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Swiss Cafe

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Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
+91-98475-93239
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Alappuzha, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The food is really good.Staff is very helpful and initiative towards clients. Definitely recommending this cafe to others.Will be back again. Thank you

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Thank Daniel A
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a very European lunch at Swiss Cafe - chicken schnitzel and chips followed you chocolate cake - all of which were delicious! Great views from the balcony of the beach: locals enjoying the surf and the fishermen bringing their nets in.

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Thank Melinda D
Isle of Man
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Lovely cool breezes from the sea and you don't get hassled from the beach vendors. The rotis and salads are very good.

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Thank Wilkesman
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I,ve been in this cafe few times and never been disappointed. Menu has a great choice of both international and traditional choice and you can always choose something different. Staff is very helpful and initiative towards clients. Definitely recommending this cafe to others.Will be back again. Thank you

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Thank gredendovides
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We were made very welcome by Aneesh and the rest of the staff and the food was really good. It's a pity they don't have wi-fi there as we would have dined their more often during our 2 month stay.

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Thank 101Nicola
England
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We visited the Swiss Cafe almost everyday during out stay with our family in December/January with our sons and three small grandchildren. We had pots of real coffee and home made lemon and chocolate cake. The children enjoyed the vanilla milkshakes. The sandwiches with brown bread are awesome and very filling. We also had evening meals there. The grandchildren (their... More 

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Thank Indiaholic
Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Be truthful the food was very bad. Spoiled our valentines day dinner. Will never ever go again. This review will help others not get in to trouble again.

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Thank SutheeshKrishnan
London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Have visited Kovalam a few times in last 8 years but never really used this restaurant before. However this year it turned out to be one of our favourites. It is a nice spot for breakfast with good coffee and Brown bread (hard to find elsewhere). We also had some tasty evening meals and their menu makes a change from... More 

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Thank eliza070
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The food is really good here but the rates are on the higher side. Unfortunately it closes for many months in the off season.

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The Hague (Holland)
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

You don't see the fish but it is always fresh. Be sure of that. And you can drink a good espresso made with a caffeteria. Great chocolate cake. Simply the best restaurant in Kovalam. Try the sizzlers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91-98475-93239

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