Eating out is so common these days and so is going on romantic dinners with your significant other. Whether it’s to celebrate a big special moment or to just spend the evening together, there are so many places and so many ways to enjoy a romantic evening with your better half. The weather is getting better in Chennai, so outdoor and rooftop restaurants are a must visit and we’ve got a few places where you can take your special someone in the city.
If we’ve missed your favourite romantic restaurant in Chennai, do let us know!
Basil With A Twist
Everybody’s favourite European restaurant is a must visit for a romantic night. With beautiful music and fantastic food, it is one place that cannot be missed on any list or for any couple that wants to impress their other half.
Location: T. Nagar
This continental restaurant is one of the few places in the city where you can eat pretty much every European cuisine you want. Whether you’re taking your other half for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the food you will enjoy will be just perfect. Plus, the bright colours and the brick wall style will completely set the mood.
Location: R. A Puram
Tucked away from the main road, this restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating, giving you a chance to either enjoy a romantic meal under the moon and stars or sit inside with candlelight and just enjoy your evening. And if that’s not enough of a pull, then their extensive Italian menu might just do the trick.
It’s a nice long drive down the ECR to get to the restaurant, but that just adds to the romantic factor of the evening. Sit outdoors, under the stars and dine and drink and celebrate anything and everything you desire. Being here will make it a night to remember.
East Coast at Madras Square
This beautiful outdoor restaurant is a drive away from the city, but so totally worth it. And their extensive menu is one that will most definitely draw you in and make you never want to leave. It’s a proper escape from the city and life, but one that you will not regret.
Kefi – Taj Club House
The rooftop restaurant at the Taj Club House has a gorgeous view of Mount Road and so much of the city. Unlike the restaurants mentioned so far, Kefi has a menu filled with Mediterranean, Lebanese, Moroccan, Spanish food that you can choose from.
Location: Thousand Lights
Ottimo Cucina Italiana – ITC Grand Chola
As the name suggests, it’s an Italian restaurant at the ITC Grand Chola. The restaurant is dimly lit and a perfect setting for a romantic evening with your significant other. And you get to enjoy an a la carte meal or a buffet, depending on when you visit the restaurant.
With a view of Elliot’s Beach and the water, this rooftop restaurant is a popular spot in Besant Nagar. With a menu featuring Italian and Mexican food, this is a great spot to sit and enjoy the evening with someone you love.
Location: Besant Nagar
Hablife Novella – Hablis Hotel
Another rooftop restaurant, Hablife Novella has a view that will make the evening absolutely perfect in every way. You can sit outdoors and enjoy the view or take a seat inside and still have a good evening with wine and beer of your preference and great seafood to choose from.
Bay View – Vivanta by Taj, Fisherman’s Cove
If you’re going to make a trip out to Kovalam, then Bay View is a great romantic spot to sit back and enjoy your meal with a special someone. With a view of the Bay of Bengal and a variety of seafood to choose from, this is the perfect spot to spend an evening.
Focaccia – Hyatt Regency
Italian food is obviously the most romantic option for a meal, and the Hyatt Regency does just that with their menu at Focaccia. They have outdoor seating as well as indoor, great Italian food and table settings that will make the evening even more special for everyone.