10 Restaurants in Chennai Serving Great Buffets

We all love food, a lot. Sometimes, when the hunger is seemingly insatiable, all one needs is an endless supply of dishes. Luckily for Chennaites, the city has some great buffet places, serving all sorts of cuisines from Indian to Continental.

So, here we have compiled a list of 10 restaurants serving great buffet in Chennai. A word of advice – Go wearing your stretchy pants! 🙂

Absolute Barbecues

Absolute Barbecues, well, we love to call it an absolute delight! Their veg and non-veg spreads are equally amazing. Everything served here is good, but their starters and desserts are what keeps us going back.

Locations : T Nagar & Velachery

Cost: Rs. 555 (for Veg) and Rs.640 (for non-veg) + Tax

Time: 12 Noon to 4.30 pm


Maplai serves one of the best all-you-can-eat South Indian fare. Their thali isn’t bad, but what wins our hearts and our stomachs is their Biriyani Virundhu. 

Location:  14, Sterling Avenue, Nungambakkam

Cost: Rs.399 (Veg Biriyani Virundhu), Rs.499 (Chicken Biriyani Virundhu), Rs.599 (Mutton Biriyani Virundhu)

Time: 12 noon to 3 pm

Annalakshmi Restaurant

One of the best veg buffets in the city.

Location: 18/3, Rukmani Lakshmipathy Road, Next To Rani Meyyammai Hall, Egmore

Cost: Rs.590 (Mon – Sun)

Time: 12 noon to 2.15 pm  


That’s Rs.689 well spent on an unlimited offer on an impressive menu. Just reserve your table before you go or be ready for a long wait. But hey, that’s what happens when the food served is that good.

Location: Tech Pump Towers, 2nd Floor, 3/62 Kumaran Nagar,Semmancheri, Semmancheri

Cost: Rs.589 (Veg) & Rs.689 (Non-veg) – unlimited on the whole menu

Time: 12.30 pm – 11 pm

Coal Barbecues

Known for their lip-smacking starters.

Location: 17-18, Rajalakshmi Nagar, 7th Cross Street, 100 Feet Bypass Road, VelacheryCost:

Cost: Rs.619 (Mon-Sat), Rs.716 (Sun)

Time: 12 noon – 3.30 pm

Copper Kitchen

Location: 5, Arunachalam Road, Opposite Prasad Studio, Saligramam

Cost: Rs.599 (Sat- Sun)

Time: 12 Noon – 3.30 pm

Barbeque Nation

No buffet list is complete without the mention of Barbeque Nation. They continue to wow us with their starters!

Location: Multiple locations

Cost: Rs.749 (Mon-Sun)

Time: 12 noon to 3 pm

Cleo’s Grill & Cafe

Location: 115, No 115, 4th Avenue, Indra Nagar, Indira Nagar, Adyar

Cost: Rs.549 (Veg) & Rs.649 (Non-Veg)

Time: 12 noon – 2.30 pm

Royal Indianaa – The Accord Metropolitan

Another great place for vegetarian buffet

Location: The Accord Metropolitan Hotel, 35, GN Chetty Road, T. Nagar

Cost: Rs.1001 (Mon-Fri), Rs.1125 (Sun)

Time: 12 Noon – 3 pm


Location: Anna Nagar East

Cost: Rs.599 (Mon-Fri) & Rs.649 (Non-veg)

Time: 12 Noon to 3 pm

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