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) #271 of 5,985 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras) €€ - €€€ Indian, Seafood, Asian
1 Gst Road, Chennai (Madras) 600016, India
+91 44 2231 4343
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good52%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“le meridien” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1 Gst Road, Chennai (Madras) 600016, India
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Reviews (47)
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

We visited Kayal as part of our stay at Le Meridien. The ambience of this smallish restaurant was good. The food was a great experience and the lobster bisque was the best ever with the fish curry above par. There was nothing that we did...More

Thank KATE S
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Actually stepped in during Korean food festival, but restricted to the regular seafood as we do not prefer spicy food. Soup and seafood platter starter was amazing. You need spend good amount of time to relish the dishes with soothing live music. Kids were literally...More

Thank jmadhanraj
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Kayal means, in Tamil ,one of the classical language in India , Fish. An exclusive dinner restaurant is an address for sea food lovers ...You name a fish local or imported ...those are displayed before you..raise your index finger...that's all chef Asmic Raj Selvaraj fingers...More

Thank Subas C
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

After long aberration, we stepped in to Kayal(Fish in Tamil). It is all about fishes. We ordered lobster soup and we ordered a mixed fish platter, which had 5 different fishes. Only two can have it. The main course a fish which was kept in...More

Thank Raxcor
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Located on the GF of the Le Meridien this pool side restaurant is open for the breakfast , lunch and dinner . It is a perfect place for breakfast , lunch , dinner and alcohol is also served near the pool side sitting area. What...More

Thank Unni2006
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I just had a cup of coffee and a choco brownie. Amazing ambience to spend a few hours with your family or friends.

Thank Sushme
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Being first time to this property my expectation was not set with other SPG standards. It was peaceful, calm, pleasant. I was there only for 24 hours. Not much variety for breakfast, may be due to off seasons. Notable services and hospitality remembered from Lounge...More

Thank lalsun
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We booked some table for our esteemed guest in this restaurant. We found variety of food with International quality and services. But this one is well suited for the ones who are sea food lovers and want to dine outside.

1  Thank Paneer2014
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Great food matching to the 5-star standards of the hotel. Huge spread for buffet. The deserts were amazing and delicious. Though it was a bit costly, but in all the worth the experience and the delicious food.

1  Thank chhedapratik1990
Reviewed 27 October 2014

great selection of food on the buffet -- something for everyone. Always had a selection of local and regional foods. Also had a little something more western or european for a change of pace. And the desserts were to die for -- artistic and delicious!

1  Thank WJM_FW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
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12:00 - 15:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Gst Road, Chennai (Madras) 600016, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2231 4343
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