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G V Raja Vattappara Road | Vivanta By Taj, Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695 527, India
471 6613000
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful restaurant with good food

After all more traditional places we ate this was a very nice change. The entree is beautiful in the evening. It's a nice walk via nicely lit lanes. The restaurant has a more European atmosphere and looks very nice. The chairs are very comfortable for a lazely sit, have a drink and look over the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

After all more traditional places we ate this was a very nice change. The entree is beautiful in the evening. It's a nice walk via nicely lit lanes. The restaurant has a more European atmosphere and looks very nice. The chairs are very comfortable for a lazely sit, have a drink and look over the Arabian Sea. It makes them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Bait is best visited by evening and you have to have food on the beach. Service is awesome they are cheerful and very helpful. Food is above average but not the very best hence rating it at 4 else it is 5 stars.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

beautifully situated between sea and lake! friendly staff! downside: beach is not accessible during Aug!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I've visited several times on business in recent years. A very nice beach side location with views to Arabian sea. Subtly tiered eating areas so everyone gets to share the view. Fantastic seafood and awesome staff. No1 in the area in my opinion for seafood.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This restaurant of the Taj group is a few steps from the Arabian Sea on one side to the backwaters on the other. The restaurant offers nice views along with some great sea food. We came here for lunch and dinner & enjoyed the food.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

"Very nice seafood preparation", that's what my wife said as I am a vegetarian for the past couple of years and can't really comment on seafood or any other meat. The location of the restaurant is brilliant. I would prefer this restaurant over any shady shack on the beach. The vegetarian dishes were also tasty.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Bait is the seafood restaurant of Vivanta by Taj, located within their premises right on the beach. They serve excellent seafood dishes and will ensure that you feel special with their customised service. We had a lovely evening together at Bait and thank the manager, Abhijit for the courtesy extended. Highly recommended even if you are not staying at... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Ate at Bait one night during our stay even though we were staying at the Leela! Loved it so much, we came back the next day! Peach of a location .... the Arabian sea on one side and a small lake on the other side! Wonderful place to have a relaxed meal right by the sea shore! The staff was... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great view, but you can visit any shacks in Kovalam for same experience. Food is not great. Courteous staff. Not worth the money.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Had lunch in this restaurant, the ambience and sea side location is awesome. Paneer dish was very very fresh. The staff courteous and helpful

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: G V Raja Vattappara Road | Vivanta By Taj, Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695 527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: 471 6613000

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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