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North Cliff | Clafouti Beach Resort, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
+91 470 260 1414
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Kovalam, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't miss the catch of the day....a big table of all sizes of fish, crab, prawns, octopus, etc. The huge grouper goes fast so make sure you get there before it's all gone. It's a busy place, but they do a fabulous job of cooking the seafood to perfection. We also tried the tiger prawns and snapper...both highly recommended with... More 

Thank margw2017
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been to the restaurant. The food served is average and below average. We have tried Prawns & Sea food pizza, fish tandoori, fish fingers and Chicken Tikka. None of the served food not enjoyable. The service very poor as well

Thank Jincy Rachel M
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ocean front restaurant next to hotel of the same name, Clafouti had great food and a beautiful view. We ate there several times and always good, especially there Chinese dishes which surprised us a bit!

Thank Pazza1
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic seafood and tasty veg curries as well as great staff, would really recommend the restaurant here.

Thank JaneZoo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant ticks all the boxes. We went for the pick you fish option which I'd strongly recommend. You go to the counter and pick the seafood you want from a wide range of fish and shellfish and then you chose the way it is cooked and with which spices and flavours. The restaurant is clean, the food was served... More 

Thank Joseph D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had prawns for lunch. Good taste and hygienic. Good service and nice view. You can also spend quality time here. There is no rush and you will not be rushed for the bill. Debit card accepted.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast and ordered the American/ Stake Breakfast. The food was stale. The prices are decent thought, but you rather pay more and have a proper breakfast at any other restaurant.

Thank 261parasp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food has some reputation, and the place belongs to a chain of hotels. Staff looks tired, and there is nicer decoration nearby. Their seafood is correct, prices in middle range.

Thank Pascale R
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant in the north cliff, fresh fish, great advice from max from darjeeling, vast choice, we eat here 3 nights always great

Thank AdeleSel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here numerous times over the Christmas break, always tasted good. The fish selection was the same as all the other restaurants but tended to be cheaper in price. The staff were all from northeast India so offered a friendly Nepali type service. It's number 1 on here for a reason

Thank trewboy1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Chinese, Indian, Seafood, Asian, Thai, Tibetan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff | Clafouti Beach Resort, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 470 260 1414

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