14 Fine Dining Restaurants For Vegetarians In Chennai – Green Is Good

Are you one of the vegetarians in Chennai living among a crowd of hardcore meat-eaters? If you want to rise above the Darshinis and other local cafés for your dose of good veg food, then check out some of these fine dining restaurants in the city that serve only delicious vegetarian fares.

1. Flower Drum

If you enjoy the classic Chinese and Thai flavours and are a hardcore vegetarian at heart, then you would have probably lamented at the overall lack of good vegetarian Chinese food in the city. That’s because you didn’t know about this authentically Chinese yet vegetarian restaurant, that serves good variety of delicious food in a classy and refined ambiance.

Cuisine: Chinese

Where: Prince Plaza, Pantheon Road, Egmore

Price for two: Rs 700

2. Royal Vega

Make a reservation at the Royal Vega only in case of any major event celebration, like your anniversary, because it will leave quite a hole in your pocket. Don’t go there if you want regular tandoori food, because they serve a seasonal cyclic Ayurvedic menu that has some rare dishes.

Cuisine: North Indian, Mughlai

Where: ITC Grand Chola, Mount Road, Guindy

Price for two: Rs 4000

3. New Yorker

For a mindblowing mix of Mexican, Italian and Indian food, New Yorker is the place to go to. They not only serve the best vegetarian dishes of all these three cuisines, but also give the food a twist for those unique flavors. Their shakes – Oreo shake, Kitkat shake, and Ferrero Rocher shake are considered their winning points.

Cuisine: Mexican, Italian, Indian

Where: 3rd Street, Wallace Garden, Khadar Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam

Price for two: Rs 900

4. Royal Indianaa

The selling point of the Royal Indianaa restaurant in The Accord Metropolitan Hotel is their amazing Veg Biriyani. Their buffet spreads are to die for, and perhaps one of the very few restaurants in the city where you will get delicious vegetarian Jain food.

Cuisine: South Indian, North Indian

Where: The Accord Metropolitan Hotel, GN Chetty Road, T. Nagar,

Price for two: Rs 1500

5. Mahamudra

Craving some good old fashioned South Indian food, but don’t want to head to another Darshini? How about dining on some of the best dosas in town, and that too in an ambiance that screams fine dining. They also serve good North Indian food, and their Palak Paneer and Roti is just as good as the Bisibele Godhi.

Cuisine: South Indian

Where:  Isha Life Fitness System Private Limited, Luz Church Road, Near Nageshwara Rao Park, Mylapore

Price for two: Rs 700

6. Peaches’

The artsy industrial look of the restaurant is emphasised through the PVC pipes that run through the walls and ceiling, to bring something new to the plate. The food is just as impressive, the Chef’s special Phuket Paneer is something that you can’t get anywhere else in Chennai

Cuisine: North Indian, Mexican, Mediterranean, Italian

Where: Rajalakshmi Nagar, 100 Feet Bypass Road, Velachery

Price for two: Rs 850

7. Masaledaar

Cuisine: A very cozy and a composed place, this place serves food that just suits your taste bud. Right from starters, to main course. Good in quantity, perfectly priced, well maintained and courteous waiters! A perfect spot for North Indian crowd and others who would want to finger lick!

Where: Wellington Estate, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore

Price for two: Rs 450

8. Annalakshmi Restaurant

For some of the best Phulkas and Dal Makhanis in Chennai, the Annalakshmi Restaurant should be your first pick. It’s regular patrons also swear by the delicious South Indian platter, which is laced with flavors from the south. Don’t forget to order the Sevai Payasam, Paneer Palak, and Mysore Masala Dosa.

Cuisine: North Indian, South Indian

Where: Rukmani Lakshmipathy Road, Next To Rani Meyyammai Hall, Egmore

Price for two: Rs 1000

9. Pind

Known for its authentic vegetarian Punjabi food, Pind restaurant is the best place to go if you’re craving for the flavours from North India. The buffet spread for both lunch and dinner runs through the week, with weekend specials. Must try items on the menu – Paneer Butter Masala, Veg Sheekh Kebab, and Malai Paneer Tikka.

Cuisine: North Indian, Chinese

Where: Sarathy Nagar, 1st Main Road, Velachery

Price for two: Rs 800

10. Eden

It’s not that difficult to find vegetarian varieties of North Indian or South Indian food.  But when it comes to continental or Italian cuisine, veggies in Chennai don’t have that many options. You won’t feel that way in Eden however, where vegetarian continental dishes are the specialty. A good collection of appetizers and the yummiest baked dishes like Lasagne are what await you at Eden.

Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, South Indian, Italian

Where: Harrisons Hotel, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam

Price for two: Rs 750

11. Cream Centre

A popular choice among the college and school going young kids, Cream Centre has some of the tastiest Italian and Mexican cuisines without feeling the need to incorporate any kind of non-veg in their menu. Don’t forget to order Italian Herbed Chilli Cheese Toast, Big Nachos, and American Corn Cheese Balls.

Cuisine: North Indian, Italian, Mexican

Where: College Road, Near Madras Alliance Francaise, Nungambakkam

Price for two: Rs 1600

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12. Kaidi Kitchen

A must-visit for vegetarians who are bored of the regular fine dining restaurants in the city, Kaidi Kitchen is a prison themed restaurant, where you get the tastiest varieties of vegetarian food in a fun atmosphere that resembles the inside of a prison.

Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Lebanese, Chinese, Thai, North Indian

Where: Bishop Wallers Avenue, Mylapore

Price for two: Rs 1500

13. Jalpaan

Known for its classy ambiance, pure vegetarian cuisine and lunch combos, Jalpaan welcomes its patrons with a valet service. Once inside the restaurant, you can choose from a variety of North Indian and Italian food, but in vegetarian options only. The name of the restaurant is relevant becausetowards the end of the meal, as a token of mouth freshener, you’ll be served with Jalpaan or simply put Paan Shots.

Cuisine: North Indian, Italian

Where: Greams Road, Opposite MRF Building, Nungambakkam

Price for two: Rs 900

14. Little Italy

The best Italian vegetarian cuisine in the city, Little Italy is the place for all the vegetarians who just can’t get enough of the delicious Italian food they serve here. Indeed, the food is so good and the staff are so courteous, that even hardcore meateaters have a good time dining in this restaurant.

Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

Where: 17th Cross Street, Near Spencers Daily, Besant Nagar

Price for two: Rs 1300

So, where are you going to dinner tonight?

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