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Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
0471-3051234
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service, lackluster food

This is a nice setting and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The food itself, whether from the buffet or off the menu was average.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
dbmcnaug
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Pune, India
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Besides Food & Service, two important components to a total dining experience are ambience & Location. There are very few places that meet these four and 'The Terrace' just did that so well. The best of them indeed was the food. Considering the difficulty in meeting specific cuisine standards for dishes in a multi-cuisine restaurant , the Chefs have done... More 

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Thank Sanchaari111
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had visited the Terrace at Leela Kovalam for a family get together. We were around 17 of us and decided to try out the buffet. The buffet was extensive (and a bit expensive) fare, but worth every penny. Our group had diverse taste buds and there were enough and more items on the buffet to cater to all our taste... More 

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Thank K7Sunil
Cairo, Egypt
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57 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This an ideal place to visit on your last day,good food,cold beers all the trimmings of a star hotel,friendly staff and of course the price differs from the beach but you will take the memories of splendour with you

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Thank Richard B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The buffet has a huge variety on offer, but we found having eaten outside the hotel the costs are ridiculous in comparison

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Thank Dean84
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a terrible experience for me....as i went for a lunch buffet they were limited options and you cannot buy 1500 bucks for some roti or non and the waiters only care for the foreigners....pls don't try to enter this place...instead try vivanta by taj green cove.....

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Thank muddam2015
Pune, India
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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice setting and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The food itself, whether from the buffet or off the menu was average.

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Thank dbmcnaug
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent buffet meals, wide choice from chinese, continental, North Indian and South Indian fare. Good courteous and timely service.

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Thank Devander-Shivani
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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293 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is situated at the lobby level of Leela , with pool on one side and sea on the other side . Great views , you have a choice to sit inside in AC comfort or outside under the shade. SErvice was good and food also was nice.

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Thank Nareshm
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at The Leela we ate here on a number of occasions including breakfast, lunch and dinner once. The breakfast buffet was excellent with a huge choice. We also tried the pizza's for lunch and had a curry one night when we got back late from a trip. All meals were very nice and service pretty good. Sometimes there was... More 

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Thank Lovesgrove_Borehole
London, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food served by lovely friendly staff. Fantastic buffet both for lunch and evening meal. And the best fresh cooked pizza to order that I have ever tasted anywhere in the world.

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Thank Jan P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?