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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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7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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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 3 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 

New Delhi, India
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wanted to have light food for dinner and Mr. Ashok Raju, Manager suggested Appam with vegetable stew. I was very satisfied with the nice, steamed and hot Appam served along with assorted vegetable stew (gravy) with authentic South Indian spices.

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SaleemYousuff, General Manager 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 

Bangalore
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114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Despite the good reviews, I was reluctant to go there for a birthday lunch. South Indian food at these fancy places is usually a disappointment. Was pleasantly surprised. After a slow start, the service was excellent. We opted for the different thaalis and the food was very well prepared. The parottas were just right as was the kori gassi chicken.... More 

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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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195 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

this is one ofmy eternal favourites and i can write pages about my experience over the years ... will attempt to cover my gastronomic love affair with this place in a few words :-) My recommendations & observations include 1. Superb ambience .... i love the way they do up the place and the subtle manner of the stewards :-)... More 

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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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We visited the southern spice restaurant to host a dinner for my newly wed brother-in-law. Though thaalis are not served in dinner, Chef Shankar was happy to accommodate it for us.He made a wonderful non- veg thaali which was beautifully explained by Mr. Jayachandran. Throughout the meal Mr. Jayachandran was always smiling and very friendly. They even provided a cone... More 

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SaleemYousuff, Prateek Kalra-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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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

it used to be the best south Indian fine dinning restaurant in Chennai, of late the quality is going down.

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SaleemYousuff, Prateek Kalra- Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing time to dine at Southern Spice and sparing time to share your review on TripAdvisor. We do appreciate your suggestions and look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Prateek Kalra Director of Food & Beverages –Taj Coromandel 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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: 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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