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Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 94952 29511
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat fresh seafood, good choice on display outside. The waiters are really friendly and do look after you, even remember what drinks you have when you visit again. The fish dishes are excellent and portions are a good size. We have visited several times during our stay and not been disappointed.

Thank MinesaKingfisher
Hilo, Hawaii
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant offered fresh fish in a show case priced by the piece and not by the gram weight which was a nice change from the other nearby restaurants

Thank wgregbraun
Jaipur, India
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for drinks in the afternoon and it was steady and drinks were a fair price. We have walked past in the evening and it is very busy, a good sign!

Thank JohCar54
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Kovalam for two weeks, and having happened on the Kingfisher, I ate there almost every day for the two weeks. Never had a poor meal, staff were friendly and helpful. Nice place , particularly in the evenings with the cool breeze and sound of the waves Definitely worth checking out.

Thank roslinlea
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of only two restaurants we visited in Kovalam more than once. First visit was a great fish in banana leaf dish overlooking the beach and we vowed to come back again. Friendly staff, great views, good food and clean.

Thank WakefieldU
Bengaluru, India
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152 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just kidding when i say it is not owned by KF group, well i dint want to repeat the same usual names for this awesome seafood place on the lighthouse beach. Undoubtedly amongst the few must try places in Kovalam and reasonable on prices too. I saw a fair mix of foreigners and indians and a few repeaters too fish... More 

Thank dadaroy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

it was a good place to eat in and around the place the food was at reasonable price and the service was also quite fast.

Thank Sanmeet M
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were on our way from Alleppy to Poovar so stopped off for a seafood lunch. As it was near the end of our holiday we thought we would splash out so had the seafood platter for 3,000 rupees for 2. We were shown some lovely fish, such as king prawns etc. When the seafood arrived, we had 2 lobsters,... More 

Thank denise l
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112 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The fry fish dish was nice the taste was good and the service was also good but I feel the prices were just above economic price.

Thank asirf
Munich, Bayern, Germany
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The service is very friendly, the fish fresh from the day, which you select directly from the display and the seafood very tasty.

Thank Daniel D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$200 - US$900
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 94952 29511

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