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The Bangala

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Devakottai Road, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk, India
+91 4565 220 221
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at The Bangala is simply out of this world! The ingredients are always fresh, the spices freshly ground, the masalas well balanced, the meat well cooked and the recipes simply perfect. We had breakfast, lunch and dinner and all meals were unique - in terms of the meal plan, service as well as balance of flavours. Highly recommended... More 

Thank AshishNichani
Paris, France
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic feel of the place has some remnants of charm... Rest of the premises are more common. Food tends to be too rich... but you can enjoy big swimming pool to cool down. City around is very noisy.

Thank Isabaechler
New York, NY
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide diverted us to The Bangala for a memorable lunch which we much appreciated. It is a really charming small hotel, set in lovely gardens and with a beautiful swimming pool. We were sorry not to be spending the night! Highly recommended.

Thank ToulouseorNewYork
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is delicious and the set menu has a lot of variety. Must eat here if you want authentic Chettinaad food.

Thank VidyaCadambe
Arcadia, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The food on a banana leaf was excellent, surrounding atmosphere was good. Call ahead and notify for lunch.

Thank Vish4u59
Coimbatore, India
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had been to 'The Bangala' for lunch. They don't entertain guests who do not have a booking for lunch or dinner. We were a walk-in guest and had loads of surprise awaiting us. The meal is served in banana leaves. The staffs are very polite and friendly. The ambiance is very nice....a traditional chettinad house with modern amenities. The... More 

1 Thank lkrishnakumar
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We traveled in South India for 16 days and this restaurant was one of the highlights. Definitely the best food that we had during our trip. It was served on a banana leaf in typical manner. Everything tasted delicious. All the food we could eat and good service.

Thank Linda G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

perfect location,perfect ambiance, perfect food and presentation,perfect interiors,huge rooms, clean bathrooms. All the above was done with local material, local flavours and local food. The aesthetics were of a high caliber. The owner has indeed made the place very pleasing. The staff is also highly skilled, very warm and welcoming. They helped us with planning our outings and even took... More 

Thank manisha1664
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The overall experience is that of fine dining. The owner of the place Mrs Meiyappan comes around asking us if all was well. Must visit.

Thank dmanair
San Francisco, California
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264 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

'Loved our stay here. Great rooms. Comfy beds. Delicious food. Truly an oasis away from the mobs. It is lovingly managed by an 83 year old woman. Highly recommended!

1 Thank swannygal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devakottai Road, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Sivaganga District  >  Karaikudi Taluk  >  Karaikudi
  • Phone Number: +91 4565 220 221
  • This restaurant is at The Bangala

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?