5 Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata

Biryani or Biriani first came to Kolkata with Nawab Wajid Ali Shah. In most of the best biryani places in Kolkata, it is cooked in a very less spicy and less oily style. In Kolkata, we call it as Bi-ri-ani, with a bengali touch 🙂 From Footpath to 5-star, you can get Biryani almost in every corner of the town. That’s why, the prices also vary from Rs.50 to Rs.500. The Mughal Restaurants in the town like Arsalan, Nizam’s, Zeeshan, Shiraj, Aminia are few of the Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata who seves this Nawabi Delicacy.

Hyderabad, Lucknow & Kolkata are the most popular Biryani places in India for their unique style and taste of Biryani among all. Hyderabadi Biryani is usually very spicy and world famous for its irreplaceable flavor. Kolkata’s biryani is basically prepared in Lucknow style using Keora Water or Rose Water to add a special aroma to it. It also contains a boiled egg and a Boiled potato like the Lucknow Biryani.  Let’s check the price list for different Biryani Houses of the town.

Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata

Arsalan

Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata Arsalan

 

Arsalan is one of the best biryani places in Kolkata with outlets at various locations in Kolkata. They serve authentic Mughlai food and especially Biryani. Arsalan’s 4 outlets are spread in Wellesley, Hatibagan, New Alipore, Park Circus and Park Street. Tastewise, the Park Circus branch situated right in front of the Park Circus crossing has the best plates. Also they have plenty of dishes which go well with it which are not much expensive. They have Home Delivery Service also.  Price List of different Biryani in Arsalan:

  1. Arsalan Spl. Mutton Biryani [Rs. 225.00]
  2. Arsalan Spl. Chicken Biryani [Rs. 225.00]
  3. Mutton Biryani [Rs.150.00]
  4. Chicken Biryani [Rs. 150.00]
  5. Mutton Lucknow Biryani [Rs.230.00]
  6. Egg Biryani [Rs.110.00]
  7. Hyderabadi Dum Biryani [Rs.160.00]
  8. Fish Biryani [Rs.190.00]
  9. Prawn Biryani (Sat, Sun & Holidays) [Rs.200.00]

Nizam’s

Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata Nizam's

Though they are most famous for their Kati-rolls, but also Nizam’s serves the best Biryani servings in Kolkata. Being situated in the New Market area, it gets huge footfall that you may not find the seats empty. But the wait for Nizam’s Biryani is worth of it, as it is heavenly together with ‘kebabs’ or ‘chaap’. The serving quantity is so huge that it can be easily shared by to two persons. Price List of different Biryani at Nizam’s:

  1. Mutton Biryani [Rs. 140.00]
  2. Chicken Biryani [Rs. 130.00]
  3. Tum Tum Biryani [Rs.200.00]
  4. Hyderabadi Biryani [Rs. 170.00]
  5. Maharaja Biryani [Rs.165.00]
  6. Nargish Biryani [Rs.190.00]
  7. Egg Biryani [Rs.105.00]
  8. Paneer Veg Biryani [Rs.105.00]

Aminia

Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata amenia

Aminia is one of the Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata which is also located in the New Market area, very close to Nizam’s. Mutton Biryani being a hot favourite among visitors is the tastiest dish here. The mutton-Biryani along with mutton-chaap or kebabs is a very tasty combination. They are very pocket friendly & also serve in good quantity. Aminia is now spread across 7 outlets in Kolkata at Golpark, Garia, Tollygunge, Chandni Chaowk, New Market, Jessore Road and Rajarhat New Town. Price List of different Biryani at Aminia.

  1. Chicken Biryani [Rs.135.00]
  2. Mutton Biryani [Rs.135.00]
  3. Mutton Awadhi Biryani [Rs.230.00]

Shiraz Golden Restaurant

best biryani places in Kolkata shiraz

Shiraz Golden Restaurant is one of the oldest restaurants with as their 6 outlets across Kolkata. The main branch is located in the Park Street which offers the best serving. They have been serving great Lucknow style Biryani from quite a long time. Their Biryani goes extremely well with Chicken/Mutton Chanp. Both in National & International level, many celebrities like M.F.Hussain, Shabana Azmi, Shahid Afridi to name a few, has visited this place to taste the great Shiraz’s Biryani. Price List of different Biryani at Shiraz:

  1. Shiraz Spl. Mutton Biryani [Rs. 255.00]
  2. Shiraz Spl. Chicken Biryani [Rs. 245.00]
  3. Mutton Biryani [Rs.160.00]
  4. Chicken Biryani [Rs. 155.00]
  5. Veg Biryani [Rs.140.00]

Zeeshan

best biryani places in Kolkata zeesshan

Zeeshan also comes among the best biryani places in Kolkata, who serves the spiciest biryani in the town. Their biryani is too heavy and spicy, that it stays with you for a considerable period of time. The aroma of this Biryani will surely drag you inside. Also don’t forget to try the reshmi kebabs & chaap along with your Biryani platter. Price List of different Biryani at Shiraz:

  1. Chicken Biryani [Rs.150.00]
  2. Mutton Biryani [Rs.150.00]
  3. Chicken Hyderabadi Biryani [Rs.165]
  4. Mutton Hyderabadi Biryani [Rs.165]
  5. Chicken Special Biryani [Rs.225]
  6. Mutton Special Biryani [Rs.225]

So, next time you’re in Kolkata, make a point to savor the Kolkata Biryani along with other Bengali delicacies. You may spot biryani stalls at every nookkar & corner of the street, but if you want to enjoy the finest ones, try the above Best Biryani Restaurants in Kolkata.

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