Tag Archives: South-Indian restaurant

Spice Masters

This restaurant is a place that I have been wanting to visit for quite sometime now, somehow, never happened until today. Continue reading

Sri Arul Jothi, Thiruvannamalai

This is the restaurant in Hotel Arunachala.  They have a fairly good seating capacity and serve good south-indian tiffin items.

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Abbirami Hotels, Thiruvannamalai

This is a nice restaurant, just two buildings away from Hotel Arunachala, very close to the Rajagopuram. Continue reading

Hotel Aaryas, Thiruvannamalai

A nice vegetarian restaurant located less than 100m from the Central Bus Stand, Thiruvannamalai.  From the bus stand, you have to walk towards Gandhi Statue / Bazaar Road and you will see this restaurant on your right. Continue reading


We were three families for dinner at this restaurant.  I have heard about this place in the food groups and this was on my to-do list for quite sometime.  My wife’s two sisters came over to our place with their family, and we decided to go to an evening show movie at Woodlands followed by dinner.  A few of them were particular about South-Indian and this place immediately came to my mind.  I called up the restaurant to reserve a table.  I told them we would be coming around 21:45 hrs after watching a movie and I was told that reservation wasn’t required. Continue reading

Saravanaa Bhavan, Frankfurt

A recent visit to Frankfurt and dining at this restaurant was one of the main points in the agenda 🙂  I was there with another friend and food enthusiast from Dusseldorf, a Chennaiite though.  This place is located quite opposite to the Main station (Frankfurt am Main, hauptbahnhof) in Kaiser strasse.

The ambience and interiors are decently done and quite good.  The food was quite good, though may not be at par with the same restaurant in Chennai, but definitely not far away.  It was a pleasant surprise that they served beer 😀  Yeah, you read it rite !!!  How cool is it to have idly and dosa with beer 😉

The coffee was disappointing and not even remotely close to the authentic filter coffee.  But overall, definitely worth a try.  In a place where Indian food is only related with Punjabi food, establishing a restaurant with serves South-Indian cuisine is really awesome !

I still did not understand the logic behind the extra ‘A’ in the name.  Saravana or Saravanaa !  Even the website is a bit inconsistent in showing this.  Since it didn’t matter much to me, I just ignored it.