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M.L.A. Hostel Compound | Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695034, India
04713214502
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 62
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Visited the Indian Coffee House on the recommendation of Lonely Planet and we were not disappointed. The staff were friendly and helpful in choosing dishes to eat. It is centrally located net to a bus depot. The food was all you could want, health portions at a budget price. Well worth a look even... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
KLG62
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This collectively run coffee house did not disappoint. It's much more than a coffee house. We all had a great breakfast at a very low cost. the service was friendly and efficient and all served in a room with air conditioning.

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Thank Jane M
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Indian Coffee House on the recommendation of Lonely Planet and we were not disappointed. The staff were friendly and helpful in choosing dishes to eat. It is centrally located net to a bus depot. The food was all you could want, health portions at a budget price. Well worth a look even to walk up the original old... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fresh and good quality food is served across all branches. Costs very cheap without compromise on quality. Don't miss their dosa , cutlets and of course, coffee

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Thank Vasudeva P
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really love the veg. cutlet and coffee combo of India coffee house, It is really nice to note teh consistency in quality across the outlets across kerala... you will be able to locate many of them if you do the road trips across the important locations of kerala... Though the choice is limited we are eggetarians,still it is worth... More 

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Thank mannaiprak
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't really see a lot when you sit inside but it serves authentic and cheap Indian food and is a fun experience! Would definitely recommend it for a little tea break and something to eat

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Thank Imke S
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

INDIAN COFFEE HOUSE is a traditional food outlet in the city which offers food items within our choice and budget. This is one pf the favorite food outlet in which most of the citizens in the city gather regularly and have food. The specialty in this outlet is hot coffee made out of their own coffee powder. Its flavour is... More 

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Thank jayakumar2015
Pune, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

VIsiting this restaurant on 20/12/2015 for dinner and was amazed to see the interior of the restaurant. It has a spiral seating with a ramp to walk up through the top floor. The seats are made of concrete and so are the tables. There are small jharokhas to keep the ventilation in place and also to sneak a peak outside.... More 

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Thank smitapatil-kumaran
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We visited the Indian coffee house for lunch this is a very unique must visit place.A good variety of authentic Indian food and great service.

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Thank Christopher L
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Designed by legendary low cost Architect, Laurie Baker ,the signature spiral earthen building is where the Indian Cofee House began as a revolution in yyyy.the building still maintains the charm and is a centre of attraction aptly placed in the vicinity of both the railway station and bus depot. The Coffee house is renowned for delivering foods for the common... More 

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Thank Aravind M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Apart from the unique spiralling climbing seating in this circular tower, there is nothing that is great here. Food is below average and so are the prices. Service is nothing that will impress you.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: M.L.A. Hostel Compound | Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
  • Phone Number: 04713214502

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?