We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices


Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
North Cliff | Clafouti Beach Resort, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

505 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 383: English reviews
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

thai and indian food at it's best. I was there whlist they were still refurbishing upper floor but service was good anyways. Problems with wifi but not sure if that's due to power cuts or laziness of staff to check the new password (they tend to change passwords a lot :) go there for lunch or dinner!

Thank Vesna H
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was many times here..The fish is very good cooking and fresh.. service is good ,and the people who work inside is very nice and kindly...I suggest this place..

Thank istricetto
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Clafouti was our 1st stop and was recommended by a friend who visited the place and loved it. We stopped by for breakfast. I had the Israeli set B/F. The Shakshuka was just average. The eggs were perfect as was the fresh home made bread. It's a popular cafe for sure and was crowded at night for dinner. The service... More 

Thank aanjanna
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent view , fantastic food with excellent service and very, very friendly and frankly staff , clafouti the best place to watch the sun set and nice sea breach 24 hour and beautiful yellow flowers front of the restaurant looks amazing restaurant is very big and very clean compared other restaurant on the cliff.

Thank Bidhaya S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Level Contributor
258 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 496 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located at the center of cliff but just at the edge. Hence giving it undisrupted view of Arabian Sea.Food is great, service is swift. Our breakfast was super filling with ham, bacon, toast and pure juice,

Thank Souvik25
Level Contributor
55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Towards the end of the North Cliff pedestrian walkway, you reach here after much pressure due soliciting on the way by its peers! We had dinner from its elaborate menu so could only see the sea dotted by the lights on fishing trawlers. But the views must be stunning for day time visitors. We were ten and so had Fish... More 

Thank Rajeev C
Brno, Czech Republic
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

super grilled fish and seafood, and naan! Very nice, professional and helpful service. we do recommend to come

Thank komarovsky2016
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on north cliff and facing the sea. The ambience here is great. The place is very clean, have a good view and serves really good food.

Thank AlokSingh2506
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to have a sip of your morning tea while watching Arabian sea (and can occasionally spot a pod of dolphins swimming by)!

Thank PrinzRulz
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food served at this restaurant is good. The staff is courteous. There are lots of options in the menu.

Thank Karan T

Travelers who viewed Clafouti also viewed


Been to Clafouti? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Chinese, Indian, Seafood, Asian, Thai, Tibetan
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff | Clafouti Beach Resort, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91-470-2601414

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Clafouti and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Clafouti staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?