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74 Cathedral Road | Oriental Inn 71 1st Floor, Gopalapuram, Chennai (Madras) 600086, India
(044) 28111462
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Ranked #54 of 2,592 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bangalore, India
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
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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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I have always carried back a fulfilling palate from Zaras, this is probably the zillionth time I have been there and me and my friends always love the good time and the wonderful music played there. Wednesday Nights especially being ladies nights - dont miss out ladies!! Thumbs Up!! Celebrate your birthdays too here along with the Zaras staff who... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We came here on a Friday evening. The place was good and we got a table without much of a wait. The ambience was cozy and the music was lively. The waiter who attended to our table was courteous and prompt. The appetizers were tasty - we ordered fried calamari and crumbed chicken sausages. For main course I had the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Visited on a Sunday for lunch. They have a sort of buffet where once gets unlimited starters followed by a main course and dessert. One can take the package with alcohol or just food. The starters are very good and there is a fairly good choice.but the items on the main course is limited and does not live up to... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The place is small yet cozy.. The food is awsooooom... Its perfect for a brunch on Saturday or Sunday... Parking is an issue even though they have vallet parking, getting off itself is an issue because u have to get off with cars honking from behind... Over all a nice place yet a bit over rated.

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

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