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Kingfisher

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Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam 695527, India
9495229511
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant serves excellent quality fish. A must try dish is "fish in banana leaf". the fish was marinated and cooked to perfection wrapped in banana leaf. it was pure heaven for the taste buds. In case you do not like the flavor of coconut oil in your dish you may probably be put off, but it is worth the... More 

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Ernakulam, India
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had good and fresh seafood and the restaurant was busy also in the off season. The services is excellent and very friendly.

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Thank muziris12003
Pune
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I hear good reviews about this restaurant but I did not find it worth. - Waste of money - Average taste food - Not worth the cost - Service was also just Okay - The worst part was NO Swiping Machine and then he took me to another shop to use my Credit Card where they ask for 2% charges.

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Thank amitshrivastava0909
Portland, Oregon
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Trying to get to Swiss cafe where you sit on the first floor to get awesome view...we landed up here. Looks shabby but trust me this is good place. Good is good and quite tasty...could've been cleaner.

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Thank Ammitabh
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Staff was friendly food was nice . Great place offer free WI-FI also .And above all is a nice views of the beach

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Thank Sheldon D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We visited for a month Dec/jan 2016....The staff were always friendly ,and accomodating..There breakfasts were fantastic..The KingFisher always stood out to me..Great ambiance

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Thank lizadollery
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a quick family lunch here. Food is good quality and lots of choice, including food for children. Restaurant is clean and spacious and in a great location overlooking the beach. Good value too. Highly recommended.

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Thank tabrahfamily
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

We have just returned from a four week stay in Kovalam. Kingfisher restaurant was recommended to us on our first day and we were not disappointed. The service was so good, and fish selections were spot on. We were having Ayurvedic treatments during the course of our stay and the staff and kitchen took care of our dietary requirements without... More 

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Thank Celticsandi
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

It's basically the only beer brand you can have. Served freshly it's 650 ml of pure joy. Have a try with peanuts! !!!!

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Thank Andreia A
Sharnford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

WE watched the waves and enjoyed giant prawns, french fries and salad; all washed down with Kingfisher lager (what else?). The service was excellent and the greeting from a passing policeman warm and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$200 - $900
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: 9495229511

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