This is a signature restaurant at the GRT Radisson hotel. The restaurant serves some amazing kebabs that richly marinated and taste absolutely delicious. The menu feature over 180 succulent kebabs and offers many choices for vegetariana and non vegetarians alike. A typical non-vegetarian choice has 2 chicken kababs, 2 mutton kababs, and 1 each of fish and prawns.
The vegetarian selection boasts of 6 types of kababs. The Great Kabab Factory is presently in 2 of the Radisson Blu hotels. The service and ambience are good. The kebabs keep coming and there are other offerings like the sheermal , tandoori nan / roti options etc. Drinks - alcoholic and non-alcoholic are also on offer.
The sauces and accompaniments add a wholesome touch to the meal. The biriyani is also of the awadhi type. The desert options ice creams / north Indian sweet dishes / kulfi etc sums up in the end. On the whole, its good place to feast. They also have some offers for business lunches.
531, GST Road,
Chennai Phone: 044 66949418.
The ambiance in the Peshawri restaurant at ITC Grand Chola takes you back to a timeline giving a feeling of being transported to a medieval setting. The northern frontier feel is evident amongst the staff, and the setting of the place. he restaurant is fairly spacious, and quite long. The entire kitchen is at view and its novel and entertaining factor watching the authentic food being prepared. The live kitchen, ambience and the seating combined with the joy of eating with your fingers is designed to evoke the rustic charm of the North West frontier. Peshawri deserves a full score for service and ambiance.
ITC Grand Chola, 63,
Mount Road, Guindy,
Chennai- Phone: 044 49065272.
13, Hotel Chola Sheraton,
Navaratna - Le Royal Meridien is another star restaurant. It is special for the ambience and peaceful atmosphere especially if you are planning a late evening dinner. The entire place is very tastefully decorated. The music is very soothing to the ears. There is vast range of food items to choose with a range of standard paneers and chicken flavors for gravies and rice. It's a pleasant experience occupying in some special corners in this restaurant to enjoy its food.
Le Royal Meridien Hotel, 1,
GST Road, St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai, - Phone:044 22314343.
The place overall awesome, the interiors its decor, ambience and everything possible is in perfect taste. It is designed in various levels, and seeing the bartenders do the drinks, in the ground floor is great experience. It serves perfect food delicious to the core. There are very friendly and courteous staffs that know a lot about food, and suggest what to eat. It's a great feeling to be at The Flying Elephant restaurant at the Park Hyatt.
Park Hyatt, 39,
Velachery Road, Velachery,
Chennai - Phone: 044 71771234.
Situated in the newly opened Taj Gateway hotel in OMR is their buffet restaurant Buzz. OMG this place has the voltage to generate a lot of 'buzz' in the city. A very pleasing décor with contemporary style interiors and furniture gives the place n ultra chic look. The spread is arranged behind a façade thereby separating the seats and the food delicately.
There are 3 live counters on offer: A pancake counter, A skewer counter and a Chat corner. A dedicated beverage section has lined up some colourful drinks in marvelous antique bottles; watermelon, cucumber, Jal jeera, Khus Sharbat and butter milk. This brunch buffet is priced at 1150/- net per head. It is well worth it for the excellent service, well-cooked food and amazing desserts.
The Gateway, 309,
Rajiv Gandhi IT Expressway,
Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR),
Chennai – Phone:044 66802500, 044 66802520.
It's an eating joint that offer a wide variety of delicious foods. Here the items are well prepared, the waiters attentive to your needs, and the atmosphere relaxing. The range of foods is wide enough to offer a decent selection and rises above the routine in terms of taste or presentation. Starters are nice and warm, chicken curry is very tastefully prepared, the rice Mutton Biryani is extremely delicious, the Gajar Halwa taste awesome here. Over all Citrus Café is a good place for dining.
Lemon Tree Hotel, 72,
Sardar Patel Road,
Chennai, Phone: 044 66949418.
