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120 St Marys Road | The Raintree, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
+91 44 4225 2525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went over yesterday to the restaurant at the lobby level, Colony, for a drink with a friend, as the rooftop was too crowded.It was 650 , and we were told that drinks could be had only after 7 pm.After a little persuading, were allowed to enter.Three of us, had 2 pint bottles of beer ( imported!), and a small gin... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Colony is a restaurant with an exquisite spread of food in both breakfast and dinner buffet. Visited here during my stay at the Raintree St Mary's. Spread looked good under bright lights. The team at the colony left no stone unturned to make my experience memorable. Special mention to Mukesh, Vijay and Ganesh who, helped me a lot to satisfy... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Good selection of food for buffet and sumptuous. Staff is very friendly and attentive, they always make sure you get good memories every dining experience.

Thank Farrah G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Thank you for the Fabulous and Amazing Food. The creative and wide range of delicious food from vegetarian and meat dishes are delight.

Thank RubyKavanagh
Bhiwandi, India
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Colony is an in house restaurant of Rain Tree Hotel. The breakfast served here Colony had mixed varieties of south/north indian and continental cuisine which was also good in terms of taste and quality. But I was mostly disappointed with the Buffet food served at Dinner time. I, being a vegetarian had hoped for nice tasty food but didn't get... More 

Thank Punyatma
Halifax, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had breakfast and lunch there. Good food, but no wow factor. However service is second to none. We were dining with friends, so overall, a pleasant experience.

Thank Annie_YWei
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Colony is one of the 3 restaurant of the Raintree (St Mary Road) hotel. If, in the morning, fabulous breakfast are served there for the Hotel residents, the place become a distinguieshd restaurant at noon and in the evening. Food is great, service both relax and qualitative. You mainly will appreciate the chill and relaxing atmosphere in a crowdy city.... More 

Thank BenPi4
Chennai (Madras), India
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Had lunch buffet with 8 people, main course was great, starters were big let down, desserts were good. ambience was excellent nicely crafted interiors. Free wifi not available for dining guests but upon request the manager offered it for free to one of the guest. Favorite Foods Beef Steak Watermelon Cooler Prawn Biriyani Lamb Curry

Thank Key_Traveller2013
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A good choice for breakfast meals, with both hot and cold food available - as well as eggs freshly cooked to order. The evening meals similarly have a good choice available and the appetisers served by the staff are a great way to start your evening meal. Sometimes we just had the appetisers and then straight to dessert such is... More 

Thank mikemcc2016
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Review on breakfast buffet- shoutout to chef Mustafa & other wait staff who kept up with our demands of made to order dosais, omelettes etc. buffet menu included idlis, vadai,pongal, parathas,some cold meats, fruit, lassi,juice etc. Food was reasonably tasty, however repetitive. A bit of variety would be welcome

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
Indian, Asian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St Marys Road | The Raintree, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 4225 2525
The flavors of South India are rich and exotic. Fresh vegetable dishes are paired with rice on the side. Sambar, dry curry and lentils spiced with tamarind and black pepper are served on fresh banana leaves. A trip to Chennai would not be complete with sampling the strong South Indian filter coffee. The Raintree serves sumptuous dishes that come alive with South Indian, Chinese and continental flavors. Rooftop restaurants, bars and lounges inspired by the local cuisine provide a trendy ambiance with a touch of international flair.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?