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New Kerala Cafe

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Varkala Kallambalam Road, Varkala 695141, India
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Good food. fast service.

Food was good and the waiters were attentive. Food came out fast. Prices seem to be in line with neighboring restaurants along the north cliff. Good place for kids with a varied menu, pizza and bread is cooked fresh on site.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Chelsea1008
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Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Food was good and the waiters were attentive. Food came out fast. Prices seem to be in line with neighboring restaurants along the north cliff. Good place for kids with a varied menu, pizza and bread is cooked fresh on site.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

All restaurants in Varkala offer an international menu but my rule of thumb is to order Indian from and Indian restaurant, Thai from a Thai, English from an English and so on. Also, because wine is scarce (and therefore over priced in India), opt for beer with meals. The New Kerala offers excellent food and excellent value (about £5 per... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Ate here many times during a 3 week stay in varkala. Good food.. good service. Friendly faces. Particularly enjoyed my breakfast here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Really nice hospitality and nice staff. Food was one of the best we had, and we have tried a lot of places on the street.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

We've eaten here numerous times over the past few weeks and the food is consistently good. The choice of music is sometimes a little parculiar for the venue but would highly recommend.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here again today and decided this is the best in Varkala. Food was good and served hot. Service was attentive but not pushy. The chairs are comfortable and table height ideal. Overall a very enjoyable dining experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was my favorite place in Kerala. I love seafood and got to come and pick out my own lobster and tiger prawns before they cooked it. They had excellent service and asked me how I would like to have it cooked so I could get the food costum made the way I liked it. The staff had good service... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Really comfortable restaurant, and the falafel was great. Love the lemon-mint juice, highly recommend!

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New Zealand
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22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Laidback atmosphere, with a delicious bakery. Friendly and helpful staff, great views. Be sure to get one of the super comfy seats down in front as long as it's not raining!

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Goa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It is great to be here at New Kerala cafe and Restaurant great food friendly staff nice atmosphere . I love it !!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Varkala Kallambalam Road, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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