Chennai is not a city of temple-goers and idli-vadas anymore. People, especially youngsters, have become interested in experimenting with their cuisines. They enjoy the presence of the new restaurants and fancy food offered there. The top must visit restaurants (which we will be further mentioning in the blog), in Chennai have long bookings on weekends. Presently, the city is famous for the recent rise in fine-dining places that offer a calm and cheerful experience. You can visit these places with your friends and chill. The following restaurants are the most recognized by youngsters-
Located at Phoenix Market City, Velachery, Chennai is famous for its North Indian and Mughlai specialities. Their signature dishes are Black Dal and Kadak Roomali, because of which they are still able to retain their loyal customers. Their latest addition to the menu, Char-Grilled Cheese Mushroom, is very delicious and worth trying. They have a contemporary ambiance at their latest opening stands, which shows that they are changing with time. They have a beautiful outdoor seating as well. The approximate cost for two people is 1200.
Located in Velachery and 2 more places i.e. Navallur and T. nagar, Coal Barbecues is one of Chennai’s finest. They are popular for their Barbecue & Grill and Great Buffets. They serve North Indian, Mediterranean, Asian, Arabian and BBQ cuisines. The ambience is delightful and lit up. They have an indoor seating. And apart from all of these, it has a 4.9 zomato rating. The approximate cost for two people is 1400.
Avartana, ITC Grand Chola
Located at ITC Grand Chola, Guindy, Chennai, Avartana is well-known for a fine South Indian dining experience. As mentioned above youngsters are interested in experimenting new cuisines, this restaurant offers a unique meal, which is cooked with authentic South Indian spices, with a twist of experiential food presentation, but the essence and basic taste of the dishes remains the same. The place is sophisticated and ideal for luxury dining. The ambience is very fanciful and has a 4.7 zomato rating. If you visit this place you should definitely have Infused Tomato Rasam, Asparagus, French Beans, Coconut Stew, Pan Fried Cod. The approximate cost for two people is 4500.
AB’s – Absolute Barbecues
Located at Velachery, Absolute Barbecues is famous for its BBQ Buffet and corporate dining. The place has a long booking, so it is suggested that you pre-book your table. It has an indoor seating. The food is yummmyyyyy. They serve BBQ, North Indian, European cuisine and refreshing Beverages. The way they display their food is very attractive and the overall ambience is also nice. As one of the finest in Chennai, they have a 4.9 zomato rating. The approximate cost for two people is 1400.
Bay View, Vivanta by Taj Fisherman’s Cove
Located at Vivanta by Taj Fisherman’s Cove, Mttukadu, Chennai, Bay View has a rooftop seating with an attractive view of the sea which makes it an ideal spot for special occasions. It is known for its multi-cuisine menu, including Seafood, South Indian, Andhra and Kerala. They have live music and a lovely ambience to add to its beauty. You must try their seafood, fish curry, chips, cocktails or mocktails(as you prefer), steak and fried nathli. The staff is also courteous. The approximate cost for two people is 3500. It’s a bit expensive, but worth visiting.
The Black Pearl
Located at Sholinganallur, Chennai is a must visit restaurant and has Great Buffets, Corporate Dining, Barbecue & Grill options. They have an indoor seating and soothing live music. There are multiple cuisine options including North Indian, European, Mediterranean, Continental and BBQ. The ambience is unique and attractive. It has a 4.8 zomato rating. Pre-booking of table is recommended. The approximate cost for two people is 1500.
I hope this is helpful and you have an amazing time visiting these restaurants. Do share your experiences in the comments below.