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G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 81118 33025
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Unbelievable location overlooking the ocean

My first meal in Kovalam consisted of a delicious tomato paneer dish with paratha at a table on the sea wall overlooking the ocean. It was truly heaven. The staff appeared very friendly and the other customers were Brits who looked like they ate there a lot. 3rd Rock seems to be the place where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Leopard_Lil
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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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  • Late Night
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112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My first meal in Kovalam consisted of a delicious tomato paneer dish with paratha at a table on the sea wall overlooking the ocean. It was truly heaven. The staff appeared very friendly and the other customers were Brits who looked like they ate there a lot. 3rd Rock seems to be the place where people go back to again... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Back again in January 2015 having been there in November 2014. What a welcome from Saaj when he saw me walking along the concourse. As always, the food , delicious and cooked to ones individual taste, and service was superb. I had friends from home staying at the Taj who asked me to organise a lobster dinner for them. Nothing... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The food here was very good and service was also good.We enjoyed several meals here listening to the sea lapping up against the sea wall and enjoying the stars.

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Fife
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food here was amazing, the family who owned the restaurant was lovely. My partner loved going here to watch the football as they played it. During the day it was nice to sit on the wall and have a drink over looking the sea!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

3rd Rock was our favourite restaurant during our stay in Kovalam and we ate here a number of times. It was the closest restaurant to our hotel, the UDS. Jai was very friendly and attentive. We always booked a table on the sea wall with the waves crashing in below us and the twinkling lights from the numerous fishing boats... More 

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bath
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Lovely for a snack and a drink ,the samosa and veg pakoras are very good, always helpful . Didn't eat in the evening but everyone from our hotel who did. Said it was great

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Attleborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This would be our second choice after Molly's. Most lunchtimes we were there for a snack and a beer and quite a few nights as well. The service is excellent and the food is first class and the location is superb, sitting on the sea wall with a beautiful breeze and a cold beer what could be better. Saj is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Our favourite restaurang, the food is great the location is perfekt the staf Also. And the owners are so friendly.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Love this place always greeted with affection from all the staff food brilliant nothing too much trouble even for my wife who can't eat spicy food.Saaj and Jay do a wonderful job never forgetting your name and always smiling. Thanks Santosh family and staff for a super holiday and will see you all next year.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Occupying a prime location right at the waters edge , this restaurant certainly ticks all the boxes . You are only a stranger once , is the restaurants motif and it is true , the staff never seem to forget your name or your preferences . Superb tandoori dishes , beautiful fresh fish , and a diverse menu , make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 81118 33025

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Seafood

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Kovalam, India

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