23 Best Biriyani Places in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for its heritage and culture. Biryani is one of the special dishes in Kolkata (Calcutta). It is believed that this biryani has been in vogue since many years. No matter where you go in Kolkata you will find biryani in every alley in the city of Kolkata but there are some special places from where you will definitely enjoy eating biryani.

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If you want to enjoy good Biryani then definitely visit these places.

• Arsalan
• Aminia
• Dada Boudir Hotel
• India Restaurant
• Haji Saheb
• Oudh 1590
• Zeeshan
• Royal Indian Hotel
• Nizam's
• D Bapi Biriyani
• Kareems
• Shimla Biryani
• Behrouz Biryani
• Zam Zam
• Azad Hind Dhaba
• Lazeez Biryani
• Hanglaatherium
• Honey Da Dhaba
• Sufi Palace
• Shiraz Golden Restaurant
• Only Alibaba
• Dhaka Biryani House
• Bijoli Grill

23 Best Spots for Biriyani in Kolkata

1. Arsalan

If you want to get a taste of biryani in Hyderabad from Kolkata, then Arsalan is definitely worth a visit. Here Biryani is made in Hyderabadi style, Arsalani's Biryani is a bit expensive but the friendly atmosphere and great ambience make the price point almost invisible. There are three branches in Kolkata and each one is a great hotspot.

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Address: Marina Garden Court, 191 Park Street, Kolkata - 700017

Price: ₹205 Onwards

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

2. Aminia

With seven branches in Kolkata alone. One thing we can guarantee is that Aminya's Biryani is delicious and amazing. The special biryani here is mutton biryani. They also offer a vegetarian biryani which deserves an honorable mention. The atmosphere here is also calm and the staff are very friendly. Overall, it's a great place.

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Address: Central Area, Chinar Park, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Price: ₹290 Onwards

Opening hours: 10:30am - 10:30pm (daily)

3. Dada Boudi

Low price, big quantity of biryani, if you want to eat then you can go to Dada Boudi's hotel. You will be forced to lick your fingers after every meal of mutton or chicken. Dada Boudi Biryani of Kolkata is famous all over India so people come from far and wide to eat this biryani, so the crowd is also very high in hotel. You might have to wait a little while to eat Dada Boudi's Biryani. But Calcutta Trending can guarantee that your wait will not fail.

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Address: 1 Ghosh Para Road | Barrackpore, Kolkata- 700002

Price: ₹200 Onwards

Opening hours: 9:30am - 11pm (daily)

4. India Restaurant

This is much more of a restaurant in terms of what a westerner would expect. You will find many Bengali items in this Indian restaurant. Don't forget to order Mutton Biryani out of it as it tastes amazing.

Address: 34 Karl Marx Sarani, Kidderpore, Kolkata-700023

Price: ₹190 Onwards

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

5. Haji Saheb

If you suddenly want to eat Biryani or Kebab at midnight then you can go to Haji Saheb.  This restaurant is in a great location and offers a wide menu of traditional kebabs and dishes. One can never forget Haji Saheb's traditional Biryani, although there are dishes like fish fried kebabs etc. available here.

Address: 26 Circus Avenue | Unit Park Circus, Kolkata-700017

Price: ₹280 Onwards

Opening hours: 12pm - 1am (daily)

6. Oudh 1590

The experience here is aimed to transport you back in time to 1590 to enjoy traditional Oudh cuisine. Here you can enjoy 'period dining.' If you think of ordering something from here, put biryani on your first list, the wonderful taste will make you yearn to go back to Oudh 1590 one more time.

Address: 23B, Deshapriya Park Road, Opposite Carmel Primary School, Kalighat, Kolkata-700029

Price: ₹295 Onwards

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm; 6:30pm - 10:30pm (daily)

7. Zeeshan

If you want to taste more biryani at a low price, then definitely visit Zeeshan. If you're not full of biryani, don't forget to order Zeeshan's chicken roll. The wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff make the atmosphere more lively.

