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Lonely Planet

Lighthouse Beach Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“dosas” (10 reviews)
“veg dishes” (2 reviews)
“fruit salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lighthouse Beach Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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11 - 20 of 125 reviews

Reviewed January 30, 2017

This vegetarian restaurant was high on our list after checking the TA ratings and reviews. Our expectations were only partially met. The menu was certainly expansive, and we decided to stay with Indian food. Seeing that most guests were Europeans, we asked for everything to...More

Thank ullabee
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Went here by recommendation and we loved it. Over looking a pond where you can watch the birds fishing for their breakfast. Amazing food!

Thank JaneHow1
Reviewed January 27, 2017

This casual restaurant is hidden away behind Lighthouse Beach overlooking a shady pool. The food is exceptional good, with a range of dishes we'd never heard of, but we plunged in, (to the food,not the pool), and were not disappointed. Being "Pure Veg" though, means...More

Thank DerekfromErko
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Let me start by stating I'm not a veggie, quite the opposite I'm a raving carnivore and certainly prefer a bacon sandwich to a broccoli soup any day, however this has got to be one of the best restaurants in Kovalam! We have worked our...More

Thank thissyviking
Reviewed January 16, 2017

a great chance here to sample some beautifully cooked Keralan dishes . Be sure to have beetroot toran and coconut dhal. I didn't really enjoy Kovalam much but this restaurant was a highlight managing to be airy cool and delicious.

Thank macintyresymon
Reviewed January 15, 2017

you might as well order your food in alien language. because they dont listen and bring you what they thought they heard.... and not what you actually ordered.

Thank caution121
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Paradise for Veg food lovers. The taste is really good with lots of variety and multiple cuisine being available to choose from.

Thank Deepak J
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Nice place with pond, variety of veg dishes, menu available in few languages, food was decent and price ok

Thank Ola S
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

The Lonely planet is located on the back street of the Lighthouse beach. Very cosy and friendly restaurant with friendly service. Fresh veg food as the veggies are there at display. Clean toilet. I would not sit by the pond in the evening since there...More

Thank IrmaLiberty
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Tasty Masala Dosas were what I ordered and the setting was lovely - overlooking a pond and trees teaming with wildlife.

Thank Kerry R
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
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