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French Restaurant and Bakery

$$ - $$$
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Lake Road, Thekkady 685536, India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is run by husband and wife and they were very friendly and welcoming.We ordered egg toast, spaghetti and lassi. Food was very good especially the sauce on spaghetti was freshly made and very tasty. The ambiance of the restaurant is not really great though.

Thank Navin-travelog
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

It is a family shop run by a husband and wife. They serve you lovely traditional pancakes, though i expected the fluffy small pancakes. Neverthless, it tasted good, so was happy. This is a good stop if you are interested in interacting with the locals and have home cooked food.

Thank luv2travel072015
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Even if it was the low season, the two owners could provide me a very good pasts meal with two pancakes for my next breakfast! Be aware that the location is in Kumily and not where it is currently indicated on TripAdvisor (24/07/2016). The place is a bit tricky to be found because it is not directly on the road.... More 

Thank Eric B
Kochi, Kerala, India
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147 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Went here for lunch as the other popular was not open for lunch.Was welcomed by the owners wife. The Indian menu was not available as it was not season. Had a veg sandwich with homemade bread.The bread was very well made.The pineapple juice was also decent.Very village like ambience with typical friendly Kerala hospitality. This place is bang in the... More 

Thank Sumith D
Milan, Italy
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I have not eaten in many restaurants in thekkady (only three). We have ordered here some Indian food, a baguette and pancake. The latter is really excellent! I was surprised to find this in thekkady. However the place (pretty and cosy but a bit shabby. It could become much better with little work) and the rest of the menu... More 

1 Thank Galloposer
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

This is a small cosy restaurant run by a talented, hardworking couple providing an excellent range of Indian or European food ranging from light lunch to more substantial dinner. Those longing for some European style bread will enjoy the home cooked French baguette. The setting is very attractive in a small garden off the road leading up to the nature... More 

Thank Helen M
Kalundborg, Denmark
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

We had good indian homemade food here with Kerala rice. It is a nice airy cafe when it is hot at midday. The owners are very friendly.

Thank fruBagindien
Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

Two of us went there for a lunchtime snack. The manageress was apologetic because she had run out of baguettes and was naot making any more until later. However, my colleague and I both had excellent snacks there.

Thank Allan S
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

A small family restaurant located in a decrepit tin shed, it can be a very rewarding experience when it comes to food. A wide selection of baked dishes with an authentic French flavour will satisfy the most exacting palate. Lots of monkeys around, and it is recommended to dine inside.

Thank Vijaya D
Kodaikanal, India
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

Good coffee, juice, and I hankered after cheese (well I do live in Cheddar, Somerset, UK ) Very glad to get a super cheese omelette for breakfast. Lovely owner.

Thank Hiokb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, French
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road, Thekkady 685536, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Idukki District  >  Thekkady
  • Phone Number: #919961213107

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