From Champagne Ones To Unlimited Stir Fries: These Are The Best Sunday Brunches

Lavanya posted on 16 October

A big Sunday brunch is the best way to recover after a late Saturday night spent partying {or if you’re like me, binge watching television}. The following restaurants have the best and biggest spreads that your Sunday can ask for. Bon Appetit!

Spectra - The Leela Palace

Brunch at The Spectra involves a massive spread across six different cuisines – Indian, Thai, Japanese, Mediterranean, Chinese and Italian apart from a seemingly never ending selection of desserts. You can custom create salads, chaat, stir-fries, appams, pizzas, pastas and even sous-vide your veggies and meats! They’ve a comprehensive drinks menu for their alcoholic brunch and if you’re feeling especially fancy, you can opt for their champagne brunch.

Price: INR 2,450 ++ {Non-Alcoholic}, INR 3,250 ++ {Alcoholic Brunch}, INR 4,250 ++ {Champagne}

Fine Dining

The Leela Palace, Adyar Seaface, MRC Nagar, Chennai

The Flying Elephant – Park Hyatt

The Brunch at The Flying Elephant is an elaborate affair with counters spread across all seven levels of their restaurant. If you’re not up for a walk, no problem! The Flying Elephant has a brunch ‘menu’ on every table so you can order whatever you want from the live stations, whether it’s wood-fired pizza, custom cocktails, Indian breads and parathas, chaat, waffles, pancakes churros, right from your table. They also have al-fresco seating which is lovely when the weather permits.

Price: INR 2,295 ++ {Non Alcoholic}, INR 3,295++ {Alcoholic}

Fine Dining

Park Hyatt, 39, Velachery Road, Guindy, Chennai

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Kipling Café

Kipling Café, in OMR, is a bit of a drive, but perfect if you’re truly looking to getaway for the weekend. Their outdoor seating is both romantic and family friendly, and their generous portions will ensure that you spend some time there soaking up the atmosphere. We can’t get enough of their pizzas and fantastic Thai food. They’ve a bar as well, so you can polish your meal off with a few beers. If you’re looking to chill this weekend, head to Kipling café!

Price: INR 2,500++ for two people


16, L Jey Avenue, Akkarai, Panaiyur, Chennai

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Ashvita Bistro

If you’re looking for something indulgent but easy on the pocket, Ashvita Bistro has all the answers. They’ve a Sunday Brunch spread that comprises unlimited eggs made-to-order, hash browns, pancakes, momos, pasta, fresh juice, Thai curry and cakes. Their outdoor seating and laid back vibe will make sure you’ve a totally relaxed Sunday.

Price: INR 500++ per person

Casual Dining

11, Bawa Road, Sriram Colony, Alwarpet, Chennai

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Chap Chay

Why not go all out Asian for brunch? Chap Chay doesn’t have a spread, but it does offer a set menu that includes appetisers, dim sum, soup and dessert apart from their unlimited stir-fry! This is one brunch that you really want to make sure you have an appetite for. Alcohol is served, but is not a part of the set menu.

Price: INR 1,199++ per person

Casual Dining

The Raintree, 120, St. Mary's Road, Alwarpet, Chennai

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