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37, Mahatma Gandhi Road | Taj Coromandel, Nungambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600041, India
4466002827
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12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The BEST Indian food I had this trip to India

Southern Spice is not a vegetarian restaurant but one with a full spectrum menu. The chef came to ask what I would like to eat because I have special requirements within vegetarian food, he made everything I asked for and made sure the dishes were exactly what I wanted, and more. I devoured his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Juicebabe
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Southern Spice is not a vegetarian restaurant but one with a full spectrum menu. The chef came to ask what I would like to eat because I have special requirements within vegetarian food, he made everything I asked for and made sure the dishes were exactly what I wanted, and more. I devoured his food. The paintings in the restaurant... More 

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Hyderabad, India
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I have been here a couple of times and have always come out satisfied. The first time I was there I just had steamed rice with arachuvitta sambar and urulai kizhangu varuval and I was just blown away. Was probably one of the best I had. The second time I had their thali and that was very good too. One... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

The wide range of south Indian food that too some of the dishes being out of the ordinary are very tasty and appetizing .The way the Food is served in a specially made Thali with Katoris makes you feel very special .

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My fav South Indian restaurant in the city. It is definitely expensive, but by far one of the most delicious food in the city.

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Ghatsila
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I ate at Southern Spice on the night of 16 January 2015, Friday. The menu was rich--for once I couldn't decide what to eat. I asked the staff there, and they were very helpful. They asked me if I would like to sample a traditional South Indian thali. I said yes, and the food was fabulous! I especially liked the... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is such a nice place for a proper south indian thali meal. The staff are courteous, the ambiance is good and the food is just amazing. Totally worth it.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This restuarant never disappoints u. Consistent and good fare. Great ambience and service. A place one can visit for authentic South Indian food

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Had a chance to dine at Southern Spice as we were staying at the Taj-Coromandel. We checked in quite late at the Taj , but were happily accepted at Southern Spice, even around midnight. We were extremely tired and were looking for a quick meal , but our server - Kuppu ensured that we get a 3 course meal and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a specialty restaurant with South Indian food from different states. The Thali option suited me fine as I was eating alone for this meal. Great and attentive service. Worth a try. Food is spicy and I'm not sure if they can tone down the spices for those who may not prefer.

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Visited this place after a gap of ~15 years (it was Tanjore then), used to be one of my favourite haunts. The food was delectable, they have a choice of a Light Dinner, where the emphasis is on steamed food (String Hoppers, Aapams) etc. accompanied by veg/non-veg stew. The ambience is great, and the service very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37, Mahatma Gandhi Road | Taj Coromandel, Nungambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600041, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: 4466002827

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?