The open feel with daylight streaming in is the hallmark of the Seasonal Tastes restaurant at The Westin. The service staffs are extremely courteous. Cream of Asparagus Soup and some Bread and Cheese is a great starter. Sushi is hot favorite here.
The taste some Indian food like Paneer Pasanda, Bhindi and Aloo is delicious. The Indian food has very mellow and home cooked taste. The Mojito Mocktail, is perfect to go along with my main course. In the desert section, the Chocolate Mousse tastes really good. Overall it's a great place to celebrate a special day.
The Westin, 154,
Velachery Main Road, Velachery,
Chennai – Phone: 044 66949418.
The ambience Seagull - Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove is definitely exotic. The spread of the buffet is really huge. One has to go through them several times to pick and choose. There is lot of interesting items in starter. Here the delicacy is the seafood which is fresh and delicious. The grilled items are also attractive. Far from the maddening crowd it's a great place to party with near and dear ones.
Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove,
Covelong Beach, Off East Coast Road (ECR),
Chennai- Phone 044 674133.
Barbeque Nation is one of the most favorite restaurants in T. Nagar and Vadapali locality of Chennai. It is part of national chain of restaurants located in other metropolis where it is equally hot favorites. The ambience of this place is neat. Barbeque Nation is one of the first restaurants in India to introduce the concept of live grill. Customers can enjoy unlimited starters while also enjoying the process of grilling the dishes. It is also one of few restaurants in the country that offers only buffet.
Cuisines served here are both Veg and Non Veg in north Indian and continental style. There is also non-Veg bar available here. The dishes recommended by the users are Cajun Potato, Briyani, Kiwi Pastry, Cajun Spiced Potato etc. Its, overall an amazing place if one likes to feast on some amazing kebabs. The restaurant functions between 12 Noon to 3 PM, and 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM. There is only dining serves available here and the table has to be reserved in advance.
Shri Devi Park Hotel, 1,
Hanumantha Road, North Usman Road,
Chennai. Phone: 044 66949418.
Sigree is on the very popular restaurants in Chennai. Its hot spot that is frequented by families and many couples who like to celebrate their anniversaries over a good meal. The North West frontier cuisine that is offered here has really managed to capture the imagination of the local public. Some of the popular dishes served here include Shorbha, Kurkure Bhendi, Corn Fritters, Amritsari Kulcha, Murgh Chandni, Murgh Khandahari, Beckti Fish, Methi Masala Brain (sheep) Stir Fry and desserts like Shahi Tukda and Phirni.
Hotel Aruna Complex, 5th Floor,
144/145, Sterling Road,
Ph: 044-42664222, 044-43596228
The Park Pod Hotel,
23/13, Khader Nawaz Khan Road,
The Italia of the Park Pod hotel serves some sumptuous Italian cuisne. Very stylish, hip and the ambience is trendy and good. The see-through glass-covered balcony section is swank and terribly swish. The buffet lunch comprises a choice of a cold soup, three salads, a pizza or panini, and a main course of pastas, and three delectable desserts. You could also try the pancetta, a provolone from promiscuitto, or a chorizo from pepperoni, baked asparagus, tenderloin medallions in red wine sauce or the saffron risotto with lamb shanks. And for dessert you can try the creamy vanilla panna cotta, or the hazelnut ricotta.
146, TTK Road,
Benjarong is a famous Thai style restaurant that is located on TTK road. The portions are generous although a little pricey. The food is excellent and the service very effiecient. The all time favourite here is the Tom Yam Soup and don't miss out on that. For non vegetarians you could then go on to try Thai-style Satays, to Cold Spring Rolls, Prawn Wraps and Dumplings of Minced Chicken served on kebab sticks. The vegetarians can try the Pancake-wrapped discs of stuffed spinach leaves that are eaten dipped in various bowls of sauces - sweet chilli dip, or the lemony one, or even the thick satay like Peanut Sauce.For main course red, white and green Thai curries, a dish of sliced and steamed vegetables that comes coated in a brown sauce can be recommended. WithDessert you can try the Steamed Pumpkin Custard and the Water Chestnuts in Coconut Milk.
