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26, Ground Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Near Indian Museum, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
91-33-22495572
Today
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 32
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food

food is amazing, had a grt time with family.only minus point about this place was the uncomfortable as i tore my leggings due to lack of space while getting out from the sofa.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Food was amazing, our server patiently explained everything about the food options and recommendations to us, and we could not have enjoyed our evening more.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

food is amazing, had a grt time with family.only minus point about this place was the uncomfortable as i tore my leggings due to lack of space while getting out from the sofa.

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KOLKATA
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

With family visited for Dinner and the taste of dishes with services were very awesome, though little costly but satisfied with quality and ambiance...

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New Delhi, India
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

with drinks , starter and dinner approx 5000 for 2 ambiance is average need to be renovation average

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Pattaya, Thailand
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

One bottle of Kingfisher Ultra arrived flat and was u drinkable but they insisted on it being paid for or they would have got a 5* review. The food is expensive, over 4,000 Rs for 2. Chicken Nawabi starter (think Tikka but more moist with yoghurt drizzling from the chicken) was delicious. Lamb Rogan Josh was on the bone and... More 

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Kolkata, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I invited one of our supplier-partner to have dinner in Zaranj. The restaurant is located at the central part of Kolkata in the Esplanade area just opposite to the Indian Museum. The building is very old and of British era. The restaurant is having two sections - one is the Indian section and the other is Chinese and Thai. I... More 

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Guwahati, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A must visit place in Calcutta to get that fine dine experience for Indian food. It has the charm of the classic mid work day meal and a sorted dinner. Tried few things off the menu, Kali Dal and Mushroom sabzi were good. But the breads are phenomenal. Laccha Paratha and Mirchi Ka Paratha being my favorite picks for this... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We planned for a business meeting with team @ Zaranj as I could recall it being a nice place 3 years back. To my surprise, the place looks dead with almost dead staff. We were the only people in the restaurant (last time there was a que outside). The food tasted nice if you like some tiny pebbles in your... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a restaurant that has been a part of Kolkata for ages and still remains one of the best for North Indian cuisine. I have been on a catch-up trip in Kolkata and visiting restaurants that are close to my heart but did not get a chance to visit in recent years. I will start with the decor, it... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Living in Essex, we have Indian restaurants every 100 yards or so, but this one is really quite special, the attention to detail is fantastic, sorry to say, we ate here twice it really was that good.

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Additional Information about Zaranj

Address: 26, Ground Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Near Indian Museum, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 91-33-22495572
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26, Ground Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Near Indian Museum, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Phone Number: 91-33-22495572

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?