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Samudra

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Indian, Seafood, International
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Trident Hotel, 1/24, Lobby Level, GST Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600027, India
+91 44 22344747
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome food, but small portions

Samudra isnt one of your typical fancy five star restaurants. Hidden behind the coffee shop and given its plain interiors, it would appear Trident is shy to showcase it to the world. We were staying at the place for a night and visited Samudra for dinner. There was barely any other guests around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
AquaDrift
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Hyderabad
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Hyderabad
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Samudra isnt one of your typical fancy five star restaurants. Hidden behind the coffee shop and given its plain interiors, it would appear Trident is shy to showcase it to the world. We were staying at the place for a night and visited Samudra for dinner. There was barely any other guests around, with just one more table occupied, and... More 

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Thank AquaDrift
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at Trident in Chennai. My team and I are glad to read that you enjoyed the food served at Samudra. Your inspiring comments have been shared with the chefs at Samudra – they are delighted to know that they have made a good impression on you... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I have been here once. The manager was very keen on assuring me about the fish taste as I am a selective eater. The dish suggested to me was "meen pollichathu". It was authentic Kerala taste. Loved it!. The only concern I have is the portion size. Its very small. The restaurant should think of reconsidering this. However, the staff... More 

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Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent dining experience at Samdura. I am glad to note that you enjoyed the dinner at Samudra and appreciate your comments on food and service. I have shared your review with the team, especially the chef who suggested ‘meen pollichathu” is delighted to... More 

New Delhi, India
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

we had a dinner during our stay. But i must say that youu will find lot of better restaurant which serves sea food there is nothing special about it. Also their service is pathetic. We have ordered sea food platter and chicken dum biryani. when they came up with the servings, we found that its only 8 pcs and they... More 

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Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent dining experience at the Samudra restaurant. My team and I are deeply concerned that your overall experience at the restaurant was less than satisfactory in regard to service, portion size and pricing. I have shared your constructive comments with Executive chef and his... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Went with a friend for dinner. Very good service. We had fish curry with rice and it was excellent. Good Draught beer to go with it. Overall, a very good experience and will try it again.

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Thank Senamds
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for letting us know through your review that you and your friend had a wonderful dining experience at Samudra. It is indeed very encouraging to know that the culinary and service team did an outstanding job and that they were able to live up to your expectations, I have personally complimented each one of them. They... More 

Jordan, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Had a excellent fine dining experience once again with the team as usual chef krishna went out of the box and made excellent dishes,no one can beat this samudra team highly dedicated towards there work

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Thank kingstonj460
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor following your dining experience at Samudra restaurant. I am very pleased to note that you had an excellent dining experience at Samudra. I have shared your review with the team, especially Chef Krishna - he is truly inspired to note that his efforts were well... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I was welcomed and greeted in a way that I could feel that I was going to be experiencing an enlighting meal. It did not fail, from my starter, main and desert I was blown away! Great experience all round, thanks!

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Thank Rakesh B
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for a highly rated precise review on Samudra restaurant. My team and I are delighted to read your inspiring comments, I have personally conveyed your generous compliments to the chef and his team, they are glad to receive your gracious praise. It was a pleasure to have been of service to you. My team and I... More 

Hyderabad, India
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The price is little high, food is good and I loved the service here. Stayed here for 2 days loved the place. Planning to go there once again for restaurant.. Cinnamon Restaurant.will let u know once again how is the buffet there.

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Thank Anirudh_Reddy
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent experience at Trident Chennai. I am glad to know that you had a comfortable stay at the hotel, most importantly your comments on food and service. I have shared your comments with the culinary team, they are truly inspired by your gracious... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Food is bland & lacks spice. Not meant for good south indian food variety. Has north indian varities.

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Thank hari_ramaswami
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest I really appreciate you taking time to review Samudra restaurant on Tripadvisor I regret to note that we fell short on this occasion with South Indian food variety. I have shared your experience with the Executive chef and his team - this definitely calls for a review of South Indian recipes, which we shall do in due course.... More 

Gurgaon
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Very good in deed! Food quality, taste, people, especially the service is excellent! May be the ambience could be more cozy and traditional rather than being midern, but hey! When it comes to good food and good service, nothing else matters! Definately a must if you are i town, having said that i must admitt I haven't been to other... More 

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Thank NaveenJain65
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for a wonderful review on Tripadvisor following your recent dining experience at Samudra. We greatly appreciate your comments on food quality, taste, staff and most importantly service. It gives me immense pleasure to pass on a copy of your appreciations to the food & beverage team about their excellent service. The entire team is “over the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner there where the executive chef Pappu Singh and the restaurant host Sapan put together a special three course meal with amazing starters , a main course with three dishes with appam and paratha and a dessert. Combining authenticity and experiment is not easy . Chef Pappu Singh aces it . Must visit

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Thank Puneet J
Chennai_Trident, General Manager at Samudra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor following your dining experience at Samudra restaurant. I am very pleased to note that you enjoyed the three course meal and service at the restaurant. I am fortunate to have been working with this team who diligently uphold the values of our company by exceeding... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trident Hotel, 1/24, Lobby Level, GST Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600027, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 22344747

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Indian, Seafood, International

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