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Solar Cafe

Bazaar Road | Customs Ferry, Calvathy Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 98 46 042881
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Ranked #37 of 520 Restaurants in Kochi (Cochin)
Price range: $1 - $3
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Scenic view
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Good for: Scenic view
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Not traditional Indian, but organic, fresh, clean and tasty! Great ambiance. Love that it supports local agriculture!!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice, clean place by the ferry, very friendly staff. We had lunch there, Kerala chapatti with tomato+coconut curry and exotic wrap with carrots. The chapatti and wrap are same thing, you get two pieces, a little to "heavy" for us, too greasy. The carrot filling with coconut was really good, fresh, tasty. The tomato curry was good, but no so... More

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Udaipur, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We ate at Solar Cafe every day for a fortnight. The food is creative, fresh, tasty and healthy. Loved the carrot and beetroot wraps and the otada. The staff are efficient and pleasant. We borrowed their books and returned them which was also great. Though not on the main tourist streets its a charming old building. Highly recommended!

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Paris, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Since years I keep coming in Kochi. Today, for the 1st time I had my breakfast there and it was a very nice surprise. Spacious, well decorated, clean. Eggs plate served with bread and fruit was delicious. Raisonnable prices. Little advice : make some changes to the chocolate cake recipe, a way too dry.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We had several meals at this terrific café in a nice, open upstairs space. The breakfast is great – brilliant porridge with spices and pomegranate seeds – and we also recommend the exotic pancakes and potato soup. Very friendly staff - we got there close to closing time one evening and they still served a great meal and weren’t at... More

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ramat hasharon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

close to the ferry on the first floor you'll find a quiet excellent organic coffee place. Great atmosphere.good food. nice menu. WIFI working. The couple on my left were there for the third time. the young woman on the other side was also "a regular". she knew the menu and ordered without looking at the menu. If you are a... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is a really good place for a rest after a long day of trooping to all the attractions. The juices are served beautifully, and the food is OK. It might have been a good idea to put the tables directly underneath the fans, but as it is it's a bit hot. Try the sandwiches, they are quite nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We found this place on Lonely Planet Guide , and stopped to have breakfast. Really good coffee , the place is big , nice and clean , the staff is sweet , we went back every morning !!!! We really reccomend this place to hang out have breakfast , read ,and they have Wifi great place

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Freestone, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I like the eel of the lace the attention to detail int he decor as well as all the delicious food I tried from the menu from Kerala specialties to oatmeal for breakfast. Good coffee. try the one with cardamom. Plenty of books to peruse. I sat at the table on the balcony and watched the coming and goings at... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Stuck out on a slight limb and away from the main centre the Solar Cafe is conveniently positioned right next to the customs jetty for when you arrive/leave Cochin! Huge selection of books, salads very good but best of all was the fresh brown bread which was thick and light and just brilliant. Great service too.

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Additional Information about Solar Cafe

Address: Bazaar Road | Customs Ferry, Calvathy Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Phone Number: +91 98 46 042881
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 3
Cuisine: Café

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