Top Ten Bengali Sweet Shops in Kolkata
Kolkata is said to be the city of joy and has given the people who live here happiness in every form. Happiness here comes in the form of Durga Puja, the street food, and of course the Bengal sweets. Talking about the city of joy and not mentioning the sweets in here would not be fair. The sweets of Kolkata are unbeatable all over India and If you have not tasted them and if you come to Kolkata then you should try them for sure. We have a list for you which will tell you about the famous sweet shops of Kolkata.
Balaram Mullick and Radharam Mullick
This is one of the oldest and the best sweet shops in Kolkata. It was also voted by The Times of India as the best Mithai Shop in the year 2009 as well as 2010. The shop has its branch in Bhawanipur as well as Paddapukur Road. They are specialized in making chocolate mishti and Nolen gur Sandesh.
Bhim Chandra Nag
This is also a well-known shop in Kolkata after Balaram Mullick and Radharam Mullick. It was founded in the year of 1826 in Bowbazar by Paran Chandra Nag. They are specialized and well known for their sweets called Ledikeni and Asu Bhog Sandesh. They also are famous for their sweets like Abar Khabo, Kodapak Sandesh, Manohara, and more.
They are the most popular ones in town and are well known for their sweets like Gulab Jamun, their Chocolate mishti, and Laddus. It is located in New Alipore just opposite to triangular park.
It is located in the heart of the city, where you can see a whole lot of crowd on a daily basis i.e. in Esplanade. They are the ones who originated the world-famous Rosogollas. They are also famous for Gulab jamuns,langcha, Nolen gur roll, and more. They have a lot of branches across the state as well as the country.
Girish Chandra Dey and Nakur Chandra Nandy
It is one of the oldest sweet shops in Kolkata and is located near Hedua Park. They are famous for their Nolen gur Sandesh, Kalakand, Roshmalai, Mishti Doi, chocolate Sandesh and more.
Nalin Chandra Das and Sons.
It is also a famous sweet shop in Kolkata and is more than 175 years old. You can get different flavors of Mishti Doi from here and also cannot miss the Nolen gur sweets of theirs. The shop is situated in the Ramdulal Sarkar Street which is also near Hedua Park at Hatibagan.
Being the oldest ones in the city they prepare sweets in a traditional manner. They are famous for sweets like Ratabi Sandesh, pink pera,darbesh, desh gourab, malai chop, and more. It is located in Fariapukur, and they also have other three branches in Kolkata i.e. in Gariahat, Bhawanipore, and Lake market area.
It is located on Chowringhee Road in Kolkata. It was founded by Late Ganguram in the 1880s when he came to Kolkata from Varanasi. He worked in a shop owned by Raja Kamala Prasad Mukherjee and when his business stopped he gifted Ganguram a small plot of land in Maniktala as he was pleased with his work. Ganguram opened a sweet shop and since then it is a famous and popular one in the city. The shop is known for Indrani and mishti doi and also their famous sweet named Kolaveri di.
The sweet shop is well known for having breakfast there and also famous for mishti doi. It is also famous for sweets like ice cream Sandesh, Chitrakoot, shorer Naru, and more. The shop is located near the college street.
Naba Krishna Guin
It is one of the oldest shops situated in the north of Kolkata. It is famous for its rose cream Sandesh, Chandan kheer and more.
In conclusion, if you ever come to Kolkata then you must visit these sweet shops and find out yourself why Kolkata is known as the city of joy.