Kolkata, India is an ever-popular destination for travelling food lovers thanks to its diverse culinary landscape. Sample the region’s tastiest treats at these epic foodie hotels, bookable via Culture Trip.
Kolkata, the restless capital of India’s West Bengal state, is one of the subcontinent’s most diverse cities. Originally founded as an East India Company trading post, and India’s capital under the British Raj for 138 years, Kolkata’s architecture and atmosphere have since been shaped by other communities, too – including Chinese and Armenian immigrants. This cosmopolitan nature has led to a wonderfully unique culinary scene, with travellers flocking to the city to experience its vibrant curries and famously rich desserts, which blend Bengali culture with the traditions of other Indian and global regions. If you’re in the city to eat, and we recommend that you are, here are some of the best places to stay to do just that.
This is a rewrite of an article originally by Sridevi Nambiar.