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Southern Spice

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No 37 Lobby Level Mahatma Gandhi Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
+91 44 6600 2827
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place serves superb south Indian food in a pleasant setting. Service was good, but the food is sublime.

Thank Nudeflyer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken by friends for a south indian meal. what food & service -wow! the hoppers (aappam) was soft & nice the curries were out of this world. the coffee ice-cream desert was amazing. as a foreigner who likes south indian food this was a treat . the service levels were excellent!!!!

Thank Prad1970
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338 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here, twice, whilst staying in the Taj Coromandel hotel. So good was the first meal, that I actually ate almost exactly the same on the second occasion! The setting is sumptuous, the service is outstanding, and the food excellent (even if a sauce described as "fiery" was considerably less so than would be an English madras, jalfrezi, or... More 

Thank BigWoo
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best South Indian food in Chennai. Their Aapam s, Mutton Stew, Parathas and other delicacies including the South Indian coffee are out of this world!

Thank Domer987
Pune, India
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is on the top of the charts for all evaluation parameter for restaurants Ram our host/server delivered the best service ever and he made us feel like we are having food in our house like a king Food quality, variety and taste just hit the spot Highly recommend this place for sea food lovers, who appreciate spices and... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place twice on my trip and both times the food and service were great! Had an Onam Thali( which they modified for me with no onion, garlic etc) and some snacks and desserts. The ambiance of the place is also nice.

Thank Nipun7
Bengaluru, India
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

One of the best restaurant I have eaten all my life. The beauty is that I don't have to place order and for 16years I have repeatedly eaten only three dishes---Andhra style dry mutton, with Appams and Lady fish, and each and every time the innovation and styling has been so tremendous that I feel like eating the same dish... More 

Thank Lexgenius
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The South Indian Food is High Class. The staff is very friendly. The meal is an experience and relaxed. Highly recommend. 4 star is because there is always chance of improvement.

Thank Rajesh D
Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ate here last week. The food was really good. The place has been renovated since I last visited. Enjoyed the biryani. Food recommended by the wait staff was just right. Enjoyed their special pulled coffee.

Thank Sally401
Raipur, India
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102 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Its One of the best restaurant situated in one of the Top Hotel Tof Chennai Of Taj Group The Staff Of The Restaurant Serves Fabolous And Tge Chef Of The Restaurant Cooks Excellent Food Like Home Overall It Is Excellent Restaurant

Thank tanmay108

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $37
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 37 Lobby Level Mahatma Gandhi Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 6600 2827
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?