Special Ilish festival: Relish the taste of Bengal at 6 Ballygunge Place

Kancha Aam Diye Ilish Macher Roll, Ilish Beguner Dolma, heavenly Gobindobhog Ilish and a range of delicacies await you this monsoon at 6 Ballygunge Place in Lachit Nagar, Guwahati. The exclusive Bengali delicacies are specially designed by celebrity chef and co-owner, Sushanta Sengupta.

Announcing the festival on Tuesday, chef Sushanta Sengupta said, “Ilish festival is one of our signature festivals and we spend a lot of time deciding the menu. Our chefs continuously plan and innovate through food trials, and that is how we maintain the exclusivity of our menu. The Ilish festival menu this year is sure to please palates.”  The menu for the month-long Ilish festival is priced between Rs 365 to Rs 550.

6 Ballygunge Place has established itself as a top notch authentic Bengali cuisine restaurant since its beginning in Guwahati in 2016.

“Since our beginning in Guwahati, we have served the connoisseurs of the city who crave for authentic Bengali cuisine. We have kept a wide range of delicacies here in our Guwahati restaurant which is also available in our flagship restaurant at Ballygunge, Kolkata. This Ilish festival is sure to be a gastronomic delight for all,” said S Ramani, co-owner.

Other than the Ilish festival special menu, the restaurant also serves a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. There are a wide range of prawns, bectki, rohu, pabda, chitol, promfret, chicken and mutton dishes. For the vegetarians, the restaurant serves tasty mocha dishes among others.

The Bengali restaurant chain, originally located at Ballygunge in South Kolkata, was established in 2003. It has won numerous awards and recognitions from esteemed organizations like Lonely Planet, National Geographic, American Express, The Telegraph and many more.Among the glitterati who have patronized the place are luminaries like Rishi Kapoor, Asha Bhonsle, Sourav Ganguly, Nasiruddin Shah, Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu, Twinkle Khanna, Shaan and many others. It is also the first retail outlet in India to register its address as a trademark.

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