Kolkata?s famous Salt Lake Area has no shortage of premium fine-dining restaurants and lounges. However, Afraa has always managed to stay a shade above the pack when it comes to providing its patrons with an exclusive dining experience. What gives Afraa its unique traits that make it so popular among Kolkata?s foodie population? Right from the huge glass doors and gorgeous rooftop setting, Afraa makesa stellar impression on any first time visitor. The regal white seating and elegant lights help set the tone for the fine-dining experience to follow. There is something inherently magical about the breath-taking panoramic view atop the roof of the restaurant, which is even more pronounced if you visit it at night. The ambiance of the place is well accentuated by the minimalistic décor that is characterised by the off-white stylized barbe decked with immaculate glass shelves that are always stocked with bottles of imported liquor.Of course, the plush sofa seating adds a much needed soft touch to an otherwise classy setting?perfect chilling out with friends while enjoying some sheesha.
Afraa?s well-founded reputation can be credited to their meticulous approach to serving authentic Continental and Japanese cuisine. The Thai flavoured baby corns and Bhatti ka Jheenga (prawns) are arguably their most choice dishes; a first time visit without ordering these items would be a huge miss. For mains, try some of their yummy Slow-cooked Pork Chops and Mixed Meat Grill Platter. They also have a nice array of desserts on offer: the chocolate mousse and cheese cakes are highly recommended options.
Of course you can also opt for their Sunday brunch buffer, priced around Rs. 1000/- which surprisingly includes unlimited alcohol! If you do decide to go a la carte, the wine and liquor menu is pleasantly well-stocked and includes a number of premium Imported and Domestic liquors. You can go for some Antiquity Whisky neat to complement the fine cuisine on offer. As we?ve mentioned, Afraa really works to deliver a complete dining experience. They have an in-house DJ that keeps the music flowing in tune with the overall mood of the dining clientele. The place also hosts some interesting themed nights and on weekends invites some popular international performers to keep the crowd entertained. The next time you find yourself in and around Salt Lake, do definitely head over to Afraa and experience a memorable continental dining experience.