By Sumana Das
Kolkata, March 13th, 2021: Lounge 31A, a Sikkim based restaurant and lounge chain, is all set for its Calcutta Edition to win the heart of the city. Present on the occasion was Ms. Nusrat Jahan, Popular Tollywood Actress as well as Mr. Yankesh Pant, Founder, Lounge 31A Group, Mr. Bishal Buddha Basnett, Owner, Calcutta Edition Lounge 31A, Mr. Vishal Chettri, Owner, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition, and Chef Suresh Kuwar, Head Chef, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition. The occasion witnessed the unveiling of the logo as well as the food menu of Lounge 31A. Located in the landmark building at Sikkim House, Lounge 31A is spread across 1200 square feet, Lounge 31A has a total number of 65 seats. With 15 years in the F&B Industry, the brand has matured along the way, but it never lost its focus from the initial few ingredients that it started with back in 2006 – Good food, good music, warm service, and a shanti-inducing environment. These ingredients have been carried forward with every expansion. The staffs are friendly, well-trained as well as prompt with service. Present on the occasion, Ms. Nusrat Jahan said, “The mere mention of Sikkim invokes images of soaring snow-capped mountains, wide open spaces and a sky so clear that it peeks into your very soul. But there’s one common thread that binds us together. Food! I absolutely love momos and everything pahaadi. I am really excited be a part of the journey of Lounge 31A and I wish them the very best for the future.” The primary attraction of Lounge 31A are the four beautiful paintings that depicts a special story of the different places from Sikkim. The colour palette and the materials used are elegant and simple and this makes the atmosphere inviting. The eatery provides a perfect ambient lighting ambience as well.
Lounge 31A, specialises in the authentic Himalayan cuisine which includes the traditional mountain region food with a rich mixture of Nepalese, Tibetan, Chinese and native Sikkimese. Lounge 31A, serves food that provides a unique experience that every foodie in the city must indulge in. The food welcomes people who are looking for a scrumptious and delectable menu and have a diverse palette among which includes Thakali Meal, Thai Curry with rice, a wide selection delicious Momos, Mix Singapore Noodles, Vegetarian Manchurian, Prawn Golden Fry, Chicken Choila (Newari), and much more.
Some of the irrestible glimpses of this amazing menu:
Mr. Yankesh Pant, Founder, Lounge 31A Group, Mr. Vishal Chettri, as well as Mr. Bishal Buddha Basnett, Co-Owner, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition, said, “Listening to the demands of our customers over a period of time, we decided to begin our journey in Kolkata with our unique flavour of Sikkim where we could connect with the patrons . Creating experiences is everything to us. We are also taking utmost care for the safety of our customers, by following pre -existing covid protocols. Lounge 31A, looks forward to strengthening its presence in more parts of Kolkata soon to achieve new realms of successes.”
Mr. Vishal Chettri, Co-Owner, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition, said, “The wait is finally over. As the saying goes ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’, we at Lounge 31A are here to win the hearts of the people of Kolkata through our delicacies garnished with true Sikkimese hospitality. We strive to make your everyday a tasty one.”
Mr. Bishal Buddha Basnett, Co-Owner, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition, further added, “Lounge 31A is already an established brand in Sikkim, where people of all ages and stature have embraced us. The food and ambience has always been our USP. We wanted to share the same and maybe even a better experience to Kolkata. ”
Chef Suresh Kuwar, Head Chef, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition, “Every single dish in Lounge 31A is made the authentic way with a unique flavour blend. From office goers to friends, families and couples coming for quality time – we want to provide a memorable dining experience. The menu is beautifully customized to satisfy every palette and I hope Lounge 31A carves a niche in the culinary world. I am really excited to be a part of the journey of Lounge 31A’s Calcutta Edition.”
The pricing is pocket-friendly keeping in mind the location and the customers. The cost for two is priced at Rs. 1000 inclusive of tax. The operational timing is from 7 am-10:30 am (serving breakfast) and 12 noon to 10:30 pm (serving lunch & dinner).
Address of Lounge 31A, Kolkata: Sikkim House- First Floor, 4/1, Middleton St, Kankaria Estates, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071