The concept of Microbreweries or Craft breweries goes back to 1970s in the USA and later spread to other parts of the World. Such breweries are generally characterized by their emphasis on quality, flavor and brewing technique. Kolkata has always kept herself ready with something in it for everybody. Food and drinking scene in Kolkata never fail to fascinate an ardent gastronome. Adding to the city's existing gastronomic wonderlands, a few years back, a new trend hit the drinking culture of Kolkata, when the Microbreweries intervene in the Kolkata Map. The joy of guzzling chilled beer was being revived by new age brewers, and Microbreweries became the latest trend of the city to blow over the party peeps by storm.

One such brewpub (Microbrewery + pub = Brewpub) with a wide selection of crafty booze, great ambience, and finger-licking food is RAIZE the BAR, which is one of the oldest microbreweries in Kolkata. It has come up as one of the best Microbrewery in years dedicating itself in a warm and inviting pubbing and clubbing experience like no other.

Located in the midst of the IT hub of Kolkata in Sector V, RAIZE the BAR is a beer lover’s dream destination with an in-house micro-brewery that brews some of the finest premium beer one can imagine. The concept of craft beer was new when Microbreweries commenced their journey and since then they are consistently leading the charge towards perfecting it. RAIZE the BAR is dedicated to offer their patrons a warm and inviting dining experience too.

“With a diversified array of homebrewed beers and great food, everyone will be able to find something they like”, quoted Punam Kanodia, Director of the Brand. Albeit the corporate crowd has been the backbone of business owing to the location, patrons from all across the city have also found their way to this illustrious brewery pub.

Sprawled out over 7,000 square feet, RAIZE the BAR features an extensive array of homebrewed beers, great brands of wines and single malts as a part of their celebrated menu. They offer multi-cultural cuisines including Italian, Lebanese and Indian and their Signature dishes are Onion cup with lamb and cheese, Fish Koliwada, Green Chili Chicken, Moroccan Cigar Rolls etc.

The inviting swanky interior puts you in the mood to relax with home-made cold brews with your friends or family while you get lost in the electrifying atmosphere of the place and the see-through glass walls offer you a little sneak peek into the world of micro-brewing. An amazing assortment of food to choose from that will never leave you disappointed or bored.

“Food Fun Music” being their tagline, RAIZE the BAR’s primary objective is to create a club atmosphere, which is culturally anchored to the root of Bengal. The crowded pub has also witnessed higher age groups people visiting during weekends and parties which have been their highlight. They have plans to open more branches and its variations in the Kolkata and other cities very soon.

This multi-cuisine brewpub remains open from 12 Noon – 11.45pm from Sunday to Thursday and 12 Noon – 12.45 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Address: Plot No 5, Godrej Waterside IT Park, College More, DP Block, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700091.
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 12noon – 11:45pm, Friday & Saturday 12noon – 12:45AM.
Cost: Rs. 1,800 for two people (approx.) with alcohol.
Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any. Rs. 250 for a pint of beer (approx.)