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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 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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New Delhi, India
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Bangalore
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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182 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Chennai (Madras), India
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a South Indian Thali and the overall experience was very good. The Thali had varieties of vegetables, dal, sweet and served with Puri and rice. Very tasty and authentic south Indian food.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I frequent this place. Excellent Chettinad food in town. Service and taste is good. Slightly expensive for the quantity of the food they offer.

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SaleemYousuff, General Manager 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 liked our service and enjoyed dining at our restaurant. We have taken a note of your feedback and look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Saleem Yousuff Area Director – Taj Hotels Chennai &... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great hotel with very friendly service .cant find a better place for either serious business meeting with good sumptuous food or a relaxed gathering For a slightly large number there is private dining area

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SaleemYousuff, General Manager at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice 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. Look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Saleem Yousuff Area Director –... More 

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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Service at this gem of a restaurant reminds you that this is a dining experience. Staff politely guiding thru spices and making appropriate suggestions to taste. It's unmatched in Chennai , need to put one in New York !

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2 Thank Paul G
SaleemYousuff, General Manager at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice 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. Look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Saleem Yousuff Area Director –... More 

Chennai
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Luxurious Fine dining is one simple sentence to associate this with. The name and brand does have the aura to make you a dinner become an experience.As many have said, this is a south Indian restaurant and so people should have the basic understanding that they cannot get anything else other than southern flavor. The service, food quality and the... More 

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SaleemYousuff, General Manager at Southern Spice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Southern Spice 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. Look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Saleem Yousuff Area Director –... 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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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 (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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