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1 Gst Road, Chennai (Madras) 600016, India
+91 44 2231 4343
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 not enjoy. We were served by an attentive waiter, Sushil who introduced us to our... More 

Thank KATE S
Chennai (Madras), India
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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 done with the starters itself. Salmon dish for main course pretty good and portion was... More 

Thank jmadhanraj
Hyderabad, India
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 like a magician turns...twists..bends.. rotates..raises ... falls only to bring a sea flesh of your... More 

Thank Subas C
Chennai (Madras), India
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 display. Chef explained the different types of ways he can do the fish. We picked... More 

Thank Raxcor
New Delhi, India
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540 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
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 is attractive is the good natural lighting from the pool side , comfortable seating, pleasing... More 

Thank Unni2006
Chennai (Madras), India
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 (Ponnuchamy) and Bellboy (Prabhu). Love to stay while with family.

Thank lalsun
Faridabad, India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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
Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
USD 20 - USD 25
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?