Nungambakkam is certainly a gastronome’s haven. With no dearth of restaurants and eateries, you’ll find all kinds of cuisine tucked away in and around this place, located right in the heart of the city. Here’s a list of the best of them.
1 Little Italy
No.12, Nungambakkam High Road
Tucked away in the Eldorado shopping centre, this vegetarian restaurant serves the best Italian cuisine in town. It’s a little pricey, but the authenticity and flavours are totally worth it.
2 The Canton
No.96, Kaveri Complex, Nungambakkam High Road
This restaurant is known for its authentic Cantonese food. Arguably one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in the city, the Canton is quite famous for its sea food.
No.14, Sterling Avenue, Nungambakkam
If you’re ever in the mood to relish some delectable, award-winning dishes, this is the place to go. Maplai restaurant is known to serve some of most innovative South – Indian delicacies in town.
No.9, Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam
Mamagoto is as famous for its colorful, fabulous interior as it is for its range of Pan-Asian dishes. It’s a tad expensive, but the experience is totally worth it. It’s certainly one of the trendiest places in the city to have great Japanese food.
5 The Marina
No.39, College Road, Nungambakkam
What sets this Asian sea-food restaurant apart from all others is not only its amazingly flavorful dishes, but its commitment to serving only sustainably caught seafood. The live kitchen allows you to watch your food cooked fresh. The sounds of sizzling food coupled with the stunning décor transports you right to the seaside.
6 Bombay Brasserie
Modeled on the typical French brasserie, Bombay Brasserie serves a wide range of fun and delicious dishes including continental and Chinese. The charming and funky décor and ambience is a definite attraction. One can spend hours in this amazing place, appreciating the wonderful food and ambience.
7 Mishwar Restaurant
No.84, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam
This restaurant serves delicious and authentic Arabian and Kerala cuisine in addition to many more at very reasonable rates. The décor and ambiance are fantastic and the service is very good as well. The service is quick and efficient.
8 Prego Restaurant
No.37, Taj Coromandel, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam
This stylish and opulent restaurant serves some of the best Italian cuisines in the city. Known for its authentic flavours and innovative dishes, Prego is totally worth all the hype. The plating of the dishes is simply exquisite and flawless. The service is simply impeccable.
9 Dhabba Express
No 112,El Dorado Complex, Nungambakkam High Road
Considered to be one of the best Punjabi restaurants in the city, Dhabba Express certainly lives up to one’s expectations. The portions are generous and the ambiance is very pleasant. There’s peppy Punjabi music playing in the background. The buffet here is an excellent dining option.
10 Wang’s Kitchen
No.151 Gee Gee Emerald, Nungambakkam
Known for both its fantastic decord and the delicious, authentic Chinese food, Wang’s Kitchen is a very popular Chinese restaurant in the city. The dishes are quite reasonably priced and the servings are quite generous. The combo offers available here are an excellent choice.
11 Bismi Biriyani
No.18, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam
Famous for its piping hot, deliciously spicy Biriyani, Bismi Biriyani is a popular haunt of all Biriyani lovers. The place is known for its excellent service and reasonable pricing. The place is always busy and buzzing with activity.
12 Meenam Restaurant
No.315, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam
Meenam is highly popular for its delectable array of North and South Indian dishes. Although the food is a bit expensive, the incredible flavours and the beautiful décor makes it worthwhile. The dishes are a perfect amalgamation of flavours that are both traditional and contemporary. This restaurant serves both vegetarian and non- vegetarian food.
No.11, Mahabalipuram Main Road, Nungambakkam
Serving both amazing ice creams and delicious snacks, Igloo is one of the most popular ice cream joints in Chennai. The place is especially popular for its amazing gelatos, which come in marvellous flavours and generous quantities.
14 Moonlight Restaurant
No.33, ValluvarKottam High Road, Nungambakkam
Famous for its stunning décor, Moonlight Restaurant is equally popular for its yummy food. Both the ambience and the food are marvellous and mesmerizing; the service is quick and efficient.
15 Moti Mahal Delux
If you’re ever in the mood to eat scrumptious North Indian food in a royal setting, Moti Mahal Delux is the place to be. Do try out some of their signature, classic dishes. This restaurant is extremely popular for its decadent, delectable butter chicken, a recipe that has been truly perfected by them.
16 Hotel Apoorva Sangeetha
No.82, Nungambakkam High Road
This is one of the most popular South Indian restaurants in the area. It is famous for its reasonably priced delicious multi-cuisine vegetarian food. The service is prompt and efficient. Sangeetha is immensely popular for its tiffin items that are served piping hot and flavourful throughout the day.
17 Jakob’s Kitchen
Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam
This place is popular for its delicious South Indian cuisine that combines modern elements with traditional recipes. Their signature dishes are have won many awards; do try them out!
No.37, Kaveri Complex, Nungambakkam
This quaint restaurant is popular for its delightful Pan – Asian cuisine and Japan – themed décor. The lip-smacking fantastic food and the charming ambiance make up for its rather pricey menu.
19 Anjappar Restaurant
No.7, JP Tower, Nungambakkam High Road
Widely regarded as one of the best Chettinad restaurants in Chennai, Anjappar is popular for its spicy non – vegetarian dishes. The servings are generous and intensely flavourful. The service is very fast.
20 Etc Restaurant And Café
No.7, Rutland Gate, 5th street, Nungambakkam
This fine – dining establishment serves a huge variety of cuisines, right from continental to Chettinad. The décor and the service is impressive. Check out the games corner and all the art installations !