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Calvathy Road, Near Customs Ferry | Just in Front of Customs Ferry, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 98 46 042881
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is simply amazing here. The kitchen is seen. The taste is mixed of lil spicy to no spice. Their pumpkin 🎃 soup is tangy and hot. Their steamed veggies and fruit boutique are must have..

1 Thank Raghu V
Biggar, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lonely Planet book suggested the Solar Cafe was worth a visit. It didn't disappoint. We had breakfast there. A lovely fruit smoothie, coffee and French toast. We sat in a window seat (cafe Is upstairs) and watched the world go past. Worth a visit!

3 Thank BarbaraAllison88
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Solar Cafe is just across the Ferry Dock on the 1st floor. Their USP is farm fresh and organic produce. I had a vegetable soup which was freshly made (I heard the blender and could see the preparations in the kitchen). A huge bowl served with slices of brown bread! We also had an open faced vegetarian sandwich which was... More 

1 Thank Donna_Elle
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The fruit and vegetables are from their own source in the mountains. everthing is delicious and freshly prepared.

2 Thank Rogier K
Chennai (Madras), India
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is really a amazing one, we had a dinner at this restaurant, it is simply superb, the way they arranged the chairs and tables, everything is perfect, the dishes are also good, I ordered french fries and a cold coffee, it is really good, the restaurant is well Air-conditioned, the floors are tidy and clean, overall we had... More 

2 Thank Ara V
Munich, Germany
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

This place is straight across the road from the main ferry jetty, and the children quickly learnt that one could drop in and have a lassi, milkshake or juice, so we did so practically every time we passed by. Those juices, lassis and milkshakes are great, the sandwiches (western stuff, no chapati in sight) too, even if we parents would... More 

2 Thank Arnt G
Chennai (Madras), India
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93 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

The location of the cafe is really matching with the Ambience of the surrounding, this cafe is suitable for casual talks in evenings, we really enjoyed at this cafe, the menu was wide enough to select the beverages and snacks, I ordered cold coffee, with french fries, really I loved it a lot, the tables are soo wide enough, the... More 

2 Thank 48aravindh
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

It was a nice experience...the menu was awesome...fantastic ambience...i recommend it to everybody..

2 Thank Snehal N
Jaipur, India
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank KathyQH
Brandenburg, Germany
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank SundraMe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Cafe, Seafood, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calvathy Road, Near Customs Ferry | 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?