Kailash Kitchen

Serves: Tibetan cuisine

Location: Nungambakkam: Choolaimedu High Road’s Perinba Vilas Complex near Nungambakkam station.

Your wallet(s) should have: Rs. 150 per person

The picks: Noodles, Momo and Mok thuk

They’ve said it: We get to eat in peace, nothing’s very expensive and we love the momos.

Trivia/Titbit: You feel like you are walking into a Tibetan home


Hajjiali’s Faloodas and Creams

Serves: Traditional delicacies

Location: T. Nagar: G.N. Chetty Road, near Hotel Accord Metropolitan. (Also on Greames Road)

Your wallet(s) should have: Rs. 300 – 400

The picks: Falooda and Creams

They’ve said it: The food is rich and the quality is amazing. They have a lot of variety to offer. The price is reasonable and is a definite value for money. Trivia/Titbit: The fruits are hand-picked once in two days to ensure freshness.



Serves: World Street food

Location: Alwarpet: TTK Road near Park Sheraton Hotel.

Your wallet(s) should have: Rs. 500 – 700

The picks: German Currywurst, Doner Kebab, Mexican Burrito, Falafel, Piadina and Crepes

They’ve said it: This is like my second home. The people who work here are extremely friendly. I love the Crepes, Currywurst, Tawa Kebab and Falafel. Also, it’s the best place to go when you need some ‘alone time’. 

Trivia/Titbit: An outside feel to your dining experience use the ‘Happy Hours’ offer and make the most of it!


Cup o’ Cafe

Serves: Italian cuisine

Location: Purasawalkam: Dr. Allagappa Road, near Ewarts School. (Also in Kilpauk, ECR, OMR and Tidel Park)

Your wallet(s) should have: Rs. 350

The picks: Pastas, pizzas, cappuccino and premium shakes.

They’ve said it: The ambience here is fantastic, the place is surrounded with trees and it’s an old house turned into a cafe. The pricing is a little high but a nice place to hang out with friends.

Trivia/Titbit: Families meet here to get marriage alliances fixed; many wedding bells have rung here.


Donut House

Serves: Donuts and more

Location: Egmore: Ethiraj Salai’s Wellingdon Estate, near Ethiraj College.

Your wallet(s) should have: Rs. 200

The picks: Chocolate Fantasy, Black & White, Vanilla with Dark Chocolate and The Almighty

They’ve said it: I used to enjoy the Musical Thursdays when bands performed there, now my favourite is the unlimited offer at Rs. 250. I love the Almighty! They are priced cheaper too. Moreover, in the Egmore outlet, you get to watch the donuts being made.

Trivia/Titbit: Who said donuts are only for the sweet-toothed? At Donuts House you’re going to find some spicy toppings too! Try something different…


Take a detour

Karishma Chat Centre: Some of the best pani puri, kulfi and chat are available here. Located on Nungambakkam High Road, right outside Rangoli and Karishma clothes boutique.

Mango and Tango: best known for their quality fresh juices. Again, located on Nungambakkam High Road next to Indian Oil Petrol Bunk.

Alsa Mall Sandwich: There are about four of them lined one next to the other outside Alsa Mall on Montieth Road in Egmore. The shacks are well known for their yummy vegetarian and non-vegetarian sandwiches.


Semmozhi Poonga

(Opposite Cathedral Church, Near Anna Flyover)

The entry for cars is 10Rs/- and 5 Rs/- per head
Beautiful Park in mid of city


Semmozhi Poonga



Hotel Palimar Tiffin Centre

No.1, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai 600004 Phone: +91-44-28446352

The Soup and Salad Cafe
30, Kasthurbha Nagar, 1st Cross street, Adyar,
Chennai Phone: 42114504

Flamingo Restaurant

Velachery Bypass Road, Vijayanagar, Velachery,
Chennai Landmark: Opposite Murugan Kalyana Mandapam
Phone: 43036901, 43036902

The Chocolate Room
#26, 100 Feet Bypass Road, Velachery,
Chennai – 600042

Chit Chat
No 532 Ground Floor, Opposite AGS Office, Anna Salai,
Teynampet, Chennai
Landmark: Opposite Opposite AGS Office
Phone: 24349880, 9380033300

Once Upon A Pirate
135, 6th Avenue, Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar,
Chennai Landmark: Opp Velankanni Church
Phone: 45511980, 9600046004

Trident Chennai, 1/24, GST Road,
Chennai Phone: 22344747 

43, nynarnadhar street,
Cathedral Road, Gopalapuram,
Chennai Landmark: Behind City Center
Phone: 66174585, 9282113785

Rain Forest Restaurant
#41 & 42,1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar
Adyar,Chennai -600020
Landmark: Near Parryware Showroom
Phone: 044-42187222, 044-42187777
Mobile: 9840999555

Barbeque Nation

Shri Devi Park Hotel, Near Soma Sunder Ground, 1, Hanumantha Street, T.Nagar, Chennai
Landmark: Behind Prashant Real Gold Tower
Phone: 42694481, 42694482

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