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The Peerless Inn Hotel, 12, 1st Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Esplanade | Esplanade, The Peerless Inn, Kolkata 700 013, India
+91 33 2228 0301
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“thali” (86 reviews)
“mutton” (21 reviews)
“papad” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Peerless Inn Hotel, 12, 1st Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Esplanade | Esplanade, The Peerless Inn, Kolkata 700 013, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to the Aheli after a good 20 years hoping that it was as good as I had experienced when it first opened (back in 1993?) Sadly it was not to be, the menu has not changed much but having Dhoti wearing waiters is not...More

Thank Kalyan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for lunch during our busy Kolkata day tour. This restaurant is located on the first floor of Peerless Inn hotel, just next to Grand Oberoi and near Indian Museum in the busy and popular Maidan area (central Kolkata). Their menu is big,...More

Thank Ankur P
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

If you are proud for being a Bengali, then you must visit this restaurant. This is purely a Bengali restaurant. All the food is very attractive and test is also very good.

Thank Ditun_P
Reviewed 5 October 2017

“Experience not worth your expenditure” Stepped in Aaheli with pleasure infused by Web images of Aaheli and that it is housed in Peeless Inn at Kolkata. But to my utter dismay, the Rajbhog Thali is no where near to zamindari experience one may expect. Food...More

Thank abhijitsinha08
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Novotel hotel and could easily see Aaheli from our room window.Situated in Peerless hotel this restaurant is known for authentic bengali food. What is worth appreciating is that it was majorily run by a lady from taking orders to serving to...More

Thank shankarkavita
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Based on Bengali food, quality of food too good, average service quality, delicious atmosphere, specially Vegas..

Thank subrata c
Reviewed 24 September 2017

City of Joy is surely the best place to have the best food, be it fine dine or street food. After reading many reviews on the best joint for bengali cuisine in Kolkata, selected Aehili, Peerless Inn. It is a mediocre restaurant that turned out...More

Thank hadesi r
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A Bengali food joint in the peerless hotel situated at esplanade. You can reach there by metro bus cab and car. Exclusive Bengali cuisine resturant. Good ambience. Friendly staff. Good food. I had a veg Thali. But non vegetarian Thali is also available. Pocket pinch...More

Thank sandweip
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We are a "true blue" Bengali family and love Hilsa & Prawns, mere mention of fish leaves us more than salivating !!! The outlet at Esplanade in Kolkata is a pure joy to visit for a weekend family lunch. Hilsa centric Ala Carte menu is...More

Thank Sourav M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Situated at the heart of the city of Kolkata.At So called Esplanade or now Dharma tala.Very close to The Grand Hotel.Annexed to The Ritz continental.Just close by to Esplanade metro station.Great Bengali cuisine of all and special varieties in seasons and festivals.Very clean area.Waiters are...More

Thank prabirdatta
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Questions & Answers
17 November 2017|
Response from prabirdatta | Reviewed this property |
Kindly contact the hotel or see their website for complete list
Anupam k
2 July 2016|
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Response from GMPIK | Property representative |
Hi, We do serve food without garlic or onion. You need to inform our waiter for your choice and they will prepare your food accordingly. Thanks.
9 January 2016|
Response from anisurr2001 | Reviewed this property |
They serve 3 types of thali - basic, mid range and maharaja thali. The prices vary from INR 800 to INR 1500 without tax.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Peerless Inn Hotel, 12, 1st Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Esplanade | Esplanade, The Peerless Inn, Kolkata 700 013, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata District  >  Kolkata
  • Phone Number: +91 33 2228 0301
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