Best Theme Restaurants/Cafés in Chennai You Must Visit
1. Winter Palace
Located inside the Russian Centre of Science & Culture, Winter Palace serves the slice of Russian flavour in Chennai. Serving fine dines with Russian tastes to treat the tongue buds of people loving Russian dishes, the infrastructure proves it all. Stepping into the restaurant makes the mood as if one is there in Russian roads to have delicious dishes. After all, the celebrations such as food festival, party nights and much more resemble the Russian culture and traditions apart indeed.
Address: 74, Kasthuri Ranga Road, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamilnadu 600018
2. US 101
Located in an ambience atmosphere, US 101 serves as rich dining restaurant along with different varieties of drinks. What is more special in US 101? Yes, along with the event activities of sports, will it not be an awesome combination? Can rightly called as ‘sports bar’, the place is quiet hassle free and those who want to take a short break from regular/casual bars, US 101 meets the desired expectations.
Address: GLM Meridian, 80A, Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Road, T. Nagar, Chennai, 600017 India
For the die-hard chocolate lovers, Chocoholick serves chocolate dishes as main courses filled with yummy choco flavoured varieties along with luscious ‘I Scream’ (Ice Cream). And the one another interesting area of ‘Under 18 Bar’ where the kids can get mouth-watering different cocktail mixes to treat their taste buds.
To put in simple and nice form, Chocoholick is the chocolate planet where one can get chocolate in different menu varieties and flavours.
Address: 123 & 124, Ispahani Centre, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034
4. House #22 Cafe
House #22, a 150 years old bungalow took a new door rolling many stones — a cafe, boutique, meeting space, photo studio, ramp walk area and much more. On the other side, serving the utmost fine dine with quality and amazing food with complete touch of satisfaction.
Address: 1/38, North Parade Road, Chakrapani Colony, St Thomas Mount, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600016
5. The Rock
At the hot spot of Anna Nagar, The Rock welcomes from little down basement wherein the hosts are Gorilla, Panda bear, and moving inside one have to enjoy with all the jungle hearts.
Serving the fine dines for the dishes of Chinese, North-Indian, South-India and Thai, the Rock is simply by means for mouth-watering flavoured taste. Inside the dine table floors, one can enjoy the rivery side where crocodiles peeping out hanging with big pythons, surrounded with ferocious tiger, the Rock is simply threatening with super cool fine dishes.
Address: Q99, SLV Towers, 3rd avenue, Near Yes Yes Super market, Anna Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600040
6. Kaidi Kitchen
As the name says, the restaurant arrests the taste buds of the walk-ins with extra ordinary flavours in the dishes of Indian, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, and Thai. The restaurant provides the feel of as if someone is literally got stuck up in the prison.
Though the theme is truly hot where everyone would hesitate to go for such theme, the restaurant provides only vegetarian menus on the table. Try enjoying be in the prison to get arrested for mouth-watering varieties.
Address: 20/3, Bishop Wallers Avenue East, Next to St. Ebbas School, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Those who love horror movies a lot would love the spot indeed. Once after stepping into restaurant, the place literally creeps and induces the mood of the individual with fears because of the spooky elements set over there.
‘Haunted’ is quite awesome find dine place for delicious and flavoured dishes and menu varieties of North Indian, Chinese and Arabian.
Address: F-13, 2nd Main Rd, Block F, Anna Nagar East, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600102
8. Madhatter’s tea garden
Mad Hatter’s Garden is none other than our Wonderland where the kids’ favourite Alice and Mad Hatter can be seen among the big bright yellow mushrooms, colossal flowers, and large tea cups precariously kept over the entwining creepers.
As a right place for tea parties, birthday get together and other functions of kids, Mad Hatter’s Garden provides extra ordinary necessities of cafe varieties and finger foods.
Address: Bungalow 14, 2nd Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai
9. Ciclo Cafe
India’s first cycling themed restaurant, that is been established by TI cycles (Murugappa Group). In order to fetch the awareness on the cycling benefits among the public, the restaurant is there providing fine dines for cafe and continental along with a big bicycle store.
To comfy the mind set with setting and stay for the meal, Ciclo Cafe could be the first choice!
Address: Old no. 33, New №47, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Chitra Nagar, Kotturpuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600085
Rain Forest — the theme merges with the literal meaning as it says. The restaurant takes the individuals to the world as if they are in deciduous rain forest with tastes of Continental, Oriental, Tandoor, and Indian varieties.
