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Affordable fine dining is not as elusive as you think in Chennai. Restaurants of every stature are scattered throughout the city catering to diners with all kinds of budget. For those with limited budget, there are plenty of options to browse through. Today, we bring to you one such option. Diners with robust appetites and not-so-deep pockets will find the affordable pricing of ‘Malabar House’ especially attractive. The restaurant is a culinary reprieve for families and office goers who does not want to spend too much. For moderate prices, Malabar House is known to serve homely, comforting food and because of that it is perpetually busy during meal times. Diners find it’s location at, Kamaraj Avenue, 2nd Street, Venkatarathinam Nagar in Adyar quite accessible.
Malabar House is known for presenting a lavish multi-cuisine menu featuring likes of North Indian, Chinese, Arabian and even Kerala cuisine, justifying it’s name. It is one of those value for money, family-style places where large groups are welcome and easily accommodated. Regulars are a great fan of the restaurant’s buffet. Not only are the buffets very economical but they offer a wider range of dishes as well. Restaurant does not serve alcohol. Better settle for a milkshake or juice. Tickle your appetite with starters like, fire chicken, veg spring rolls, murgh kalmi kabab, karimeen fry, al faham, prawn dynamite, paneer tikka, fish finger and natholi pollicha. Dig in further with a variety of mains like, ayila chatti curry, sweet & sour chicken, bhuna gosht, navrathan korma, mushroom & baby corn in black pepper sauce, fish curry meals, karimeen kumarakam, mutton rara and chicken Manchurian.
Unlike other restaurants, Malabar House infuses it’s bread section with a little diversity. Breads like kubus, egg appam, kerala porotta and paneer kulcha makes for great accompaniments. You sweet tooth is coddled with a number of desserts. Strawberry show, vani nana, royal falooda, fruit salad with vanilla ice cream, crème caramel, gulab jamun and mini falooda hits just the right spot. Interiors of Malabar House are nothing much to speak of. A spartan, simple space with grey tones offers a pleasant background for meals. Sturdy dining tables are provided with chairs and grey sofas so diners can sit in ease and eat. Prices at Malabar House are pocket-friendly, dine lavishly.
Keywords: Adyar, Chennai, Buffet, Multi-Cuisine, Pocket-Friendly, Family, Kerala Cuisine, No Alcohol, Simple.
Summary: For regional Kerala food with pocket-friendly prices, head over to Adyar’s Malabar House. This family-style establishment is simply decorated which puts their main focus on food. It’s great for large groups who do not want to splurge too much.