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106 West Perumal Maistry Street, Madurai 625001, India
+91 452 235 0490
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Food was great, service was really good and the view is fantastic. Is a little hard to find, but worth it.

Thank andy6657
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Getting good WIFI in Madurai can be quite challenging, but luckily the people from Emperor Hotel were so hospitable to let us use the WIFI here a few days in a row. Next to that, the food is great, both breakfast, lunch and diner and the waiters are very friendly. We highly recommend this place that has a beautiful view... More 

Thank Sindy F
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88 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Too good Too good, both food and service was good.. Very Tasty and very clean and neat. Highly recommended.

Thank Arun8877
Bengaluru, India
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

The food is good, the service passable. Vegetarian dishes and non-veg dishes are both good. their coffee, pongal, vada and chutneys are very good indeed, as is the kesari and sweet pongal. Chef very cooperative and tweaks dishes if you ask!

Thank cynstepin
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,660 reviews
948 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 852 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

We ended up trying a number of the rooftop places along this street just for a cool beer during out two days in Madurai, and I guess this was just about the best (of a bad bunch). The beer could have been a bit colder and the service a bit slicker, but overall just about OK. No sign of anyone... More 

Thank GrumpsDC
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

My first instinct when the lift doors opened onto this unwelcoming, empty, atmosphere-less, plastic-chair strewn balcony, was to turn around and get back into the lift. We obviously weren't the only ones who felt this way, as another couple came and immediately went whilst we sat and had drinks. It was unappetising and we were glad to leave after just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

This is the only place in India where they willfully overcharged us. The food took an hour and fifteen minutes to arrive, and when it came, it was wrong. The waiting staff were very rude, ignoring us when we tried to call them over. The food was missable too, decidedly average. At least the view of the temple was nice.

1 Thank Razorwinged
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

I don't know why this restaurant is highly recommended by our travel guide book, but I strongly suggest not to go there. Whereas it's true that you have a view of the temple from this rooftop restaurant, this is about the only good thing about this place. Neither the archicture nore the furniture make this a pleasant place to be.... More 

Thank UAunterwegs
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

Had 2 not so good dining experiences during my stay at the Chentoor hotel and used the restaurant on the 7th floor more for convienience. The first night I ordered butter chicken but what arrived was a very spicy Marsala Chicken that after a couple of mouthfulls I had to return it to the kitchen but was still charged full... More 

Thank tigertraveller65
Madurai, India
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2012

Chamas Brazilian Steakhouse is fun, different, and apparently (I am told) authentically Brasilian. For $30, there's a buffet of salads, cheeses, vegetables, etc. to start, and then--when you're ready for the meat--you flip a round tag green-side-up and servers start coming to your table with spits of roasted meats. There are many different cuts of beef prepared in various ways,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 West Perumal Maistry Street, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: +91 452 235 0490

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?