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G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 81118 33025
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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location makes this a unique experience , tables situated on the sea wall with spray and the sound of crashing waves - its fantastic and the food is pretty good too . Fabulous value for money a good menu well executed and lovely service What more could you ask

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

We had food here on a number of occasions. Fresh fish and seafood were amazing, great curries. Staff really friendly and helpful, fabulous location overlooking the sea. Nowhere better to watch the sunset with a cold beer. Sitting on the sea wall can be a little daunting, however you can't beat it for location!

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1 Thank Lisa T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited this hotel after checkin it on TripAdvisor... Surely it deserves to be the no 1 restaurant in kovalum considering the outrageous charges the other hotels charge... It takes a while for food to be served... But its worth the wait... Fresh hot n home cooked... Fish dishes are simply awesome... Combining them with cold beer and the ideal location....... More 

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Thank Mohit L
Alicante, Spain
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Beach is atrocious, it is scruffy and dirty, the restaurant serves meals such as sea food and curry all good.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

On arrival in the nearby hotel we were told by other guests that a super restaurant was just along the beach Lucky for us we found it on day one we ate there every night the food was fantastic and the staff were so helpful and made us very welcome.They took the time to explain the different dishes and you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

There's no better place in Kovalam to watch the sunset with a cold beer. The food is excellent as well. Very friendly staff who make you feel welcome.

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Thank Michael L
Henfield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

Been here twice in the last week and both times excellent. Very good menu with lovely fresh fish which is always cooked to order will be a short wait. Excellent friendly service as you would expect. The only downside is that if you sit on the sea wall you can get a little damp.

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Thank iandv2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited this hotel with family for a dinner. The view and food were amazing, it's more than what I expected. You have to wait for some time to get the food, but the wait is worth. Sea food is really good. I feel staffs should treat both Indians and foreigners equally, found discrimination in the way they treat guests. This... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

We had a lunch and dinner at this restaurant sitting on thrall by the sea. It was a lovely setting and although we had to wait a little for the food, the wait was worthwhile. The food was excellent and in particular the fresh fish was the best we have had. Try the king prawns, you won't be disappointed. It... More 

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Lichfield
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

Great food but as everything is cooked from fresh there is normally a little (30minute) wait. It is worth waiting for though. Good choice and lots of fresh ly cought fish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 81118 33025

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