Address: 17, Syed Amir Ali Avenue | Near Quest Mall, Park Circus Area, Kolkata-700016

Price:  ₹300 Onwards

Opening hours: 10am - 11:30pm (daily)

8. Royal Indian Hotel

If you don't like traditional biryani then definitely try Royal Indian Hotel Biryani, here it is made with aromatic spices instead of potatoes. As a result biryani becomes more delicious. Royal Indian Hotel has been making this kind of biryani for almost 100 years. The most famous and popular dish in this hotel is the Royal Mutton Biryani. Apart from Biryani, Chicken Reshmi Kebab;  Mutton Chaap and Murgh Musallam etc. are famous.

Address: 147, Rabindra Sarani, Bortola, Barabazar Market, Kolkata-700073

Price: ₹270 Onwards

Opening hours: 10am - 11:30pm (daily)

9. Nizam's

Nizam's Restaurant is very famous for its Kathi rolls and kebab rolls only. Nizam also serves one of the best Biryani in Kolkata.  The amazing biryani here can beat any other biryani. If you are planning biryani meal then definitely try the Chicken Biryani and also try Chicken Reshmi Kebab.

Address: 23 & 24, Hogg St, near Axis Bank Atm, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata-700087

Price: ₹315 Onwards

Opening hours: 11am - 11:30pm (daily)

10. D Bapi Biriyani

If you want to try biryani with extra spicy flavor then definitely put D Bapi Biriyani on your bucket list. It has a great atmosphere as well as friendly staff. Thinking of going to eat biryani with your family? Then must try now Chicken Biryani and Mutton Biryani. Calcutta Trending can guarantee that you will be charged every penny.

Address: 24 बरच्क्पोरे मेन रोड कोलकाता Opposite CMDA Nagar Main Gate, Mohan Pur, Barrackpore, West Bengal 700121

Price: ₹220 Onwards

Opening hours: 12am - 11pm (daily)

11. Kareems

If you want fine dining and amazing biryani with it then definitely visit Kareems. Gosht Dum Biryani and Murgh Tikka Dum Biryani are the signature biryani dishes of Kareem's. Beside Biryani, must try Gosht Kakori Kebab and Murgh Tangri Kulfi Kebab.

Address: PS Srijan Corporate Park, Retail Unit – 2, Tower – I Plot G-2, Street Number 25, GP Block, Sector V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata-700091

Price: ₹290 Onwards

Opening hours: 12pm - 10:45pm (daily)

12. Shimla Biryani

Shimla Biryani located near Ruby Hospital.  This is a premium restaurant that primarily serves biryani. Awadhi Biryani, Chicken Biryani, and Mutton Biryani are the popular dishes of the restaurant. The wonderful atmosphere here makes it more animated.

Address: 415, Hastings, Hastings Colony, VIP Nagar, Kolkata-700100

Price: ₹240 Onwards

Opening hours: 10:30am-1am (daily)

13. Behrouz Biryani

They are not only one of the best biryani places in Kolkata but also have a huge fanbase in the entire country. Behrouz Biryani is different from all because of the special aromatic spices used here. Here you will find premium biryani and delicious kebabs, if you don't eat these you will be missing out.

Address: 29, 1st Lane, Ballygunge, Kolkata

Price: ₹325 Onwards

Opening hours: 11am-2am (daily)

14. Zam Zam

If you are planning to go to a restaurant with your family, then you can definitely choose Zam Zam. Along with the amazing environment, you will get incomparable delicious food. originally Zam Zam is a Mughlai Restaurant. Along with Beef Biryani, their Chicken Biryani and Mutton Biryani are quite popular among diners. Calcutta Trending can guarantee one thing that the food here is amazing.

Address: 9/1, Noor Ali Ln, behind Frank Anthony Public School, Beniapukur, Kolkata-700014

Price: ₹153 Onwards

Opening hours: 11am-11pm (daily) 

15. Azad Hind Dhaba

At Azad Hind Dhaba, Biryani is served dry, and the meat is served with gravy making it easier to have Biryani without having to order a side dish. Chicken Biryani and their Mutton Biryani is also quite popular. Also you can try their Mutton Seeks Kebabs; Garlic Naan; and Masala Cold Drink.

