What – Esho He Maa Durga
Where – Kebab-E-Que, 15 Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata 700071
When- 29th September-5th October
Timings – 1230pm-4pm for Lunch/ 7:30pm onwards for Dinner
Price- INR 1696 all inclusive per person, 2:1 offers on selected beverages
With Durga Puja around the corner, every Bengali will crave for an authentic Bengali feast laden with new dishes and the classics. A hearty dose of Bengali grub can only be had at Kebab-e-Que, the legendary multi cuisine restaurant at the iconic Astor Hotel. Adding to the heady mix of food, one can also enjoy a pre-festive meal cocktail/mocktail from Deck 88, their open air lounge.
Festivals equals feasting and Durga Puja is a festival that captures the essence of a true Bengali via its culinary journey. At Kebab-e-Que, the festive menu is an ode to Kolkata with its myriad flavours across delicious plates which will be served buffet style from 29th September. The Astor will swing further east to give you an undiluted dose of festive favourites that includes a variety of starters to mains finishing off with a sweet indulgence with our signature desserts. The buffet spread includes the following items and they can also be enjoyed with a few beverages from Deck 88.
Cocktail Hopping (Deck 88 Special)
Puja Booster 750
(4 types of white Spirits, top up with Red Bull)
Kolkata Fest 550
(Gin, kafir lime, ginger juice top up with soda)
Love Fairy-tale 550
(Tequila, Pine apple juice, Cinnamon Powder)
Local Affair 550
(White Rum, Rosewater, Gulkand, Honey)
Festive Memory 550
(Vodka, Orange juice, Grenadine)
The iconic restaurant is serving a smorgasbord of items for their patrons. The extensively curated buffet menu will be available till the pujas and simply cannot be missed.
To hop into the culinary bandwagon, one can dig into Sulemani seekh kebab,Ranga Matir murgh kebab, Junglee kalo morich lasooni mahi tikka,Dimer devil, Bangladeshi badshahi roll, baisakhi stuffed shimla mircher chop. The Bhaja “O” Bhorta section has Mochmoche beguni,Badam diye kur kure aloo bhaja,Posto diye dharosh bhaja,Kumro bhaja,Tiler Loochi, Kishmisher basanti pulao, Beresta pulao with chicken chunks, hinger radhaballavi, butter naan.
The Salad section has Bhapa kasundir sabjir salad, tok jhaal mishti onkurito moong dal salad,phol makha. The Main course features Shorshey narkoli roshun bhapa chingri, Baansh pora kosha khashir mangsho, Koshe kosha haser dimer bhuna, Adibashi style kosha murgi, Maacher matha diye sona moong dal, Pur bhora kanchkola o chenar kofta, Kalibarir aloor dum. The dessert section is delving deep into our heritage with Bardhamaner sitabhog, kolapatay more bhapa chocolate sandesh, malai chomchom, dilkhush kheer kodom and many more.
Photography by Biswajit Saha