Hilton, 124/1, JN Salai,
Chennai Phone: 044 22255555.
Hilton offers a good dining place- Vasco. The ambiance of the restaurant is really nice. You'll need a lot of time just to walk through the menu. Oriental, Continental, Italian, Indian. It has wonderful starters right from beef to chicken, ushi, dumplings, ham, bacon, paneer, et cetera. The main course contains the wide variety to choose from usual Indian food, Chinese or continental food. The food is very delicious and enjoyable. The highlight is spread of desserts. Service is great again as one could expect at Hilton.
New No: 18, Old No: 24
Khader Nawaz Khan Road,
Chennai - 600034,
One of the long awaited outlets that give you the opportunity to taste some exotic dishes prepared in true Greek style. Kryptos with its mix of elegance and food culture will immediately catch your interest and gives you a good glimpse of Greek gastronomy. Kryptos is tucked away in a basement on Khader Nawaz Khan Road. Some of the tempters are Tiropitakia, Kalitsounia, aubergine crisps, tzatziki dip, Gyros, sandwich wraps filled with meat/veggies, Grilled Haloumi Skewers and the ever popular Baklava.
No 139, Near Chennai Citi Centre,
DR Radhakrishnan Salai,
Chennai - 600004
Al Arab is located on Radhakrishan Salai. This Arabian restaurant is famous for it Kebabs and brownies. The food over here is pretty good and tasty. The restaurant has some great interiors which emanates and a warm and gentle ambience. Some of the popular dishes in the restaurant include Guloti Kebabs, Ground Chicken , Chicken Shorma, Fish Kebab ( Fresh & Succulent), Grilled Shrimps, Chicken Kebabs & some vegetarian starters as well. On the Main Course - they have Briyani, Egyptian Fish Curry, some Chicken Curry. With reasonable prices, delicious food and a courteous staff your guaranteed value for your buck.
Located at Cenotaph Road in Nungambakam it is one of Chennai's most famous Chinese retsuarants. The restaurant has great interiors and a friendly staff who immediately put you at ease. Do make it a point to book in advance on week ends or you would have to wait in queue for quite a while. There are many favourites that can be identified with the restaurant. You should tray the crackling Crispy Spinach, Chilli Crispy Corn, Lotus leaf rice, Dim Sums, 8 Treasure Soup, Hunan Prawns, Chicken Drumsticks, Date Pancake, Darsaan & ice-cream. Great experience.
37, Mahatma Gandhi Road,
Golden Dragon is another very viable option for lovers of Chinese food. One of the most striking features that grabs your attention in the Golden Dragon is the décor of of the restaurant. And elegant mix of the bland and the stylish. The service staff immediately seat you down and make you feel at home. Some of the special varieties that are pretty popular among the guest include Barbecued Spare Ribs, followed by Tiger Prawns. Plenty of choice for vegetarians; besides water chestnuts and al dente greens with bean curd, there are delights such as lotus stems, or bitter gourd: sliced into fine segments and coated with a thick sweet sauce.
Raintree is an ideal choice for authentic Chettinad cuisine. The restaurant can be located in the Taj Connemara which has been a part of Chennai for many years. The moment you enter the restaurant your eyes would inevitably glance towards the buffet section. This section would be exquisitely arranged with huge copper cauldrons with long ladles. Smell of freshly cooked Chettinad wafting through the air is always a pleasant feeing and you also see skilled chefs in a bit of on the spot cooking which also adds to effect of the in house mechandising. You can try the Crab Curry, prawns in a rich creamy curry and a delicious lamb curry called Kari Murungai Therakkal. For vegetarians, the choice is even more varied: korma made of double beans, a roast preparation of small potatoes, ladies fingers, string beans and the most delicious Lemon Rasam and Sambhar. The rice items that accompany most South Indian meals have been kept simple, there's a green coriander rice and plain white rice, with Curd Rice as a filler. For dessert don't forget to try out the Chettinadu style Fresh Fruit Salad made with condensed milk and almonds and raisins and the famous Kavanarisi Halwa.