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Southern Spice

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Taj Coromandel Hotel, Lobby Level, No. 37, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
+91 44 6600 2827
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12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to many places and tried many Southern Indian restaurants, and I finally found the ultimate Southern Indian experience. My search is over. Southern Spice Restaurant, located inside the Taj Coromandel Hotel is the ultimate experience. When you eat at Southern Spice Restaurant, you are not just getting excellent food, you are getting a lavish South Indian experience.... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had planned to try to visit this restaurant and someone recommended it to us also - so that clinched it. The food and service were outstanding and I would not hesitate to return and recommend it to anyone.

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Thank Snowyontour
Kumarakom, India
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food excellent quality.Staff go out of their way give you an excellent experience of the restaurant cuisine and give you an opportunity to taste.

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Thank SSMVM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Taj Coromandel is the hotel where I started my career. 40 years back.Worked in Kitchen,Banquet,Golden Dragon (Chinese Restaurant)and Indian Restaurant Mysore. Taj hotel has now renovated .Couldn't find Mysore Indian Restaurant so we went and had S. Indian food at Southern Spice. Food was excellent. Throughly Enjoyed. Thanks to the staff who looked after us so well.

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Thank Bijendra V
Singapore, Singapore
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

The friendly wait staff will take to great lengths to explain to you each dish's origins, how to consume it and what to consume it with. Service staff is attentive and has a good sensing on what the customer requires or might need.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This was by far our best meal in India. Not knowing what would be best to try we both went for a banquet meal with the thought that we would try a little bit of everything. Well, we certainly felt like we tried everything, but it was far more than a 'little bit'! We were so stuffed by the end... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

My daughter and I had a lovely evening of indulgence at this gem of a restaurant. We opted for the cheapest "feast" option and were not disappointed. We were presented with several courses of the most delicious Indian food. The waiters were very attentive and friendly and I was even given a print out detailing the meals we had just... More 

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Thank Algis K
Chennai (Madras), India
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Southern Spice is the restaurant to go to if one is looking for traditional South Indian food. The Lady Fish starter and the Prawns are good. Try the Alleppy Fish curry with Apams and round up the dinner with the Elaneer Payasam and you could not go wrong. Service levels are excellent. Definitely worth a visit.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

A wonderful place to dine. Worth the money, even if you are on a budget. the meal will cost 4200 for 2. Interiors - the pics are quite reflective of how they have maintained it. The ambiance is very relaxing and pleasant. Service - Our server was very patient and explained us every bite of food served on the table... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

You won't find a Chicken Korma here. You will find great flavoursome food from the region. The onion and cashew nut fritters was a fantastic starter followed morsals of fragrant mutton curry. Not cheap for the region but worth the effort..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $37
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taj Coromandel Hotel, Lobby Level, No. 37, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 6600 2827
Description
The Taj Coromandel experience is enhanced by its world famous cuisines served up by some of the best Indian and International chefs. Taj Coromandel offers three distinctive specialty restaurants - Prego, the Italian Fine Dining restaurant; Southern Spice, the traditional South Indian cuisine restaurant serving the cuisines of the four southern states of India; Golden Dragon, the Signature Chinese restaurant of the Taj. Experience Global delights at the multi-cuisine, All Day Diner, Anise. Live it up at Chipstead, the Bar at Coromandel while sipping on unique cocktails or indulging in our collection of Single Malts and Cognacs. Authentic flavours, excellent service and welcoming ambience create a remarkable dining experience that is unrivalled anywhere else in Chennai.

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