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Rock N Roll Cafe

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North Cliff, Near Helipad, Varkala 695141, India
+91 97446 46191
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

I never ever liked that place cause it is full of greedy guys that are behind me or my money or both. It is a totally unpleasend place to me altogether.

Thank selbst
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I've been here on Christmas, New Years, and on weekends with my mates. Absolutely fantastic. Very friendly staff, very nicely run joint, lots of live music. Makes evening fun and a whole lot of new people who get together to dance.

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

The place is a Pub kind of one in Varkala. You have the DJ facing the sea view and a dance floor( normal floor). The food was good and the ambiance was dark and colorful with small lights. The staff are bit rusty. More of a youth kind of Place only open in nights off season.

Thank Rampradeep
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

If your out with just guys this is so not the place ! Bad food and the bartender asks for money in dance floor suddenly

Thank kanappa92
Bengaluru, India
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

For a place which lacks any night clubs or pubs, rock and roll cafe has the advantage of providing the dance floor, BUT the advantage stops there!!!! Food is terrible and the service is poor, the cocktails suck. Well the view is same for all the other restaurants on the cliff. Overall i'd dine, wine elsewhere and then maybe finally... More 

Thank sneil6k9
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

This cafe has a great ocean view. They also have live performances. I enjoyed the Saturday live DJ. The food is terrible. If you are planning to have few drinks and relax this is a good place.

Thank Ashish D
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Poor food. Slow service. Terrible cocktails. However if you want to listen to deep house with a nice view this is your place. The staff are nice bless them... Just a little on the not very good side of bar staff.

Thank Gareth M
Bengaluru, India
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

It's a place that serves good food. But after a certain point the loud music gives headache. We went inside because of the music and later regretted as we could not hear each other. The service was at snails pace. Took almost 50 mins !!!! They have a open dance floor at the back. Not bad but not recommended.

Thank Taragopal
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

It's not my first time in Varkala. I remember this place for the concert ! They continuous to do this ! But they forgot to engaged a good waiters ! The guy forgot us for the second cocktail ! When I see the food on the others table, we decided to move for the others place !

Thank Olive A
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

Lovely spot on the cliff top at Varkala, we did not eat here but it seemed to be very popular with live music on most nights.

Thank tesndes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Bar, Pizza, International, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff, Near Helipad, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 97446 46191

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