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Lighthouse Cape Beach Resort, Kovalam, India
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Late Night

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  • 18
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pleasant

The tandoor is a very quite restaurant, with good food and a nice charm. The staff are helpful and want to give you the best experience. We had the momos and a full tandoori chicken. Both well priced and nicely cooked.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
Greg Y
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Penrith, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Penrith, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

The tandoor is a very quite restaurant, with good food and a nice charm. The staff are helpful and want to give you the best experience. We had the momos and a full tandoori chicken. Both well priced and nicely cooked.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

ate punjabi food here.food is good..ambience was so so...not very clean..liked the food overall not very expensive also

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

After touring all the beach side restaurants and menus, avoiding the many invitations to dine, we selected the Tandoor. It was upstairs with a first floor level overlooking the sea. I asked for and got real Kerala food, I specifically asked for food as cooked at home by the Chef and not a tourist bland version. The meal was excellent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Really good food,Tandoor chicken tikka and butter fish were the best! Espresso indeed a good option for travellers!

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Sohar, Oman
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

If you are an Indian or Desi or North Indian or a Tourist from any other part of india other than Kerala, please please do not go. The waiter, of short stature takes you for a ride. Your order will be served at the last even if someone came 15 mins later than you, WHY ? Because you are an... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Ambition to be a fine Indian restaurant, but it is more affordable to eat on a regular Indian restaurant. They have free wifi but it did not work when we were there.

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Essex
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15 reviews 15 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Our custom is to visit a different restaurant each evening to try as wide a variety as possible. However we liked the Tandoor so much we went three times in our 11 night stay! The food was brilliant and we found that one portion of rice and three vegetarian dishes made a delicious and substantial meal. We thoroughly recommend this... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

When I pointed out that the white tablecloth was dirty i was imformed that it was a stain that would not come out maybe get it laundered I suggested ! The waiter started to defend the indefensible and then became progressively rude . The tandoor fish was good but the naan very average . Will not hurry back

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The restaurant is upstairs, therefore protecting you from the army of people trying to sell you their tat while dining. A good menu and reasonable priced, but service was very slow with drinks taking around 25 mins to arrive, and the food almost an hour. When it did arrive, it was very good.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Our lunch at this place was one of the best meals we had in India. Truly delicious Indian food, great prices and excellent service. Location straight on the beach is good; we sat on the balcony upstairs and it was lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lighthouse Cape Beach Resort, Kovalam, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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