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Kipling Cafe

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14, L. Jey Avenue, Akkarai (East Coast Road), Chennai (Madras) 600 119, India
7305220330
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Best Place for a Romantic dinner..!!

Best getaway for a couple who looks for a romantic ambience to sit and talk... Candle light.. Sea breeze.. Less crowded.. Set the perfect ambience with good food and courteous service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Gopakumar K A
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Chennai (Madras), India
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Best getaway for a couple who looks for a romantic ambience to sit and talk... Candle light.. Sea breeze.. Less crowded.. Set the perfect ambience with good food and courteous service.

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Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The cafe is so beautiful at night. Great outdoor arrangement with lanterns and candles at night. Perfect place for couples. The only thing that troubled me there were the mosquitoes. The outdoor arrangement is really good otherwise with some nice fragrance. The food is average..

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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, Your feedback about the ambiance is very much appreciated, 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.... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The last 500meters to reach Kipling Cafe give the impression that you made a wrong choice as the road is almost non existent.. This however is changed as soon as you enter. The dimly lit area, huts, greenery and candles with a clear view of the sky make the place wonderful. I was afraid of mosquito bites but thankfully that... 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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Great outdoor area lit with dim lights & candles.. Very romantic setting. Mix of cuisines - some done better than others, but atmosphere is what you would go for here. Raja (?) was very attentive in his service, and we overall had a really great time!

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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 Trip advisor. 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... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Placed on the edge of the East Coast Road, this place is a regular hangout for the residential Foreigners. With the direction boards placed right on the main road, makes it easy to locate this little gem in-spite being hidden in a calm sometimes creepy lane. The ambiance here is amazing! no doubts. especially for dinners. Dim light and small... More 

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

Dear Guest, New Year's 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... More 

Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

great place , hard to find as its down what can only be described as a ploughed field of a road , I understand this only happened a few months ago but will be ages before its fixed. Once your there food was excellent , choice of Indian, Thai or Italien . We picked bits from all three, choice of... More 

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kipling456, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on trip advisor , I am delighted to note that you had enjoyed our services rendered by my team was to your comfort and expectation, my sincere apologize for road being bad , we been talking to the government authority to get it fixed as earliest possible ,... More 

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We wanted to go for a long ride on my bike and eat at a good place. We googled this place near the beach and got curious about it. Was a bit dissappointing to know that it did not have a view of the beach but the place in itself is so good that we enjoyed ourselves to the max.... More 

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kipling456, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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 

Chennai
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

The food served was very cold and bad The waiters and Chef were very rude when told that this was not the way it was served in other Italian restaurants

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kipling456, 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 feedback. 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 improvements. We will make sure on your next visit you will have a better... More 

Secunderabad, India
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The restaurant is located on ECR just the next left after shollinganallur checkpost. The approach road is pathetic and in a very poor condition. The restaurant is very upmarket with a very nice romantic ambience and intelligent seating arrangement which gives you privacy as well as easy access to everything which I liked very much. The staff are good, hospitable... More 

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kipling456, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for choosing to dine at kipling cafe and taking time to share your experiences on Trip Advisor. We are indeed privileged to be of service to you. We are extremely delighted to note that you found our services excellent. This is a source of encouragement to us to enable us to consistently excel. My... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Situated off the East Coast Road, very close to the Chennai toll gate. Kipling is a quiet restaurant where you can enjoy a Cabana style table in a beautiful garden just a few minutes walk from the ocean. I've been a fan for years- every time I drive down the East Coast Road I try and make a stop at... More 

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kipling456, 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 endeavor 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 

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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: 7305220330

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?