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“Excellent staff and quality food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Colony

Colony
Ranked #86 of 6,613 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Price range: $14 - $19
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Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The flavors of South India are rich and exotic. Fresh vegetable dishes are paired with rice on the side. Sambar, dry curry and lentils spiced with tamarind and black pepper are served on fresh banana leaves. A trip to Chennai would not be complete with sampling the strong South Indian filter coffee. The Raintree serves sumptuous dishes that come alive with South Indian, Chinese and continental flavors. Rooftop restaurants, bars and lounges inspired by the local cuisine provide a trendy ambiance with a touch of international flair.
Barcelona, Spain
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“Excellent staff and quality food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

I have been guest of the Raintree hotel St Mary's Road a couple of times. 15 days all put together. for these reason I can say that the Rainbow is like a good friend. It is always there when you need it, quality food for eurpean standards and very harming, super nince well-trained waiting staff.

Bufee breakfast is great, you can find usual continental breakfast and loads of fruit un juices and pastries.

Dinner is 80% vegetarian but mixed both indian dishes and international. I mouth is watering just to remember mozzarella, tomato and basil ravioli. On the other hand, as I am personally not very familiar with Indian dishes, I would really apreciate to know which dishes are spicy, super spicy or only for the braver ones.

Again, waiting staff is the charmest, helpful and nice waiting staff I have ever met. A++

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Silktree_bcn
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RajeshGM, General Manager at Colony, responded to this review, August 7, 2013
Dear guest,
Vanakkam !!
Thank you for spending your precious time in sharing your feedback on the Rainbow our all dining restaurant on Trip Adivsor.
We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and service, our team members would be delighted to know of your appreciation of their efforts and we shall surely convey to them
We eagerly await to see you soon at The Raintree, St. Mary's Road, Chennai.
Best Regards,
RG
Rajesh Gopalakrishnan
General Manager
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Enjoyed the Rajasthani festival”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

Lovely Rajasthani food. Dal Baati, matki ki sabzi, rotis and naans were very good. Missed Missi roti. Chena ki kheer was excellent. Malpua with icecream and the gondh barfi was delectable.

Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Breakfast buffet, was great, dinner buffet was great. Service is fantastic, they are very happy to change your meal if you are not happy with it. When I complained what I was eating was salty, they happily made me another. They have a lot of variety for their buffet.

Visited February 2013
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Thank RonkiJ
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Chennai
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“Best Deserts @ Raintree Rainbow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

I had dinner buffet with friends really enjoyed the spread. we were hanging out for more than 3 hrs slowly enjoying the food. Main highlist about this buffet was "Deserts". The taste quality and spread was excellant. You will have lots of varieties and they tastes yummy :) Ambience was good and service also very good. Main course you will get a varieties of continental, indian, italian spreads. In Roof top above sky level you will have a tandoori ala carte restaurant which is little expensive but the ambience was amazing to dine with.

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Aakhil
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Navi Mumbai, India
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“working lunch..dnt expect more”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

the food was strictly average..and the environment for lunch was very business like...the buffet also had a very thin spread...

if u want to discuss business over lunch and food is not high on ur agenda..then this is a perfect place as the setting is also spaced out...giving u ample scope for discussion..

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank ankur_varman
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RajeshGM, Manager at Colony, responded to this review, March 27, 2013
Dear Guest ,

Vanakkam ! !

Thank you for choosing the Rainbow at The RAINTREE, St. Mary's and for spending your precious time in sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. The Rainbow is one of our unique outlets offering great ambience, food and beverages.
It is indeed so encouraging to receive your feedback on the buffet variety. I would most certainly share your feedback with our team members and we are confident that we could improve on the areas highlighted by you.
Looking forward to welcoming you soon at The Raintree, St. Mary's Road, Chennai.

Best Regards
Arindam Mukherjee
Director of Food and Beverages
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