• Balwant Singh Eating House

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    Balwant Singh Eating House

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    Balwant Singh Eating House

    You can find everything here, from south Indian favourites like dhosa and idli to north Indian specialties like freshly fried samosa. What better way to unwind a filling lunch then with a freshly made steaming cup of creamy, sweet masala chai?

    Why to visit this place

    The first to introduce the steamed-milk tea craze to Kolkata about 97 years ago was Balwant Singh, a legendary figure in the North Indian dining scene. The shop has endured a long and eventful journey, yet it is still going strong.

    Why is Balwant Singh Dhaba popular? 

    • For all these years, the Dhaba has served delectable vegetarian fare from both North and South India.
    • The fusion tea served at Balwant's Dhaba comprises Kesar chai with saffron sprinkled on top, which also happens to be the establishment's signature creation, the "Doodh-cola" tea, which is in high demand during Kolkata's oppressively hot summer.
    • Many famous people, including K. L. Saigal, Prithviraj Kapoor, Kapil Dev, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, and Anil Kapoor, frequent this restaurant. etc
    • Foreign visitors are welcome, particularly Japanese tea researchers. They observe and document the process of brewing steamed tea.
    • The tea shop operates seven days a week, closing for only an hour each day. It starts serving tea at 4 am and serves thirsty souls until 3 am. Every day, the stall sells between 6,000 and 7,000 bhar (cups) of tea.

    Nearest Metro Station: Rabindra Sadan Metro Station is the closest (5 minutes walking distance)

    More About Balwant Singh Eating House

    How's the ambiance at Balwant Singh Eating House?

    Balwant Singh Eating House typically have a pleasant atmosphere with a rustic feel.

    How much does dining at Balwant Singh Eating House cost?

    The cost for two individuals is roughly Rs. 1000, though this entirely depends on the quantity and variety of food you order.

    Does Balwant Singh's Eating Place offer home delivery?

    You can choose home delivery choices if the delivery address is within the allowed driving distance.

    Does Balwant Singhs Eating House maintain cleanliness?

    Yes, the Balwant Singhs Eating House offers a clean interior and hygienically prepared cuisine.

    Special Tip:

    Chaai, dhoodh cola (milk + coke/thumbs up), one of the strangest drink combinations worth trying. In addition to the Doodh cola sessions, which are more like a ritual when you are here, try a taste of Aloo Paranthas & Dal Makhni.


    Open Time : Open 24 hours

    Entry : free

    Address : Balwant Singh's Eating House, Harish Mukherjee Road, Bhowanipore, Calcutta, West Bengal, India

    Phone : 099039 75361

    By Abhilasha Prasad

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