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Solar Cafe

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Near Customs Ferry, Calvathy Road, Fort Kochi | Just in Front of Customs Ferry, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 98 46 042881
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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Jaipur, India
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The restaurant has a great, relaxed vibe that comes from the cool pastel paint, the filled book cases, and the vintage furniture. A ordered a cheese veg wrap not expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised by the local twist they incorporate. I sat here for an hour, enjoying the food and finishing off a book. Great place to unwind in... More 

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Thank KathyQH
Brandenburg, Germany
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

I discovered Solar cafe too late, so I just went 2 times. The fruitplatter was amazing with lots of variety, its big and enough for 2. Coffee is good, toast homemade, honey is real (!) and the atmosphere very relaxed. Old mixed wood furniture, bookshelves with international books traveler left. They try to serve as much as possible organic, from... More 

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Kochi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

The tastiest thali I have had in south India!! Breakfast and coffee is great too, staff is very friendly and the prices are very reasonable. all in all this is a wonderful peaceful place to relax and enjoy good food.

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Thank Mia M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Great place for organic and fresh juices and food. Cakes are excellent. There is even a little library for guests use, so the little break can turn easily into a lazy afternoon. The room is nicely decorated and you can ask information about their farm on the road to Munnar.

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Thank virginie d
Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Solar Cafe is truly a gem in Kochi. Located near the ferry, the place offers a wide variety of organic, yummy foods such as exceptionally good porridge with fresh local fruit and thalis, sandwiches and drinks with a good price. We ate at Solar Cafe many times a day for there wasn't a single dish in the menu we did... More 

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Thank Michel G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

The solar cafe uses home grown organic vegetables sourced from their property, the Lunar Gardens. This does mean that some options may not be available depending on what vegetables are available. But what they do have is always delicious and the fresh bread is amazing. The staff are very kind and the building itself is lovely. An excellent choice very... More 

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Thank Will R
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

This place has a great view of the water and action on the customs jetty below, presuming you can get one of the private alcove tables. Thali for lunch is an unbelievable value!

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Thank David B
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Ate here nearly everyday I was in Kochi. Amazing fresh food and delicious coffee! Highly recommend the traditional breakfast and mango lassi!

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Very casual cute with good atmosphere. Very healthy . We came for lunch time drinks and the lassis were very tasty. It's a nice walk to here. Very relaxing atmosphere. The toilets were not very clean however.

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Thank Riccch
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a great Christmas lunch in Solar Cafe, they gave us our own private section and the food and Lassi's were super. Big portions of organic healthy food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4
Cuisine
Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian, Vegan, Seafood, International, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Customs Ferry, Calvathy Road, Fort Kochi | Just in Front of Customs Ferry, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 98 46 042881

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?