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Next to Helipad, Varkala, India
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Description: Part fo Jicky's hotel. Excellent good value vegetarian restaurant

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  • 12
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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great veg indian food

They serve great veg indian food in this restaurant. Their paratha is a must, it is just best. The only thing that was not great was the very slow service. If you don't mind a longer wait, definitely try to eat here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
Tomash226
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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New Delhi, India
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Get a good waiter pls....varkala is lazy place but this guy is in deep sleep....but wen food arrives u ll forget it portions are good n tasty too ...problem will start again wen billin... Do take a mosquito repellant

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Every plate and glass had old food on it. When we asked for clean dishes they brought back more dishes with old food on it. Or the waiter wiped it off with his hand right in front of us and handed us the same plate. Same with the glasses. They do not use soap here. Traditional indian style rinse in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had lunch here a couple of times. The thali is very tasty and tremendous value. The pakora was a large enough serving to make a good snack for two. It's such a pity that the service is so poor. There is someone sitting near the door to the kitchen, but he appears totally disinterested in serving anyone. Once you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This place is a gem - the food is so good and most reasonably priced for the quality in Varkala in my opinion. The veg thali was the best I've had in Kerala and the dosa also delicious.

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Joshua Tree, California
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121 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Service is slower,and no alcohol,but food is excellent. We had the best yellow dal,coconut rice, bindi Marsala was not the best,love this place and highly recommend it, been here for a long time

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Had breakfast here and it was very good (wheat puttu and fruit with curd and honey) the service was very slow- I had to go to the kitchen to place my order as I waited so long but was worth the wait.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been coming to this place for years now, and the food is still very good. Service, on the other hand, was lousy this time: endless waiting before someone turns up, "no tea tonight" (for Chrissakes, how hard can it be to make a cup of tea?). One time we even left after having ordered and after having waiting... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

They serve great veg indian food in this restaurant. Their paratha is a must, it is just best. The only thing that was not great was the very slow service. If you don't mind a longer wait, definitely try to eat here.

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Varkala, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I always travel on a budget and this restaurant seemed like a perfect place for a meal in busy Varkala... The location is fine and I like it's simplicity. Unfortunately each time I went there with my partner (we tried 3 times!!!) there was always something wrong with the food. It was either too sweet or too oily. On our... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The food was good and there was a large selection. The service is slow and the some of the crowd there can be annoying. But overall it is the best on the North Cliff in Varkala.

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Address: Next to Helipad, Varkala, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
Cuisine: Indian

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  • Address: Next to Helipad, Varkala, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Part fo Jicky's hotel. Excellent good value vegetarian restaurant

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