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The Raintree


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$550 - $5,000
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews chettinad food appam fried vegetables stew tasting menu crab masala rain tree live indian music oldest hotel vivanta by taj curry leaf chettinad style authentic south indian restaurant excellent food and service main course nice ambience
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

We had two delicious meals here and enjoyed the beautiful flavours. The staff were very attentive, checking the spicing will be right for us, offering little tastes of things while we were waiting for our main course. The chef popped out to say hello and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Grumpybird9
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant at the oldest hotel in Chennai is a fantastic place to discover Chettinad cuisine. The ambience is romantic with soft live traditional music being played, dimmed but not dark lights and a peaceful Lilly pond in the middle and the food is not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening at the Raintree. We ate a range of delicious south-Indian dishes while listening to live traditional woodwind and purcussional music. The restaurant has a really beautiful atmosphere. Robin, our waiter explained everything on the menu to us, and gave us and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

The ambience - understated, elegant and evocative. The food - mind bogglingly awesome! Its like a festival of flavours. I typically get the tasting menu. It is Worth every single penny!!! Thanks Chef Gokul. The drinks - explore the Madras Magic menu. The service -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank architg1978
Reviewed December 25, 2018

I've eaten at the Raintree 3-4 times in the past few years and it's been my destination of choice for Christmas with my family so I was delighted to see that the hotel (and restaurant) was reopened post refurbishment. I was then dismayed when a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

To the General Manager Food was exceptional with very well balanced menu. Suresh the manager and his team were top notch with his service and food recommendation. I have personally recommended all my friends to visit this restaurant for its great food and very warm...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tm181
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Chef Gokulakannan ROCKED that Veg meal. The flavors and quality of food were remarkable and beyond words. We saw the kitchen and learned how they stone grind all spices, herbs, grains and masalas daily. Everything is housemade & organic. WOW!!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

An authentic south indian restaurant with great atmosphere and service . Wonderful for a gourmet meal . Good vegetarian and non vegetarian choices and tasting menus also available .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank madhav24
Reviewed November 19, 2018

We were around and on impulse chose this place for dinner being close to where we were at that moment. A Google search revealed this restaurant. We were the earliest diners and the Manager Suresh and staff Robin, Chef Gokul were very warm and welcoming....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sakthi V
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

It was my family dinner, that was amazing experience both food and service was amazing .special thanks to Mr.suresh. He paid special attention to ensures our experience should be the best and no doubt that it was the best more over it was beyond my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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