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No. 26, Ground Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Near Indian Museum, New Market Area, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
+91 33 22490369
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food tastes the same as it used to be years ago. The service is courteous. The black dal, chana and laccha paratha are still one of the best in Calcutta. Limited menu but very wisely selected. Upholstery and carpets need a change. Worth visiting.

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South Florida, Florida
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance and the service is pretty much first class.. I was told the Dal Makani was the best in town..Punjab style.. It was ok .. but nothing like the real Punjabi Dal Makani.. rice was done acceptably well and most aspects of the meal were good.. Come here to try one of the dishes if you required extra service... More 

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New Delhi, India
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Kolkata with an overseas associate from Hong Kong recently. One of them expressed a desire to have Indian food. Since we were at the Oberoi Grand, I looked up the Zomato app to find a decent Indian restaurant nearby. The app indicated that Zaranj was a nearby option just down the road from Oberoi Grand, and as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful evening, great service and tremendous food. We were a group of 8 and ordered a wide variety of dishes, all of them delicious. Well worth a visit when in Kolkata.

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Canberra, Australia
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173 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I couldn't get in to Zaranj one night, but persisted and was so glad I did. The Aloo and Gobi dishes were absolutely perfect. Our waiter (whose name I recorded but lost the card - it began with M) was adept and hospitable. The staff were helpful without being obsequious or overbearing. And generally Zaranj was a delight. It was... More 

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Thank Peter S
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Good North Indian food, frightfully expensive. Ambience, etc. obviously OK. But not really a place where one can feel comfortable.

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Thank Adhip M
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Has separate bar and food areas though serves drinks with food as well. Ambiance is great. Has some specialty Afghani dishes. Service is equally great. Overall, wonderful place to dine with friends and family. And located in a prime area.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Overall the experience to dine was very good from booking table in advance and prompt attention by staff in taking order,we ordered sea food and it was very good and fresh. Biryani being not the North Indian speciality of this place,so I will rate it below my expectation as it is not close to Hyderabadi style,they can rename as east... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

To die for North Indian food. Dal Makhni is majorly good. The food here is so very good. The mutton biryani was tasty & so were the dahi ke kebabs. Place has been around for 25 years now. The inside is a bit gloomy & furniture could get an upgrade, the sofas sink too low, but when the food is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

A bit high priced but great food. Can go with family and friends Should try dahi kebab Best for Indian food Thank you.....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 26, Ground Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Near Indian Museum, New Market Area, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Phone Number: +91 33 22490369

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?