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P.O. Daranda | Via Sriniketan, Bolpur, India
+91 94344 46150
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“mutton” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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P.O. Daranda | Via Sriniketan, Bolpur, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is on the Bolpur-Ilambazar Road. Within 10 minutes drive we reached there from Kharimati resort. We had to book the meal in advance by a phone call early in the morning. It is basically a big firm with tank, agriculture, dairy etc. Some tribal...More

1  Thank Indranil D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A traditional homely restaurant which serves quality organic food. The ethnic atmosphere and the quality of the food is the major attraction

Thank AvikBasu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bonolakshmi has amazing food---it's a bit out of Bolpur (best to hire a toto or take a bus to Ilaambazar) but it is 100% worth the journey. I dislike Bengali food in general and even so, love the food here.

Thank Meera K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Good for trying out Bengali cuisine. However, if you are sensitive to smell then please note that the dining room has a strong of food (and fish smell). Good options for both veg and non veg. But being there a number of times, I think...More

Thank Deb_Majumder
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Well for a ONE time experience you can go there. There are other local things that you can shop. It is Bengali food and have to order in advance - they do not serve without a prior order. I think the order has to be...More

Thank DKKolkata
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Fantastic food. However its difficult to book for it. You have to call in advance, reach there early and wait for your turn to come!

Thank Anirban_Basu_kol
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Excellent bengali food.... Although I have ordered veg thali but its simply awesome.... they served home made ghee with excellent aroma and taste. Will sure visit again whenever we visit Bolpur..

Thank Devabrat
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic taste , quote rustic , limited menu , but the taste of the food is worth it Please be their by 12.30 else it becomes a little crowded Overall I must visit place if you are in santhinekatan , prices are dam cheap !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Visited during my trip to Shantiniketan in winter last year. Had heard a lot from people as a must-visit place to have lunch, but found my experience to be far below par. The place is over-hyped and now living on past glory. Food is hardly...More

1  Thank rajarshi2016
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It is an average place to go and dine . The food taste was average however, pretty much affordable. Decent place to go .

Thank ReetaKarki
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23 February 2017|
Response from Palash S | Reviewed this property |
no.u have to buy it from there i think
24 December 2016|
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Response from Palash S | Reviewed this property |
yes everything they sell...& everything is very pure
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.O. Daranda | Via Sriniketan, Bolpur, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Birbhum District  >  Bolpur
  • Phone Number: +91 94344 46150
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