This Week Check Out These 12 Best Restaurants In T. Nagar

In case you didn’t know it yet, the city of Chennai is filled with restaurants that most people have never heard of or have heard of, but never been. There are so many different varieties of food to choose from in just one place even. So let’s get started.

Thyagaraya Nagar, or T. Nagar as it is commonly known, was built in the 1920s and is now currently one of the biggest shopping avenues of the city. You can get literally anything in T. Nagar from sarees to gold to household products. T. Nagar even has Pondy Bazaar and is unofficially called the Commercial Capital of Chennai.

Basil With A Twist


Everyone in Chennai will agree that if you’re looking for delicious European food, then the only place you should go is Basil With A Twist. Everything on the menu is perfectly and carefully chosen, everything is of good quality and you’re never going to be disappointed.

Cafe Central


The latest addition to the T. Nagar food experience is Cafe Central. Not to be confused with Coffee Central, this restaurant has a menu that will complete your life. Everything from sandwiches to Maggi and even interesting twists on your ‘meals’ are available all day.

The Pasta Bar Veneto


Looking for some Italian food after your shopping extravaganza? This pasta bar is your go-to place. They’re a chain of Italian restaurants in Tamil Nadu. Pastas, pizza and dessert. What more do you want?

US 101 – Be-A-Sport


Food, alcohol and lots of sports await you at this pub. They’ve got everything you’re looking for in terms of a good evening with your friend.

Pakwan Chennai

Their menu ranges from North Indian to Chinese and Italian, but all in the vegetarian spectrum of things. But they have so much to offer and in fact, the restaurant even offers their dishes for Jain customers with modifications. If that’s what you’re looking for, look no further.



This rooftop resto-bar is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of T. Nagar traffic and people. It’s got enough room for everybody and it’s open air, giving you the freedom to talk as loud as you want while you enjoy sports or a movie, while you sip on delicious drinks.

10 Downing Street


Much like its namesake in England, this resto-pub is a Chennai landmark. It’s been in the same location for many years, making it one of the most popular and sought after venues to go for drinks after work or over the weekend with friends.

Chef Express


Trade in your usual delivery places for something different. Chef Express has enough Italian food to make you happy at any time of day, so check out their pizzas or pastas and sit in the comfort of your own home and enjoy.



Gujarati food is not necessarily popular in Chennai, but it is definitely a cuisine that lots of people like and enjoy. Amdavadi is also one of the best known Gujarati restaurants in the city and it’s perfect for everyone and if you’ve never enjoyed the cuisine before, this is the place to experience it first.

Coffee Central


Need a break from the mundane and you’re looking for something new and somewhere different to go? Then stop by this cute coffee shop in T. Nagar and relax for a bit. Bring a book, kick back, sip on some coffee and enjoy delicious food.

The Vault – Bar Stock Exchange


Called “T. Nagar’s Very Own Wall Street”, the Vault is modeled after the Stock Exchange where you can trade your drinks with other people and the price of drinks fluctuates according to demand for the drink for the day.



If you’ve never eaten South American food before, this is your chance to experience cuisines from Peru, Argentina, Uruguay and more South American countries.