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Chettinad Restaurant

16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England (Formerly Camerino) (Oxford Street / Fitzrovia)
+44 20 3556 1229
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Ranked #151 of 17,231 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Oxford Street / Fitzrovia
Description: Named after a prosperous banking and business district in Southern Tamil Nadu, Chettinad Restaurant in London���s West End specialises in Southern Indian food cooked traditionally and authentically. Attractively sleek and neutral, Chettinad is a warm, comfortable restaurant with a contemporary look and feel and invitingly friendly service from experienced and efficient staff. The menu here at Chettinad is based around the famed culinary region of the aforementioned Tamil Nadu, a land bordered by the Arabian sea and the mountainous Western Ghats, resulting in a wide array of produce and flavours particular to the area. Chettinad draws on many specialties of Tamil Nadu, using fresh, flavoursome ingredients to recreate the grain and vegetable heavy dishes as well as the famed masala dosa, doubtless the signature dish of the region. A change from the usual tandoori style Indian cookery found in London, Chettinad provides locals and visitors with an opportunity to further explore the cuisine of India in chic surroundings under the guidance of talented chefs and knowledgeable waiting staff.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I just loved every single piece of food I had there, great taste, good choice, helpful & friendly staff and that mango cocktail... mmmm... looking forward to be back, great place!;)

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Absolutely no value for money, have eaten in many Indian restaurants but this place did not live up to our expectations. The manager did not even know which sauces were served with their thali.

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Enkhuizen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The food was delicious and the service very friendly. so we had a very nice time in this restaurant. As a matter of fact our whole stay in London was perfect....

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Delicious food with wonderful flavours at a very reasonable price. Excellent service. We'll be back. I was part of the group mentioned in NeilD's report and agree with his comments. I would add that we were the ones making most of the noise!

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Toronto
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We chose this place based on the reviews and the fact that it was located close to our hotel. We asked for recommendations and were not disappointed with our meal. Everything was interesting, complex, and delicious, and very reasonably priced. Excellent staff. Pleasurable all around experience. Would definitely come back.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

After an excellent meal with a friend a couple of months ago, I chose the Chetinnad for a reunion of work colleagues. It was with some trepidation that I booked a table for 16 but I'm very pleased that my concerns were unfounded. It seems that regardless of the size of the group, both the kitchen and Ranjit, our waiter,... More

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Me and my friend went for the dinner .First we started with starter then we moved to main dishes which made me very satisfied by the quality of the food provided by the restaurant .The service from SAM was very nice.The environment of the restaurant was very neat.We had a good Indian dishes in London after a long time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

This restaurant boasts a wide variety, quality food, exceptional service. Compared to other restaurants, the prices are considered one of the better options.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

what an excellent restaurant to come with a group of friends for a fun outing. Very good choise of food and service and reasonably priced.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Myself and two friends visited this restaurant one evening for dinner. We are all keen curry eaters and were looking forward to the delights on offer given the very positive reviews. We ordered 3 mains: Chettinadu Kolli, Eral Curry and Kadala Kulambu. The latter was enjoyed. but the former two were distinctly average - the Chettinadu Kolli tasted nothing more... More

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Additional Information about Chettinad Restaurant

Address: 16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England (Formerly Camerino)
Phone Number: +44 20 3556 1229
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Oxford Street / Fitzrovia
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: Indian

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