Vanakkam (welcome in Tamil) to the best restaurants at Chennai hotels! Let’s partake in this journey of finding hidden treasure troves that transport us to a world of taste colors, aroma, and flavors! Chennai has a distinct place in the culinary map of the world and it has a wide range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to offer.
Chettinad cuisine is also very popular here and the Chettinad pepper chicken is a hot favorite among the non-vegetarians. You have a great choice of culinary brands in the restaurants at luxury Chennai hotels. Let’s have a quick look at some of the best restaurants in Chennai hotels below:
Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel Chennai: This is one of the most authentic addresses to taste traditional South Indian food. It’s provides you dishes prepared from recipes passed down from Grandma’s treasure trove and you can taste the culinary delights of many districts of South India.
Some of the don’t-miss dishes here are Denji Rawa Fry, Kayar Katti Yerachi Kola Urundai( lamb meat dumplings a Thanjavur Speciality), Koonu Ulli Theeyal( butter mushrooms and pearl onions in a roasted coconut curry).
For those who have a sweet tooth can try out the Chocolate mousse filled with coconut, lentil and jiggery mix!
Italia at The Park Pod: There is no rule that you should eat only Idli or Dosa in Chennai, you can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine at Italia in The Park Pod. Relish on the wood-oven pizzas, succulent sea food, melting-in-the-mouth homemade pastas, imported prosciutto and parmesan.
You are transported to a different world of love, music and wine as this restaurant has a great ambience.
Vasco’s in Hilton Chennai: When you enter Vasco’s you almost forget that you are in Chennai as it is one of the most hippest restaurants. It’s an awesome place to stop by and once you dine here you are sure to recommend it to anyone and everyone in Chennai!
The all-day dining restaurant serves international global cuisine from four live kitchens and if you prefer you can get seated in the elevated private dining room, which has a bird’s eye view of the city.
Spice Jar at The Residency Chennai: This restaurant is full of exotic surprises and the ambience is very homely reminding you of summer holidays and cousins gorging on food from a table fit enough for an army!
This restaurant specializes only in buffets (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and you can really enjoy the feel of having eaten a good hearty meal!
Chin Chin At The Residency: If you want to eat authentic Chinese cuisine this is the most preferred destination. For the past 16 years Chin Chin has been the hot spot of Chinese food lovers.
You can enjoy delicately flavored dishes or spicy and fiery hot Chinese dishes here. Their motto is to serve what you like and the way you like it!
Azulia at GRT Grand Chennai: The ambience here is dim-lit, calm and romantic and this is the place to have your dinner if you are with your lover! It’s surprisingly small with few tables and an open kitchen. There is also a small stage of sorts where you can enjoy a Russian blonde dancing.
Coming to the menu, being a Mediterranean restaurant it has more of Greek/ Italian dishes. The Moussaka served here is one of the best and Baklava is the best choice for the desert.
What’s more…the chef himself comes and talks to the guest and the service is friendly and polite.
Raintree: It’s a great restaurant to savor a typical South Indian meal with rice, sambhar, rasam and vegetarian dishes. They serve idly, Masala Dosa, vadai, uppuma and pongal with coconut chutney, mulagai podi, and sambhar for breakfast.
You can also taste the authentic Chettinad thaali seated behind ancient trees in this restaurant. The Chettinad cuisine comprises of dishes prepared with fresh ground masalas, dried meat and fish, salted vegetables and it literally explodes with taste and exuberance in your mouth!
There are a staggering number of luxurious Chennai hotels and they go above and beyond in the art of perfection and grandeur. Some of the prestigious addresses are Hyatt Regency, Fortune Select Palms, Asiana Hotel OMR, The Accord Metropolitan, The Taj Coromandel, and so on.
In short, they are stylishly designed and decked with luxurious amenities and are enviously comfortable! The master chefs create perfect gourmet magic and win the hearts and mesmerize the international guests resulting in repeat guests and rave reviews!