If you’re looking for a place to house a big group after work, this is a reliable spot. With simple, crowd-pleasing dishes alongside ice-cold beer or cocktails, a lively night awaits. When a tapas bar meets natural cocktails and a killer kitchen, you get the fun-loving, no-frills Sera – The Tapas Bar & Restaurant. Expect a good time and even better drinks by the glass. The pub took pride in the fact that they were one of the first joints in Chennai to kick-start the city’s nightlife graph. So, start the week right with drinks with your mates at this buzzy resto bar in Cathedral Road.
Food Served on Table :
Apple Balsamic on Creamy Parmesan Toast – Apple Balsamic has an enticing aroma and a delicate, sweet apple flavor, fruitier than most balsamics. Its rich flavor makes it ideal for summer grilling, and when paired with one of Creamy Parmesan Toast, saltiness of cheese balance the sweetness of Apple Balsamic to liven up refreshing crunchy and fruity affair.
Crispy Fried Onion Rings – Deep-fried super crispy onion rings get their amazing texture from the panco and chilli coating also one of the most popular appetizer in any Pub or bar. Crispy Fried Onion Rings are the ultimate deep-fried indulgence with your chilled beer and spicy dips.
Chili Garlic Prawn Cooked in Olive Oil – Chili Garlic Prawn Cooked in Olive Oil is a delicious Spanish dish, fresh catch prawns are sautéed in olive oil infused with garlic and chilli then slow cooked and served with garlic bread.
Grilled Parmesan Chicken in Brown Butter Sauce – Grilled with Parmesan cheese Chicken boneless and skinless breast pieces cooked in browned butter infused with honey, garlic and lemon juice. Grilled Parmesan Chicken in Brown Butter Sauce brings a contrast of textures, the chicken had a crispy exterior that is coated with parmesan and a rich buttery brown sauce and tender juicy inside which pairs well with the soft and smooth mashed potatoes.
French Onion Meat Dumplings – The slow cooked caramelized onions simmering in tasty mutton broth and that cheesy broiled French bread makes it a big winner for everyone. French Onion Meat Dumplings encase a savory filling of deli roast mutton sautéed in a French onion soup mixture and added shredded cheese topped with French Bread Toast.
Drinks Served on Table :
The Country Brute – The Country Brute, leverages the fine tune of Gin as well as the sweet fruitiness of country jaggery syrup, all of it punched up with fresh Fig and softened by a hit of grated Ginger. The Country Brute felt perfect in creative balance.
Russian Woodlands – The Russian Woodlands finds fruit-scented blue pea syrup alongside unexpected flavors of Lychee and Pomegranate. All the ingredients makes the Gray Goose vodka go down in a thoroughly—and almost dangerously—smooth manner.
Spanish Sangria – Spanish Sangria is a blend of wine, brandy, fresh cut fruits, orange juice and lemonade. Light and refreshing, this drink could be dangerous because you can’t taste the brandy. It’s effervescent too, fresh orange juice and lemonade makes it lively and nicely chopped fruits makes a pretty garnish. A good accompaniment to foods with salty and spicy nature.
Jallikattu – Jallikattu is the perfect cocktail to knock you over from winter to spring. Vodka, White rum, Gin, Tequila, Cointreau, Sparkling wine and Jager are enough get your blood flowing instantly, while a flavor profile of ginger and citrus creates the perfect combination of sour and spice. Mix of five spirits create an out of the ordinary experience that somehow beautifully comes together and warms you up at the same time. One sip of this sour and spicy drink and you’ll feel a lovely warm feeling in body and soul in chilled winter.
Describing Taste and Flavor :
Simple but also yummy is the Apple Balsamic on Creamy Parmesan Toast with crisp edges and a fruity apple chunks toppings blanketed in cinnamon.
For strong Spanish flavours, order their Chili Garlic Prawn Cooked in Olive Oil that comes with crunchy garlic bread on side and served with fresh whole prawns in a thick spicy garlic base cooked in olive oil. Sink your teeth into the fresh and juicy prawns and kick back with a classic Russian Woodlands or get cheeky with The Country Brute cocktail.
Dive straight into the addictively crispy Fried Onion Rings. Crispy Fried Onion Rings are so good you might forget them to dip in the spicy dips while sipping on beers.
Unwind with freshly prepared warm French Onion Meat Dumplings and a super cool, ice-cold Jallikattu with a small group of friends. From the crispiness and contrast in flavours the French Onion Meat Dumplings stands out, it is a surprisingly refreshing yet spicy side to go with strong Jallikattu.
Big eaters — the generously-portioned Grilled Parmesan Chicken in Brown Butter Sauce comes with a humongous piece of fried chicken breast piece and mashed potatoes will satisfy! Wash it all down with the sweet and fruity Spanish Sangria.
Experience old Chennai glamour at its finest at this highly anticipated place — think wall paintings, dim lighting and brass and gold accents with leather sofa. Sera – The Tapas Bar & Restaurant is helmed by Corporate Chef Ramkumar Varatharaj, you can expect you and your belly to have a stellar experience. Great for dates or after work drinks with the colleagues also you can make a mental note of this chic pub in Cathedral Road for your future cocktail cravings.
Sera – The Tapas Bar & Restaurant, 71, Cathedral Road, Gopalapuram, Chennai
Timing : 12:30 pm – 12 midnight; Average Cost : 1,600/- for two (approx) including alcohol
Reservation : 044 48627811 / +91 9952058860
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