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Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam, G.V. Raja Vattapara Road, Kovalam | G. V. Raja Vattappara Rd, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695 527, India
+91 471 661 3000
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
i just went with my cousin to this restaurant..

yeah the nature of this beach side restaurant is awesome...the real beauty of kerala..its variety that welcome drink is 'rasam' ...food is good but the beach side nature is mind blowing....somebody pls suggest me which one is the best restaurant trivandrum for seafood...

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

yeah the nature of this beach side restaurant is awesome...the real beauty of kerala..its variety that welcome drink is 'rasam' ...food is good but the beach side nature is mind blowing....somebody pls suggest me which one is the best restaurant trivandrum for seafood...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Thoughtless construction. What with all the beautiful ambience waiting to be exploited! The buggy ride is the only interesting part. Food is no value for money. You get much better food for much less price with a great view of the Arabian sea, many places elsewhere, in Kovalam. If luxury is what you are looking for, try the Leela Kovalam.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We ate at Bait during one of our recent trips to Trivandrum.. The view from the restaurant is spectacular.. brilliant ambience.. The food was delicious too.. We tried lobster here for the first time and absolutely loved it!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Located between the lagoon and the sea. Nice spot. Came for Valentines. The seafood wasn't gourmet and a little repetitive for example the starter was prawns and fish and the main course was prawns and fish. It was a set menu at 5000 rupees per couple. Would I go again, probably not.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Ate here on 22.11.14 I always tell my wife, how I want to eat by/on the beach. Well during our trip to trivandrum she made my day(actually evening)..!! She took me to Bait at Taj Kovalam for dinner. While Taj Kovalam property is located behind the lagoon, this restaurant is on the other side of the lagoon, on the beach.... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Ambience Truly the view is awesome, it's situated in the midst of Arabian Sea and kerela back water, lush green in the mid, well maintAined surroundings. Restaurant Mainly made out of wood, nice table chairs, cushions,well lit to make you feel relaxed. Staff Very warm, hospitable, caring, I asked them to make special arrangements for my wife's bday, they did... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My brother-in-law had come home on a short holiday from the US and the family decided that we should take him to a place that would at least be on par with good restaurants in America. We decided it would be lunch at Taj Vivanta, Kovalam and spotted the restaurant during a golf cart tour of the property. We sat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Bait has a wonderful ambiance - you can hear the waves break on the sand and smell the wonderful seafood whilst you sip a cool beer. The food is excellent, even though its proximity to the Taj means it's expensive by Keralan standard. The Mussels Masala to start was absolutely delicious - one of the best I've tasted. When we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

located on the kovalam beach in Taj Vivanta hotel, a great setting with wooden outlay. Wonderful staff. Great food options. Wide range East and west. But.....during day time it's hot and humid. They can do more to prevent insects coming on to the table. Dinner is a better option than lunch......go for it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

An excellent ambiance and setting on the beach.... Wonderfully creates the mood to suit your personality. ... Food is excellent and sea food is beyond words. ...One can ensure that the Chef caters to your exact spice levels and personal taste bud needs of each and every guest.. A evening there is a dream come true... Simplicity is the name... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam, G.V. Raja Vattapara Road, Kovalam | G. V. Raja Vattappara Rd, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695 527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
  • Phone Number: +91 471 661 3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood

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