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Lighthouse Beach | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam, India
9249986554
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 38
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  • 15
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good value, fresh and friendly staff

We had a few meals here while in Kovalam and they were all really tasty. We were served by a particularly lovely member of staff who helped us choose our meal and explained the different dishes to us. We had a lovely view over the beach and the wifi was free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Alice K
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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Bhubaneswar, India
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food was good. This is much better than the cafes around it. The staff was prompt. Service was fast. The ambience was great.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We had a few meals here while in Kovalam and they were all really tasty. We were served by a particularly lovely member of staff who helped us choose our meal and explained the different dishes to us. We had a lovely view over the beach and the wifi was free.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Kingfisher Restaurant, at the corner of Hawa Beach, is a brilliant food destination. The seafood was fresh, and, the Staff were only too happy to ensure that we were 'delighted'!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

have eaten here several times the position right on the walkway helps to keep you cool during the heat of the day the service and food was excellent on the 3 times we visited well worth a visit

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Having eaten here previously we tried to beek for a group of six early in the day. The waiter was willing, then the manager came and said only if we sat further back in the restaurant. The point of booking was to get a better table. So we walked away. Speaking to other people, found they take bookings THEN give... More 

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Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Used to drink here on the way home. knobby the waiter always looked after us and we should have listened to him and eat there sooner . The food was lovely a good choice of fresh caught fish and big portions We spoke to lots of people who have been coming back for years

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I had been recommended to this restarant...and was not disappointed. We had grilled grouper and crab masala.just gorgous.everyone was very helpful and the atmosphere relaxed.we are staying at the leela hotel and would thourghly recommend this trestarant.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I visit Kovalam twice a year for holidays and eat at Kingfisher 90% of the time in the evenings. The staff are so friendly and helpful and the food is excellent quality. The portions are very generous compared to other places along the beach too. It's the safest place I've eaten and that's after 30 visits to Kovalam I've never... More 

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Eversley Cross, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We ate here three times during our trip. Once for lunch, which was simple and enjoyable. We had various pakoras. Four of us ate dinner there, and for three it was very good. Our friend ordered an egg biryani, which did not come until we were half way through our main courses. It was explained that the first eggs had... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The dishes are not great but the location - watching the sea, tourists and dining was a good experience. Rates on the upper side.

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

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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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