1st October 2016
Bengali pop-up restaurant Calcutta Street has opened its first permanent site, in Fitzrovia, London. Shrimoyee Chakraborty has launched the venue in Tottenham Street. The ground floor is a no-reservations restaurant with a central bar. Downstairs is a bookable dining room, which seats 20 people around communal tables. The menu includes Doi Phuchka – crispy, tangy semolina balls with potato, black chickpeas, tamarind and yogurt filling – and Malai Curry – jumbo prawns cooked in a coconut and mustard sauce. There is also classic Bengali drinks on offer, including shorbot cocktails and natural wines.