Looking to unleash the glutton in you? Loosen those belts and stuff yourselves silly with these big, fat best buffets in Chennai. If From soups and appetisers to beverages and desserts, get served with food across cuisines and budgets. Fork yeahhhhhh!!!!
Pile Your Plates High & Pig Out At These 12 Best, Bottomless Buffets In Chennai
If you’re craving Chinese and loads of it, look no further than Mainland China. Dig into their spread of dim sums, soups and starters like chicken lollipops and seafood wontons. There is the main course too with chicken fried rice and Hakka noodles, but we suggest moving straight onto their desserts like coconut caramel pudding and chocolate rolls. The perfect spread of Indo-Chinese food!
Price: INR 479 plus tax for vegetarians (weekdays) and INR 699 plus tax for non-vegetarians (weekdays)
Cleo's Grill & Café
Cleo's Grill And Cafe in Adyar is known for its continental food, but it also serves a fusion buffet. There's tandoor and Chinese fare in store. Start with a welcome drink, slurp on Manchow soup and get assorted starters from fish, chicken and mutton. There are naans, biryani, noodles and roti for the main course with a selection of gravies. They have four kinds of desserts — tuck into chocolate mousse, carrot halwa, phirni or ice cream (or would you have a bite of them all?)
Price: INR 549 for vegetarians plus taxes and INR 649 for non-vegetarians plus taxes (all days)
Barbeque Nation's famous DIY grill & dine experience is enough to rope you in. Chow down on BBQ prawns, Cajun Baby Potatoes, corn and kebabs and when you’re done getting high on biryanis and rich gravies, check out their live kulfi counter — the paan flavoured kulfi is a bestseller, topped with gulkand and sweet beetle nut.
Price: INR 699 plus tax for veg as well as for non-veg (INR 799 for non-veg from Wednesday to Saturday)
They have a special kids buffet menu as well.
Although it’s exclusively vegetarian, Annalakshmi Restaurant in Egmore has an opulent ambience that everyone is going to gawk at. And don’t worry, the food here is pretty popular too. You can choose between South and North Indian dishes — so take your pick. Devour dal, sabji and pulao with special Indian sweets and if you love your local faves, try the kuzhambu and varieties of rice.
Price: INR 525 (lunch on all days)
Sera - The Tapas Bar
If you want to head to a bar and enjoy a buffet with drinks, drop by Sera. These guys offer lunch buffets with mostly continental cuisine only on weekends. On Sundays, you can nibble on salads, pick from 20 starters and six main courses and there’s dessert too! If you choose the buffet with alcohol (the one you obviously want), you get either three imported drinks, or three cocktails or three glasses of wine. If you want more alcohol, go for the unlimited alcohol offer at approx. INR 2,000.
Price: INR 997 without alcohol, INR 1,640 with alcohol, INR 2,000 for unlimited alcohol
Chap Chay, The Rain Tree
Here’s a buffet of a different kind. The peeps at Chap Chay offer an unlimited stir fry buffet. You can mix and match your favourite veggies like zucchini, bok choy, peppers, sweet corn, onions, edamame, lotus root, mushrooms and more with different meats. To this, you can add from 18 different sauces classified under super spicy, ambrosial, and classics. Toss your favourite kind of rice or noodles into it, and you’re sorted!
Price: INR 1,099 plus tax (all days)
Bazaar - Grand by GRT Hotels
Once you’re done falling in love with the ambience of Bazaar in Grand, check out their buffet spread. It’s a multicuisine restaurant so you get everything from Chinese to Indian to continental. They have a salad counter with eight kinds of salads and desserts like payassam, halwa and ice-cream too! Go here when you’re in the mood to splurge a little.
Price: INR 1,099 plus tax on weekdays, INR 1,249 plus tax on weekends (for lunch)
Spectra - The Leela Palace
If you don’t mind going beyond your budget, treat yourself at the gorgeous Leela Palace. Step into the luxurious Spectra, their multicuisine restaurant, and dig into all kinds of food, including South Indian and even Japanese! Do save room for desserts like lemon tarts and tiramisu (the menu keeps changing every day though). They are usually packed for lunch and dinner on weekends, so make sure to book your table in advance. Oh, and you get unlimited beer for Saturday lunches!
Price: INR 2,100 plus tax (Saturday including unlimited beer), INR 1,850 plus tax (Monday to Friday excluding beverages)
The Black Pearl
Dine among the pirates of the Caribbean at The Black Pearl restaurant. With their spread of a variety of barbeque delights and live counters, you will not fall short of the North Indian delicacies you want to enjoy. Along with soups like chicken butter mushroom soup or coriander soup, you can enjoy mutton dhaba gosht, murga masala along with vegetarian options like veg pokkta and channa masala. They even have pasta and baked cheese vegetables. Don't forget to check out the live ice cream and pizza counters.
Price - INR 625 plus taxes for veg and INR 725 plus taxes for non-veg (all days lunch)
Their dinner buffet from Wednesday to Sunday goes till 12 in the midnight along with a special buffet menu for kids.
Enjoy the charm of an all-vegetarian buffet at Mathsya in Adyar. They serve one of a kind spread from Tuesday to Friday and a different one on Mondays. This spread features a number of soups, salads and appetisers. The main course offers both Continental as well as Indian dishes. The best food to taste while you are at it is the Udupi variety of meals and dosas. They have ice-cream and milkshakes as well to try out. We think the place makes for a perfect corporate lunch set up.
Price - INR 425 plus taxes (Tuesday to Friday), and INR 449 including taxes (Monday, Saturday-Sunday).
Mamma Mia! Head to Little Italy in Besant Nagar to enjoy some delectable, vegetarian Italian dishes. The best way to experience the place is to dig straight into their buffet. Not only do they have a lunch buffet but also a special weekday brunch buffet! Spaghetti, ravioli, risotto, pizzas along with a variety of Italian garlic bread, salads and desserts to enjoy. Fill yourself up with their sinful chocolate bomb and tiramisu in the end.
Price - INR 600 plus taxes (weekdays)
They have a special kids buffet as well at INR 500 throughout the week.
If you are looking to enjoy some malaaidar North Indian delights along with spices from Kerala, then head to Crimson Chakra. Their buffet is served across both of these cuisines along with a few Indo-Chinese starters. They also have macaroni and penne if you are craving pasta. They have biryanis, smoked rice, Kashmiri naans, kulcha with mutton, veg as well as chicken keema. They offer grilled basa fish with your choice of sauces too. Do not forget to try their delectable desserts after you are done filling up!
Price - INR 575 plus taxes (all-day lunch)