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Coffee Temple

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Next to Helipad(Aka Car Park), Varkala Cliff | North Cliff, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
+91 81 29 050685
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: We want you to feel comfortable and looked after. In a lovely setting...
We want you to feel comfortable and looked after. In a lovely setting overlooking the main beach with classic tunes, Free WiFi ,free filtered water and newspapers, friendly staff and dogs. Our coffee is ground to order, and freshly made cakes are made continuously throughout the day.Hard to beat in Varkala We have a new menu (3 years in the making!) Featuring 15 Mexican dishes served all day. A huge array of breakfast items served from 630 a.M until lunchtime at least. And dozens of icy fruit juices and smoothies to choose from. If you're after some authentic Keralan dishes, our chechie makes Amazing Thali , with intense flavours.Available from 12.30 Till they sell out, 2.30 Usually. Check out our new list of snacks !
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Breakfast/Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Coffee, not experience!!

Ah look the coffee's pretty good here and the food expensive.... If your the sort of western traveller afraid to experience new things and want to hang out with or meet other travelling show pony westerners....... Well this is your place. Personally I'm not in India to be paying western prices and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Mike B
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Ah look the coffee's pretty good here and the food expensive.... If your the sort of western traveller afraid to experience new things and want to hang out with or meet other travelling show pony westerners....... Well this is your place. Personally I'm not in India to be paying western prices and to be served by pretentious westerners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Every time I come to Varkala, the first thing I do is drink a Coffee in Les´s Coffee Temple. Definitv the best coffee at the cliff, and the best place to meet new people, especially when you travel alone. The only problem what you have, after the first time you come to the coffee temple you will come every day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The coffee was average Place OK for the hustle and bustle of florid Varkala Ok but wondered why westerners working in a café in India Don't think you get a work permit for that type of work Dodgy I would say

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Good food, great service, friendly relaxed atmosphere. Bit pricier than some of the other places but it's worth it. Juices and smoothies are good too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Have been in Varkala area for 2 mths & found this is the best place for coffee(even better than Taj/Gateway),Western brekkies are the best,too.Also,top Mexican food(I know!) specials board are always v.good.Play nice music & staff are friendly

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We have visited Coffee Temple twice during our stay. Delicious juices, masala chai, cappuccinos, masala dosa, porridge, and moist carrot cake! very touristy but everywhere along the cliff is like that.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is a simple coffee and breakfast place located on North cliff. The coffee and breakfast is great with a really nice staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Not much in the way of espresso coffee that we could find. The coffee at Coffee Temple was good, and the food not bad either.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Superhappy to have found Coffee Temple in Varkala last week. After drinking a whole lot of Indian coffee, it was such a treat to have a coffee here. Fell in love with their dirty chai and with the staff members. There's a few westerners working here, and they all make an effort in making you feel welcome and safe. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Probably the best coffee (all sorts, hot and cold) and freshly squeezed juices on the cliff. Nice food for lunch. Friendly people, great service, reasonable prices. Great sphere and Always good music.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Next to Helipad(Aka Car Park), Varkala Cliff | North Cliff, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 81 29 050685

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery

Description

We want you to feel comfortable and looked after. In a lovely setting overlooking the main beach with classic tunes, Free WiFi ,free filtered water and newspapers, friendly staff and dogs. Our coffee is ground to order, and freshly made cakes are made continuously throughout the day.Hard to beat in Varkala We have a new menu (3 years in the making!) Featuring 15 Mexican dishes served all day. A huge array of breakfast items served from 630 a.M until lunchtime at least. And dozens of icy fruit juices and smoothies to choose from. If you're after some authentic Keralan dishes, our chechie makes Amazing Thali , with intense flavours.Available from 12.30 Till they sell out, 2.30 Usually. Check out our new list of snacks !

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