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Review of Banana Leaf

Banana Leaf
Ranked #34 of 4,254 Restaurants in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed August 7, 2013

The food is very good. For its cuisine it is the best in Kolkata. The staff is very polite and extremely helpful and the turn around time (order to delivery) is very short.
The only snag is the long wait you will have to encounter while visiting on a weekend.

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Thank jayjeeaar
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

While you are in Kolkata you should not miss Banana Leaf restaurant situated in Lake Market, on Rash Behari Avenue. They offer authentic Tamil Nadu style food items as well as Kerala specialities like Malabar Paratha, etc. The Filter Coffee is also good.Prices are moderate and service is good.

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Thank VEEMBIL
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

I go here every now and then. I love their thali, and specially the mini idlys. Very good atmosphere.

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Thank Pinky_kaila04
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

We went to Banana Leaf for Lunch during the Durga Pujas in 2012. It was not a very good experience.
The Food was not up to the mark and the service was also very late.

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Thank Gaurav690
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Banana Leaf is surviving on past reputation.

At one time, it was the doyen of south Indian food eateries in Kolkata. But now, it is just going through the motions.

One is of the opinion that for an eatery that is always full of patrons, the quality of food should be excellent. But more than once, I have found that the sambhar seemed to have been worked over with boiled water. There was no taste.

They just do not get the dosa masala right. Idli's are not as fluffy and soft as they used to be. Uttapams are very gross.

Overall, no heart in the food preparation. With so many better options nearby, it is just a matter of time before business goes down unless socks are pulled up and revamping is done. Given the quality, it is overpriced too.

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