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New No.11, Old No. 9, Cathedral Road, Gopalapuram, Chennai 600086, India
+91 99865 66638
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

we began our Chennai experience with a nice lunch at this hotel. It was very interesting to taste the local cuisine beginning with food being served on a banana leaf - with various small veg dishes full of Tamil Nadu delicacies. We loved it.

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Bengaluru, India
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

If you would like to have a sumptuous banana leaf meal in Tamilnadu style do visit this place. One of the best places where you get Chapathis or Pooris, Rice, Sambar, Rasam, Vattha Kuzhambu, Koottu, Poriyal, Raitha and curd and the taste is almost homely. They serve this in both lunch and dinner format, wherein the menu changes everyday for... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Had a full fledged Tamil veg lunch...served in a large banana leaf ! Service is courteous and fast. And the food is absolutely delicious and homely. One gets a veg korma dish with chapatis (or pooris) two vegetables(poriyal, palak etc, keeps varying) a "koottu"( veg and lentil mixed) pachadi(raita) dal, sambar, kara kuzhambu(another gravy to eat with rice) rasam, curd,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Don't recommed this place for anyone with self respect!!! Horrible staff the servers and the cashier!! When asked for a feedback book..didn't want to provide one..asked to complain abt the restaurant at the reception..even at the reception they were dodging and not willing to give an email address where I can provide feedback or raise a complain..after lots of coaxing... More 

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Chennai, India
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194 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Had been here for couple of times for having lunch. They serve Meals in noon(Rice, Sambar, Rasam, Kuttu, Porial, Appalam) with banana leaves. All the items except appalam are unlimited. Good tasty food. Due to temptation, we eat more & we don't get the feeling for eating dinner. Even evening snacks bonda with coffee also good here.

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NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I went to the "permit room" as its called. It's a vegetarian bar. Very basic in decor and ambience. They continuously bring u snacks. Full of regulars or so I assume. A very boys or should one say mans place. An experience worth ur while

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Bengaluru, India
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

One of the oldest place serving food, is completely no frills, old school look and feel of eating food. Everything is from the Raj era - the tables, the waiters, the experience is completely non-hurried. Serves budget meals if you have no other option.

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Chennai, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of the places in chennai where you get to eat authentic vegetarian food served on plantain leaf. Been here many times, there has never been a let down. It's isn't a modern restaurant. The interiors, tables and chairs are old styled. The waiters are old school as well the restaurant gets crowded easily as the capacity should... More 

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Chennai, India
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

had been to the restaurant for lunch. though there were empty seats, the waiter asked us not to sit there and we will not be served. we went and requested the resto manager for seat, he said he could not do anything though there were empty seats. the staff may be overworking but in hospitality industry, customer requires the basic... More 

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New Delhi, India
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60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

The food here is pure fresh & traditional. The food price is fixed in form of thali which is served on banana leaf in traditional style & its non oily & spicy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New No.11, Old No. 9, Cathedral Road, Gopalapuram, Chennai 600086, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai
  • Phone Number: +91 99865 66638

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