Clarion Hotel Chennai
#25 Dr. Radhakirshnan Salai, M
Phone: (91) 44 2847 2211
Fax: (91) 44 2847 1166
A hugely popular restaurant chain in South India, Anjappar has been serving authentic Chettinaad cuisine, since 1964. For those unfamiliar with the finer nuances of this cuisine, Chettinad is a famous region in Southern Tamil Nadu, known for its spicy delicacies. The ambiance at Anjappar's is fairly noisy, due to officegoing diners and passersby who throng in at all times of the day. With comfy chairs and a touch of contemporary art, this restaurant offers diners delectable Chettinaad dishes and an aesthetic setting. Nattukoli Masala, Chicken Kothu Curry, Muton Sukka Varuva, Paya Kuruma and Nethili Fish Fry are the crowd-pleasers, and if your appetite's big, there is still a whole lot more to choose from. Anjappar has also branched out internationally into Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, Singapore, Canada and Sri Lanka.
Located at Hotel Savera, Piano is a lovely restaurant. Whatever you're in the mood for, Piano can dish up just that. Being a multi-cuisine restaurant, you have a long list of items to choose from. Fashioned like a traditional English country house, it's an interesting venue for a meal. The cozy interiors of wood work well for the theme and creates an unusual dining atmosphere. You can come here anytime of the day. It's a perfect place for private events as well, so check with the hotel for more information.
Malgudi is Hotel Savera's South Indian restaurant. It's a casual restaurant perfect for a family get-together or even a casual dinner out. The menu dishes out authentic South Indian cuisine that will capture your senses with the aromas of spices and herbs blended together to serve delicious food. Call the hotel for more.
Located at Hotel Savera, Fondue is a multi-cuisine restaurant that dishes out a contemporary sprinkle in everything they serve. Not completely disconnected from traditional cooking, and yet with a good helping of innovation, the chef improvises and delivers. If you're in the mood for something unique and new, try Fondue. It'll definitely surprise you. Call ahead for more.
Located at Hotel Savera, this little bakery is a great stop when you wish for munchies. Baker's Basket makes absolutely delicious cakes and other items from all over the world. With a pastry chef that knows his glazes and tempering, the shop always has guilty soles bitten by the Baker's Basket bug. It's a great stop if you want to take home some tea-time snacks as well. Do stop by, it wont be your only visit.
Minar is a rooftop Mughal-themed restaurant located inside the Savera Hotel. This eatery is on the 11th floor of the hotel and serves mouth-watering Mughalai as well as Avadhi fare. The ambiance of the restaurant complements its name as it is designed and decorated to transport its guests to the Mughal era. This diner is known for its delectable kebabs and is opened for dinner. Swing by the restaurant to treat your tastebuds and your senses to a truly royal experience.
Located at Hotel Manhattan is a restaurant that will tickle your taste buds no matter what you're in the mood for. Brooklyn is the hotel's multi-cuisine restaurant. It is located on the lobby-level and is great for a family lunch. Do check with the hotel for more information or visit the hotel website.
The charming Amaravathi Restaurant on Cathedral Road serves authentic cuisine from the neighboring state of Andhra Pradesh. Traditional flavors from Andhra cuisine tend to be a bit spicier than others, and Amravathi has its own adventurous clientele who stop by to indulge exactly in this. With quick service and welcoming interiors, the ambiance is ideal for a cozy family meal. Their menu is replete with vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices, and many favor the mouth watering Hyderabadi Biriyani and other traditional meals. This place is a must visit in Chennai for those who want to sample other cuisines.
Located along the Cathedral Road near the Amaravathi restaurant, Palki which serves North-Indian cuisine is a popular dining option with Chennai's foodies. The restaurant has a pleasant ambiance with friendly service, while their resident chef serves up some delectable vegetarian, non-vegetarian and seafood fare. After the main course, indulge in some sinful desserts from the adjacent Snofield Dessert Pub.
Chennai's only exclusive Thai restaurant has already garnered its own set of regular clientele. The very talented chef makes every dining experience here a memorable one, with his superlative culinary skills. The food at Benjarong consists of a blend of fresh seafood and a lot of natural ingredients, while plush interiors replete with Buddha statues and carved chairs, set the tone for a regal dining experience. The service is friendly to, and a visit here promises to be worth it.
Zara-Tapas Pub completely lives up to its reputation of being a slice of Spain in sunny Chennai. This friendly restaurant-pub is renowned for its blood red sangria wines and mojitos, the trademark Spanish drinks. Live concerts are well-attended by the city's music-lovers who flock here during any of those. Although the prices are on the higher side, go there for the authentic tapas and drinks; you won't be disappointed.
Mouth watering choices of ice creams are available at the popular Snofield Dessert Pub. Many of Chennai's locals often stop here for dessert, after a delicious meal at the neighboring Amaravathi restaurant or any nearby eatery for that matter. Snofield's peppy ambiance does much to attract teenagers and yuppies particularly. Stop by if you happen to be driving through the Cathedral road.