Quality Inn Sabari
29, Thirumalai Pillai Road
Chennai, 600 017
Phone: (91) 44 28343030
Fax: (91) 44 28345868
Bars & Cafes
KARMA - Bar & Lounge is one of the slinkiest lounge bars in all of Chennai, and offers discerning diners a range of tantalizing cuisines to choose from; Lebanese, Thai, Japanese, French, Italian and of course, Indian! Subdued lighting allows for some intimate tete-a-tetes while you sip on a range of alcoholic beverages. Do not miss out on the startling 16-feet high statue which lies in a pool of water. Check website for details.
Located inside Fortel Hote, Mixx is a versatile space which is a relaxed pub on weekdays and doubles up as frenzied discotheque on weekends. Karaoke, ladies nights and electronica nights are a big hit with regulars who soak in the stylish ambiance of this place. Their starters are scrumptious while the margaritas and cocktails are a class apart in their own right.
Nestled-in at the Taj Club House, Brew is a coffee shop. Uniquely the cafe's only source of light is natural so the cafe shuts in the evening. Choose this establishment to sip a tea at while you read a book or meet a friend. Call the hotel for more.
Blend is a fashionable lounge bar that plays progressive house, electronica, minimal and trip hop. This urban space lets you unwind on the comfortable couches beneath subdued lighting. Spanish delights like nachos and lip smacking tapas are always recommended here. The rates may dent your wallet but a memorable night out is assured at Blend.
With possible influence form the classic and very popular television show, Cheers Bar here in Chennai is a hot favorite with the locals. If you feel like a casual drink after work, this is the best place to go. The bar serves the usual pub favorites along with other items that are great for a meal. Do call ahead and ask to speak with Mr. Selvaraj.
The main USP of Salt 'N' Pepper is it being open round the clock. This cozy coffee-shop has an easy-going ambiance, where one can relax or have a light meal with friends. This cafe serves delightful appetizers from Indian and Continental cuisine, a wide range of freshly squeezed juices and refreshing hot drinks too. The staff are quite friendly and the service never changes no matter what time of the day (or night) you choose to drop by!
With comfy chairs and an intimate ambiance, the Society Bar boasts of a classy yet casual ambiance. The rather extensive drinks menu features renowned brands like J ack Daniels, Old Monk, Imperial Blue, Johnny Walker. JB Gold Label, Absolut and more. Beer lovers have a lot going for them too, with plenty of choice in the form of Tuborg, Kingfisher, Heineken, Carlsberg and others. Those with slightly more refined tastes can settle for their range of imported vintage wines. Teetotalers need not be disheartened; the mock tails served up by the talented resident bartender are as interesting as they come!
A fancy, gourmet cafe at The Pride Hotel, Café Treat is not just about the caffeine. Open around the clock, the all-day dining cafe will impress you in every way. It has an open kitchen that allows you to see what happens behind the scenes. Since it's always open, no mater what time of the day you feel like stepping out, you can always come here.
Located at the Pride Hotel, and aptly named Fuel, this bar is the fuel to your high spirits. Situated on the first floor, the bar is a great place to leave behind your worries and have a drink or two to keep up your mood. The atmosphere here is friendly, and the menu comprises a list of cocktails that they pride in. Call the hotel for more information.
Bronx, located at the Hotel Manhattan, is a peaceful bar. With view of the ocean, this bar is located on the 5th floor and caters to after-work business clientele. If you're looking to unwind after a hard day's work, this is your way out. The bar can seat 50 guests. Call ahead.
Perched up on a roof at the Hotel Manhattan, Sky Blue is a beautiful alfresco venue. It is located on the 6th floor of the hotel building and is a great option to have a get-together with family or friends. The venue has been conceptualized as a garden so you will be surrounded by plants and greenery. do check the hotel website for more.
Opposite DAV Boys School, a restored colonial mansion in the middle of a lush green garden, Amethyst Coffee Shop is a unique coffee house-boutique-art gallery. You can sit back in wicker chairs in the colonnaded balcony and sip your coffee, be inspired by photography, art or cultural events in the gallery upstairs. Take a walk through the garden and be one with nature, all in one place. Amethyst also has a quaint little boutique perfect to pick up a few trinkets. It's a delightful experience to be here! Call ahead for more information.