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Kingfisher

Lighthouse Beach | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam, India
9249986554
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Ranked #16 of 47 Restaurants in Kovalam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Although the resteraunt is very basic (like the rest on those on the beach).the food is cooked perfectly and tastes exellent. Try the vegetable pakora to start. Beer is served in a tea mug from a bottle that is wrapped in newspaper and hidden under the table, as alcohol sales are not allowed. Fish in garlic butter is my favourite.... More 

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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

All of the beachfront restaurants try to sell you fish dishes. The all offer lobster, shrimp, prawns and various fish dishes. The thing is they are charging well over the odds by using the old market value of the fish scam. Fish dishes are never priced but always expensive ! What a surprise?? The actual fish dock where the fish... More 

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Vienna
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Had our farewell-from-India dinner at the Kingfisher. Delicious Marsala crabs followed by Grooper (red fish) in coconut sauce. Very friendly staff, cold "coffee" - overall a positive experience, including fair prices

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kensington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent value and friendly service. Fresh lobster and prawns were delicious. Vegetarian dishes also very good.we visited several restaurants on lighthouse beach but kept coming back here. It is the best.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The rates are very reasonable. Delicious food was served. Serving time is little much, but manageable. We also enjoyed vegetarian food here Love to visit again !!!!!

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Helsinki
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110 reviews 110 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

But actually once I am in I do like the food. the athmosphere is also quite allright. We came as a family, had coctails and mocktails and a good dinner. Yes we liked it . And even the toilets were clean enough. Nice service. Yes, would go again.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

This is the best value for money restaurant on the Lighthouse Beach. We tried Finger fish & Malabar Prawn curry with rice. Authentic taste, large portions and reasonably priced. The sea view is free :) .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It's a one hour boat ride which takes around island , it's a small boat with a outboard engine which takes around the resort . We paid Rs 800 for one hour , really worth trying this . We can see lot of birds and coconut trees .

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51 reviews 51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I have visited this restaurant a number of times recently, but they have painted the floor and walls in dark colours and it is very difficult to see if anyone is in the restaurant. Those that have been there have been limited to two or three tables only.

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Birmingham, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Ate here one evening, nice enough although nothing special and did not return. Nice to sit and take in the view although personally found the upstairs restaurants were more relaxing

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Address: Lighthouse Beach | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam, India
Phone Number: 9249986554
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
Cuisine: Seafood

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