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Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
0471-3051234
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had a lovely traditional Kerala breakfast of puttu, appam & idiappam.... all tasted so good..just couldn't resist trying them all. Washed them down with fresh tender coconut water and chaya (tea). What is it with Kerala breakfast items, you gobble all you want but you never feel full??!!! Enjoyed the breathtaking view too!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This was a shocking experience for me. The buffet restaurant is by no standards a 5 star restaurant. The choice of spread is limited and food is only lukewarm close to cold. Even telling the staff to get warm food didn't help. The dessert was still tolerable. But I must say the chef has no idea how to make a... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Staying at a hotel in Kanyakumari, my family decided to do a sight seeing up till kovalam. Kovalam being the end point, was decided to see the sunset there. I then took my parents to this place,knowing that the view would be amazing from there. We enjoyed the evening, over the marvellous view of the sunset and really nice CHAI... More 

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Asia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Limited variety in buffet. Food was excessively spicy. Overpriced for the fare that was served. Poor Service.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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261 reviews 261 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
394 helpful votes 394 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Somewhere I was expecting it. Most star properties, somewhere manage to come up with rather uninspiring restaurants. More so if the hotel is in a non metro and especially in a tourist spot. So, the good things first. The restaurant offers a spectacular view of the sea. The entire terrace is rather windy and offers a very plesent experience. But... More 

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Pune, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

As we were holidaying in Trivendrum, we decided to treat ourself with dinner at the Terrace @ The leela. The place was quite full but as we pre-booked out table, we got very nice table. Ambiance is very nice though bit on dark side. It has both open air and air conditioned seating arrangement. They have got good salad bar... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My husband always described me the breath taking views and feel one could experience at The Leela Kovalam whenever he had been at their restaurant 'The Terrace' and that is how we decided to dine out at The Leela this Valentine's when we were at Kerala for our annual vacation. But the whole experience turned out to be very disheartening.... More 

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Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Service was excellent .At par with any 5 star hotels.Buffet had a nice salad bar and they had both continental and asian dishes.Poached fish salad was good.Pepper chicken and fish kerala style was also good.Barbecued fish was little bit dry.Lots of varieties for salad,main course and dessert. At the end the dessert temple was little empty , you would think... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at The Terrace. My brother had a club sandwich, which he liked a lot. The rest of us had a combination of Kerala and North Indian food. We really enjoyed the food, even my grandfather who is a gourmet. The seafood and the Syrian pork were particularly good. We will definitely be back.

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Bangalore
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7 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were at the light house beach late in the evening on the 3rd of May. It was around 22:30 and we decided to head for some dinner and then back home to Thiruvanathapuram. Being off season most of the restaurants were closed also there was no lighting , so decided to head to the Leela for dinner. We reached... More 

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Address: Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
Phone Number: 0471-3051234
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam

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