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Kayees Rahmathullah Hotel Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Durbar Hall Road | Ernakulum South, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
+91 484 222 6080
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had mutton biryani and was all praises abt the juiciness and taste. I had chicken biryani but found it average. Rice was dry and not upto my expectations. Also, I found quantity little less compared to usually served biryani.

Thank Jeena R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great and well known restaurant which is well known for their Biriyani and other items in town. If u visit fort kochi or Matanchery, you must visit this small hotel. You can either go in directly and wait in the Queue or else we also discovered that u can book a table to eat out there. Kerala delicacies to... More 

Thank dnsdyl
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We opted to have lunch at this place, but was a bit late - may be 1.45 pm. The place was full as usual. Got a table and we found to our dismay that Mutton biriyani had run out. We opted for Fish biriyani. That was the biggest mistake of my lifetime. A piece of fried Seer fish covered with... More 

Thank ChennaiShaji
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The hotel is situated in a small road in Mattanchery. Car parking is bit difficult. The food is very good. The hotel is very old and it may not look modern. It does not have airconditioned. All old buildings but excellent food.

Thank helpothers2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Not a big fan of the Kerala biryani, though this place supposedly serves the best. But the mutton fry is superb

Thank frend09
Chennai (Madras), India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have heard quite a lot of Kayees especially the Biriyani. Therefore when I had to work out of a location close to the restaurant, I planned for many (happy) meals at the place. My first visit was with a friend and expectations were high as we noticed that there were quite a few interesting articles on the menu. Ordered... More 

Thank ArunKrishnaPillai
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Thalaserry biryani craving drove me to this joint after getting a recommendation from my local colleagues. And it was a great lunch... Quick service, simple clean and crisp biryani served with pachadi and vinegar onions...at a price which won't hurt anyone.. Still a shade lower than the original in Calicut but a great one on its own.. Only gripe ...quality... More 

Thank OshoKamat
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place not the foodies choice in Cochin Poor food Worst service No cards accepted ( I think govt. of India Should look into their accounts)

Thank Bond9999
Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

It is a traditional biriyani shop in Kochi. But recently the taste is going down. The lots of verity biriyanis there ie, Chicken, Mutton, Beef, Egg and Veg. Also a good parking is there.

Thank SAVIN55
Palakkad, India
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Been going to Kayees at Durbar Hall Road and it never disappoints. This time also the biriyanis were excellent - mutton tasted a notch above chicken. Also had Mutton fry, which was also good. Must try hotel in Kochi!

Thank TP7700

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Durbar Hall Road | Ernakulum South, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 484 222 6080

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