Top 10 Restaurants In Chennai To Dine During Weekends

Restaurants are all about food and comfort. If you are in Chennai then you must explore its bustling culinary places. Chennai is famous for everything from street foods to the biryanis. Also, the city has some top fine dining restaurants. From South Asian to Middle-Eastern cuisines, the city has everything for a food lover. Especially restaurants and bars in Chennai are witnessing great responses during the weekend. Here we list the top 10 restaurants to dine in this weekend. Also, these are some happening places in the city at present.


Chennai’s desire for Asian cuisine has grown quickly over the past few years. As a result, a number of Pan-Asian restaurants have also flared up in the city. One such new addition to the list is the PaPaYa in Nungambakkam. It is a modern Asian bistro along with a tapas bar. The eatery also offers a live sushi counter, balcony dining, and private dining rooms. From Korean Jiggy to Tuna Tataki Pizza, the restaurant has many new things to offer. If you are a lover of Asian foods, then it’s time to make your reservation.

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Mamagoto is another Pan-Asian restaurant in Chennai. It is located at both Nungambakkam and Express Avenue. The word Mamagoto literally denotes playing with food. If you want a fun weekend with good food then this is the go-to place. The restaurant celebrates manga art and street hawker cuisine. It is a must-go place for both decor and food.

Entrance Cafe

The newly opened entrance cafe is located on Taylors Road. This restaurant is typically known for its elegant ambience. From great decors to koi ponds, the place has everything to create a serene aura. Entrance cafe has a well-curated menu that takes you on an international culinary trip. Also, the cafe is already in buzz for its food as well as aesthetics.

KMS Hakkim Kalyana Biryani

For all those biryani lovers, here comes KMS Hakkim Kalyana Biryani. This newly opened biryani outlet is situated just opposite Loyola college. The place is especially known for its seeraga samba biryani and yummy starters. It is the perfect place for a Sunday lunch with your family.

Inti Bhojanam

Craving for some spicy south Indian food apart from biryani? Then try Inti Bhojanam at Alwarpet. The place serves home-style Andhra meals. It is definitely a go-to place for authentic veg and non-veg meals in Chennai. The place also has a neat ambience as an added plus.


Svasa serves Pan Indian dishes in a gourmet form. This classy, high-end vegetarian restaurant is located at Besant Nagar. They have a specially curated Jain menu as well. Svasa also has a unique resto bar with Indian artisanal cocktails. This place serves food and luxury at its best.


HamsaHamsa is another high-end vegetarian restaurant at Adyar. This place serves traditional vegetarian dishes from different parts of the country. Hamsa has a lavish and eye-catching interior. The restaurant also has a private dining room where the food is served in silverware. Thus their food has both flavours as well as glamour. This place is a definite go-to for luxurious weekend dining.

Pandan Club

This new restaurant in T.Nagar is run by Chef Sashi Cheliah – Master Chef Australia Title winner. The restaurant serves Nyonya or Peranakan cuisine from Malaysia and Singapore.

What to expect from this gourmet cuisine? Peranakans are typically Chinese who embraced Malay culture. Thus Malay flavours have a significant influence on their cuisine. You can expect umami-favoured food with a touch of fermented beans. If you love these flavours, then Pandan Club is a must-visit dining for this weekend. Also, check for what MasterChef has to offer.

Ciclo Cafe

Ciclo cafe is an ideal restaurant to dine with your friends this weekend. This bi-cycle-themed restaurant is located in Kotturpuram. This cafe serves some best pasta and pizzas in the city. Both the place and food are instaworthy and is definitely a must visit. The place is also perfect to spend a long quality time.


This Middle Eastern restaurant is situated at Alwarpet. They serve authentic and yummy flatbreads, shawarmas, and baklava in the city. They also have a cute and cosy dining area to accompany them. Furthermore, it is a budget-friendly place that probably serves some best food.

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