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“Real coffee at last” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Coffee Temple

Coffee Temple
Ranked #1 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $7
Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Cafe, European, Central European
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: We want you to feel comfortable and looked after in a lovely setting overlooking the main beach, with classic tunes, free WiFi ,filtered water and newspapers, friendly staff and dogs. Our coffee is ground to order, and freshly made cakes are made throughout the day.Hard to beat in Varkala We have a new menu (3 years in the making!) Mexican dishes served all day. A huge array of breakfast items served from 630 a.M until lunchtime at least. 27 chilled / icy fruit juices plus a dozen smoothies to choose from. If you're after some authentic keralan dishes, try our acclaimed Masala Dosa , and one or two other indian breakfast items. Our new list of snacks includes the popular veggie burger and falafel wrap, cheesey chips. Recently added to Coffee Temple is our Wood Fired Pizza Oven , and we now serve them, with accompanying Italian dishes from lunch till 10.pm
Nordhorn, Germany
2 reviews
“Real coffee at last”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

I drank and ate regularly here for two weeks and it's hard to find anything to complain. Good atmosphere, great coffee and excellent food. I especially liked the omelettes.

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“Espresso! The real thing!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

After a few weeks of having to choose between Nescafe and chai (take the chai) finally a real cup of espresso. And about as good as it gets (or so it seemed after so much chai).

Visited October 2013
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“First rate coffee.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

If you want a great coffee and a reliable wifi then this is the place to come. The cakes looked nice but we did not try them. Does what it says on the tin.

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Hamburg, Germany
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“Best coffee in Varkala”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

These people know how to make coffee: from fresh ground beans, strong and tall! It is hard to get such a good coffee in India.

They have also surprisingly good thali meals, which I did not expect from a coffee place. Try also the fresh made fruit juices with no sugar or water added.

The staff is very friendly and easy going, the atmosphere is relaxing and the view is great. Fortunately we discovered this place on our first Day and Varkala and came back daily for the rest of our stay.

  • Visited October 2013
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New Delhi, India
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“Superb in every way!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013

What can you say about a coffee shop where the owner - Leslie - will suddenly start dancing for no reason whatsoever? A great place on the south side of the cliff with a relaxed informal vibe and stunning views too, who could ask for more! Well, a perfect cup of chai and carrot cake maybe? Binu's chai is the best I've had and I've drunk countless cups all over India. Go visit - you won't regret it. See you on my next visit - Simon (a very happy customer)

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