Address: 12, 1, Ballygunge Circular Rd, Rowland Row, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020

Price: ₹190 Onwards

Opening hours: 10:30am-1:30am (daily)

16. Lazeez Biryani

If you want a different taste of Kolkata Biryani then definitely visit Lazeez. If you want to eat Lazeez biryani, you must try the mutton biryani once. Lazeez Biryani is served extra spicy and oily. Including biriyani their popular dishes are Mutton Chap; Phirni.

Address: 1/A, Near, Convent Rd, Maula Ali, Entally, Kolkata- 700014

Price: ₹300 Onwards

Opening hours: 11am–2am (daily)

17. Hanglaatherium

Hanglaatherium is famous for classic Bengali cuisine and premium biryani. If you want to taste Biryani in Kolkata style, then you must come back to Hanglaatherium.  Biryani is a popular dish in this restaurant. Some popular dishes Kebabs; Mutton Stew; Barra Kebab; Handi Mutton; and Mutton Shami Kebabs.

Address: 17, Syed Amir Ali Ave, Park Circus, Ballygunge, Kolkata-700017

Price: ₹279 Onwards

Opening hours: 10:30am-11:55pm (daily)

18. Honey Da Dhaba

Honey Da Dhaba is famous for its North Indian dishes and Biryani. Besides Biryani, if you want to have a good Punjabi food experience, then definitely visit Honey Da Dhaba. Definitely a perfect place if you want to have dinner with family. You can try their Chicken Biryani; Chicken Bharta; Chicken Reshmi Masala; Mutton Shahi Korma; and Chicken Tandoori during your visit to the restaurant.

Address: P-54, VIP Rd, Kankurgachi, Kolkata-700054

Price: ₹180 Onwards

Opening hours: 12am-10pm (Tuesday    Closed)

19. Sufi Palace

If you want to eat biryani at a low price but of high quality, then visit Sufi Palace. At Sufi Palace you can enjoy North Indian cuisine along with Chinese. The interior design of the restaurant will mesmerize you with its royal appearance. Don't forget to try Sufi Palace's Chicken Biryani.

Address: 113, Mahatma Gandhi Rd, College Street Market, College Street, Kolkata-700007

Price: ₹165 Onwards

Opening hours: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm (daily)

20. Shiraz Golden Restaurant

Shiraz Golden Restaurant has 8 outlets.  Shiraz is one of the oldest Biryani restaurants in Kolkata. Chicken Biryani is the most popular here. Calcutta Trending can guarantee one thing that the food here is amazing. 

Address: 135, Park St, behind Neuro Science Hospital, Park Circus, Beniapukur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700014

Price: ₹600 for two approx.

Opening hours: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

21. Only Alibaba

Only Alibaba is another famous biryani house in Kolkata city. Only Alibaba has many outlets but the famous dishes of each outlet are Biryani and Rolls. It is made more famous for its wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff.

Address: P1/11, Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Beside Domino's Pizza, Survey Park, Santoshpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700075

Price: ₹350 for two people (approx.)

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

22. Dhaka Biryani House

Dhaka biryani taste and masala is completely different compared to Kolkata biryani. So, 'Dhaka Biryani House' has opened many outlets in Kolkata to make the people of Kolkata taste Dhaka Biryani. The gravy in this biryani is spicy and has a bit more oil than usual. Calcutta Trending can guarantee one thing that the food here is amazing.  

Address: 144 BT Road Near Baranagar, Dunlop, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700129 India

Price: ₹600 for 2 people (approx.)

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

23. Bijoli Grill

This list would have been incomplete without Bijoli Grill. The mutton biryani at Bijoli Grill in Kolkata is a must-try with an amazing taste. Which will force you to visit Bijoli Grill again. Some recommendations are Chicken Chap and Dum Ki Chaap.

Address: Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Broadway Rd, IB Block, Sector III, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700106

Price: ₹1000 (approx.).

Opening hours: 01:00 pm - 09:00 pm

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