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Indian Coffee House

15, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Near Presidency College, College Street, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
+91 33 2241 4869
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
15, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Near Presidency College, College Street, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful old coffee house stuck in time, which is a Calcutta institution. Drop in while exploring College Street and all its book stalls, and enjoy an excellent coffee at bargain prices. An eclectic mix of students, intellectuals and a few foreigners relax under swishing...More

Thank savvy_dave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm born and brought up in Kolkata. So the Indian Coffee House is a very know place for me. It is the part of our culture. If you are a tourist and you are free travelling then you should visit this place. But I'll definitely...More

Thank RahulGhosh18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The time has no effect on this popular "adda" spot for intellectuals and college goers. The building is old, but renovated like some building during the British raj. Rock bottom prices and some selective mouth-watering dishes are the bonus.However, be ready for the long wait...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just popped to have a quick coffee with our guide. Entrance was half hidden between bookstalls and the restaurant is upstairs. Surprised to see the waiters all in Raj type uniforms but it made them easy to spot when the place got busy. Fairly slow...More

Thank TargaTripper
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Entering the coffee house is like watching a black and white movie. Everything seems to be moving slowly which is, well, how the service works. Waiters dressed in costumes which I had seen only in old movies, dull colors, it all adds to old world...More

Thank MS2302
Reviewed 8 March 2018

its not just another coffee house it’s the stamp of what Kolkata is famous for class, brilliance , beauty, charisma all under one roof. it feels time has just stopped here and you get the feel of British raj here. Staff wears same old style...More

Thank mahin R
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I enjoy visiting Coffee Houses across India. Not only I like the concept of this establishment but you find such multifaceted people visiting and spending time here. Yes of course, the food that is served which by flavour would vary State by State but the...More

Thank pparashar2012
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Coffee House is a historic place in the heart of College Street, which is holding so many memories. Years passed but the Coffee House is still hosting hundreds of customers daily and serving coffee and snacks at a very reasonable price. Though the place is...More

Thank Chandrani N
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Visited early lunch time – young and old – all disregarding the no smoking signs – waiters with head dress from the raj dressed in white – large space which is showing the usual signs of wear and tear – 3 coffees a plate of...More

Thank PeteD60
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

A historic coffee house with deep roots in social movements for Kolkata. Seems a shadow of what it may have once been. Very reasonable prices. Black coffee for 17 rupees. Milk coffee for 34 rupees. No nonsense servers-- very efficient! Nice to see students with...More

Thank jenabaintheworld
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24 October 2015|
Response from PoonamChakraborty | Reviewed this property |
It will be. Despite of festivities, eating joints remain open in Kolkatta.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Near Presidency College, College Street, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata District  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Phone Number: +91 33 2241 4869
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