A heritage experience in the heart of Chettinad.
Rated 28th Best Restaurant in India by Condé Nast Traveller in 2018
ABOUT THE BANGALA
Welcome to The Bangala – the first Heritage Hotel in Chettinad, built on a property that has been with the family for almost 100 years. Located in Karaikudi, in the heart of Chettinad, the Bangala is a family-run hotel that combines traditional Chettiar hospitality with modern amenities. The extensive property retains its Chettinad charm, with quaint gardens, old-style furniture, extensive verandahs, and is also equipped with a swimming pool, gym and massage center.
Renowned for its family kitchen, the Bangala 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 missed.
There is much to see and do in Chettinad, and the Bangala has local guides who can give you an insider’s view of the area and its unparalleled architectural legacy that is rapidly gaining fame all over the world.
Many of the photographs used in this website have been taken by Deidi Von Schaewen. Our sincere thanks to her.
Many thanks to Bharath Ramamrutham, author of Mansions of Chettinad, for his photographs of the area.
Our thanks to Rachel Hirschi and Sumeet Nair for their inputs in helping us develop the Chettinad Cuisine Masterclasses.
Our thanks to Ladyfingers Co. for creating this cheerful and informative website.