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Baker's Gourmet House

Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, 1/404, Kumarakom 686 566, India
+91 481 252 5711 - 16
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Ranked #1 of 8 restaurants in Kumarakom
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Bakery
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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Bangalore, India
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Bakers.. do not think of breads (i think they do sell though).. is a restaurant at the Taj.. its based at the 100 year old bungalow owned by the renowned Baker's family (once upon a time)... so, with food.. you will also enjoy a piece of Kumarakom heritage.. ambience is wonderful.. needless to say for a Taj.. set by the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had almost every meal here during our three day stay at Kumarakom. The food was absolutely delicious - we especially loved the Pachakari stew with appams and the Ada Pradaman was one of the best desserts we have ever had. We were well looked after by Mr. Dutta, who offered great suggestions not just on the food but also... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Excellent Choice for an Evening Get-together. If you are planning for a family get-together or an outing with friends, you may give this restaurant a try. The ambiance is really nice. Well maintained lawn, beautiful landscaping, a pond for pedal boating, trees and greenery all around the boundary are some of the attractions. Spending an evening with family or friends... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Had a few dinners and couple of lunch when we stayed at Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom. Ambience was good, in the heritage Baker House. Tasty food, but options were limited. Especially if veg then very few options. But on the whole was ok.

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We chose to eat at the Taj instead of Kumarakom Lake resort where we were staying. The Taj was more rustic and I loved the historic link with the Baker family. The hotel has been converted from the Baker home and this house featured in two books I was reading on the holiday: The God of Small Things and The... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Baker House is perhaps the oldest surviving heritage house on Vembanadu lake in Kumarakom. It is now a Taj group hotel, converted into its Vivanta brand resort. Set to one side of Baker House is its restaurant, in the garden, without any walls. It is as though the outdoors rolls into the indoors. While we sat sipping cold beer in... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

During my recent visit to Kumarakom, my family of totally six members and two kids visited this place for a dinner. The choice of food, especially vegetarian, was limited. But whatever we ordered, the taste was superb. We had nice starter, mocktails and main course and yummy ice creams to end the dinner. Every item was presented in typical Taj... More

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New Delhi
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

They have some great local dishes matched with good ambiance. Would have loved a better choice of beers but one can live with that :)

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Many authentic Kerala cuisines were on offer which are so different to food from other part of India - avial, uttappams and more.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

We stayed at the hotel and ate there every night. There was so much choice that we didn't get bored of it and there was a lot of choice!

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