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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

we went here to watch the football several times & were very impressed.. the lads outside always have a laugh with us & bring us our drinks promptly every time.. food a bit disappointing though as is most places on the cliff..

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Surrey, England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Fab service, great staff, fresh seafish and tasty food, as well as the best mojitos on the cliff. Lots of fun

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New Delhi, India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Tried the restaurant for first food in varkala, tried food out there. The quantity of prawns compare to rates was quite less, food tasted average. The staff was not friendly even to help you select the food choice. They serve beer, and sea food. On the whole average joint

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

We made the mistake of picking a restaurant by the number of people sat eating then checking trip advisor after ordering food....oops (we used their wifi). We were travelling with our 2 year old son who wanted spaghetti bolognese. We were assured that it was on the menu and available (not always the case). The meal that arrived contained spaghetti,... More

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Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

Met a local Brit who said this was good! He must be drinking too much Kingfisher beer as the food was disgusting worse curry pakoras over cooked . Service bad. So After this experience, our plan in places the rest of our month trip was to order a starter and check that out first !

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

You will always feel a great welcom from working stuff. They where just waiting for you - for to serve with a great attention and giving a best Kerala fish at all. Try to get place at the top floor.

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North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We just ate a meal tonight. So this review is fresh in our memory. The fish in the Biryani was raw. The waiter agreed. The manager upon being told disappeared for 15 minutes and then the waiter came back and asked us again what was wrong? They would not acknowledge our complaint. The rest of the food was OK, nothing... More

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Erlangen, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012 via mobile

Rude and untrained staff. Average food and pathetic service. You have too many options on the cliff to waste your time here.

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Puducherry
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

My gimlet was fine, but girlfriends Mojito was basically not fit for consumption. Service kept pace with Kerala in general, which is to say laid back. But who cares, so are you when visiting here :)

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Budapest, Hungary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I ordered Kerala fish which was nice as the other places do not have it on the menu often in Keralan style. The downside was the price, the fish was not one the expensive ones, on the menu there is no fixed price for it, so at the end we ended up paying a lot more then what you have... More

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Additional Information about Gipsy Kings

Address: Northern Cliff, Varkala, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
Cuisine: Seafood

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