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1 Gst Road, Chennai (Madras) 600016, India
+91 44 2231 4343
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Bengaluru, India
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86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You are ushered into the restaurant by the charming and ever-smiling Linda, a young lady from Mizoram. Another youngster impresses as well in the restaurant - Muralitharan's service and menu recommendations are attentive and spot on. The food, especially the prawns and the mutton are superb. The live music is very good. Overall, very impressive! Keep up the good work!!

Thank Vimana2016
Vicenza, Italy
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Entering into this restaurant means to enter into the Southern Indian culture and typical cuisine. In front of the tables a stage hosts a drummer and a typical indian-guitar player, who accompain every dish and give particular atmosphere. I recommend the gourmet, the cheddar cheeee appetizer and the main veg dish based onto beans and tomatoes.

Thank Marco B
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182 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

I tool a couple from the US to taste Indian Food/They were impressed with the atmosphere which includes live music and the service. The staff treated you like royalty . I wanted less spicy options for them and it was given . The food was great

Thank PB K
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

I came in here for Onam Sadhya along with my father and mother.I have been coming in here for the last 4 years now on Onam.This time it was just utterly useless.Basmati rice was served instead of red rice.In addition all the other curries seemed extremely old.Definitely made by someone who does not know the ABCD of Onam.I am not... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

I was there for dinner on 12/7/2015 and right from the time we entered the restaurant we were treated like royalty. the live music and the ambience was great. The food with the emphasis on South Indian cuisine was exceptional. The Chef came around to check about the food which was a nice gesture. Overall an excellent experience.

Thank ANKswamy
Level Contributor
205 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

One of the worst experience with this restaurant. Requested twice to staff to serve food with NO chilly or high spices. Food served was having red and on top green chilly- pic attached. They have a huge task to fix internal communication. They speak polite but following customer requests is not their strength. Very bad experience.

Thank TPsingh
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

I had the opportunity to stay in Le Royal Meridian hotel during my business in Chennai. the best I found are the variety of the food cooked in many cosine with good flavor. The chief Swapan Kumar Baidaya always looking for the people and make what they like and the other stuff in restaurant are so intelligent try to do... More 

Thank Mohamed H
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182 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

Last evening we went there for their flavours of India festival.The starter Veg kebab was succulent and tasty I orderd Aappam with Palakkad Veg Stew.The stew was a bit of a disappointment. The traditional Palakkad stew containe Broccoli etc.They could have limited to the traditional veg.Tha Adai Pradhaman was excellent The ambience and service were great

Thank PB K
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129 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

This Indian cuisine restaurant has good ambiance, good service. Went for lunch, totally empty. So expected good food as Chef can prepare well. But the food ordered taste was not satisfactory, not authentic taste of Madras curry. May be the sous-chef prepared it!

Thank Rangassamy L
Faridabad, India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

This one is a perfect restaurant for those who loves vegetarian food. Variety of food is available with good services and international quality of food.

Thank Paneer2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Gst Road, Chennai (Madras) 600016, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2231 4343

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?