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New Kerala Cafe

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Varkala Kallambalam Road, Varkala 695141, India
919999918625
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Great service and food!

We returned over and over again for the great food and the excellent service. After climbing the stairs from the beach, the staff greeted you with cold towels to cool down.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Anna R
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Kalmar, Sweden
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Kalmar, Sweden
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned over and over again for the great food and the excellent service. After climbing the stairs from the beach, the staff greeted you with cold towels to cool down.

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast menu is very rich, tuna toast and avocado salads are amazing! Good and fast service :) Good vibes, sea view, go there

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Thank miriamtip
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered four vegetarian dishes and all were pathetic. It seemed that they have used some left over oil after cooking sea food.

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Thank Rohini_roamer
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kerala cafe had been one of my favorite spots in the cliff for the past 3+ years. Last season, something happened to their food where it's not as good as before. But when they re-opened this year, the food quality is back to the level off what it was before, and perhaps even better. Their cheese nans are still the... More 

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Thank anita l
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the restaurants overlooking the varkala beach, this had the best food and ambience... The stuffed chicken steak was delicious..

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Thank Ravi S
Comox, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Israeli breakfast.... Really good hummus. Bread was toasted very hard, so its difficult to eat when a person has braces. Ham and sausage looks.... Questionable to western standards.

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Thank Megs K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had an amazing dinner at the New Kerala Cafe. The tandoori fish was excellent as was the Veg Jalfreezi The service was also exceptional and not pushy. Will definitely head back here before we leave

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

new karala cafe is perhaps the best restaurant in varkala beach.view over the beach and sea is breathtaking.food is amazing, great ambience,courpeous service and great value. we also had our new year eve a very special and memorable one. Strongly Recommend

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Thank Dorjay A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I was in varkala with my friends.we found this place (new kerala cafe) & we love everything there in terms of food and service. They have fresh sea food and beautiful view.and they just started the rooftop. Probably the best restaurant on cliff...very highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Excellent quality and value. Very friendly staff. Excellent lassi and fish tikka. One of my favourite places to eat on the cliff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Varkala Kallambalam Road, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: 919999918625

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood, European, Asian, Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?