The Best Restaurants In Chennai’s T Nagar For A Memorable Meal
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Check out the best restaurants in Chennai's T. Nagar: 

Main Street

If you visit this place over the weekend, it’s not overly crowded. To start with, the buffet selection is huge and multifaceted. The vegetarian and non-vegetarian starters are crunchy and delicious. The main course selection is comprehensive; there’s Chicken, Lamb, Fish, and Beef. The buffet has a good selection of items, as well as a live kitchen with a wide variety of cuisine. The salad bar is also very well stocked.

Phone number: 04428156363

USP Dish: Mutton Biryani

Available Cuisines: 

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 7 Am to 10 Pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: The Residency Towers, 115, Pondy Bazaar, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017

Cost for two: Rs 3,000 (Mid-range)

Aqua - The Park

You will have a wonderful time at this rooftop private dining restaurant when visiting with your loved ones. The seafood is amazing here, and you can have dinner with a beautiful view at this restaurant. The menu has a wide selection, ranging from exotic dishes like sushi to regular cocktails, kebabs, drinks, and appetizers. 

Phone number: 04442676000

USP Dish: Sea Food

Available Cuisines: 

Finger Food, North Indian, Italian, Beverages

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Dinner

Timings: 7 Pm to 11:30 pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: The Park, 601, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600006

Cost for two: Rs 3,000 (Mid-range)

Pakwan Chennai

Weekends are very busy here, thanks to the amazing ambience, the dishes, and the impeccable service. To start with, their Blue Litchi Drink and Manchow Soup are amazing. You can savor the Roti Basket with Paneer Gravy, Veg Kebab, Russian Salad, Litchi Rabdi, Cheese Kurkure, Golden Fried Baby Corn, Shahi Tukda, and Fondue for a satisfying lunch experience.

Phone number: 04443370888

USP Dish: Mushroom Stroganoff

Available Cuisines: North Indian, Chinese, Italian, Continental

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 12 Pm to 10:15 Pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: 10, Kuppuswamy Street, G N Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017

Cost for two: Rs 1,400 (Mid-range)

Shyam’s Bombay Halwa House

The restaurant is spacious, and the décor is subtle. The main course dishes and the appetizers here are both delicious and well presented. They serve authentic North Indian cuisine that you will fall in love with. The Panner Tikka, Tawa Pulav, Corn Veg Soup, Bhindi Masala, and Chaas are delicious. 

Phone number: 04428150504

USP Dish: Paneer Tikka

Available Cuisines: North Indian, Chinese, Kebab

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 11 Am to 11 Pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: 6, Govindan Street, G N Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017

Cost for two: Rs 700 (Mid-range)

5.   Basil With A Twist

This classy, modern restaurant is a wonderful place to dine on Habibullah Road. The staff are polite, and there is no waiting time for the orders. Their Minestrone soup and the Sirloin Steak are well-loved dishes. All their dishes are made from fresh ingredients and taste really delicious. Some noteworthy ones are Creamy Lasagna, Crispy Baby Potatoes, Baklava Ice Cream, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Risotto, and Pannacotta.

Phone number: 09841085611

USP Dish: Baklava

Available Cuisines: Italian, Continental

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 11 Am to 10:30 pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: 58-A, Habibullah Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017

Cost for two: Rs 1,800 (Mid-range)

6.   Dindigul Thalappakatti

A nice restaurant with a pleasant ambience in which one can take pleasure in one's lunch or dinner! It is suitable for families, and there is sufficient parking available. As for the cuisine, there is only one word for it: outstanding. On the menu, they have Fish Mur Mura, Mutton Nalli Curry, Lemon Mint Cooler, Butter Milk, and Kerela Parrota, all of which are low in fat and have a delicious flavour.

Phone number: 04445506263

USP Dish: Chicken Leg Fry

Available Cuisines: Biryani, South Indian, North Indian, Chinese

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 11 Am to 11 Pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: 27, Venkatanarayana Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017

Cost for two: Rs 850 (Mid-range)

7.   Bike & Barrel- The Residency Towers

As far as pubs in Chennai go, this is easily in the top tier. Apart from amazing décor and ambiance, the taste of the food is good, too. The fact that it is located in a five-star hotel makes the food cost acceptable. The Beer Tower and Chicken Appetizers should be among your first orders. Generally speaking, it’s a fun spot for socializing and drinking over delicious food like Chicken Wings, Meat Platters, and Fish.

Phone number: 04428156363

USP Dish: Chicken Wings 

Available Cuisines: Finger Food, Beverages

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timing: 12 Pm to 2 Am, Monday to Sunday

Address: The Residency Towers, 115, Pondy Bazaar, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017

Cost for two: Rs 3,000 (Mid-range)

Paati Veedu

The restaurant boasts thoughtful décor and a bright ambience, just like a traditional home. The service staff here is professional and friendly. You can enjoy pure vegetarian food here like their unlimited Swaad Bhakshana from the Tiffin menu, Graha Bhakshana Unlimited (with steamed rice), Samba Sadham, Seppakizhangu Roast, Thengai Sadham, Poricha Paratha with Peas Masala, Vegetable Stew, and Poorna Bhakshana.

