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The Culinarium

No. 7/75b, NH 67 | Ooty Coonoor Main Road, Coonoor 643243, India
+91 423 251 7293
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pot pie” (40 reviews)
“pastries” (53 reviews)
“bread” (28 reviews)
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Italian, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
No. 7/75b, NH 67 | Ooty Coonoor Main Road, Coonoor 643243, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely dreadful. Ordered a chicken picata and it took an abnormally long time to reach and after the long wait it was raw. Disgusting!!!!!!!!!! We come here so often and each time the service just keeps getting worse. In need of improvement, both in terms...More

Thank Meher R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had ordered Italian food along with soups and everything was good..the service was quick..beautiful ambience and friendly staff..we went by some staff recommendations they we're equally delicious..to wrap up we ordered dessert which was heavenly..though at that time dessert options were limited however they...More

Thank sarikad03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice bakery cum restaurant near Ketty on the Coonoor- Ooty road. Very smart decor, and an extensive food and bar menu. The pasta was 'ok', the dessert was great. Good service

Thank KannanVS
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

An unforgettable dining experience. The ambience was inviting , the small gift shop made it an interesting wait for the delectable dinner consisting of the signature pot pie . Don't miss this while in Ooty !

Thank rajshrilinesh
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Absolutely fantastic place. We reached around 3:30pm and ordered chicken mushroom pie, meat lasagne,Hungarian goulash and a veg dish. Each dish deserved compliments. A must visit for all hungry souls or otherwise also. The staff is very courteous and of course the owner cum manager...More

Thank Madhulika_68
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The place is right on the highway between Ooty and Coonoor. Visited after a friend recommended it. Had ample parking space and great ambience. There were plenty of pastry and interesting baked options, though limited veg ones. Tried pasta and pot cooked pie. Both tasted...More

Thank Krishnan S
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting "The Culinarium " from the day 1. The pastries, pizzas, sandwich etc you get it there is so yummy, we keep visiting them every time in coonoor. It's a coffee shop where you can have a peaceful meal. Recently they have...More

Thank Madhu K
Reviewed 28 May 2018

It is a superb experience for foodies. Their potpie is definitely worth trying. Every dish we ordered was well done and well presented. Quite crowded. So need to go in early if you want a table of your choosing. Service was good. Found them paying...More

Thank Roopa J
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Nice place with a beautiful view of the fields. We landed up early, hence were able to get the corner table. I'd recommend booking a table in advance as the place gets busy (from previous experience). The staff is courteous and helpful in explaining the...More

Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The place has a great ambience. It has a beautiful view overlooking lavender fields. We loved the Chicken & mushroom pot pie. Another recommendation is the salted caramel ice cream. The dessert choices are very impressive. Bar serves cocktails and drinks. Ample parking space. This...More

Thank JoTheGr8
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Keerthi V
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Response from DrValliappan | Reviewed this property |
0423-2517293 is the given number for Culinarium
Sanghita C
4 March 2016|
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There's chicken and veg dishes too!
7 April 2015|
Response from Vishnu1503 | Property representative |
Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback on The Culinarium. As you may be aware, it is standard practice in India to request a minimum purchase value for customers wishing to pay by debit or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 7/75b, NH 67 | Ooty Coonoor Main Road, Coonoor 643243, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  The Nilgiris District  >  Coonoor
  • Phone Number: +91 423 251 7293
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The Culinarium is a Pastry, Breads and Dining restaurant situated in Ketti, in The Nilgiris, it is located almost exactly between the towns of Coonoor and Ooty. The restaurant overlooks the beautiful Ketti valley and is surrounded by scenic terraced fields and is located conveniently just off the main road and has adequate parking facilities. The management is proud to say that the restaurant is fully equipped for wheelchair access. The Culinarium has just opened in May and is already a much talked of and admired restaurant for its exquisite architecture, scrumptious food and best in class service. The Dining cuisine is European, varied in its flavours and encompasses such country side classics as Pot Pies and Bangers & Mash, alongside stylish classics such as Hungarian Goulash and Fish Baked in White Wine. Our wide selection of Breads is made with care from scratch, no ready mixes are used or artificial flavours or preservatives. The range of breads includes multi grains, whole wheat flour breads, Focaccias and French staples such as Butter and Almond Croissants, Ficelles, to name a few. The Culinarium Pastry range has already garnered a following from Nilgiri residents and beyond. Our selection includes Mille Feuilles, Eclairs, Operas, Baba Au Rhums, Paris Brests and a variety of cakes and flans. The pastries all have unique flavours and are made from original recipes with authentic ingredients.
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