10 Romantic eateries in Chennai

It’s THE DAY (V Day). While the singles are busy posting memes about their frustrating single life on Social media, the love birds are busy planning to celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Namma Chennai is flooding with Roses, hearts and balloons today and it doesn’t matter if you are single or in a relationship, we all love and want GOOD FOOD because come on, FOOD IS THE ULTIMATE LOVE! After getting help from you all, I have decided to make a list of 10 most romantic eateries in Chennai. I have also included restaurants based on the cost (3 Expensive, 4 Affordable and 3 Economical ones). Again, These are subjective and are based on personal experience.

1. INTERCONTINENTAL, CHENNAI

It is one of the best star properties located in Chennai ( well, Mahabalipuram). Calm, private and cozy, this resort screams romance. If you want to go one step further and plan a proposal, this is THE place to do that.

USP : Private Moon light dinner by the beach.

COST : 4000-5000 for two approximately.

LOCATION : Mahabalipuram

Photography by me

2. HILTON, CHENNAI

A romantic getaway in the middle of the city is a boon for all working couple. Finish your office and leisurely sip on champagne with scrumptious finger food overlooking the beautiful view of Chennai from the roof top restaurant of Hilton- The Q bar.

USP : Located in the city, privacy.

COST : Rs 5000 for two approximately

LOCATION : Ekatuthangal, Guindy

Photography by me

 

3. RAINTREE, ANNA SALAI

Another Star property in the city which has the most delicious North Indian food with a great view! Visit UP NORTH, a roof top restaurant in Raintree, Anna Salai and savor the signature dishes of the Northern part of India.

USP : Roof top, North Indian food

Cost : Rs 3000 for two approx

Location : Anna Salai

Photography : Akshaya.V

4. FROMAGE

You all know that ‘ Cheese is Food of love’. What if there is a restaurant that is dedicated to everything Cheesy? Fromage, a cheese themed restaurant in Somerset hotel is ruling Social media with it’s Cheese Wheel Pasta and the cheese fountain. It makes an ideal place for couples & a group of friends to enjoy a pleasant dinner.

USP : Unique, Instagram-able dishes

COST : Rs 1500-2000 for two

LOCATION : MRC NAGAR, Chennai

Photography by me

5. CHAMIERS CAFE

Listen, you guys knew this place was coming! Chamiers is so close to my heart with it’s heart warming waiters and their classy ambience. I wouldn’t say that they have the best food ever but the experience is definitely worth it.

USP : Interiors, beautiful ambience

COST : Rs 1500-2000 for two

LOCATION : RA puram

Photography by me

6. AMETHYST CAFE

Conveniently located opposite Sathyam Cinemas, this place makes you forget that you are in a city and transports you to a different world. The lush green exteriors, the classy interiors and the yummy dessert corner makes the place even better for a romantic date. They also have a flower shop, a clothing boutique so you know…. if you forget your gift, you can still survive tonight.

USP : Location, Ambience, Comfort

COST : Rs 2000 for two

LOCATION : Royapettah

Photography by me

7. KIPLING CAFE :

If you are someone who wants to spend Valentine’s day taking your guy/girl out on a long drive, Kipling is a great option. Tucked into the lonely streets of Ecr, this beautiful cafe is everything a couple needs. Private Cabanas, view of the beach and some yummy Pan Asian food represents Kipling.

USP : Privacy, Beach view

Cost : Rs 2000 for two

Location : ECR

8. EPISODE 23

Two young men aged 23 started this cute little bistro in Anna nagar called Episode 23 and their place is just so welcoming. I featured them among so many little bistros because of an amazing offer that they are running for V day which is very very Economical. If you are from the ‘Anna nagar side’ of the city and are looking for something affordable, Episode 23 it is.

USP : Valentine’s day offer

COST : Rs 700 for two approximately

Location : Anna Nagar

Photo courtesy: Episode 23

9. AMADORA

Come on, now! Ice creams > Everything else. If you are not into fancy 5 course meals and want to keep it simple, take her/him to the nearest Amadora and have their Under baked cookie with some creamy ice cream. It will be a Happy Valentine’s day indeed.

USP : TASTE

Location : Nungambakkam, Alwarpet, ECR

Cost : Rs 700/800 for two approximately

Photo Courtesy: Amadora

10. BAY LEAF – OTG

Last but not definitely not the least, if you are a couple who wants to just stay home, Netflix & Chill but also want to have super delicious food, blindly trust BAY LEAF (Bae leaf). They deliver almost everywhere in the city and is super affordable. Look out for their super cute Packaging too.

USP : On the Go, Delivery

Cost for two : Rs 400 approximately

Location : Gopalapuram, Besant Nagar ( They Deliver throughout the city)

Photo Courtesy: Bay Leaf

I can go on & on but I promised myself that I would stop with just 10. Hope you found this list useful. You can check these places out on Zomato and reserve a table beforehand.

How did you like this? Let me know in the comments.

Until next time

– S

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