Welcome to Chettinad, the world of phenomenal South Indian cuisine. Chettinad is a small village town of southern Tamil Nadu state, India. Chettinad is known for its culinary delicacies and now is one of the many reasons why people get to know Chettinad. We are a no fuss, no frill, stylish, laid back diner, just speaks of truly and honest South Indian food in the heart of Central London. We only know how to cook-up good home comfort authentic food freshly made to order with understated approach to service. No meal is complete without traditional Dosa, lentil pancake eaten any time during the day. Well! Certainly it isn't just another Curry House!!! . Today we appreciate and respect that you have entrusted your palate to us, we will take great loving care and take your taste buds on a journey where each mouthful sings a new magical ‘‘WOW’’ note. Enjoy your meal at Chettinad- The Village Restaurant, where “QUALITY MEETS TRADIITON”
£25 and under
Venue Details & Map
16 Percy StreetMaryleboneLondonW1T 1DT
- +44 (0)20 3556 1229
- Public transport:
- Goodge Street, Underground
The food was average in this family owned and operated restaurant. Ok but nothing to go out of your way for. But, half way through my lamb curry dinner I tilted the rice bowl and got a stream of water all over my food. I thought it was hot water to keep the rice hot. But it turned out to be dishwasher water leaking from a hole in the bowl's lining. They were quick to respond to my complaint...more
Pappadam (appetizer) was similar to most other Indian restaurants - maybe worth it if you've acquired a pappadam taste, but I wouldn't get it again.
Lamb biryani was exceptional. I wouldn't change a thing with the hotness/spice/flavor (it's a moderately spicy dish). Meen Kullambu (fish in a curry sauce) was pretty good, although I think it could be improved with a bit more curry and coconut...more
I read a lot about this restaurant before we walked in, but was disappointed. Not a bad place, but not a great place either. Value for money. Small tables, noisy people, low ceiling, ok decor, but cold beers.
Don't ask for spicy as they could make it very very spicy, with your top sweating, so watch out.
Friendly staff, but would have liked it more if they spoke English or even Indian for...more
We tried 3 new Indian restaurants this month and Chettinad is my favorite! Southern Indian with a deep complexity of flavors in our chettinadu kolli ( chicken curry) which linger a long time on the tongue after each bite. The menu says there are 23 different ingredients making up the spices and flavors of this dish. (-; Reminds me of spicy chocolate. The tomato rice complemented this...more
I arrived to this place just fooling around the city at night and craving Indian Food... after reading some of the reviews I thought that it was hard to get a table but I gave it a try.
The place was full as expected on a Saturday night but the owner of the restaurant told me to wait 15 minutes... actually I was surprised for the short time because I saw people waiting, but 15 minutes was not...more