Kolkata’s old-fashioned main museum fills a colonnaded palace ranged around a central lawn. Extensive exhibits include fabulous...
Marked by a distinctive red-brick clocktower , this enormous warren of a place was originally opened in 1874. It was substantially...
New Market has a grand colonial clocktower, but by day it's a pestilential nest of handicraft touts. Come before 08:00, while touts are...
The small tropical garden of the historic Fairlawn Hotel is great for a cold brew.
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Tiny, two-floored box-cafe recently smartened up a tad but still serving excellent value curries, snacks and traveller favourites.
Sudder St · interesting places nearby
Two suave if pricey restaurants in one. Jong’s serves Chinese, under-spiced Thai and other Asian cuisines in a magnificently wood-panelled room that feels like a Raj-oriental gentleman’s club. Less visually successful, the interconnected Indian section Zaranj has magenta table cloths and a little ‘stream’ running down the middle. Some meals include rice but with most it’s ₹175 extra.