, New Delhi, Delhi-19 | +91 8800348633
Nestled in a cozy nook of the Alaknanda market, City of Joy is another Bengali restaurant that focuses on food alone. Their décor is simple and their service is quick. Their cutlets are delectable and the Fish Kabiraji, Prawn Malai Curry and Jhinga Aloo Posto is divine too.fish_fry10

Maa Tara

Shop No: 45, 46, 47, Market No: 2, Chittranjan Park, New Delhi-19 | 011 26277029

It is hard to believe that this small eatery dishes out the best Bengali food in Delhi. They have a very small dine-in space and dhaba like ambience and also offer home delivery. You must try their Doi Mach and Chingri Malai Curry.26573061_xl

Bijoli Grill

3, Hailey Road, Banga Bhawan, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-01 011 23321233; +91 9811111030

Shop 156/143, Good Earth City Center Mall, Sector 50, Gurgaon | 0124 4530644; +91 8506002255

Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi-16 | +91 8506070451; +91 8506002255

Delhi is full of small wonders and this place is one such gem. Bijoli Grill is one of the most popular and oldest caterers in Kolkata hence you can expect the very best from them. They offer authentic Bengali cuisine that is high on taste and quality. Their Spl. Bengali Thali and Crab Chilli should be tried. Ghee-bhaat-with-Rui-Macher-Jhol-food

Kolkata Biryani House

Shop 49, Ground Floor, Market 1, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi-19 | 011 41749595; 011 41749696

People who want to savour the real Kolkata biryanis must visit this place. Though the small takeaway outlet also serves fast food and North Indian dishes, it is known for its Biryanis, both veg and non-veg. Mind you this place has no sitting arrangements, but you can always enjoy your food in your car or at home. Do have their Spl Mutton Biryani.3954908883_bb7d0c0104_b

Ki Hangla

A-201 & B-101, Supermart 1, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon +91 9717955956; +91 9958483355
Ki Hangla is a small takeaway outlet, which serves Bengali fast food and the delicacies of Kolkata. It does not disappoint the Bengali food lovers. Their Fish Fry, Ilish Bhapa & Palak Chingri are what should be had here. They also serve Kolkata Biryani, both veg and non-veg. They have a very small dine-in space with limited seating arrangements. img_0177

Maachh Bhaat

Shop No.57, Gate No.2, Old Delhi Gurgaon Road, Opp Maruti Udyog, Gurugram-122001 | 0124 6526909

Where: Sector-14, Gurgaon
Maachh Bhaat is one of the most popular Bengali restaurants in the Capital for authentic Bengali food. The food cooked in mustard oil with authentic Bengali spices is served in typical steel and utensils. The restaurant is small, neat and cozy. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Big Bongg Theory

122, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi-49 | 011 43058327

Get your taste buds swooning with some delightful Bengali flavours at the Big Bongg Theory. The food here will instantly take you from the bustling streets of Shahpur Jat to thriving lanes of Hatibagan Market. Do try their prawn orley, sorshe mach (duh-uh), and alurdam.


Lavaash By Saby

H-5/1, Ambawatta One, Kalkadass Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi-30 | 011 33106315

Lavaash By Saby brings forth two delectable cuisines in its menu – Bengali and Armenian. The place serves up food rooted in Calcutta but seen through Armenian eyes. The selection is nothing short of exotic and the hints of Armenia in the Bengali menu is a delight! The menu is dotted with Bong, Armanian, and some fusion options like egg devil, puffs, and more.lavaash-by-saby

Binge eater by day and binge watcher by night, Ankita is fluent in food, film, and Internet. When she’s not obsessing over the hottest trends, tacos, and the perfect author’s bio, you can find her under a pile of Jeffery Archer’s novels or looking for the nearest wine shop.