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) #123 of 3,985 Restaurants in Kolkata ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, International, Asian
11, Waterloo Street, Esplanade | Near Paradise Cinema Hall, Kolkata 700006, India
+91 33 2248 6520
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11, Waterloo Street, Esplanade | Near Paradise Cinema Hall, Kolkata 700006, India
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Reviews (82)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on Waterloo street this place serves excellent North West Frontier cuisine. Parking is a pain. But the experience is well worth the effort.

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

There were days when Amber used to be considered in top 10 places to eat in Kolkata, alongside now vanished joints like Skyroom. Today's Amber seems to be a diminished remnant of its glorious past. But the food was not bad, particularly the Mutton Roganjosh

Thank sumit100051781
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Amber has been a landmark in Kolkata for last 50 years or more. I have seen it for the last 40 years doing brisk business "every day" and a great satisfaction to all clients who leave with smiles. The food here is "Excellent". They have...More

Thank Chaubey
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amber reminds me of my childhood days when it was one of the most famous restaurants in Kolkata and till today, it has held on to its status. Parking is a bit tricky if you are not familiar with the place, so take an Ola/Uber...More

Thank ban1824
Reviewed 5 February 2017

a must visit in kolkata for lipsmacking tandoori items alongwith their naans which are kolkatas best served.a bit too costly but for great food you have to pay a little more to experience lovely cuisines.go once i m sure u will like it.

Thank ayubj0har
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I went to Amber because it had good reviews...and I was disappointed. Food was very average, the place was cold and unpleasant and the staff eager to get as much money as possible out of me.... Maybe just a question of personal taste but I...More

1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Our guide recommended Amber, trip advisor reviews (almost all from Indian's) raved about it, so we decided to try it. First impressions created a degree of nervousness as to the suitability for our sensitive western digestive system - we were the only non-Indians eating there....More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I first visited this restaurant probably 50 years back. Since then, I have had meals there a numerous times. This was the best place in Kolkata to have Punjabi Tandoori food. The only problem with this restaurant, even ten years ago, was the long waiting...More

Thank Savison
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This joint is one of the oldest in Kolkata, located near Esplanade. They still manage the same quality what they served 25 years back(since I have been visiting).If one is found off North Indian food, it is the right place. I love eating at this...More

Thank Sanjay J
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Amber is one of the old favourite of mine with a number of North Indian delights. The paneer butter, Chana masala is out of the world. The desserts are great indeed. This old restaurant has not changed the menu much. It is located in office...More

Thank alokc874
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Anupam k
is there any kind of without garlic food available?
6 July 2016|
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Response from DavinderSinghCA | Reviewed this property |
Amber Kolkata is popular for its non-veg delicacies.They may serve as per your choice (non garlic).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11, Waterloo Street, Esplanade | Near Paradise Cinema Hall, Kolkata 700006, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata District  >  Kolkata
  • Phone Number: +91 33 2248 6520
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