The choice of a suburban lifestyle is high on the list of many homeowners thanks to the highly affordable housing projects and peaceful living experience. One such suburban locality that is making waves in recent times is Nolambur. Initially a suburb of the Thiruvalluvar district, Nolambur became a part of Chennai after its expansion and has since been on a rapid development cycle, making it a residential paradise in the Western end of the city. If you are planning to buy a home, Nolambur has much to offer. Here’s a quick overview.

Dining Options

Wangs Kitchen

If you have cravings for classic East Asian cuisine, Wangs Kitchen is the place to go. The ambience is calm and hunger inducing while the menu is overflowing with starters, main courses and desserts that spell Chinese all over. What’s great about the food is that the quantity given on one serving is enough to fill two hungry tummies, so you’ll always have some food left to take home.


If you enjoy non-vegetarian food, Buhari has loads to offer. The various, delicately cooked meats on the menu are sure to keep your mouth salivating. Buhari is famous for its rendition of chicken biryani, which is the first of many things you must taste.


The scorching Chennai heat gives you more than enough excuses to crave for a refreshing scoop of ice cream. Ibaco is the place to go if you enjoy ice creams served up in gourmet style. The flavours are plentiful while the combinations are craftily designed to keep you wanting more.

Arabian Delights

The name says it all; Arabian Delights serves up an assortment of quick bites inspired by Arabian cuisine that is sure to tickle your taste buds. The place is rather small in size, but the food is served fast, so you can always depend on a quick takeaway. Don’t miss out on the shawarmas if you plan to eat there.

The Madras Dinner- Cafe Lounge

To compensate for its small size, the Madras Dinner has set up some leisure activities like a pool table, a TV and interesting games to play while you wait for a table. The place has two floors; one for fine dining and another for sipping on some refreshing coffee.


Velammal Vidyalaya

 Velammal Vidyalaya is one of the many schools under the Velammal Educational Trust, which is one the best educational organisations in Chennai. The school has a CBSE board from LKG to 12th, offering students a plethora of extracurricular activities that go hand-in-hand with high-quality education.

The Schram Academy

 Schram Academy is emerging as Chennai’s most modern school. The social and academic infrastructures compliment the high standards of education provided by the school. Offering both CBSE and IGCSE curriculum, this school is perfect for your child if you are looking to enroll him/her into a multicultural learning environment.

DAV School

DAV School has a reputation of bringing out the hidden capabilities in young learners. The school has three separate campuses along the same road; a boys only and girls only school that offer CBSE curriculum and a co-ed campus that offers Matriculation board.

SBOA School

Despite being one of the oldest schools in the locality, SBOA has evolved over time to fit the modern standards of young learners. The school has numerous high-tech facilities that give students a unique learning approach. The campus is massive and houses many sporting grounds for inter-school competitions.

Kinder Joy International Pre-School 

Giving your child a strong foundation to learning and development is important. Kinder Joy International Pre-School is one of the finest play schools in the locality that offers a holistic approach to early childhood education. The school follows the UK certified EYFS framework of education that teaches kids through the complete development surrounding the five senses.

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MMM Academy Of Medical Sciences

Affiliated to the reputed Madras Medical Mission the MMM Academy of Medical Sciences offers a complete medical course in the city, with a strong emphasis on the latest medical technologies.  It offers both Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees in medical sciences.

Dr MGR Engineering College

This College offers various degrees ranging from computer science to civil engineering. The campus consists of a large, open ground surrounding a few tall buildings, and is popular amongst the local crowd for its affordable yet high-quality approach to education.

Meenakshi Ammal Dental College

Any student, looking to get into the field of dentistry will greatly benefit from the Meenakshi Ammal Dental College. This dental college provides an in-depth educative system around the world of dentistry and constantly updates their curriculum to fit the ever-evolving technologies in medicine.


Apollo Hospitals

 Strongly established as Chennai’s premier hospital, Apollo continues to expand across the city with state-of-the-art facilities that offer total healthcare solutions. With a team of over 70 highly-skilled doctors and 450 staff members, your life is in safe hands always.

Goodwill Hospital

A newly established hospital in the locality, Goodwill Hospital is quickly becoming the go-to health care centre for many residents. With the strong backing of an experienced medical and non-medical staff, and constant practice using many technological advances in medicine, this hospital guarantees to fix any healthcare issues in a jiffy.

Vishnu Eye Clinic

One of the most reputed eye clinics in the city, Vishnu Eye Clinic has been providing top eye care solutions for the past 30 years. Anything and everything regarding eye care are treated by the clinic, using the latest innovation in ophthalmology.

Retail Stores


ColorPlus is a subsidiary of Raymond, one of India’s most popular clothes manufacturers. The store in the locality offers all-season discounts apart from premium casual and formal wear for men. The design styles blend foreign and national styles that give off a unique look, while the material is made using the finest cotton and linen produce in India.

Hunky Dory

 Hunky Dory is South India’s most popular retail store for baby goods. With over 40000+ items from 100+ top International and Indian brands, the shop is a must visit for new parents.

Nilgiris Supermarket

 One of the oldest supermarket chains in Chennai, Nilgiris is certain to have what you need for your daily uses. Storing both international and Indian products, you can shop here all day long and still find something interesting to use.

Reliance Digital

 The one-stop electronics store in the locality, Reliance Digital offers a massive line of electronic appliances and accessories. The store lets you try and test a product, giving you a real-time experience before you spend your hard-earned money.

IT Parks

The Ambattur Industrial Estate, a prime job market locality, is very close to Nolambur and is cited as one of the reasons for Nolambur’s rapid residential development. Ambattur houses two popular IT Parks; the Ambit IT Park and the One Indiabulls Park. The Ambit Park also doubles as a popular food court open to all residents while the One Indiabulls Park houses many multinational firms like the Royal Bank of Scotland, Ajuba, and a soon to be opened Yes Bank Centre.

Nolambur is regarded as a family-friendly residential locality with many gated communities. One such upcoming residential project is Casagrand Nolambur, premium apartments loaded with lifestyle features at never-heard-of price.