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The Terrace

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Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
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Coimbatore, India
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant by the pool and a great view of the Arabian Sea is just relaxing. The restaurant servers South Indian, North Indian and Continental food. The spread is good and the live kitchen offers great S.Indian specialities like the Dosa, Aappam, etc. The only disturbance is sometimes a crow or some bird entering the area - even though there... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great space and ambience for all sort of dining, Lunch / Dinner/ get together parties and the place does have indoor and great outdoor ( a bit windy at times) dining areas. They had a nice spread of lunch buffet and space near to the pool was great for us with the right amount of out door light and... More 

Thank walktravel716
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
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63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

I enjoyed the ambiance of the place,the property is excellent except the "just learning"staff.One example is they take a lot of time to serve the food ordered.If you complain you can notice that at the same time three people will bring it one by one for you the same food you have ordered a clear example of lack of communication... More 

Thank DrSubramonian
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Spectacular view from the sky bar is something u got to see. And if your timing is perfect then u can enjoy the sunset sipping your drinks. Don't miss the happy hours from 4 pm to 7 pm. But the beer menu is limited only 2 were available except those everything including the service was excellent.

Thank Sreekanth B
Kilsyth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Great food and service especially Ayesha who was very attentive and courtious. A lovely dining experience

Thank jayefsee
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Loved the ambience but the food was average at best. Looked forward to payasam and was superbly disappointed to get rice boiled in milk. The servers were amiable enough but had not much idea of how a sadya is conducted and were SO SLOW. Just about an average experience for us.

Thank Happy M
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

get to the open terrace just before sunset and witness a beautiful end to you day. If you time it right, you will hit happy hours from 4 til 7 pm, simply lovely.

Thank Chassyb
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Since I had opted for all meals package I had all my meals at Terrace restaurant. The buffet meals had a lavish spread and consisted of North Indian, Kerala and Continental cuisine. The food was extremely delicious and one was spoilt for choices. Only glitch I faced here was that Sunday buffet was a low key affair because the entire... More 

Thank Kaustubh C
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Awesome ambiance with delicious food in God's own country. Ask for chef Vivek Kumar Yadav, amazing job. Be it North Indian food or Kerala food, taste is totally intact. Great job!! Keep the standards high. Highly recommend for family friends visit :)

Thank 522ramyak
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

In Kerala, you will not get such food as i have experienced almost 10 good star restaurants on my trip to Kerala.. One of the best and precised menu with good quality and taste.. The staff is also very humble but good food takes time..

Thank Madan T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: 0471-3051234

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