Food and Drink

Sample Poila Boishakh Special Menus At These Kolkata Restaurants

From risotto with lal saag to Chin Bhin Mangso with Luchi and coastal flavours from Sardinia, there is a lot on offer for foodies

Kolkata will be celebrating Photo: Roop_Dey/Shutterstock

The Bengali New Year, also known as Poila Boishakh, is celebrated in mid April across West Bengal. The festival marks the beginning of the Bengali calendar. As with any Indian festival, delectable food is a central part of the celebrations. Many people in Kolkata are lining up outside restaurants this weekend to enjoy special Poila Boishakh menus. If you're in the area, don't miss out on the chance to savour unique dishes, ranging from traditional Bengali favorites with a twist, to delectable flavours from Sardinia. To help you navigate the offerings, we've put together a list of places that are featuring special menus.