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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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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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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    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
Nice cosy place like many in ecr!

First, i had been wanting to go there many a times and the roads leading upto the place always put me down so never did until two days back. We decided no matter what we are to see the place, the place did we see. Cosy place if you wanna enjoy the breeze and company you went along... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vinod A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 people , and we visited for lunch on a Saturday. The ambience was excellent, we chose to sit inside because it was warm outside. I was impressed by the surroundings and how well it was maintained. The toilets were very clean. We were given the drinks menu and the food menu. The drinks menu... More 

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Thank Hema S
kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your feedback regarding ambiance is very much appreciated , we apologies as we were unable to live up to your expectation on our continental food ,we are working towards the improving the same, We... More 

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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, i had been wanting to go there many a times and the roads leading upto the place always put me down so never did until two days back. We decided no matter what we are to see the place, the place did we see. Cosy place if you wanna enjoy the breeze and company you went along with. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vinod A
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, and we like to let you know that the road has been redone recently , We... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first ate on the top floor off the Thai/Italian menu, with cocktails a gentle breeze off the sea air, palm trees swaying, lovely lighting and great service. My daughter running up and down the stairs was never a concern, the loved her and took care of her. There is a weird useless mid floor with what looks like some... More 

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Thank Breakingwaves2001
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272 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Secluded from the hustle and bustle of the city , about 40 km from chennai city centre , has some good signature dishes , frequented by the IT sector professionals and those staying in OMR and ECR , Restaurants in open and covered areas , if u are on a date , nothing like it , best place to be... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

nice place, ambiance was great , food was good. It is slightly over priced. But for an occasion its ok to splurge once in a while.

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Thank ssavi3
kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out time to review us on TripAdvisor 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 

India
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Visited this place amidst Chennai rains and the location is really spectacular. You can almost smell the sea from here. In terms of service again was very good...no complaints there either. But food is quite average. The best thing to order are their pizzas, they are quite nice. Also ordered a veggie burger which was dry and a tomato shorba... More 

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Thank trotter26
kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor.Your feedback about the ambiance is very much appreciated, We have taken a note of your feedback regarding your experience during your last visit to our restaurant and shared it with our team for necessary... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Wow " , "Omg wowww!!" !! U would go this way ... At the first sight once u step into Kipling cafe ! Gorgeous view it offers on its rooftop dining.. The beach and a pretty landscape for your eyes to behold while being seated in candle light. Gentle chilly breeze roving over your face with enchanting music in the... More 

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Thank stephen678
kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Delightful place! The location, interiors, seating arrangements, service, the cool breeze, the view of the beach and of course, yummy food, yummy drinks! We ordered kipling special pizza, chicken lollipop, chicken fried rice, french fries, watermelon mint drink, plus some other starters and drinks that I've forgotten. All of it was delicious. Thoroughly enjoyed my time there. Just that the... More 

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Thank Arvind321
kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

Kolkata
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I'd heard some good reviews about this place from friends who'd been here recently and decided to head here for Sunday lunch with the husband. The location was the first let down, I was like 'Where's the beach!?' We are serious beach bums and we decided to at least get a fair beach view from the roof-top diner, but that... More 

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Thank Samathmika B
kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on trip advisor, 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.... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Been here once before. I brought my boyfriend here for his birthday. It is The perfect place for a date. The place is gorgeous both in the day time and at night and the ambience is very pleasant. Went here today with a couple of friends amidst heavy rains. The place looked gorgeous as ever. We ordered a bruschetta, rice... More 

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Thank Masala P
kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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