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GV Raja, Vattappara Road | Vivanta By Taj, Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
471 6613000
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Hyderabad, India
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Great Food. Great Ambience. Great location with lagoon on one side and Arabian Sea on the other side. Fish and chips was yummy. Red snapper on mango wood is must try.

Thank mintoma
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best view! the best food! the best staff! you cant ask for more! Their meals are made to perfection! you can try out any dish and you wont be disappointed.

Thank hems_D
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bait is primarily a seafood restaurant at the Taj Kovalam. It's bang on the sea, slightly elevated. The way to the restaurant is beautiful in itself as it runs adjacent to a lagoon, has a small golf putting green enroute and ends on the seashore. Go before the sun goes down to enjoy the route. Selection for vegetarians is very... More 

Thank TheDiscoverer
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place next to sea face. Great food and service. We being vegetarian didn't order sea food which is their specialty. They server Beer and Wine but not other drinks or cocktails.

Thank Dara_buk
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's on the beach side just meters away. The food was great. It's great ambience. The selection of sea food items cannot be termed vast.

Thank Dileepdxb
Kochi (Cochin), India
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184 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

one of the finest restaurant in kovalam overlooking sea which offers some nice views and fantastic sea food with tajs famous service. you will love this place.i strongly recommend this place and definitely go for seafood.

Thank ernakulamtraveller
Lucknow, India
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We were staying at the Taj and have gone there a couple of times to have Dinner and Pizza's. The location of the restaurant is to die for. The staff is great and very cooperative. We were offered complimentary drinks on our second visit. Their wood fired oven pizzas are good. I being a vegetarian cannot comment on the Sea... More 

2 Thank Tour1973
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Close proximity to the rough waves lashing on the rocks , freshest sea food ( catch of the day) cooked with the aromatic Kerala spices to be washed down with chilled beer .... This is heaven ! The restaurant is rustic n on stilts . You can sit day from early evening till they close service n you'll want more... More 

1 Thank Ragrush
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

'Bait' is an amazing restaurant sandwiched between the lagoon and the sea. It's an amazing experience since on one side you have a choppy sea and on the other side is a calm lagoon. They offer a variety of cuisines and also offer catch of the day. The restaurant opens up at 12 30 everyday but if you reach earlier... More 

1 Thank pulkitnanda
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Belonging to the Taj, Bait should be perfect. Why isn't it? There are pros and cons. During the day it is a bit frayed at the edges but at night it is very pretty, lights twinkling etc. Brilliant position on the sea edge both day and night. Waiters unsure of handling the highly paying guests, food elaborate but not all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: GV Raja, Vattappara Road | Vivanta By Taj, Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: 471 6613000

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