Nestled in the heart of the iconic Park Street (Kolkata) lies a culinary gem that has stood the test of time: Peter Cat. With a rich history and a reputation that precedes it, this establishment has secured its place among Taste Atlas's 150 most legendary restaurants in the world, ranking at an impressive 17th position. Among the handful of Indian restaurants featured on this list, Peter Cat has always been a cherished favourite among locals and tourists, alike. Intrigued by its acclaim, we decided to pay a visit to the restaurant to uncover the secrets behind its allure.
Food That Brought Fame To Peter Cat:
Looking at fellow diners, it became evident that while sizzlers are a popular option, it is the Chelo Kebab that reigns as the star dish of the restaurant. Taste Atlas too mentioned it as the must-try dish in the restaurant.
Let's Learn More About Chelo Kebab...
The Chelo Kebab is a potpourri of flavours, a culinary creation that has rightly earned its place in the hearts of the patrons. Picture a bed of buttered rice, its grains perfectly cooked and fragrant, topped with lightly grilled tomatoes and a medley of vegetables. Served along with seekh kebabs and chicken kebabs on the side, the succulence of the kebabs and the charred aroma of the vegetables was enough to entice us.
Curiosity led us to engage with other visitors to the restaurant. We asked one of them what is so special about Chelo Kebab. She surprised us by revealing that she has been trying to figure that out for the last 25 years. Despite countless visits, the secret behind its popularity still remains a mystery!
Nostalgia And Memories - Peter Cat Serves As A Remembrance Of Good Times
Others shared nostalgic tales of their cherished memories at Peter Cat, dating back to their childhood. The establishment's impeccable hospitality and commitment to delivering high-quality cuisine have left an indelible mark on their hearts. Year after year, Peter Cat has continued to astound its patrons with its culinary excellence, ensuring that each visit is an unforgettable experience.
It was not just the food at Peter Cat, we marvelled at the timeless ambience. The walls told stories of generations past, while the aroma of spices created an atmosphere that is both inviting and comforting. It is no wonder that Peter Cat has been an integral part of Kolkata's food culture, now putting the city on the global culinary map.