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Kumarakom

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Adyar
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27/28 Near The Grand Mall, Chennai (Madras) 600042, India
+91 44 4202 2277
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Chennai (Madras), India
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

An average restaurant. Boasts of quality Kerala cuisine and other stuff, but really disappointing.. visited their Velachery outlet as well as the sholinganallur outlet.. couldn't find any difference. We went there for lunch. Ordered prawns biriyani, meals and one ghee rice. Prawns biriyani was too spicy. Karimeen pollichatu was good. Ghee rice was entirely different from the one we used... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had checked into The Spring hotel, which is adjacent to Kumarakom hotel. We checked into the hotel late evening, were hungry and wanted to grab something quickly. The In-Room dining was bit on the expensive side, so, I bumped into the Kumarakom. The restaurant is quite nice and ambience was okay. The choice of curries for Vegans is quite... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Fond of fish curries and fish starter / main courses . So had been here , food tasted awesome. And also tried once at Adyar restaurant (some time back) , they were entertaining by singing some songs, which is not usual in this kind of normal restaurants. Loved it!

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Thank Ashok K
Crawley, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Hello to all readers and to all Staff @ Trip. Merry Xmas and Happy New Year wishes to all. I had the misfortune of visiting this place on 6/11/16 for lunch. It was 3 pm and I was very very hungry. I got caught up in office work and also a courier place. Sorting out things made me to have... More 

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Kozhikode, India
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I had lunch at Kumarakom with my wife while we were returning from a weekend trip. We were eager to have Kerala meals after 2 days of buffet food at the resort! But Kumarakom didn't meet our expectations for a good eat out experience. We ordered seer fish fry and pomfret curry. The fry was ok but the curry didn't... More 

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Trivandrum
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I have been here for a number of times just because this was the only restaurant providing Kerala food.. the price I felt too too high comparing our hotels in Kerala.. may be due to their running costs they are priced high.even though they put a sincere effort to set a Kerala mood by giving jeera water, putting malayalam nostalgic... More 

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Thank reshmasivasaga
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The lunch was horrible with half cooked uncleaned fish. Complained to manager to which he replied that the fishes arrived late and so couldn't be cleaned properly. Pls avoid. There are lot of good Kerala restaurants around.

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Thank 699remyar
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Pls avoid. The fish was not cleaned and half cooked. In formed the manager to no avail. Paid the full amount. Heard other customers also complaining.

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Thank Govind G
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It was Amazing Experience with my family . All food was good , my like kadalai curry and puttu , Appam . Very Nice Kerala Foods

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Thank sunil k
Chennai (Madras), India
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198 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Walked in for dinner on 23 June at around 10pm. Wanted to have the biryani but it was over by then :-( Order- Karimeen pollichathu - fish fried and covered in masala and wrapped in banana leaf. It was okish. Didn't like the masala much. Chicken roast - it was really tasty. But chicken pieces were really less - hardly... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27/28 Near The Grand Mall, Chennai (Madras) 600042, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Adyar
  • Neighbourhood: Adyar
  • Phone Number: +91 44 4202 2277

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