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2 Ground Floor, Binny Road, Anna Salai | Vivanta By Taj Connemara, Express Estate, Thousand Lights, Chennai (Madras) 600002, India
91 44 6600 0000
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Service and Food

Visited Raintree after using offer from Citibank Restaurant Week. The service was excellent as one would expect for a 5 star hotel. Both the starters and main course were very good. The deserts were not so great though. It is an expensive restaurant but fortunately our bill was much lower thanks to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Visited Raintree after using offer from Citibank Restaurant Week. The service was excellent as one would expect for a 5 star hotel. Both the starters and main course were very good. The deserts were not so great though. It is an expensive restaurant but fortunately our bill was much lower thanks to the offer from Citibank.

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India
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172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great ambiance. Nicely spaced out tables that ensure privacy while dining. Quiet place. Great service typical of Taj - they try to customize to the extent possible. Never say no is their motive. Great food. One is never disappointed at a Taj outlet, in my experience. This being a Chettinad cuisine restaurant- if you do not like Garlic, stay away... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Food was tasty and really good. South Indian thali was really charming and you can enjoy every south Indian food is this thali.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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27 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Across the globe,there is something about the south that is special.In the US,southern acents are softer,the manners more pleasant. In china,women prefer husbands from the south of that country to men from the north,or so they claim. And in India,traditions have been kept pristine in the south,principally in Tamil Nadu,which has a unique culture dating back millenia. There is little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is a fantastic way to experience South Indian food at its best. We started with some great cocktails and then tried the non-veg set menu, which is like a degustation. The food was stunning and the service was friendly and helpful. It cost about R10,000 (US$160) which was our most expensive meal in India by far, but well worth... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

What a nice ambiance with great taste of South Indian food in the heart of the city, The quality of food and ambiance is very good. we have more option for "desserts". The Service was Nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nicely laid out buffet with variety, choice and priced very affordable. There was sufficient choice of non vegetarian food, vegetarian food and desserts. the service was commendable.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Oh the flavors of Madras! Went with office colleagues. First off ambience: Excellent ambience. Really bringing out the Madras factor- from cutlery to furniture. Had a non vegetarian thali. They offered a great variety. The service was awesome. A very good place to have a patient lunch. fter a long time I had a South Indian thali for my lunch... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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124 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

What a nice ambiance with great taste of South Indian delicacy in the heart of the city. Located in the heritage Taj Connemara Hotel an ideal place to taste the famous South Indian food. A heartiest welcome by the staff with smile really makes lots of difference when you enter to this restaurant. Started with papodum and you can select... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Nice to share experience when i was in Raintree, I had went to Alwarpet Raintree as well as in Anna salai, both there was a warm welcome and nice food .. But you can prefer buffet rather, it will be a bit expensive, but the value is good ..!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 2 Ground Floor, Binny Road, Anna Salai | Vivanta By Taj Connemara, Express Estate, Thousand Lights, Chennai (Madras) 600002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: 91 44 6600 0000

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  • Cuisine: Indian

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