Instagram-Worthy Cafes in Kolkata


Are you someone who likes to update your status every time you step out of the house? Do you take cute and quirky pictures for your Insta-stories? Love visiting cafes with good vibes and good food? There are some places in Kolkata that are just right to supplement you with good food and lovely photos for your Instagram feed. So, head out for a cup of coffee with your friends over food and conversations.

(c) Abar Baithak

Photo of Abar Baithak The Coffee Shop, Jodhpur Park Rd, Selimpur, Jodhpur Park, Calcutta, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

This cute little cafe located in Jodhpur Park is a fusion of a modern cafe and a Bengali adda. The place has lovely and soothing ambience and a very attractive decor to light up your Instagram feeds. This is a great place to hang out with your friends or even to enjoy your own company. The books are neatly stacked in bookshelves and they are up for sale as well. The place has both indoor as well as outdoor seating and has two storey seating arrangement. Chicken platter, pepperoni and meatball pizza are a must try when visiting this place. The service is very prompt.

Where is it: 282, Jodhpur park road, Selimpur, Jodhpur park, Kolkata, West Bengal- 700068

Meal for two: Rs 700 (approx.)

Must try: Meat Platter, Pudding, Spaghetti, Mocktails

Contact: 033 4003 6777

(c) Cafe I Canflyy

Photo of Cafe ICanFlyy, Valmikee Street, Garcha, Ballygunge, Calcutta, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

This one of a kind cafe is located near the square and is run by special needs staff. One of my personal favourites, this cafe reminds you of the times when people used to chat and play indoor games instead of using their phones. They have stocked up on books as well as a lot of board games, like Jenga and Ludo to keep you entertained. So, there are a lot of games for children and adults and there is a kids' zone as well. The classic brick walls with motivational quotes are a perfect background for your next post. You can binge on BBQ spicy chicken poppers, cheese pots and chicken cheese maggi. The cute and colourful cafe has karaoke nights as well as live entertainment. The place is wheelchair-accessible and disabled-friendly.

Where is it: Ground Floor, 4B, Valmikee St, Garcha, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal- 700026

Meal for two: Rs 800 (approx.)

Must try: Pizza, Burgers, Maggi, Brownie, Hot Chocolate

Contact: 033 2475 4403

(c) Travelistan

Photo of Travelistan, Udaysankar sarani, phase - 1, Golf Green, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

If travel is always on your mind and you love the little knick-knacks associated with travel, this place must be on your list when visiting Kolkata on your next trip. This cafe in Golf Green has a cosy ambience and the decor with quirky elements really complement the place well. There is a world map on the ceiling and photographs from different corners of the world along with cute patterns that have been doodled across the walls. The cafe as has both indoor as well as outdoor seating. The ambience is a treat for the eyes and the prices won't burn a hole in your pocket. Try the Chicken fingers, virgin mojito and sandwich. There are enough photo-ops at this cute cafe.

Where is it: SD/9, Udaysankar Sarani, Phase - 1, Golf Green, Kolkata, West Bengal- 700095

Meal for two: Rs 600 (approx.)

Must try: Fish, Chicken Fingers, Tea, Brownie Shake, Hot Chocolate

Contact: 080175 50408

(c) Mrs. Magpie

Photo of Mrs Magpie, Lake Terrace Road, Near Vivekananda park, Hindustan Park, Gariahat, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

This cafe is perfect for the colourful atmosphere, good coffee and great vibes. If you like the colourful and chic decor, then the place is a must-visit. This place has some great wall-art and fairlytale decor perfect for that evening cup of coffee. This eatery has two outlets: one in the Southern Avenue and one in Salt Lake. The place is known for their crafted cupcakes which is a treat for the taste-buds. The cupcakes are mouthwatering and excellent with the hot chocolate. They serve a collection of premium tea and a variety of sandwiches and sides. The place is kids friendly and has a separate zone for them which is quite amazing.

