As one of India’s largest metros, Chennai has always had a huge variety of cultural activities and culinary options to take advantage of. Recently, however, the city has also developed a growing cafe scene, full of great spots for people to meet up, socialize and get some work done using free WiFi.
Next time you’re in this coastal South Indian metro, check out these top 10 cafes with free WiFi:
1) Spoonbill (Alwarpet)
Its menu features cuisines from all over the world, from Indian dishes to German bratwursts to burritos and more. This variety of options, coupled with its laid back ambiance and ample seating, make Spoonbill a great spot to grab a bite and work for a bit.
Address: 239/107, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai
2) Chamiers Cafe (RA Puram)
This British-inspired cafe has comfortable, chic indoor seating that also spills into an outdoor courtyard. It has a top-notch all-day breakfast, tasty coffee and plenty of healthy sandwiches and pasta dishes that are sure to satisfy.
Address: 106, Chamiers Road, Opposite Adyar Park Gate, RA Puram, Chennai
3) The Brew Room (Mylapore)
Located in the upscale Savera Hotel, The Brew Room is known for its relaxing all-white decor and delectable desserts. It also has plenty of pleasant outdoor seating to take advantage of when Chennai’s weather shapes up in the cooler months of the year.
Address: The Savera Hotel, 146, RK Salai,Mylapore, Chennai
4) Zha Cafe (Porur)
With comfortable seating, quirky decor, and plenty of tasty finger foods, Zha Cafe is a perfect hangout spot in Southwest Chennai. Make sure to try their smoothies and “ice crushes” to cool off on a scorching summer day!
Address: 11A, Shakthi Nagar, Mount Poonamallee Road, Porur, Chennai
5) The Port Cafe (Kodambakkam)
This aptly named resto cafe features nautical-themed decorations and lots of foliage in its outdoor patio area. Its menu has plenty of burgers, wraps, salads and more to tide you over as you while away an evening taking in the ambiance (and the fast, free WiFi!).
Address: 72, Arcot Road, Opposite koncept Hospital, Kodambakkam, Chennai
6) That Madras Place (Adyar)
Though named after the South Indian city, That Madras Place makes you feel like you’re in a European cafe from the moment you enter. Its sleek, wooden furniture and bright, open room help to clear your head as you enjoy some of its tasty main dishes and desserts.
Address: 34/29, 2nd Main Road, Kasturibai Nagar, Adyar, Chennai
7) Craveyard Cafe (Adyar)
This quirky hangout space is located in a converted old home in Chennai’s Adyar neighborhood. It has a nice rooftop seating area and a cozy interior, depending on what you prefer.
Address: 18, 2nd Canal Cross Street, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai
8) Blur Cafe (Royapettah)
Because it’s in the same complex as the Sathyam Cinemas, Blur Cafe is a great pit stop before or after watching a movie with friends. Its interior is simple and its menu is straightforward, making it an overall reliable cafe experience for those in the area.
Address: 8, 5th Floor, Sathyam Cinemas Complex, Thiruvika Road,Royapettah, Chennai
9) Double Roti (Teynampet)
Quickly becoming a popular student hangout, Double Roti serves up quick American dishes in a trendy cafe environment. Their menu offers burgers, french fries, garlic bread and, for the health-conscious, even some fresh salads!
Address: 4/27, Cenotaph, 1st Street,Teynampet, Chennai
10) Ciclo Cafe (Kotturpuram)
This upscale bicycle-themed cafe is a must-see if you are in South Chennai looking for great food & coffee at reasonable prices. Though everything on the menu is tasty, we highly recommend that you try the pizza verdure and salted caramel cheesecake!
Address: 47, Gandhi Mandapam Road,Kotturpuram, Chennai
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