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“Khan + Great Food + Great Location = Top Class Experience not to be missed.”
Review of Secret Garden Restaurant - CLOSED

Secret Garden Restaurant
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

My boyfriend and I came to Khan for the cooking course whilst we says elsewhere in Varkala... We had a great 3 hours cooking the yummiest Indian cuisine and then sitting down in the lovely mystical and enchanting garden to enjoy our freshly cooked organic grub.

We secretly felt gutted that we hadn't stayed at the homestay here.

Strongly recommend a visit to eat/sleep/learn to cook.

Khan is a great guy who makes the whole experience easy, fun, egoless and extremely tasty.

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Thank Francesca D
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Reviewed January 10, 2014

We would like to give a warm recommendation to Khans cooking classes. He involved the kids, introduced us to herbs and spices, shared his own tips and tricks and we ended up eating a great Kerala lunch that we had cooked ourselves. Great memory and very inspiring for future cooking. Thank you Khan!

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Thank Paterik_Berik
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Mister Khan - or just Khan as he's known on the Cliff - has opened up his Secret Garden. There isn't a menu which is kind of nice as every restaurant on the Cliff has exactly the same menu but cooked with varying degrees of talent and care. Here you are told what is going to be available that night depending on what is market fresh and what Khan feels like creating. We ate there twice, the first time was an amazing fish dish, I don't know what it was but the sauce was lovely and the accompanying salad was great and dressed beautifully. The next night was home made linguini which might seem a bit odd but really, after a couple of weeks of Indian food it was a welcome change to go Italian. The garden is lovely; it flickers with candlelight and the soft smell of incense wafts through the air. Khan is a charming host, a creative chef - and a very cool guy!

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Thank BarbaraChampion
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Reviewed December 27, 2013

We just had a two days stay at secret garden and we really had a great time, there was everything there that one wanted to relax...exotic collection of books, hammock, wonderful settings in the room as well as outside, beautiful paintings and above all the very welcoming attitude of sajeerkha and his crew...we really loved it there and felt like it was home...the food too was amazingly awesome..,the candlelight dinner was just another memorable experience there...for anyone who would love privacy in a beautiful ambience...I would suggest this place,because it was really worthwhile there...We will for sure come back soon.

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Thank Jenny6531
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Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

Walked past today and noticed this place no menus here different food every evening and theres only one word to describe it delicious we normally eat indian food but tonights menu was italian so we thought wed give it a try and so glad we did it was excellent and the setting was beautiful as the name sugests its in a secret garden will definately be retuning to this hidden treasure so give it a try u wont be disapointed

Thank ann m
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