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Molly's Retreat Restaurant

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Molly's Retreat B +B | Gv Raja Road, Samudra Beach, Kovalam, Kovalam, India
+91 471 249 5949
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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place, small and friendly, clean with a great pool, only let down was the outside people coming in to use pool and hogging the sun beds before guest even had breakfast.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 4 of us visited our first night in Kovalam, very handy for our hotel( the Taj), sadly we walked into a power cut, thus trying to negotiate the menu was a challenged solved by other customers who fortuitously had torches, this is no doubt a regular occurrence, food was freshly cooled, however the calamari was bland &... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed in local hotel and found this delightful restaurant. Food well prepared and delicious. Pre ordered lobster for next day and was not disappointed cooked to perfection. hoping to book for a stay in mollies next time.

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Costa del Sol, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is a small and basic restaurant that serves the most amazing Indian food that is freshly cooked when you order it, you can even watch them making the chapatis. The service was both good and friendly and is within a 5 minute walk of the Uday Samudra Hotel.

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Thank Constablefamily33
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The ambience of this place was uniquely made, providing a feeling of village hut. Food options are predominantly Western with almost equivalent Eastern cuisine options though. Fish curry, Kerala style preparation was good. Noodles is also a thing you can try at this place. Staff here isn't very courteous to its visitors, though this might be subjective to certain conditions... More 

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very nice place to eat with a menu that will suit all tastes.The Marsala dishes were really tasty. Service was a little slow but at least you know that everything is freshly cooked.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

What a find. This is a wonderful restaurant tucked away off one of the main roads in Kovalam. Well worth visiting. Food was fabulous. So much so that we went there twice whilst staying in the area for 3 nights!! It looks like a fantastic place to stay too. Wish we'd found it before booking Turtle on the Beach! The... More 

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Thank Crispies_11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Really like the viait there the dinner there was awesome and great in taste we had many dishes and all were good.

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Fantastic little find. Lovely staff (Cunumen), and customers alike. This place is so popular many hotel guests go back years after year. We had breakfast, dinner and ice cold Kingfisher on several occasions. Superb value and a lovely ambience. Great for an early or late evening drink. A must!

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singleladyguest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We visited 2 years ago and loved it so we're delighted to find Molly's still here and as popular as ever!! Great food great service and lovely ambience. We loved their curries especially the beef rendang but if u want something western there is plenty of choice. Prices more than fair too, definitely one of our favourites!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Molly's Retreat B +B | Gv Raja Road, Samudra Beach, Kovalam, Kovalam, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 471 249 5949
Description
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