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“Disappointed ”
Review of Southern Spice

Southern Spice
Ranked #13 of 7,020 Restaurants in Chennai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 28 - US$ 35
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Private Dining, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
Description: The Taj Coromandel experience is enhanced by its world famous cuisines served up by some of the best Indian and International chefs. Taj Coromandel offers three distinctive specialty restaurants - Prego, the Italian Fine Dining restaurant; Southern Spice, the traditional South Indian cuisine restaurant serving the cuisines of the four southern states of India; Golden Dragon, the Signature Chinese restaurant of the Taj. Experience Global delights at the multi-cuisine, All Day Diner, Anise. Live it up at Chipstead, the Bar at Coromandel while sipping on unique cocktails or indulging in our collection of Single Malts and Cognacs. Authentic flavours, excellent service and welcoming ambience create a remarkable dining experience that is unrivalled anywhere else in Chennai.
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Was longing to return to southern spice as we returned to Chennai after three years, this was always a favourite. The 4 stars given were for the lovely decor the table accoutrements and settings. Also the stupendous service. Starting from the head of restaurants at the Taj hotel Mr. Ashok down to the servers.
The disappointment was the food. The masala fry fish was just rightly spiced but ok. So too the mutton. The vegetarian items were not up to the par. In fact we had better at a small place the next day. The appeals were average and the uttapams thick and undercooked.
Knowing Mr Ashok I am sure we will have a superb meal on our next visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Veena M
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SaleemYousuff, Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh at Southern Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for connecting with us to share your valuable feedback.

At the outset, we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to you during your recent visit & we are certainly concerned about your review. Please be assured that this has been communicated to our associates for immediate attention. We are disappointed at the dilution of services you experienced. Please write to me at coromandel.chennai@tajhotels.com for us to get in touch with you.

I would request you to kindly treat this incident as an aberration and give us another opportunity to be of value to you in the near future.

Assuring you of our best of attention and care at all times.

Kind Regards
Saleem Yousuff
Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh

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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

If ur planning to have a good south indian food this is one of the best place i can say there service also good nice environment

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dwincherran19
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SaleemYousuff, Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh at Southern Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed our services at Southern Spice.

We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back at our hotel.

Kind Regards,

Saleem Yousuff
Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

So if you are looking at having south indian food, there is no better place than southern spice.
The food is authentic, Ambience is traditional and classy, service is extremely polite.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Yogitauchil
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SaleemYousuff, Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh at Southern Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed our services at Southern Spice.

We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back at our hotel.

Kind Regards,

Saleem Yousuff
Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Out with my family to celebrate the occasion. Food n Service both were good.
Cake & Dessert was also nice. Thanks to the team

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank deepakmarasini
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SaleemYousuff, Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh at Southern Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed our services at Southern Spice.

We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back at our hotel.

Kind Regards,

Saleem Yousuff
Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The food is very good. however it is extremely over priced. Not jusy becuase it is a five star hotel, but in general.

this is more for expats who want to try local food without stepping out of the hotel.

Date of visit: October 2017
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SaleemYousuff, Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh at Southern Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed our services at Southern Spice.

We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back at our hotel.

Kind Regards,

Saleem Yousuff
Senior Vice President Operations – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh

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