Set in a beautifully renovated mid-20th century mansion, the eponymous restaurant does a swell job of Bengali cuisine. Seafood is an integral part of the local diet and 6 Ballygunge celebrates all forms of it. The illish or hilsa fish (related to the herring) slathered with mustard and steamed in a banana leaf is a parcel of delight. Another favourite: daab chingri or tender prawns cooked and served in a coconut shell. For a well-rounded overview of Bengali food, opt for a vegetarian or non-vegetarian thali that offers a variety of dishes served with rice and dal (lentils).