BY TTT NEWS SERVICE
DARJEELING, 14 JULY 2022
The queen of the hills, Darjeeling gets its own version of Kolkata’s famous and iconic Coffee House at The Retreat, which has been named as Café House near the Chowrasta.
Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee inaugurated her dream project, a cafe house at the rooftop with the majestic Kanchenjunga Hills at the backdrop.
About three months ago during her previous visit to the hills, the WB Chief Minister expressed her willingness to set up a coffee house like in Kolkata at Male.
Entrepreneur Satyam Roy Choudhury came forward and set up the project. Besides the famous Darjeeling Tea and the sip of the brewing hot coffee the tourists can also taste the various confectionery items available in the Café House.
With 24×7 music playing continuously at the cafeteria and tourists can also sit and enjoy reading books from the shelves.
“Elated to inaugurate a Coffee House in Darjeeling! Coffee House is an emotion for all of us across Bengal. For reasons more than one, it will always hold a special place in our hearts. To everyone visiting Darjeeling, come enjoy this beautiful place and make happy memories!,” the CM wrote in her official social media page.
Legendary singer, Manna Dey has immortalised Coffee House of Kolkata with his famous, most popular and melodious song – Coffee Houser sei addata aj ar nei many decades back.
Every year several lakhs of tourists visit Malle and the Observatory area to enjoy the enchanting view of the Kanchenjunga Hills. The Raj Bhawan is located nearby.
“ The customers will also get jhalmuri, chop to south indian dishes and also continental dishes here,”the CM said.
About 150 people can sit, enjoy the delicacies and read books at the Café House in Darjeeling.
In the days to come this new Café House will be an added attraction for the tourists, local people feel.