Actress Mumtaz Sorcar at Inauguration of New Food Joint Route 17


Video: New Restaurant Route 17 inauguration

Great ambience, informal atmosphere and great food- if you are looking for all of the above then there is good news for you. The newly opened restaurant on Sarat Banerjee Road, titled Route 17 is a heady mixture of all of the above three characteristics.


Young and dynamic entrepreneurs Akhilesh Jayaswal, Mantosh Gupta and Zahid S Khan are the brains behind the restaurant. Dynamic actress Mumtaz Sorcar was present at the launch of this new restaurant.

Speaking at the occasion, actress Mumtaz Sorcar said “I am a food lover. Opening of such a restaurant in South Kolkata gives me a place to hang out with friends and family members. The interiors are good and eye catching”.


The restaurant is divided into five dining sections. The food lovers can select where to eat their food. Guests can sit in the main dining area with wrought iron furniture. There is a high stool area if one wants to enjoy a private meal alone. For enjoying a personal sitting arrangement, there is the lane area. There is a small private library where bookworms can sit and enjoy their food and also read a book. The cabana area with cushions is the perfect place for one to chill out after a day’s work.

The décor of the interior of the restaurant is lined with paintings. Driftwood lightings, bamboo décor, jute linings, projector all give a great look to the place.


Some of the dishes available at the restaurant include Fish and Broccoli Cantonese Style, Route 17 Special Fried Rice, Golden Fried Prawn, Vegetarian Spring Roll, Crispy Chilli Potato, Drums of Heaven and others.

Route 17 is open seven days a week from 10 am to 12 pm. The pocket pinch for two is Rs 500 all inclusive.

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