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Vattappara Road | Vivanta By Taj Green Cove, Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 471 661 3000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a romantic night with a table on the beach and fantastic food. The food was rally well presented and tastes amazing. Stand out dish of the night was the reef cod with a yoghurt and mustard dressing, griddles to perfection. Wine is a little pricey and they do not serve spirits - only wine and beer. Desserts were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent fresh seafood cooked Keralan style. Enjoyed the complimentary pre-dinner spicy soup and snacks!

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Thank KarenDecember2016
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent place to be by the beach , the food here is par excellance, catering to your personal taste , the chef speaks to you, we had only veg food but the non veg here is the true sea food, the staff here is extremely cordial...

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Thank pramila2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with 3 mates while on holiday this year, service very attentive location good, food average prices high for this area, the restaurant had only about 6 guests in total guests of the hotel maybe?

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Thank chrissmith_21
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hear the waves hitting the beach, enjoy the sunset sitting in Bait with a drink and some grilled prawns. The ambience is that of a rustic wooden shack with all the subdued luxury and great service. Best place to spend the evening by the sea.

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Thank Anjali12345
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most splendid restaurants for dinner. Food was pretty good but what stole the show was the location!

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Thank AbhikGhatuary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on our last night in India, it was a celebration meal for our friends who were 50. The food was excellent with very attentive service, they provided a birthday cake which was lovely too. Great setting with the sound of the sea not far away, very enjoyable!

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Thank KarenWarrington
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great ambiance - no doubt about it! So close to the beach, Bait is one of the excellent fine dining options in Trivandrum. It is a sea food speciality restaurant of Vivanta By Taj. They serve wine/beer as well, but, don't serve other spirits. The food is good - especially sea food. However, it is very expensive. If you are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have tried Bait for lunch as well as dinner. The food, which includes both fish and vegetarian, has been excellent eveytime. The price is among the highest in the area - but the food and the setting is special.

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Thank 490satishs
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there for my friends bday though were staying at the Leela. The food was fantastic. It truly has the all elements to be a perfect fine dining experience. Great ambiance, great food and great service. The manager on shift was so helpful. People like these make it worth going to a five star hotel. He was polite, efficient and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vattappara Road | Vivanta By Taj Green Cove, Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 471 661 3000
Description
Restaurant is functional for Lunch 1230 - 1500 hours/ Dinner 1930-2230 hours.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?