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Above Sea level

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120 St Mary's Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
+91 44 2430 4050
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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Above Sea Level offers a 270 degree panoramic view of Chennai. A great place to unwind with a cold beer after a day in the office and take in the view. I didn't eat here during my stay but the tables always appeared to be occupied so that must tell you something.

Thank mikemcc2016
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped by one evening to have a small dinner and a drink at the restaurant. The evening breeze was strong and cool. The night views of Chennai was great. The food and drinks were good as well but we received quite a shock when the bill came. The wine attracted a 58% VAT which was not indicated on the... More 

Thank kesharoo
Chennai (Madras), India
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being a sucker for outdoorsy restaurants, I am a regular at Above Sea Level. This is one of those places that never fails to disappoint. The menu is really interesting- my all time favorite is the hummus platter. The north Indian food is simple yet really tasty! The selection of drinks is great, and I love the cocktails! Definitely a... More 

Thank aditismusings
Chennai (Madras), India
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Another great restaurant in Chennai from Hotel Raintree group . There cannot be a better ambience at roof top restaurant of high standard as this place . You are just going to get thrilled especially this season of comfortable weather in Chennai . Food and drinks are with good options from continental and international variety . You also get tandoori... More 

Thank Tanmay M
Chennai (Madras), India
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It was a rooftop restaurant with wonderful view of the city and warm ambience! The service was friendly! But what was the problem? Yeah food! In the name of fusion menu they had created "latin" menu that's hard to understand with no note on preparation. ( One liner of main ingredients and how it's prepared baked/deepfried etc) Even simple dishes... More 

Thank MadrasiWanderer
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ideal for a relaxed dinner or even a business meeting. The food options could improve - the spread is very limited.

Thank raveeshraoh
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

love the ambience and food. fantastic views of the city. very enthusiastic waiters. overall a great experience.

Thank Renil J
Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Ambiance & Seating: We had made a 2 hours prior reservation but that wasn't prior enough to get a corner table or a pool facing table on the upper deck as they were already booked. The ambiance was great with soft music and thanks to a surprisingly pleasant Chennai weather which made it more enjoyable. Seating/Table however I would say... More 

Thank vb_narayanan
Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious chicken served by friendly and delightful waiters The staff went out of their way to accommodate our needs after our trip in the hectic traffic from the airport

Thank Russell G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Delightful, breezy rooftop restaurant with views all around. Food was innovative and delicious, excellent drinks. However, all a little over priced

Thank Zoë H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 18
Indian, International, Grill
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St Mary's Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2430 4050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?