Widely recognized for its famous Chettinad dishes, Woodlands Restaurant has a track record of over 35 years of successful operations in the Sultanate of Oman. Over the years it has enjoyed immense popularity among food connoisseurs, particularly amongst the Western and Asian expats. Woodlands is a friendly place to eat, where we combine menu variety, ambience, seasonal specials and courteous staff to create a strong ‘sense of place'
Dining at Woodlands is a unique experience where we offer high quality Chettinad cuisine, friendly service and generous portions at affordable prices. Chettinad cuisine has its origins in the Chettiar region situated in the Southern part of India. This region’s cuisine is best known for food cooked in aromatic spices.
The traditional Chettinad cuisine is well known for using so many varieties of spices like star anise, whole red chillies, fennel seed, cinnamon, cloves, bayleaf, peppercorn, cumin seeds and fenugreek.
Most of the Chettinad dishes, both veg and non veg, are eaten with rice and rice based accompaniments such as dosais, appams, idiyappams, adais and idlis.