12 Best Late Night Restaurants in Kolkata to Satiate Your Midnight Cravings

12 Best Late Night Restaurants in Kolkata to Satiate Your Midnight Cravings

Bengalis are a little extra fond of their khabar (food) and that translates into a beautifully varied food circuit in the city. From Mediterranean to Burmese and everything in-between, you’re more or less assured of getting exactly what you want, when you want. Kolkata is also used to a lot of late night parties, with a lot of people even leaving the house at 1 am, then pub-hopping their way back home. Thus, you can find some of the best late night restaurants in Kolkata for the times when midnight hunger strikes.

Best Late Night Restaurants In Kolkata That You Must Visit

To cater to the young, the wild and the free, we present a curated gallery of some of the best late night restaurants in Kolkata you can go to after hours for the best food.

1. Sharma Dhaba

Sharma Dhaba will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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This is a legendary little dhaba in Ballygunge and is open all day and all night. Nothing seems better after a long night of hard drinking than a piping hot butter naan with creamy, soft chicken bharta. You can look forward to spending between INR 300-500 for two people, and have both of you completely overstuffed at that!

Cuisine: North Indian

Location: 17/1B, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata

2. Alfresco – The Lalit Great Eastern

Alfresco will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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The Great Eastern is one of the grand old relics left over from a different age. But make no mistake, it still maintains the highest of standards and is an excellent place to go if you’re looking to schmooze with the who’s who of Kolkata late at night! The average cost for two people is INR 3,000.

Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Mediterranean, Italian

Location: 1-3, Old Court House Street, Dalhousie Square, Esplanade, Kolkata

3. Jabbrr Afghani

Jabbrr Afghani will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkst

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Whether you’ve been working or partying your butt off, the body still needs food at 3am when you can’t think straight. Nothing can get better than a crispy, beautifully flaky roll or a hot, steaming biriyani (WITH aloo, thank you very much), making Jabrr Afghani one of the late night restaurants in Kolkata. Cost for two is INR 300 for two people, so go ahead and eat your heart out!

Cuisine: Afghani

Location: Ground Floor, Plot A3, Block GP, Sector 5, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

4. The Bridge – Floatel

The Bridge will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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Want to end the night spectacularly on the Ganges? This floating restaurant will satisfy any cravings you’re likely to have and give you the unforgettable experience of gazing out over the Ganges as you do that. It isn’t extraordinarily expensive either, with the cost for two coming out to about INR 1,600 only.

Cuisine: Continental, North Indian and Mughlai

Location: Floatel, 9/10, Kolkata Jetty, Strand Road, Dalhousie BBD Bagh, Kolkata

5. Chai Break

Chai Break will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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This nifty place is pocket-friendly, with the average cost for to coming to about INR 1,000. It has amazing ambience, and is the quirky décor and friendly staff are sure to help you end your night on a high note!

Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Continental

Location: K1, RDB Boulevard, Block EP & GP, Sector 5, Salt Lake

6. Balwant Singh’s Eating house

Balwant Singh's Eating House will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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An institution in itself, Balwant has the unique distinction to be known as a breakfast joint as well as one of the best late night restaurants in Kolkata. Their speciality includes Panner Butter Masala, Dal Tadka and Tandoori Roti. Of course, you cannot miss the Doodh Cola when you go there, a mixture of milk, aerated cola and lots of ice. The pitcher along with the food will not cost two more than INR 300.

Cuisine: North Indian

Location: HM Road, Near Bhawanipur Gurudwara, Bhawanipur

7. Jai Hind Dhaba

Jai Hind Dhaba will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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There are unexpected times when you feel you need to have Butter Chicken Masala and we don’t blame you. (Add dal makhni and butter nan to that list, we say.)But when that craving hits at 1 am at night, head over to Jai Hind Dhaba. This place has a nice sitting area to have ‘dhaba food’ like paneer butter masala, aloo do pyaza and to talk about your napkin paper business plan. A meal for two will cost you INR 400.

(Pro tip: Make sure you have the kulfi outside the place!)

Location: Sarat Bose Road, Paddapukur, Kolkata

Cuisine: North Indian

8. Azad Hind Dhaba

Azad Hind Dhaba will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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Along with Sharma and Jai Hind, Azad Hind not only completes the famous trio of dhaba joints but also makes sure that you never go to bed hungry, a testament to what the city stands for.  Try their Saag chicken, tengri kebabs, paneer butter masala and dal tadka to warm you up during chilly winter nights. Though they have gone with the franchise model and spread their wings across the city, this particular joint is perfect for post-Park-Street-drinks scenes. A meal for 2 will cost something around INR 550.

Location: Ballygunge Circular Road, Ballygunge

Cuisine: North Indian

9. Go Lebanese

Go Lebanese will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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Kolkata takes its midnight food seriously and makes sure to cater to all tastes and cuisines. Humus and Pita bread, Shawarma and Iranian Seek Kabab, at 3 AM and without breaking the bank, Go Lebanese will satisfy even the most discerning taste buds. Conveniently located where the Sector 5 IT park starts this pocket-friendly joint it will lighten your wallet by around 400 for 2 people.

Location:  Sector 5, Salt Lake

Cuisine: Lebanese

10. Jam House

Jam House will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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The latest in the Kolkata midnight buffet, they have hookah and karaoke till 2 in the morning and extending to 4 on selected days. Falafel wraps and some neat collection of pizzas have been a hit. A meal for two costs around INR 800.

Location: 1, AJC Bose Road, Near Shikshayatan College, Chowringhee, Kolkata

Cuisine: Mexican, Chinese, Italian, Continental, North Indian

11. K19- Park Plaza

K-19 Park Plaza will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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Midnight Buffet, period. One of the best buffet places in the city started with their midnight buffet, ranging from chaat counters to Afghani chicken, and to their collection of bread. At INR 650 per person, it’s a steal!

Location: Park Plaza, 17, Garcha Road, Ballygunge, Kolkata

Cuisine: Continental, North Indian

12. Kung Pao

Kung Pao will satisfy your midnight cravings in Kolkata

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Open till 3 in the morning and conveniently located in the heart of the city, a craving for schezwan fried rice, Thai green curry with rice, or steamed momos are well met by Kung Pao. Pocket pinch for 2-3 people? Just INR 600!

Location: Near American Consulate, Russel Street, Kolkata

Cuisine: Chinese

How many of these late night restaurants have you been to? Let us know in the comments below!

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