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“Fantastic fish” 5 of 5 stars
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Bait
G V Raja Vattappara Road | Vivanta By Taj, Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695 527, India
471 6613000
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Ranked #1 of 42 restaurants in Kovalam
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Horsham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Wonderful service and delicious food. We came here on our last night with a group and the chef cooked the dishes exactly as requested. Delicious calamari and grilled fish.

Visited April 2013
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LONDON
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100 reviews 100 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“Great food, lovely setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Went here twice (its the restaurant attached to the Taj Vivanta hotel, but you need to take one of their buggies to reach it).
This is a waterfront setting, on the beach. Atmosphere is dark and romantic. Food was great - better on our first visit than our second in fairness. They bring lovely amuses-bouche to start and then rice and bread accompany the fish dishes (we went for catch of the day).
The second visit was a tad spoiled by an over-exuberent waiter doubling up on all his colleagues efforts and practically shouting at us as we sat down.. he did not think we had booked. They were busy that evening - a few parties as it was the tail-end of a big wedding event the hotel was hosting. Anyway, he really annoyed us.
I would go back though.

Visited April 2013
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
“Great food and service. Fabulous location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We we staying at the Taj and we came here our first night. Our welcome was very friendly and we had a table right next to the sea front. With the floodlights over the sea, this does actually work very well at night. It must be the sounds of the crashing waves.

They are obviously well used to catering for foreigners and asked us how spicy we wanted dishes, which was much appreciated by my wife. After I had ordered something I thought was quite spicy, our waiter did say he thought it was pretty mild though!

The food was great and very, very tasty. Our starters, the delicious mains and the kulfi dessert were all great.

Visited April 2013
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Gurgaon, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful food, even better ambience!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Out of the world experience! The quality of food, the taste, the presentation of the dishes and the service levels all speak of the level of grooming of the people involved and the class/level they are aspiring to. MUST GO PLACE!

Visited March 2013
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Worcester
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 69 cities Reviews in 69 cities
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
“Great location, woderful service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The sound of the crashing waves adds to the quality food and wonderful service. Good idea to book if you want a table outside.

Visited March 2013
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