Welcome to the Thanjavur Military Hotel – the first Inheritance Hotel in Chettinad, built on a property that has been with the family for almost 105 years. Located in Parktown heart of Chennai city, the Thanjavur Military Hotel is a family-run hotel that combines traditional Chettiar hospitality with modern amenities. The extensive property retains its Chettinad charm, old-style furniture.We have over 105 years of fine foods tradition developed carefully and with loving attention to details. We listen to our guests to refine our offerings and menus constantly. At Thanjavur Military Hotel you will find these values in our menus, our service, and our total presentation.
Thanjavur Military Hotel, in the heart of Chennai city in southern India, was once little more than a fabled land. This was the home of the Chettiars, the traders who made their wealth overseas in the early 20th century.
Renowned for its family kitchen, the Thanjavur Military Hotel is the ultimate destination for authentic Chettinad cuisine, with recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation, creating a dining experience that cannot be neglected.
Thanjavur Military Hotel recreates an authentic experience of the luxurious Chettinad lifestyles of the last century, through a heritage Chettiar palace that preserves 105 years of history.
Thanjavur Military Hotel is a product of the unique local flavours, landscape and ingredients that trace back to centuries ago when the region was adopted by Chettiars.
Popular Chettinad dishes include Pepper chicken and Varuval – which is dry dish fried with spices and onions. The freshly ground masalas which are made using sun dried assortments and hand pounded on pestles provide an earthy flavour.