I have not stayed there. But the food is really awesome. The behavior of staffs is good and the hotel is also in an excellent location. Open garden restaurant with small bamboo huts for seating. You can walk the riverbed anytime you want. I really love my lunch in Banante Restaurant Jayanti Dooars.
Banante Restaurant Jayanti Dooars
P.O. Jayanti, Alipurduar – 735227,
West Bengal, India.
Contact – +91 9609931857 / 9230543807
First of all, Jayanti is one of the last destinations in Dooars still untouched by mass tourism. Often termed as the “Queen of Dooars,” this heavily forested area is close to the famous Buxa Tiger Reserve.
Although the Jayanti River is mostly dry throughout the year, its shores of white pebbles add to the eternal beauty of the place. With the soothing sound of the Jayanti River blending with the chirping of birds, your trip to Jayanti is sure to rejuvenate your tired soul. The way to Buxa Tiger Reserve offers breathtaking views where the herd of elephants or spotted deer or peacocks are a common sight. Jayanti is located in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. It is a forest village forming a natural boundary with the Bhutan Hills, some 30 km from Alipurduar.
There are in fact, quite a number of places to see at Jayanti other than the Jayanti River. There is also a Pokhri (pond) located on the nearby Pokhri Hill, which is considered holy by the locals. It is some 4 km from Jayanti. This place has great religious importance for the Bhutanese and to reach both Pokhri and Buxa Fort, you need to trek through the forests.
Food at Banante Restaurant Jayanti Dooars
I have not stayed there. But the food is really awesome. The behavior of staffs is good and the hotel is also in an excellent location. Open garden restaurant with small bamboo huts for seating. You can walk the riverbed anytime you want. I really love my lunch in Banante Restaurant Jayanti Dooars. They charged Rs.150 for a fish meal which includes fine rice, salad, ghee, kochur loti curry (taro curry ), mocha ghonto (banana flower curry ), dal, crispy potato, steam Katla and chatni.
The Food served is really good and in nice quantity and variations too. Staff is helpful. Especially the persons who is the Manager there – is very helpful and guide you in your trips around Jayanti and Buxa. It’s a safe place – but not to loiter around after dark as it is within Jungle Premises.
Visited n the month of October 2017.
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