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No. 26, Ground Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Near Indian Museum, New Market Area, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
+91 33 2249 0369
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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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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The food is good. Kali dal is really very nice. In starters - paneer tikka, tandoori aloo and dahi ke kebab are very delicious.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I have been going to this place for last 10 years. The food quality is really good. The vegetarian options are limited, but the food has amazing taste. The Dahi ke kabab is 1 item which you will not get any where like here. The lachha paratha and kali dal is too good. It is a place to go who... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 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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150 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

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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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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202 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Dev1972
Navi Mumbai, India
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar
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 2249 0369

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?