Bespoke Dinning By The Bay of Bengal

With an outstanding contemporary take on world cuisines, the Intercontinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort is fast becoming a dining destination for culinary enthusiasts

Dine al fresco under a starlit sky, sip wine by the beach or let their Culinary Ambassadors dazzle you with their curated menus.


Named after the legendary Chinese Tao master and chef extraordinaire Peng Zu, the newly-launched Contemporary Chinese restaurant Tao of Peng has been receiving rave reviews from guests and culinary experts alike. Chef-de-cuisine Avinash Naha brings Chinese traditions to life in his own signature style, with splashes of green ‘flying fish roe’ and magenta ‘beetroot emulsion’ to add drama to your meal. From crispy prawn cheung fan, to dan dan noodles, to green tea pannacotta, everything on this menu is expertly assembled and will deliver you to the China of Peng Zu! The Dim Sum Art Platter is a signature masterpiece, as the plate is painted with emulsions, foams, soil, garnishes, and finished with delicious dim sums. Dine here and you will be transported across the great divide and into a truly transcendent Chinese culinary experience.


The Melting Pot – Market Cafe at InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort – Leaf Spinach and Mushroom Burger

In a layout designed to suggest a travelling market, The Melting Pot: Market Café draws on European, Pan Asian and Peninsular Indian cuisines to deliver a cross-cultural dining experience like no other. From the Gulf of Kutch to the coasts of Orissa, through the South China seas and beyond, a wide range of authentic culinary samplings are delivered to you in an innovative and crafty menu. With a focus on tasting plates, their chefs draw on their travel experiences to inspire you with a melting pot of exquisite tastes, textures and temptations.

The highlight experience at this restaurant is the Sunday Brunch, lavish and memorable for family getaways.


Spend a romantic evening under the star-spangled sky, let the waves and cool ocean breeze serenade you as you indulge in a cosy private dining experience in your own little marquee tent for two. With the signature “Wine By Design” experience you can select from the exclusive collection of fine wines, and settle down for the evening by a bonfire. Or choose to “Dine By Design”, and enjoy a delectable meal curated by your own personal chef. You can be sure the Bay of Bengal will not disappoint.

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