Food does make an interesting aspect of a good dining experience, but there’s always more than just the food. The ambiance is all that matters. The decor and ambiance are all that sets the perfect mood for the perfect date. And it’s a real feast when it is something more special than the usual. Here we have 10 themed restaurants in Chennai which are an embodiment of whacky, amusing ambiance and a lavish menu.
The opening to the cell is a majestic door, where you’re welcomed by waiters who are dressed like inmates. The prison steel bars only add to the aesthetic. Home to an array of cuisines like Indian, Thai, Mexican and Lebanese, Kaidi Kitchen exhibits a vibe like no other. It’s an exclusively vegetarian restaurant. True to its name, it’s the perfect prison experience.
Location: 20/3 Bishops Wallers Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai.
747 in Chennai is India’s first aircraft themed restaurant. Whether it’s the boarding pass or the seating arrangement, the entire restaurant is shaped like a plane, with an aisle for service. It’s multi-cuisine and renders a complete flying experience.
Location: 3rd Floor, Ramaniyam Isha, Block 1, No 11, Thuraipakkam, Chennai.
It’s the perfect combination of relaxation and cycling. With walls covered with tires and tables made enigmatic with real bicycles, the cafe is fascinating. It reveals the typical life of a cyclist. The menu is a perfect blend of continental and Italian delicacies.
Location: 47, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Kotturpuram, Chennai.
The English Tea Room
A quaint little cafe, inspired by the British times. The mint ambience is soothing to the eyes. This place is known for its tea and the menu also has an assortment of cakes, food and drinks.
Location: 17, Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet, Chennai
For those hungry for adventure, the Rain Forest is a befitting place. Accompanied by wildlife all around, the experience is real. A mix of spooky and funky! The lavish menu is widespread with a range of options to choose from.
Location: 41 & 42, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai.
The environment is eerie, you dine with ghosts and noises. It’s a multi-cuisine restaurant with aesthetics designed to perfection. The menu is well-curated with a wide variety to chose,
Location: 273, F13, New Number 71, 2nd Main Road, Anna Nagar East, Chennai.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Garden
With an Alice in Wonderland inspired the theme, the restaurant is ideal for a kids birthday party, the walls are painted in bright hues of yellow with sketches of mushrooms and teapots accentuated with flowers. They serve a variety of tea, salads and a small variety of pasta.
Location: 2nd Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai.
White, brown, dark, milk, the entire cafe is chocolate-themed. With lip-smacking visuals on the walls to the cutlery used, the entire cafe replicates a chocolate room. The menu is a mix of sweet and savory.
Location: Ground Floor, Ispahani Centre, Nungambakkam High Road, Chennai.
The 90s Cafe
The 90s cafe definitely creates nostalgia. Whether it was Cartoon Network or the simple joys of swinging on a swing or climbing the trees, The 90s Cafe will bring back memories to be cherished.
Location: 137, 4th Avenue, Shanti Colony, Anna Nagar East, Chennai.
Experience the movie come to real life, with an all-blue theme and the exotic lighting, the restaurant resembles a movie set. The furniture is a perfect match, with carved statues to lend a 3-dimensional effect. The multi-cuisine restaurant offers the best of the chef, befitting the theme.
Location: Hotel Chennai Le Palace, 5/9, Arcot Road, Porur, Chennai.