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Mediterranean, Spanish, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 27 December 2019 via mobile

We had a good dinner on the rooftop restaurant at Taj Clubhouse. The dishes we tried were the kebab and spanakopitas for starters and the lamb tajine, iraqi chicken with lentils, the chicken with rice and leek ravioli. The small plates are just okay for...a less hungry person. The dishes were all great. The desserts we tried were the baklava and kenafe - both mediocre and far from authentic, though freshly made. The chef came out and chatted with us. Sitting outside exposes one to mosquitoes and the smelly wind from the river. Otherwise the view of LIC is nice. With wine, we spent Rs 9000 for 4 of us - reasonableMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 2 July 2019

Beautiful ambience. Was a first try to meditate cuisine it was ok kind. Service was good. Drinks were good.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

This Mediterranean restaurant has a great menu and best location. The staff was attentive and the food was served tastefully as expected of a Taj restaurant. The mezze platter was awesome and gave a taste of all! The soups too were good. The ambience and...food made it worth the money spentMore

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 26 December 2018

I love Mediterranean food so I had to check this one out. We visited as two on a Friday evening for dinner. Seating:5/5 Roof top setting near the pool. If also have indoors seats, if you prefer so. We had a table reserved outside. Chair...a bit too big but comfortable. It's very gently lit with only a lamp on the table and very soft music in background. It was perfect for us. Food:5/5 We had two beverages with melon and lichi, both very refreshing. After complimentary breads and dips (very good, can't have enough of it), we had the Mezze sampler with four items (Falafel, Spanakopita, Halloumi Bil Batata & Kolokythakia) amazing taste. That followed a palate cleanser, a fruit sorbet in dry ice, nice! For mains we had Paella De Verdure, delicious! We finished with a dessert sampler (Baklava, Kunafe - my fav & Cheese cake). Service:4/5 The servers were very polite and helpful. The Chef in-charge (I'm sorry I didn't get the name) was very friendly, we chatted a bit. Why 4 for service? It's on the higher side of the price. It's fine dinning and it's Taj, so. All was very nice, I'll definitely visit again. It was very pleasant, except a very very chaotic & noisy group of adults partying besides the pool, disturbing all the guests throughout the dinner. We wished we were considerate of others not screaming and wanting to have a peaceful meal. The management could've politely interfered to keep it down, but no one did.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

One of my favourite for mediterranean food .Slick service ,amazing portion sizes ,good taste and top it all the taj flair.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome food n ambiance... chef Albert paid special attention nd walked us through the menu... as my daughter is allergic to wheat he served a special dish made of potato pancakes which was yummy n relished by all.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This place is one of the best place for Hookah in Chennai. It's situated on the rooftop of Taj Club House, so you really can expect something unique. The ambience is really simple and nice. Blue is what they chose, pretty nice. Hookah are a...little costly. One flavour costs you Rs. 800 whereas mixed costsp you Rs. 1100. You can have it until you drop. The drinks are costly, you can expect that. It's by the pool side, dates would really be eventful with your loved ones. As far as the hookah goes, it's okay to have a few expensive memories as well. You won't find any food there. So better fill your bellies before visiting. Go there to spend some quality time.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I was staying at the Taj Club House and me and my colleagues decided to have dinner at Kefi, the Mediterranean restaurant on the top floor, the ambiance was nice, they have seating both outside and inside, since it was hot we decided to sit...inside, there is live music which plays there with the lady crooning good mix of old and new numbers in English & Hindi, the food was good and the service top notch, a good place to eat if you are in Chennai.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

It's lovely to find some great food in the middle of a large city with so many places to go. I had lamb, and yrs it was great. My with had a bottle of bubbles and chicken schnitzels, it was like home cooked, the head...chef was a lovely too many thanksMore

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I praise the chefs for serving up dish after dish of stunning flavours. We had the Paila and the mixed grill, the staff is open to swapping out options within the meals and we're really happy that they acceded to that. The desserts are to...die for especially the Baklava which was a fresh-nutty surprise doused with syrup and served warm. Staff was attentive and keen to make recommendations off the menu. Really enjoyable, only thing is that the AC could be adjusted to match the weather conditions. We were just in from the rain and had the AC blowing directly at us throughout the meal, it wasn't unpleasant, just slightly annoying.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5