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Upstairs Italian Restaurant

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Corner Of Kb Jacob Road & Bastian Street, Opposite Santa Cruz Basilica, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 97456 82608
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Kent UK
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170 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having eaten curry for every meal for 2 weeks (which we enjoy!), we fancied a change and were very pleased to find this Italian restaurant. The pasta dishes were delicious, decent portions, however, a couple of them were a little on the salty side. The service was very good. Overall, a decent pasta!

Thank Louiseoxf
Pondicherry, India
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group went there and had a great lunch. I am not an expert to comment on italian food, but my friends liked it very much and were heard recommending to others. Ambience was very good. The personnel were very helpful.

Thank Unnikrishnan U
Warkworth, New Zealand
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to have some non Indian food for a change and found this place. The restaurant is clean and we had very good service. We read some of the negative reviews and think some of the reviewers need to remember they are in India not Rome ! The Pizzas were really nice I had a Gorgonzola one. The Limonatta... More 

Thank KiwiFlashpackers
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I was here at Upstairs during the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016. The food was okay. However, one of the staff was just irritating, wouldn't stop talking even though I was clearly showing my displeasure. All I wanted to do was to sit and have a quiet time, watching people. But he didn't let me! So, if you go there, just have... More 

Thank aneesh k
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

After 2 weeks of Idian food we fancied something a bit more European and found this pizzeria. The pizza was very nice (and I am Italian), the owner has actually lived in Italy. They also make yummy smoothies. Price-wise it was ok, not cheap, but acceptable considering the “touristy” area. Definitively worth a visit!

Thank AliJelly
Monaghan, Monaghan, Ireland
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

You can take the girl out of Ireland but you can't take the Ireland out of the girl and this girl had been craving spuds (potatoes) for almost a month. So of course I got them in an Italian restaurant! Having spent 3 weeks in Sri Lanka and 1 in India, I was kinda sick of curry and needed something... More 

Thank JulieAnnSherlock
New Lambton
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593 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

This cafe, attached to what seems to be a very good Italian restaurant according to reviews, claims to have the best coffee in Kochi! Maybe! Certainly the most expensive. We stopped here mainly because my wife needed a toilet and they had one. We didn't look at the menu or prices when we ordered two banana shakes, but after a... More 

Thank Gregory D
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

We ate here the three nights that we were in Kochi....great fresh food - the pizzas and gnocci were amazing especially with the fresh pesto sauce. Mineral water used for ice and washing salads.... The staff were very helpful

Thank Andrew T
Hamburg, Germany
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

This place has great pizza and salads! There are seats in the back on a balcony. They often have live music in the evenings. The coffee place below has very good cappucino.

Thank martha s
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

This atmospheric upstairs cafe has an entirely Italian menu with antipasti, salads , pasta dishes and a range of delicious pizzas. This is such a little gem for anyone who appreciates the real Italian deal! The owner (a well travelled Keralan chef) sources some of the essential ingredients like capers from Europe and makes pizza doughs fresh daily. You won't... More 

Thank Seren S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Of Kb Jacob Road & Bastian Street, Opposite Santa Cruz Basilica, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 97456 82608

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?