15 Best Place to Watch Cricket in Chennai this T20 Season
As the craze for cricket is growing in India by the day, the cricket season has extended from just the months of winter to all round the year these days. We now have the T20 matches that are much more popular that the traditional test matches and one day matches. Such is the craze for the T20 India series, that when the fans cannot grab a seat at the stadium- either for the crowd or for the high price, they are in search for alternatives which would allow them to experience the match with equal enthusiasm and at their leisure. The best restaurants, bars, and lounges are all geared up for celebrating the cricket fever that has hit the city and in fact, the entire nation at the moment. Here are the compiled list of places to watch cricket in chennai this T20 Season & top picks around the web, which are the favorites of cricket fans of varied taste.
1. Turf Pub, Le Waterina (on the Thiruvanmiyur Beach)
The rustic décor of the pub blends modern architecture with a comfortable cozy homeliness. The wooden furniture of the pub has a touch of tradition and nostalgia about them, which instantly calms all agitation you have after a busy day. The pub has perfect arrangement for watching the match in a quit environment. If you are not a fan of the boisterous environment of the gallery and yet like to watch the game in company of people who are equally enthusiastic with the game, this is a very good option.
The bar is luxurious and has facility of valet parking and hi speed Wi-Fi. The food quality is top notch though it is on the costlier side when compared to the rest, which are mentioned here. The cost of food and beverage for two is rs.1400 excluding tax and VAT. If you are more into drinks and starters then the beer is worth trying out. They have a number of choices of this drink and they start from rs.162 for a pint.
2. GLM Meridian Rooftop Cloud Nine or US 101
Rooftop has a projector that casts on a big wall along with a few LED TVs here and there. Good food and alcohol sync well with the T20 feel. Approximate Cost per person – 500INR
3. Paddington Sports Pub
An averagely priced place with two LED TVs, snooker tables and a sports theme. The only problem is that audio commentary will not be available and there would be a loud music instead. Approximate Cost per person – 500INR
4. Small World – Neighbourhood bar
Update : This is closed
Address: J’s Five Two, 80/29, 2nd Main Road, Near Chamiers Road, RA Puram, Chennai
Phone Number: 044 30853702
Minimum Order: 399
Address: F-36, KG Galaxy, 2nd Avenue, Above Fab India, Anna Nagar East, Chennai
6. Millions dollar, the pub
The decoration of the millions dollar pub is very serene and pristine as the walls are white and the dim lighting. The place may not be very loud and boisterous but ideal for those fans that like to enjoy the match in silence and do not want to miss the commentary in the crowd and noise of the bar.
The place is centrally air-conditioned and has some really good choice of drinks ranging from hard drinks to blends and soft drinks of various kinds. The starters are particularly delicious and grilled items of the restaurant are particularly notable. The cost of food and beverages for two people is approximately rs.1200 excluding the vat and the taxes. The price of beer is starting from rs.150 for a pint. One can easily pay with credit and debit cards too. For Citibank debit and credit card, the customers can get 15% discount on their bill.
Contact Number: 044 23621818
7. Gallop, Radisson Blue
Contact Number: 044 30853797
Originating from England, the game of cricket has reigned on the hearts of millions of Indians, ever since it was introduced here. If you wish to get a feel of an original English bar at the heart of Chennai while enjoying the national game of England on the giant screen here, away from the crowd of the stadium, then Gallop, Radisson Blu would be the ideal.
The beer is particularly good at this bar and they have a wide range of top quality wines and drinks to choose from. The bar tenders are very knowledgeable and you would surely be able to savor the goodness of the signature drinks and blends they serve you and recommend for you. The cost of the food is approximately 1000 excluding drinks and the VAT for two. The starters and the cocktails are particularly recommended and are perfect for snacking on while enjoying the match.
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8. Fusion 9
Phone:+91 44 4266 4299
This is more of a family restaurant than a pub for rowdy cricket lovers. But they have a very good arrangement for the cricket season and watching the match on the large LCD of the restaurant and bar can be bliss if you can grab the best seats. The serene and simple décor of this large restaurant is quite striking and aptly fits the description of less being more.
If you are planning to watch the match with your friends while enjoying and full course meal, this is the ideal place for it. Apart from the main courses, the drinks and particularly the mock tails are very notable at the bar of the place. They have a very spacious parking lot and facility to pre books your table. The cost of the food and beverages excluding the VAT and Taxes is approximately 1500 for two but you would be getting the best value of the money you pay.
The match of their favorite team are always important to cricket enthusiast and when you can catch the entire match from a place which has all the facilities to leisure and enjoy the match you can easily list the day as one of the most memorable day of your life.
9. Bike and Barrel, The residency towers
Phone number: 044 28156363
Address: The Residency Towers, 115, Pondy Bazaar, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai
10. The moon and Sixpence – Hablis hotel
Table reservation recommended
11. Chill and Grill
Minimum Order: 800
Contact Number: 044 30853533
Address: 128, 2nd Floor,Santhome High Road, Santhome, Chennai 600004
Contact Number: 044 30853758
Minimum Order: 99
Contact Number: 044 30853815
Address: 32/59, Burkit Road, T. Nagar, Chennai
Contact Number: 044 30205649
Address: 84/2, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Near SIPCOT IT Park, Vaniyanchavadi,Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR), Chennai 603103
Minimum Order: 99
Contact Number: 044 30853846
Address: 239/107, TTK Road,Alwarpet, Chennai 600018
Which is your favorite place to watch cricket in chennai? Do comment your favorite places