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21 Town Hall Road | Near Krishna Lodge, Madurai 625001, India
(0452) 2342700
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

For some reason this place was in our guide book. Misguided! Such a disappointing meal. The food on offer was not as described in our guide book, and what we ordered was incredibly bland which I thought would be difficult to do in India. When the bill came the guy serving us called out the amount hardly letting us look... More 

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Mauritius
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

one of the worst restaurant .too expensive for the type of food they serve.the restaurant look dull.we have to left all food we order

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Not a great one and a average place.. but in Madurai all Restaurants are above average hence you can always have taste like this.. Good one

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Madurai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The place was neat and clean and i visited with family, The briyani they offered was really tasty, And the restaurant is quite and peaceful in a crowdy area. The service was really good and we enjoyed our dinner, Came to know this restaurant ran by a professional hotelier

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

After wander around the temples this is a good choice for a bite. A good selection of meals both veg and none veg at reasonable prices

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Don't go there! It's well reviewed on Lonely Planet and the fact that they offer lamb attracted us. But the food is not good! And overpriced if you compare the "meals" you can get anywhere else for 40 ruppies. It seems that the "roasted lamb" was made with intestine. The chicken was over cooked. And guess what? At the end... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

The food was bland and the worst meal we have had during our stay. It was filthy and looked like it had not been cleaned in years. We walked away fearing the worst for our stomachs!

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Thank Randellej
Santa Fe, NM
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We went to this restaurant because of the listing in Lonely Planet and the food was terrible. It was the worst meal in our 54 day trip around South India. Dried out chicken tikka, which had been fried until it was dried out and almost black, hard as tile. Even the the potato chips were tasteless.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

went here becuse of the recommendation of lonely planet and was very disappointed. The food was horrible. the service was OK up to the point of me asking for cutlery and napkins as it was a take away order, they didn't any and were rather crude when i insisted on geting somting to eat with... at the end they found... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I found almost every restaurant in Madurai on the dirty side and was reluctant to be adventurous with food; however, this was a great spot to eat. The food was delicious and the owner was friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Town Hall Road | Near Krishna Lodge, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: (0452) 2342700

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?