True, ten years ago Chennai was famous for its dosa and coffee only, but now, Chennai’s food landscape has changed dramatically. You can now go around the world, on a plate, in Chennai.
Here is the list of top restaurants of the city. Take a look at it
1 Ciclo Café
It is the first place in India which has the recycling theme. You will get fond of it because of its capacious interiors, and cleverly designed cycle ‘spa’. It is a two storey splash of whimsy building. It has chandelier made from cycle chain swings. As the central theme is recycling they use bicycle parts to make table legs. Bookcase is also made up on a cycle. It serves Continental and Italian cuisines. One will definitely get awestruck by the collection of vintage cycles that is displayed artistically all around.
The delicious Blinis oozing with honey, delicious, cured, salted fish are just some of the dishes that will leave you speechless. You must try Mahi fish, octopus, snail, masala egg, Moingo, Watlapam, etc at this place. It also has an excellent ambience and definitely relaxes a person.
It has a great ambience. There is a peculiar dish served here which has a mixed flavor of Japanese cuisine with slow-braised pork, soft boiled egg, kombu, leek and ginger.Then the barley tea to gulp it all down with is also served.
4.Hotel Saravana Bhavan
It is the most famous vegetarian restaurant and the most affordable, with vadas and idlis of rupees fifteen and thirty-five and the dosas of rupees twenty and forty. It is very close and very accessible from Egmore station. It has an impeccably clean kitchen, and dishes are dished up in a traditional style on banana leaves.
5. The Crown
Cool waters, rocking live music and the view of the city’s skyline, are all the beautiful things that you will find in this rooftop restaurant. Located in Chennai, it will give you the 360-degree experience,mesmerizing all your senses.
A place which gives tantalizing food with the soothing view of the surrounding nature. It is a poolside rooftop restaurant in Chennai, with the perfect ambiance for a joyful and a fun-filled evening.
It has a fine North and South Indian vegetarian aura, added with beautiful dining rooms and decorated with paintings and carvings inside a high-rise, located behind the Air India building. In this place, buffet lunches and dinners are also served on the other side of same block. It also supports severalmedical programs for the poor and needy people.
8. Shiraz Art Café
This place is a gift to Chennai from Iran. The waves lapping on the nearby shore help to leave the soggy cares of the outside world behind. One must try the Sunday brunch here, as it is home-style Irani style cooked massive buffet.
This place serves the best combination of Korean and Indian cuisines. It also serves octopus, and sea snail for the adventure of taste buds. Masala eggs and Atho noodles with plenty of oil, tamarind, onions, cabbages, all soaked in a gravy,will give you a different motive in life to adapt to the changes and try something new every time.
10. Y Cook
Situated near Elliott Beach with nondescript interiors, it is a tiny restaurant that serves well flakes of cured tuna fish, steamed string hoppers, devilled chicken, and a coconut-infused Sri Lankan pudding.
11. Copper Chimney
It is the best place for meat eaters. It has world’s best North Indian tandoori dishes served in minimalist surroundings. The vegetarian food is also equally delicious here. The chargrilled prawns, biryanis, and fluffy-fresh naan will make your day.
12. Kaidi Kitchen
It is a must visit restaurant. This place is a theme-based restaurant and has the theme of a prison. So, those who wanted to visit the Tihar Jail must visit this place . Unlike Tihar, it will serve you the best food with the awesome experience, without any scandal. It serves Mexican, Italian, Lebanese and Indian food. The specialty of this place is that the locker door is to be unlocked by the customer and waiters are the prison inmates.
13. Rain Forest
It is for them who love to be in the tropical rainforest, as it has the theme of the exotic Amazon with realistic underground setup. They serve Chinese, Indian and Continental cuisines. So, people who want to do campaigning and want to eat food in a jungle can definitely fulfill their desire here.
14. The Marina
It has attractive display of raw seafood items. and is a natural urban beach along the Bay of Bengal. They have the best international cocktail and wine list on their menu.
15. Cloud Nine
It is a roof top restaurant with wonderful aerial view of the city. It serves Chinese, Indian and Italian cuisines. It is a must visit restaurant of Chennai and we bet you would never forget the experience.
It is a five-star splash out, Northern Frontier restaurant that serves inventive, popping creations at the intimate booths alongside a glassed-in kitchen. They are experts in spiced kebabs and dhal bukhara. They have an astounding international cocktail and wine list on their menu.
17. Southern Spice
The candlelit tables, flower bowls, wood carved pillars, silver palm shaped plates with seafood, various non-veg and veg dishes, in a light version will mesmerize you in a way like no one else did.
18. Double Roti Restaurant
It refers to the burger buns. The specialty of this place is the semi-open kitchen which gives you the advantage of seeing what will be served on your table. It has unique decorations, witty slogans chalked up on boards and buckets filled with masala fries.
19. The Great Kabab Factory
The specialty of here is the delicious Kabab which one can’t resist. It is a must visit restaurant in Chennai.
20. The Stop
This is a theme-based restaurant, the theme is formed with ideas of underground and gaming. So, those who need free wifi, games, and food, you know where to head. It serves Italian, and Continental and it has rails on its ceiling making your world look upside down.