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
- Public transport:
- Goodge Street, Underground
Excellent place to kick off the trip in London! This place will deliver Southern Indian cuisine at its best and reasonable (UK) prices.
Pappadam: this is offered for free in a lot of US restaurants, but we were happy to pay ~£2 for their delicious chips and the chutney sampler-- mint yogurt one is especially tasty.
Masala Dosa: Humongous and generous on the fillings. It's a bummer this...more
Lovely little South Indian restaurant in Fitzrovia. The dosa were outstanding - texture, flavor, and weight - everything you wanted from them and even offered for dessert with sweet toppings. The owner was personally overseeing the entire service and overall a lovely meal!more
Nice South Indian place tucked away in central London! The kolli chukka is a must-have and the fish starters and appetisers are great. We also ordered the dosa which was ok. The service is competent at best (we had to cancel our poppadum since it didn't arrive until after the mains) but they did try to please with some chai on the house afterwards. Will definitely go back.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