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Kipling Cafe

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14, L. Jey Avenue, Akkarai (East Coast Road), Chennai (Madras) 600 119, India
+91 73052 20330
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 18
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good hangout for a perfect dining

This is in the ECR coast and a perfect place for italian lovers. This is situated on the beach and the ambience is good. Only negative thing about the place is it is bit expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
anandasmurthy75
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A beautiful restaurant on ECR with a fantastic ambience.The garden itself is a dream as is the porch of the building! All white and green and quite dramatic and romantic....The staff are friendly and the food is simply delicious- especially the stuffed chicken and mud pie..This is probably the nicest restaurant I have been to in Chennai, of which there... More 

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Chennai
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Been wanting to go to this place the last couple of years but finally managed to go there only yesterday. Must say that my overall enthusiasm turned to severe disappointment due to the service they need to be able to come up with options to ensure that the heat and humidity of Chennai dont affect the experience. Switched to 3... More 

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a time to write a feedback on TripAdvisor, We have noted your concern and would like to assure you that every possible effort will be made to ensure that the issue that you have highlighted in your feedback would be investigated and addressed effectively. I look forward to welcoming you back at kipling. Thanks... More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

First of all, the road that leads to Kipling Cafe was so bumpy and rocky, I think that a camels back would have been a smother ride. EATERS BEWARE!!!!! You better eat fast at Kipling, otherwise, you might get thrown out!!! My family and i were at the Cafe for lunch, we were just about done with the Fig Cheescake,... More 

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest. At the outset, please allow us to apologize for the issues you faced during your time at kipling. We offer no excuses and have shared your comments with our team. We assure you that we are working to ensure that such incidents do not happen again. We hope you will give us a chance to offer you a... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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71 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were to attend a party. The place is away from the busyness of the city. Parking is a little stiff but that's not to bug an issue. The area is good. The place needs a little more commitment relating to maintenance. The food was reasonable ok.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sincerely delighted that you found our hospitality par excellence. It is feedback from valued guests like you that motivates us to strive for excellence. we noted your concern that you have highlighted on your feedback , we are working towards improving the same. Thanks& Regards Harichandran General Manager More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is in the ECR coast and a perfect place for italian lovers. This is situated on the beach and the ambience is good. Only negative thing about the place is it is bit expensive.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out time to review us on Trip Advisor and for posting your compliments. I am glad to note that you had a pleasant experience with us and found our services measuring up to your satisfaction. Look forward to welcoming you back to kipling. Thanks &Regards Harichandran general manager More 

Chandigarh, India
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A perfect place to be on a day off.... to plan a lazy late breakfast, an extended lunch or a dinner that starts as early as 6pm. I have been hearing a lot good about this place and finally planned an evening out with friends and I wasn't disappointed at all. Great place.....big bar with vast variety...awesome ambiance and miles... More 

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking a time to write a lovely review about our restaurant on zomato. It is our privilege and honour to be of service to you , we are delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us . your kind words of appreciation has been shared with the team truly inspired with your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The approach road to Kipling Cafe is not very good, however once you are inside, it a nice place to spend a great evening with family and friends. Loved the food and the service. One can find a lot of Expats coming to this place. The staff is courteous.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe !!! Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive and positive comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have enjoyed your dining with us and the overall experience was very positive. Your positive feedback about the food and service is very encouraging and a great source of motivation... More 

Bend, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Fantastic service. Great setting. Reasonable pricing. A cold (ish) Kingfisher was a welcome refreshment after a long day of traveling. Very quiet atmosphere in a city that is FAR from relaxing. You won't be disappointed.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share your wonderful experience on TripAdvisor, We are also grateful for your kind words of appreciation for the team. Our endeavour remains to continuously engage in service excellence. feedback such as yours is true inspiration behind our philosophy towards hospitality. I have conveyed your compliments to the entire team, for whom it... More 

Victoria, Canada
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Went to Kipling Café with several expat friends. The service was excellent. Unlike many Indian restaurants they had an great alcohol menu. we had Indian and Thai cuisine and al the dishes were very good and served in a timely manner. You need to be dropped off by your driver as the parking is very tight. We will make this... More 

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe !!! Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive and positive comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have enjoyed your dining with us and the overall experience was very positive. Your positive feedback about the food and service is very encouraging and a great source of motivation... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Visited Kipling after reading the reviews. The ambience at the outside sitting area was awesome. The food was good too but we stuck to the menu suggested by TripAdvisors. After a while though, the smokers next to us drove us indoors where the seating was nice again. Would definitely visit again; but wish there was a separate smoking area.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe !!! Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive and positive comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have enjoyed your dining with us and the overall experience was very positive. Your positive feedback about the food and service is very encouraging and a great source of motivation... More 

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Additional Information about Kipling Cafe

Address: 14, L. Jey Avenue, Akkarai (East Coast Road), Chennai (Madras) 600 119, India
Phone Number: +91 73052 20330
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Fusion

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14, L. Jey Avenue, Akkarai (East Coast Road), Chennai (Madras) 600 119, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 73052 20330

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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