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| Near North Cliff, Varkala, Varkala, India
+91 99474 41363
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

We ate breakfast here a couple of times whilst in Varkala. The "Steak breakfast" is highly recommended if you're a meat lover like myself. They have a great range of coffees including iced frappes etc. The view is as gopd as all other places. They have free wifi and the staff were nice. My only comment is that nkt everything... More 

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2 Thank Mike W
Madurai, India
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Not sure if it was because of being off season... but the place was dull... despite being the only restaurant open near by for lunch. Just one waiter. But he was fine and took down the orders. Food took forever to come. May be thats how the entire VARKALA is, or cause of being off season. Chicken fried ric was... More 

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1 Thank Athideerapandian
Hyderabad, India
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

I visited with my friends to varkala in the month of June and being off season, this was the only restaurant which served all the items listed in menu. The food is really tasty. The view from the restaurant is really great and worth watching. Though the prices are a bit high, but still under the range. On the whole,... More 

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2 Thank Ricky19101987
Munich
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We spent here almost every evening. Enjoyed the mixture of italian and indish food. The service was very good and the view over Varkala beach was great.

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2 Thank Andrea1207
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

We visited Cafe del Mar for lunch twice. We ordered the chicken tikka wrap, veggie samosas and the veggie patties cooked in chick pea batter. The food took a long time to come both times but was well worth the wait. Freshly cooked succulent chicken wrapped in fresh naan bread with salad. The wrap was huge and could easily fed... More 

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1 Thank Milly Molly M
Goa Velha, India
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

hi this is to those people if you expect a good service not just by attitude but by behaviour as well, i went to cafe del mar a couple of days ago with my wife and my office friends,the best part was we were served with a very bad attitude by the waiter and the best part is the reply... More 

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4 Thank nagvenkar
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Visited the cafe for a leisurely sunset view. Apart from the location, its an average place to be. The food is good but they can do with a little music in the background. Its mostly quiet these days, especially when other joints around seem to be flaring better. Food is good.

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Thank snehasaha9
Chennai
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We had breakfast at Café Del Mar upon recommended by our hotel manager. The restaurant is located on the cliff promenade. Lovely ambience and great views. Mostly frequented by foreigners. We tried English and American breakfast. Food was delicious and portions were large. Bacon was missing. Value for money. Will definitely visit again!

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2 Thank Vanderluzt
Montreal, Canada
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We ate there a few times for breakfast. The food and coffee were excellent. Beach view, good Wifi, good service.

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2 Thank missgreenpeas
Nanaimo, Canada
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Over our eight day stay, we ate lunch often at this great little cafe. The smoothies are out of this world as are the variety of Indian dishes offered. We really liked the laid-back atmosphere and felt that no one would have minded in the least if we'd stayed for the whole day. A really nice atmosphere with great food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near North Cliff, Varkala, Varkala, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 99474 41363

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