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Johnny Cool Cafe - CLOSED

Korakanni | North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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Cuisines: Indian, Continental
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Description: A small intimate and friendly restaurant set in a beautiful jungle garden. Offers delicious treats to those with more discerning palettes. Manu, the artistic and talented owner and chef will tantalize your tastebuds with his cooking and drinks made with oodles of love. You may have to wait a little longer than the average restaurants but it's well worth it. It's a place for meeting interesting new people, making new friends and whiling away many a pleasant hour.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

With a funky guy that makes amazing cakes. Lemon cheese cake, still dreaming of it. Death by chocolate. Lord! Remember to bring mosquito spray at think they come to have his cakes too. The place behind the cliff.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

In a quiet, leafy Kerala garden lives an unassuming legend. He goes by the name, Manu. That he is not a god is a surprise to all who come across him. Perhaps, he is a god in the making; but he does not like to blow his own trumpet. You'll be a fool to go to Varkala and not hunt... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We loved our meal at Johnny Cool's. It's a really lovely, chilled out place, where everyone sits around a communal table. The owner, Manu, is the smiliest, most charming man you will meet in Varkala and you will forgive the 3 hour wait for your food! There is no dinner menu as such, you can request something if you particularly... More

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Sandvika, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Gotta agree with the review before me.... you probably will never wait longer for your food! But man it is worth it! We were there quite a while ago and after trying here and there we ended up to only eat here for two weeks... nothing else compared to the delicious food and the shanti atmosphere!

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Omis, Croatia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

You will maybe wait longer that you ever wait for a meal or dinner :) But owner do it with so big smile that you will foget about it, and remember, you are on holidays so relax. Everything I eat here was great, from fish, to pasta, chease cake... and best dark chocolate pankcakes I ever had in my whole... More

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Varkala, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Johnny Cool Cafe´is worth going to many times! The personal service and the great food is soo worth waiting for. The place is so nice and special. Go there!

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Varkala, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

my little chillout paradise. best cheesecakes in the world. and brownies. and good people.

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Varkala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

I know Johnny Cool's Café from my last visit to Varkala. Manu, the chef, is an amazing cook. He does delicious Indian food, but also continental style. Fresh fish with vegetables, lovely dals and currys, and if you fancy, the most amazing cakes... cheesecake, brownies and he has delicious coffee, too... It's an experience, to go there, enjoy the shanti... More

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Address: Korakanni | North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Phone Number: 9995487125
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
Cuisine: Indian, Continental

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