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Southern Spice

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No 37 Lobby Level Mahatma Gandhi Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
(+91) 44 66002827
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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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1,212 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 561 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having forgotten the bitter experience I had during the previous visit, I made the mistake of returning to this place. Sadly things have not changed in terms of service. Despite making a reservation we had to wait before we could spot someone to lead us to a table. I safely ordered Thali which did have all the bells and whistles,... More 

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Thank SagarVS
SaleemYousuff, F&B Director at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Please be assured that your concern has been noted and is being addressed. I would request you to kindly treat this as an aberration and do hope you will give us a chance to regain your patronage. We would be glad to have your coordinates to reach... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well cooked meal.. since we were not familiar with the dishes the person taking our order devised the meal courses for us... Ensured they were customised to address sharing between 3 people. Very attentive service by the staff. The appam and fish curry was great, but the highlight of the meal was the elaneer payassam, which was just fabulous... More 

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Thank gm0608
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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57 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a restaurant on the lobby level of the hotel and has a nice ambience. The staff were also friendly. But we weren't too happy about the food. The Aappam that I ordered wasn't up to the mark (An aappam must have a convex core while the one served was almost flat like a dosa). Others who came with... More 

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Thank PTG1976
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service. We have duly noted your feedback with regard to the appam and the bisi-bele bath. Look forward to welcoming you at our hotel soon. Kind Regards Prateek Kalra Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my experience at Southern Spice. They have a wonderful selection of southern Indian cuisines and the presentation and service matched the superb quality of the food.

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Thank TravelBeeLosAngeles
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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163 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best places to eat South Indian food starting from the decor of the place. Very authentic architecture. We had the set vegetarian menu and by the end of it were so stuffed that we could not move. Delicious and worth the high price.

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Thank Wanderlust189
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's was the 3rd visit to chennai, and we came across Ss it Ws the best exp anyone can have in food. Authentic Nicely spread and Core to taste. Great Experience

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Thank RajeshMumbai18
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Proper fine dining restaurant. We had a set menu and I had a mix of seafood and vegetarian. The food was excellent. The experience was great. We had our own room to dine in. The opportunity to taste a variety of different food from south was a great experience.

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Thank myZohan
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

We organized a farewell dinner for extended family during the last day of our stay at Taj Coromondel and this is by far the best South Indian Restaurant in Chennai and in India! The service was amazing and the food, from the Aapam to the Stuffed Eggplant was simply out of this world!

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Thank Harini K
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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135 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

India's best South Indian restaurant. Period. You can't go wrong with the food at SS, it is highly recommended that you order their signature Thalis.

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Thank Iamitp
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Steam hot south Indian varieties enjoyed with my friends & family in tow. I would advise this a must visit restaurent

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Thank TKRAVI
SaleemYousuff, Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Southern Spice is one of our iconic restaurants and we are delighted to note that you have enjoyed our service and relished the food offering. Your kind words of appreciation has been a great source of inspiration for our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $37
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: No 37 Lobby Level Mahatma Gandhi Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: (+91) 44 66002827
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?