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Fairlawn Hotel

$$ - $$$
Indian, Bar, Pub
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13a Sudder Street, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
+91 33 2252 1510
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped for lunch here, and it was pleasant, a little bit of confusion on ordering, but that was fine. Just needs a good sprucing up really.

Thank Nadinefiveacreview
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

People - particularly the English - go on and on about the 'charm' of this hotel. What charm? But I want to just deal with the restaurant: grumpy waiters who wish they were doing anything but serving you - filthy soggy toast for breakfast. And the highlight was when I asked for a cup of tea after supper - about... More 

Thank Boo0238
Kozhikode, India
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A quiet place. Well appointed rooms. If you like old world charm, this is IT. Great English breakfast. A cozy place. The owner invited me to a party upstairs where they stay. Heart of the city, yet removed from the hustle and bustle. Reasonable rate. I stayed there twice. Not in 2015 but long long ago. The place still looks... More 

Thank HarrisPM
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This charming colonial hotel has a restaurant and we came here after 2 years. Then it was the best beer and eating out place in the central area. How disappointing it was this time. There were no guests there which should have been a warning sign. The reason - bar has been closed one month ago and will not reopen.... More 

Thank Pavel N
South Florida, Florida
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153 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had a delightful lunch here in the setting of an historical building.. the renovations and maintenance are good. Care is taken to present the food hot as the kitchen appears to be a bit away from the dining room. Fresh lemon juice and delicious menu selections are here.. The place is popular for English breakfasts as well.. Very nice!

Thank Aleta14
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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238 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

its the only beergarden around this area, but it can get very noisy and ther e can be even some fighting amoung drunk guests

Thank 1999traveler1999
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is the hotel seen in the movie The City of Joy. It is a beautiful hotel. I have never stayed here, as it is a bit pricy by Kolkata standards, but the restaurant is lovely. It is peaceful and off of the busy street so it is nice to stop in here for a drink to relax.

Thank saveworld
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We visited here as suggested by Lonely Planet. We visited as we were looking for a quiet shady spot to recover after a hot busy afternoon around the market area and Howrah Bridge. Just the tonic. Lovely and cool in the outdoor bar/garden area with overhead fans. Very quiet and tranquil even though you are in Sudder Street. Good service... More 

Thank linda a
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133 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

They would do better if they sold cold beer the food was ok and very cheap its location is central and close to the markets and shops

Thank christopher s
New Delhi, India
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Good place to go, if you want to chill out. Place is buzzing with people from all age groups (except children) and even nationalities. Decently priced food, fried baby corn was delicious a must have, chicken dishes are average. beer costs twice the mrp but still cheap compared to outer dine in outlets, place is neat and clean with plastic... More 

Thank Saurabh S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13a Sudder Street, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Phone Number: +91 33 2252 1510
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?