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Zaras

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Tapas
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74 Cathedral Road | Oriental Inn 71 1st Floor, Gopalapuram, Chennai (Madras) 600086, India
(044) 28111462
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Good for:
Bar scene
Large groups

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Noisy Place - Typical Tapas Ambience

If you're looking for great ambience, a bustling place and good drinks, then this is the place. An afternoon with friends, some great cocktails and tapas . Really enjoyed the food and the drinks too. Unlike the dark and dingy bars you normally find. Highly recommended

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
VineyardGambia
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Banjul, Gambia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Banjul, Gambia
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

If you're looking for great ambience, a bustling place and good drinks, then this is the place. An afternoon with friends, some great cocktails and tapas . Really enjoyed the food and the drinks too. Unlike the dark and dingy bars you normally find. Highly recommended

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Chennai (Madras), India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have been there many times and love to go even more with Friends and Family for a stupendous variety of cocktails ,food and service.Its amazing place for every one.One of the best place you can never have to think twice to indulge be it Food or Drinks. Please make it a point to visit this place when you are... More 

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madras
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This was my second visit and this time it was for the week end brunch. It was an amazing experience indeed. The staff were attentive and friendly and efficient with the non vegetarian selection on offer. My vegetarian colleague however had to wait for her choice of food. Both the range served were very well presented and delightful to taste.... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I have been to this place a lot of times and even celebrated my 21st birthday there. i cant think of any place better than zaras for a chilled out evening. food is good, cocktails are amazing and incredible music in the evenings. although this is not a place for someone looking for a quiet evening with friends.

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Bangalore, India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I was trying to translate "Arumaiyaana Suvai" from Tamil :-) I believe they put in a lot of effort into every dish. Well done Zara Tapas Bar. We came in here for the New Year's Eve, and were very pleased with the food, the ambiance, and the overall experience.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had a terrific evening there with my friends. We all ordered cocktails and they were all excellent. Certainly the bartender knows his stuff!! It is obviously popular because it was packed in an exciting sort of way. Very trendy.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Was here for the first time about 10 days ago. Ambiance was decent, food and drinks were not exorbitantly priced ,unlike other bars in Chennai. The menu was mainly European and tasted pretty okay.Would be an ideal place for a night out with friends if you just want to have a few drinks with food, but there is nothing spectacular... More 

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Chennai
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Something about Zara's keeps you going back from the days of being broke in college to even having platinum card, it isn't about the money & the budget, the place draws you back. A note for single parents, they allow kids for the sunday brunch & thats a must do.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

i went to zaras with high expectations (courtesy, friends and media). When I entered the restaurant, the immediate feel was "yes, the place looks ok, but whats great about it? ". However, as I sat down and began savouring the delectable food and lively music, I began to see the reason. Grilled fish with crepes and olives as well as... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Zara is a tapas styled bar with great ambience and great music. All our friends usually start our night here before we head to another club to finish the night as this place closes by 11-1130PM. They have great cocktails and the strong shot is not to be missed by the strong stomachs!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 Cathedral Road | Oriental Inn 71 1st Floor, Gopalapuram, Chennai (Madras) 600086, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: (044) 28111462

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups

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