Phone number: 09962577234

USP Dish: Graha Bhaksham Unlimited

Available Cuisines: South Indian, Desserts, Beverages

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 11:30 Am to 11 Pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: 2, Bagirathi Ammal Street, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017

How to get there: Near AB’s Barbecue

Cost for two: Rs 1,800 (Mid-range)

Amma Chettinadu 

After spending half a day shopping in T Nagar, you will be hungry and in need of some nice thalis or South Indian dishes with non-vegetarian alternatives. Head straight to Amma Chettinadu and you will not be disappointed because the food is delicious and the ambience is soothing here. The crab here is delicious and the Netli Chicken Fry, is also wonderful. 

Phone number: 04428340242

USP Dish: Crab

Available Cuisines: Chettinad, South Indian, North Indian

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 11:30 Am to 10:30 pm, Monday to Sunday

Address: 1, Giri Road, T. Nagar, Chennai- 600017

Cost for two: Rs 700 (Mid-range)

The Brick Oven  

The restaurant offers a fine-dining experience. The place features a rustic yet modern ambiance. What makes it special is the wood-fired oven as the centerpiece. The place provides a relaxed atmosphere and entertains its guests with a good choice of music. Besides, the staff is quite friendly and cooperative. The place provides cuisines like North Indian, Continental, Chinese, South Indian, and Italian. The best foods served here are Pasta, Panner Tikka, Momos, Noodles, and others.  

Phone number: 08939737525

USP Dishes: Pasta, Panner Tikka, Momos, Noodles, Biriyani  

Available Cuisines: South Indian, North Indian, Healthy Food, Continental

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM  

Address: 35, Gopathi Narayanaswami Chetty Rd, Lakshimi Colony, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017  

Cost for two: Rs 3,200 (Mid-range)

Coal Barbecues  

It is a fine dining restaurant that offers a uniquely exquisite experience. The place specializes in barbecued dishes cooked over coal, exuding a smoky flavour. The menu spreads over meat, seafood, and vegetables cooked over a coal fire. Some of its special dishes include Crispy Honey Chicken Wings, Malai Prawn, and Cajun Chicken. Besides, the atmosphere is warm and inviting and the staff is also friendly. It is a perfect place to hang out with friends and family.   

Phone number: 08448449928

USP Dishes: Crispy Honey Chicken Wings, Malai Prawn, Cajun Chicken, Honey Garlic, Chicken Tikka Gravy, Garlic Chicken Wings  

Available Cuisines: BBQ, North Indian, Chinese, South Indian, Seafood

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 12:00 Noon to 4:30 PM; 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM  

Address: 40, Bazullah Rd, Parthasarathi Puram, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017  

Cost for two: Rs 1,700  (Mid-range)

Trella  

This is one of the perfect centres of attraction to the area. The restaurant-cum-bar newly opened at Jaag Hotels is a blend of elegant and modern décor. The chevron-style floor and patterned serveware add to the interiors of the place. The ambience is warm and inviting. The best time to visit this place is during the nighttime. The place serves Fast Food, Asian, Italian, Chinese, North Indian, South Indian, and others. Some of the special items include Schezwan Fried Rice, Chilli Chicken, Mocktails.  

Phone number: 07338991444

USP Dishes: Schezwan Fried Rice, Chilli Chicken, Mocktails, Pasta, Drinks, Biryani 

Available Cuisines: Continental, Fast Food, Asian, Italian, Chinese, North Indian

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight  

Address: No.41, Periyar Rd, near Axis Bank, Darmapuram, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017  

Cost for two: Rs 2,500  (Mid-range)

AB’s Absolute Barbecue  

This is one of the best top-rated barbecue restaurants known for delicious grilled meats and a friendly ambiance. Apart from chicken, lamb, and seafood, the restaurant also provides vegetarian choices. The place is known for its mouth-watering sauces and marinades. This place is perfect for casual dining with friends and family. Some of its special dishes include Juicy Tandoori Chicken, Lamb Kofta, Peking Duck.  

Phone number: 07337383762

USP Dishes: Juicy Tandoori Chicken, Lamb Kofta, Peking Duck, Grill Platter, Schezwan Prawn, American Potato  

Available Cuisines: Biryani, BBQ, Kebab, North Indian

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM  

Address: Shop No.102 Door, 2nd, 3rd Tower Victorie, 45, Gopathi Narayanaswami Chetty Rd, Lakshimi Colony, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017  

Cost for two: Rs 500 (Mid-range)

10 Downing Street  

The place is a perfect nightlife restaurant-cum-bar with a compact international menu and a lineup of regular music performances. The karaoke night is a major attraction here. The place is popular for Continental, Chinese, North Indian, and Finger-food. Some of the best foods here are Mutton Keema, Pasta Alfredo and Shepherd's Pie.   

Phone number: 09840510203

USP Dishes: Shepherd's Pie, Chicken Lasanga, Tandoori Platter, Beer, Lasagna, Cocktails

Available Cuisines: Finger Food, North Indian, Oriental, Continental

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner

Timings: 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight  

Address: Kences Inn, 50, N Boag Rd, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017  

Cost for two: Rs 1,800 (Mid-range)