Where is it: EC- 6, Near City Centre 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064

Meal for two: Rs 800 (approx.)

Must try: Cup Cake, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Veg Platter, Scones, Sandwich, Brownie

Contact: 033-6050 0117


Photo of Artsy - Coffee & Culture, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Minto Park, Bhowanipore, Calcutta, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

The name of the place does proper justice to the place. The spacious cafe is spic n span and has lovely decor with beautiful art pieces and books which are a perfect combination along with a cup of coffee. Beautiful pictures come to life as the cafe has some cute colourful corners along with a beautiful exterior wall. The ambience is warm and there are colorful sofas for seating arrangements with little other elements like a typewriter, frames on the wall, planters which give it a unique feel. Visit this place for a refreshing change from the usual cafes.

Where is it: Ground Floor, 230/B, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Rd, Minto Park, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal- 700020

Meal for two: Rs. 700(approx.)

Must try: Zucchini Bread, Avocado Toast, Zucchini Pancake

Contact: 033 4008 2427

(c) Sienna Store & Cafe

Photo of Sienna Cafe, Hindustan Park, Gariahat, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

This store-cum-cafe located in Hindustan park has the coolest decor. I think this cafe must be on every millennial’s list. Handmade, organic and up-cycled there is nothing that you won't like about this place. This place is ideal for health-conscious people and is known for its avocado tortilla salad and a list of beverages to choose from. The loaves of bread are homemade and they serve the most delicious coffee. The ambience here is very creative and soothing and looks straight out of the Pinterest ideas. The place has a live music scene to keep the people entertained. The exterior of the place is very fascinating and appealing with a chalkboard menu and a bicycle stationed outside with planters, you are bound to visit this place.

Where is it: 49, 1, Hindustan Park, Gariahat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019

Meal for two: Rs 500 (approx.)

Must try: Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Darjeeling Tea, Cappuccino

Contact: 033 4065 8123

(c) The Cafe Store

Photo of The Café Store (Golpark), Ballygunge Terrace, Dhakuria, Kankulia, Calcutta, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

A cute little cafe in Golpark with equally cute interiors. Starting from cushion cover to wooden pallet with quotes, little windows, vintage wall clocks, the tit-bits adds to the character of the place. This cafe specialises in artisanal coffee - you'll see a corner of the cafe stacked with imported coffee beans in labelled jars. They also serve luwack coffee—one of the world’s most coveted and expensive coffees. They customise the coffee to your liking and the menu has finger foods that go well with coffee. They sell roasted beans and coffee-making accessories as well. The cafe has cosy interiors and makes you feel like you're in some hill station cafe. Go there to check out the amazing range of coffee varieties that you can drink as well as buy.

Where is it: 5A, Ballygunge Terrace, Dhakuria, Kankulia, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029

Meal for two: Rs 600 (approx.)

Must try: Hot Chocolate, Chicken Tandoori Sandwich, Pork Platter, Chicken Wrap,

Contact: +91 9748445544

(c) 8th day Cafe & Bakery

Photo of 8th Day Café & Bakery, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, West Range, Calcutta, West Bengal, India by Ginny Bansal

The good folk at this cafe believe that there are 7 days in a week, however, the 8th day is a day and a place where good things happen. This cafe is a must visit if you love coffee, cookies, bagels and milkshakes. The place has a pleasing ambience with artwork, sketches and paintings by local artists on the wall which you can purchase. They have nice outdoor seating with board games, books and merchandise on its shelves. Visit this place to keep up with the latest coffee trends.

Where is it: Arcadia, 6, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, West range, Kolkata, West Bengal -700017

Meal for two: Rs 600 (approx.)

Must try: Nitro Coffee, Pumpkin Latte, Hot Chocolate, Cappuccino, Bagels, Cinnamon Roll, Chocolate Cupcake

Contact: +91 84209 99544

Each of these cafes are special in their own way with their dynamic themes and innovative decor. 

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