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North Cliff | Near Helipad, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
+91 98460 53194
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New South Wales, Australia
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142 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant stands out as being more modern and clean than the surrounding ones. They have a couple of great areas to sit on the upper decks, which overlooks Varkala Beach. They play very nice music and have a good range of fresh juices and plenty of food choices.

Thank Carla H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have had some very authentic pasta dishes here, it boasts one the the best sunset views on the balcony however our most recent visit, the 'home made pasta' was served as packet penne....upon questioning this we were firstly told, it was home made (I mean really....you were talking to one Italian and one European) and then secondly foreigners preferred... More 

Thank beckieellis
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their vegetarians items are yummy even tastier than their nonvegitarian stuff. Even certain sanyasis prefer their veg items. Visit this place and taste their items

Thank Chandra B
Chennai (Madras), India
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Funghi Bacon pizza for lunch. It was wonderful and pork + mushroom were very well cooked. Their top floor has some unique views and one must try that. They served mango juice with no ice and water which was a delight to the tongues.

1 Thank Dinesh V
Chennai (Madras), India
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a really nice feel to it, which couples week with the amazing food and the view. The grilled crab was massive, delicious, and priced very reasonably, and even the lasagnas are yummy. A bookcase that covers the entire right wall is a great touch, which means that you can spend the afternoon with a book at the... More 

1 Thank Karthik S
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite a more limited selection compared to other restaurants in the area, Caffe Italiano had a more interesting ambiance with layers of balconies set up for the maximum number of tables with a view over the cliffs. The servers were friendly but the place seemed short-staffed, which made for understandably slower service the night we went.

Thank Ian K
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8 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mostly crowded with foreign nationals, the restaurant provides good seating area and view from the top. All kinds of dishes are available here.

Thank Avik D
Bengaluru, India
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We lounged here for early dinner and caught the sunset views..AMAZING! loved their Italian food....pizzas and pastas has a home made feel to the taste, Delicious!

1 Thank Somibha
Kochi (Cochin), India
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I love the location and the coffee... we ordered ravioli which was almost cold and not quite cooked and very bland. The penne with cream sauce was Good but also bland. A pepperoni pizza should have pepperoni on it not a lot of veggies. Staff is great and new is awesome

Thank IndiaMidwife
Kochi (Cochin), India
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150 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Its one the best restaurants in Varkala Cliff. The location and ambiance is really good. A place sit and enjoy sunset along with some food. Make sure you get the front side tables. We were lucky enough to get a good place. They serve some really fresh seafood cooked as per your taste and reasonably priced. Seafood cooked is served... More 

Thank BabishVB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Indian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff | Near Helipad, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 98460 53194

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