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Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695141, India
+91 470 667 3300
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for 5 star rate but bad food served then this is the place for you. we ordered for dosa and chicken biryani...chicken biryani was way mediocre and one piece dosa was for 300 Rs each. we were there for my kids birthday and they didn't even give a pastry complementary...I have been to restaurants worldwide, when... More 

Thank Nimodory
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Definitely above average food and really not great. But if you sit outdoors you have excellent view. So the experience is really nice...

Thank Ammitabh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Ordered pizza and sandwich for kids. Pizza is little dry and sandwich is juicy and yummy. For us we leave the decision to the chef. He served us chicken curry, karimeen and parotta. Fish is so fresh as the chef said. Thank you chef MATHI!!!

Thank Jenifer16
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

We had our meal in this restaurant during our stay in Taj. The breakfast buffet had decent spread of Indian and continental items. Service staff is extremely courteous. Taste of food was very good. Buffet was not available in lunch and dinner time. We tried fried rice in Lunch which was decent and had Hyderabadi Biryani in Dinner which was... More 

Thank Mohit M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014 via mobile

I had food from this restaurant. ....its a good traditional kerala food......price is little bit higher than other restuarant...

Thank halfmoin
Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

GAD probably has the most sumptuous breakfast spread among Kerala hotels. While Chef Bijoy and his team make sure that they speak to all guests personally to know about their likes and feedback, they also quickly throw in some special custommade treats for the little ones that make the experience ever so more memorable. He thoughtfully packed a homemade yummy... More 

Thank AlpaGanatra
Goa, Goa, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

if you want the best authentic kerala food... stop here... This quaint little restaurant has an outdoor verandah which has a wonderful ambience... The local food is to die for... The best fish curry, kozhi roast, appams... they even have their own organic garden from where they make some yummy ethnic food. Chef Bijoy and Pradeep are excellent and can... More 

Thank Dennis_DCosta
Jamshedpur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2012

The restaurant is part of the Taj Gateway property in Varkala. Usually patronised by residents of the hotel, it serves all meals in an indoor / outdoor setting. The menu is varied and on prior notice, chef Bijoy can rustle up almost anything. He actually sent for some special bacon from Trivandrum (sorry,Tiruvananthapuram) as my wife had asked for a... More 

Thank BanditJamshedpur
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2012

This taj hotels restaurant lives up to its reputation, the food is incredible. The service is great and the outdoor seating a great place to sit and relax at night. Anyone staying at varkala should def go here for a meal.

Thank Neofelis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$100
Chinese, Indian, International
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 470 667 3300
Your search for a great dining experience ends here. The ethnic cuisine is a must try. Great choices of food coupled with a lovely ambience. Choice of alcoholic beverages and Indian wine to complement the food. Great Seafood marinated and cooked as per your choice. Special offers to spend a day at the pool and dine at the restaurant available. Great offers at the Bar.

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