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14, L. Jey Avenue, Akkarai (East Coast Road), Chennai (Madras) 600 119, India
+91 73052 20330
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went this cafe last night with couple of family friends .its hidden in by lanes. Parking for guest could be a challenging task if you got big SUV. Please wear full clothes to cover your whole body as mosquitoes are going to play orchestra. I had 4-6 bites as I made mistake of wearing shorts . The place is... More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fluid and graceful space, it is quaintly, but nonchalantly, exotic, with a relaxed resort vibe. The menu is as sprawling as the premises, covering both Continental and Asian cuisines. Deftly prepared and plated, any meal here is lovely. In the evenings the place is utterly enchanting.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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86 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kipling Cafe is different from other in many ways - Its location, its sea breeze, its ambience etc., making it one of our favourite eat-outs. Yesterday when we went there, my daughter ordered grilled vegetables (as she wanted to avoid other veggie items on the continental menu to avoid cheese). When it was served, it was very salty and she... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I went there with family on a weekend. The ambience was good and food was ok. The drinks choice were good and options of Italian, Indian and Thai cuisine were available. The service was pathetic and not to my expectation for the 10%service charge they levy. Overall it was just OK. Recommend strongly to make a reservation if you need... More 

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Thank Sabarinv
kipling456, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset, please allow us to apologize for the issues you faced during your time at kipling. We offer no excuses and have shared your comments with our team. We assure you that we are working to ensure that such incidents do not happen again.we are working towards improving the same. Thanks& Regards Harichandran General Manager More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It's a great hangout place if you are with your friends barring the mosquitoes that keep surrounding you on and off . But the restaurant staffs are kind enough to offer coils . The food is above average.

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Thank Pooja G
kipling456, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor, It is feedback from valued guests like you that motivates us to strive for excellence, we noted your concern that you have highlighted on your feedback , we are working towards improving the same. We look forward to... More 

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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Cutting to the chase, loved the ambience, good service, but the food was nothing extraordinary and not worth the buck. If you want to spend a romantic evening or just some peaceful time with your family/friends and the taste of the food isn't really a priority, I'd definitely recommend this place!

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Thank Archie264
kipling456, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor, It is feedback from valued guests like you that motivates us to strive for excellence, we noted your concern that you have highlighted on your feedback , we are working towards improving the same. We look forward to... More 

Bengaluru, India
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Most dining options on ECR are restaurants that are part of a resort. If you want to avoid those typical esort buffets, Kipling Cafe is an excellent choice. Located just off the ECR, Kipling cafe seems hidden in the bylanes. But the place is usually full. The outdoor seating is under small gazebos that are fan cooled. There is a... More 

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Zomato. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is by far the best restaurant on ECR. The place has a great location, just blocks from the sea, so you can feel the breeze while eating. Indian, Italian and some other types of food are offered, menu has plenty options (although just 2 options for meat seekers). Also has a nice bar and good beverages are offered, everything... More 

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Scenic and a calm place to hangout with your friends or a very good place for a romantic candle light dinner with your loved ones. The food is awesome. I have been here many times. One of finest ambience i have experienced.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from kipling cafe! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It is our earnest endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Fell in love with their ambience & settings...great food of course - European & Asian. Had been here for dinner. Would love to go again, may be for lunch & also to have a better view of the place during day time.

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kiplingcafe, General Manager at Kipling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out time to review us on Trip advisor and for posting your compliments. I am glad to note that you had a pleasant experience with us and found our services measuring up to your satisfaction. We Look forward to welcoming you back to kipling. Thanks &Regards Harichandran General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, Indian, Asian, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14, L. Jey Avenue, Akkarai (East Coast Road), Chennai (Madras) 600 119, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 73052 20330

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?