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North Cliff | Clafouti Beach Resort, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the best restaurant cum cafe at the cliff top with an amazing place with mouth watering food the smoothies here are to die for amazing view from the first floor watch the sunset view from the cafe it's just amazing ...!!!

Thank nischalf
Kochi (Cochin), India
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good and there is a great view of the sea and we spent 3-4 hours relaxing. But stray dogs and cats are a distraction.

Thank Mgkappan
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our lunch and dinner at the beach side restaurant and this one offers some great spread and quality of food and service. We liked sizzlers pizza, tandoori chicken and nan bread

Thank RameshPokharia
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I have been staying in Varkala for a while and this by far is my go-to place on the cliff. Professional service and everything I've eaten has had clean, fresh flavors. The food is by no means great but a lot more dependable than the other cliff restaurants. Non-intimidating and well-trained staff which is a rarity on the cliff (most... More 

Thank U-va D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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29 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I Ordered the seafood salad and my girlfriend had the Greek salad. We split beef momos. Both salads were very bad. Greek salad had no feta or lettuce. Seafood salad had small chunks of one type of fish and only a few pieces of calamari. The momos were ok though. Hopefully the indian food it better. The service was good... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The place serves some great fish dishes and I would recommend it for a good dinner. Their variety of veg food too was good and taste was to our liking.

Thank ghoomakkad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The restaurant offers decent fare, however, as is typical of almost all establishments in the area- the choices for Indian tourists are pretty limited. That being said a decent meal is available in the restaurant, but nothing spectacular

Thank Sachin_103
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

All the food ordered was great. As an Indian we just need to remind them to get the salt correct and not less as the Europeans have it. Service was good too.

Thank Prithvi13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

It's all in the headline people! Really good Indian food and service. We came back several times. The menu has something of everything. Their juices are really good, especially the lime, honey and lemon one^^ In the evening the candles and the white layout of the building gives it a very luxurious look, and under the roof people are just... More 

Thank Marie K
Kottayam, Kerala, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and dinner since it was of season and not many others open...maybe 5 or 6 shacks Lunch had chicken momos, chicken stroganoff, Thai chicken and rice, and chilly chicken dry ... food bill around 900...nothing to complain but nothing to highlight (maybe they serve beer unofficially KF premium Rs170) For dinner we ate large prawns in butter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff | Clafouti Beach Resort, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91-470-2601414

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