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Open Hand Cafe - CLOSED

1/307A, Bishop Joseph Kudeethra Road, Fort Kochi | Near Portugese Museum,, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
0919746889045
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CLOSED
Price range: $3 - $6
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Indian, Continental, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Open Hand Cafe, Fort Kochi is another branch of the already well known Open Hand Cafes in Varanasi, Paharganj, Manali and American Embassy School. It serves good espresso based Italian style coffees, Western breakfasts, pastas and other light meals along with home baked cake items. The cafe also sells their own unique brand of Fair Trade Textiles.

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  • English first
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English first
cochin
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Went there to taste the delicacies . The place was closed and on inquiry the lady sitting in the cafe said that it will open in September. Could have put a board outside ,Overall settings seems nice .

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Melbourne
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

A nice little place to get a reasonable coffee (hard to find) and the staff were lovely and very accommodating. Pesto pasta was a favourite.

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

this is a very small and quiet restaurant in front of Anns Residency. the food was good and reasonably priced. A good place to get out the sun and relax.

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Toulouse
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012 via mobile

We stumbled completely by chance on this place, it had opened only a couple of months but makes great latte capuccino and the view is to die for! My girlfriend decided to visit regularly for the great fast wifi connection and me for the coffees. The view? A beautiful garden with fish ponds birds and amazingly cut bushes worthy of... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Good food, great location and friendly service but slow. Recommended place to have a good meal in a nice ambiance.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Wanted to visit Oceanos or RotiDal but both were closed on Jan 1st and so we reached OpenHand. Wat a terrible mistake that was. The staff was friendly, the food pathetic. I would suggest these guys to keep there secret recipe of Prawn curry a secret for the greater good. Of the 5 meals ordered none would get a rating... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

I met a beautiful Australian at Somatheeram who informed me that the best coffee in India could be found in Fort Kochi at Open Hand Cafe. Being from San Francisco the name Open Hand has special significance as it represents our cities best in taking care of our own, plus good coffee is lifeblood. I had the good fortune to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2011

My first real strength, real size coffee after 20 days travel through India. If using google maps to find the place, it's near the point where pattalum rd and resident st. join together. About 100 meters from the entrance to the Bishop's house museum. (forget searching for Indo-Portuguese museum)

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Additional Information about Open Hand Cafe

Address: 1/307A, Bishop Joseph Kudeethra Road, Fort Kochi | Near Portugese Museum,, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Phone Number: 0919746889045
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)
Average Prices: USD 3 - 6
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Indian, Continental, International

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