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Above Sea level

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The Raintree, 120, Terrace, St. Mary's Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
+91 44 2430 4050
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Chennai (Madras), India
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117 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We sat down in this place and immediate thing we noticed was that this is a great place to get respite from humid Chennai summers. There is a cool breeze coming from Bay of Bengal to make you feel great. This is a roof top, with minimalistic ambiance and décor, but it is tastefully done. Being a non-alcoholic person, I... More 

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Thank Prakash V
Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good view of the town, totally green. Courteous staff. Enjoyed the dinner. They surprised me with a nice complimentary cake for my wife b'day. Truly awesome place

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Thank Geetha P
New London, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food and service with a view! Relaxing atmosphere with a daily Happy Hour! Naveen was one of our Favorite Service Staff. They had some live music on Saturday Night

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Thank MJ B
Tok, Alaska
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554 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The view is really amazing from the top of hotel but i have to say that we have to wait almost one hour for our food. All the quality dishes were good but too much expensive, specially the drinks, more than 6€ for a local beer is unsane

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to part with (after taxes ) about £6.00 for a 330ml bottle of local beer. It's priced before tax sneaky. Try to ameliorate the pain by ordering before 6.30pm. Have one drink look at the views then go. The food was uninspiring also, I had a chicken dish that had the texture of soap. Service was friendly and... More 

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Thank Alan R
Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located at the top floor of the Raintree hotel, at the open terrace. Very nice view from there. The menu has a lot of different choices, from Indian to European, all very well prepared. A favorite of mine is the butter chicken as well as the salmon, but any choice will satisfy you. Sometimes the servants are... More 

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Thank Bjorn_Sthlm
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

14th floor breezy and excellent ambience. very cozy. so location was one of the most romantic and nice place. food not great but not bad either... it is good. I need to give a special mention to Mr. Naveen who attended to us very well and made our evening really the best.

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Thank Karthikeya M
Chennai (Madras), India
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a weekend night, my wife and I picked this place when we had a rare opportunity to dine out with just the two of us!!! And ASL didn't disappoint me on my date with my wife!! Good food, paired with excellent ambience and prompt and courteous service - makes this an ideal getaway for a romantic dinner. We tried... More 

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Thank Ravi Kiran G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I very rarely rate anything 5 star ,but this place totally deserves it.What an incredible evening,dining under stars.service was excellent,staffs are very knowledgeable and courteous. Especially Mr.Marudhu was very helpful in offering wonderful suggestions, and served us with an exotic cocktails . Keep up the good work...

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Thank Sweety D
Chennai
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

If I had reviewed this restaurant on my last visit a couple of years ago, I would have given it a really high rating. Somethings hadn't changed. The ambience was still great, the views amazing. The waiter was friendly. Inspite of it having been a hot day, the evening was breezy and beautiful at Above Sea Level. The one thing... More 

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Thank Shanti B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Cuisine
Indian, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Raintree, 120, Terrace, St. Mary's Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2430 4050

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