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305 London Road, Croydon CR0 3PA, England
020 8683 4477
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
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We had fish chilli and natali varuval for starter. Main fired rice and kotthu. Food ok but its took so long to arrive nearly its tooked 21/2 hr to serve. Price are ok .

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We had fish chilli and natali varuval for starter. Main fired rice and kotthu. Food ok but its took so long to arrive nearly its tooked 21/2 hr to serve. Price are ok .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Went there with group of friends yesterday night- our train was running late- they still accomodated us. We ordered plenty- everything was very delicious . Good service. Its one of the places where you go only for its food. Do try the parotha and dry chicken- simple and yet finger licking good. Thank you for accomodating and serving us quite... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food here was great. It is also reasonably priced. There is a wider range of food so plenty for everyone to try. There are a lot of vegetarian options too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went there for traditional kerela meal called "sadya".Service was quick and food is good. Good value for money. Restaurant size is very small but you get authentic food.I havent tried any other dish or meal there but its dishes are reasonably priced. It was my 2nd visit and both times I had kerela meal as they celebrate Onam so whole... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Right, so it's a pokey little place, we decided on going to Shan instead on our first night. We ordered lots of different dishes as they were so cheap. Every meal was stunning in it own right. So many new flavours and fishes compared to Northern Indian restaurants. The Kerala chicken was incredible

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We agree that the food overall is okay/good. Ambience is kind of simple, but with loud TV etc. We had visited this place some time back, and was okay then - probably startup. However, on some of our recent visits, we noticed a kind of unprofessionalism in the part of the staff. There is a lady who was arrogant in... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

First thing you notice is the cheap decor and living room style atmosphere in there. But this is a humble establishment where you sense the owners havent got thousands of pounds to put that all to right. The plastic bubbled tablecloths also catch your attention. In all honesty, before we ordered, our group were considering jumping ship, but we were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Very good value. Attentive service. One thing they could work on is the decor, seems quite rundown and a bit uncared for. The restaurant really needs to be cleaned up, other than that impressed by the good value.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Having eaten there before once, as part of a group, this time when i again went to Croydon, thought of having a try. This time it was 5 of us and all of were really like the quality and taste of food. Its Typically Kerala style. I went there about 4.30 pm and i thought the set luch would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

I am South Indian (just across the western ghats from Kerala). The food here was superb and just how it should be: spicily cooked and full of flavour. With the biriyani they give you appalam - a typically Kerala accompaniment. The service too is good and very quick - and did I mention it is extremely affordable. I took a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 London Road, Croydon CR0 3PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: 020 8683 4477

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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