Address: 41 & 42,1st Main Road, Gandhi Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020, Adyar, Chennai, 600020
11. Choki Dhani
The place that resembles Rajasthan, and can rightly be called as ‘little Rajasthan’ and it is the heart filled day-out for those who are all from Rajasthan to Chennai.
Rolling many stones such as village fair, attractions, cultural shows, corporate get-togethers, school excursions, film & photo shoot spots and Fort Garden for theme events and weddings, Choki Dhani is simply be means for Rajasthani fair and dining of Rajasthan tastes.
Address: NH-4, Near Queensland Theme Park, Kevlur Road, Tandalam, Sriperambudur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 602105
Meaning to the name L’amandier in French for ‘Almond Trees’, the set up depicts the French Cafe but provides the serving quality European cuisines, French fine dines, Italian dishes, beverages and much more to fill the taste buds.
As to the place Raja Annamalaipuram, L’amandier adds the dignity touch of the area that is indeed known for. People from other equatorial corner of the city buzz the restaurant for its ambience and exact essence of the cuisine taste.
Address: 57, 2nd Main Rd, Govindaswamy Nagar, Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600028
13. That Madras Place
This restaurant depicts the old Madras and its traditional touch in all aspects, right from the infrastructure, food menu varieties, menu display, the taste and quality and much more.
Walking amidst the tall & dense trees and fresh greeneries, the place provides pleasant feel that melts the heart and says, it is ‘Madras’. One can literally feel it once step-in ‘That Madras Place”.
Address: 34/29, 2nd Main Road, Kasthuri Bai Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020
14. The Stop
As the name says, everyone would STOP for a while for the flavoured aroma of Continental, and Italian foods. Those who roam Adyar, The Stop is must visit place to treat the taste buds on any time and cafe drinks for evenings.
Apart from everyday regular dishes, The Stop organizes grand feasts and food festivals of both Italian and Continental cuisines.
Address: New №48B/2Rendevous, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020
Looking outside as a common cafe place but very cool inside with eye-catching infrastructure especially the kids, Mid-Street is quite different with all its qualities. Serving the best in Street foods, Fast foods, Ice Creams and Desserts, Mid-Street is Mogaippairians the best choice for dine-out in different.
Address: #49, KKR Complex, Thiruvalluvar Rd, Mogappair East, Chennai, TamilNadu 600037
16. Swiss Hutte
A multi-cuisine restaurant that serves the best in a relaxed and well-built infrastructure. Apart from other common cafe style foods, Swiss Hutte is bit more different in all aspects right from serving quality to tastes in a garden set providing natural synthesis.
Stuffs from fresh market to its kitchen, one can enjoy steaks, salads, seafood tapas and literally low sugar desserts.
Address: 168, Greams Lane, Opp. Main Apollo Hospital, Chennai, TamilNadu 600006
17. Superstar Pizza
With the motto line of ‘By the Fans and For the Fans’, Superstar Pizza is the place themed restaurant on the name of Super Star Rajnikant and runs as 2.0 speed as like him. To taste extra ordinary flavours of Italian cuisines, Pizzas and Fast foods, Superstar Pizza is the right pick.
Fresh dough Pizzas, shakes and pastas are the must try do-list menus wherein crowds of Super star fans buzz the restaurant every day.
Address: 20, 5th Ave, Tiruvalluvar Nagar, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600090
18. Animal Kingdom
The place where the kids would not annoy the eating parents indeed. With the theme built around animals and its habitats, stepping into the restaurant would make the minds to feel as if they are in real animals’ habitat.
To have fine dine with vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes of Indian, Thai, Chinese, and Continental cuisines, Animal Kingdom proves it.
Address: 41 & 42,1st Main Road, Gandhi Road, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020
19. Writer’s Cafe
Not just coffee cafe, snack corner and fine dine chill-out spot, Writer’s Cafe which is put up along with Higginbothams at Peters Lane, Chennai acts as rehabilitation centre for burnt & surviving lives. Stepping into the Writer’s Cafe, one can have the feel at home upon seeing the books on one side and dining table on the other side.
Providing books in the first floor, Writer’ Cafe serves delicious menus with varieties of cuisines that would make the taste buds to get melted for some time.
Address: 98, Peters Ln, Royapettah, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600086
Originally published at www.akmelapriya.in on April 4, 2017.