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5 Kodambakkam High Road | Palmgrove Hotel, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
+91 44 2823197
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
5 Kodambakkam High Road | Palmgrove Hotel, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
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Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

There was a time when there was Hotel Palmgrove and there were others. And, within the hotel was Menaka. If the name Menaka conjures visions of celestial beings, the food proves it is a place fit for the Gods. The food is extremely tasty -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PrasadP414
Reviewed 17 November 2018

You can get Meals in Thalis or Order to Plate of North Indian Food stuff also. Very neat and clean quite calm & cosy atmosphere

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pramod A
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Every time we visit Chennai, we will always visit Menaka Restaurant at the Palmgrove Hotel. We usually order Idly, Dosai, Vadai and buckets of sambar and they never fail me with their quality of food at good prices. The place is a Chennai institution, so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank meenasagoo
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Been there twice now in the past 2 months. Both times for evening coffee and snacks. While the taking of the orders was okay, serving the food items and coffee was very slow. Guess being one of the oldest hotels in Chennai, the waiters too...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rajeshkk
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We went with our friends in the hot afternoon in Aug 18 first week. We have ordered for Coffee but the waiter recommended Menaka Spl Grape Juice instead of coffee if we are not diabetic. Hence we had ordered for Menaka Spl Grape Juice. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rajeswaran
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Very popular for breakfast specially on Sundays. Groups of people after morning walk come here for breakfast and socializing. Also noticed that there was a buffet on. Great food

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank fivestarholidays
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is generally pretty crowded between 7:30 - 9(dinner time). The atmosphere here is quite lively and usually fast paced. The waiters are very organised, Frank, a bit restless. But they will tend to you very responsibly and some are very friendly. The cuisines...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Viratvirat
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. They serve pure veg food. Breakfast was excellent! We ordered pongal and idly, both were nice accompanied by best coconut chutni and sambhar.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank rahilpanja1
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Good food-digestive system friendly.Staff of Old Generation but better than the New gen.My visit for the free Buffet Breakfast and evening snacks /dinner are all up to the mark.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank DSR46
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I was here on a family lunch event with our cousins family. We ordered north Indian food. We absolutely loved all the dishes. The Rotis were also crisp and well made. We were not rushed at all and spent a good 60-90 minutes chatting. Started...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank rraguram
Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
Being one of the oldest areas of Chennai, Nugambakkam
is not just a commercial
hub with various educational
institutions, premium hotels and government
but the Rutland Gate Road here is one of the
most expensive neighbourhoods in the
city. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Kodambakkam High Road | Palmgrove Hotel, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2823197
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