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Crab Club

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Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 98472 09933
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Andover, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really great place - good friendly service, relaxed atmosphere overlooking Kovalam Beach. Good prices and no rush to get you out. Free wifi, and great fresh fish - brilliant tiger prawns cooked how you like. Best on the front

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Thank Peter F
UK
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place ticks all of the boxes. Ashok and the team bend over backwards to help with food and allowed credit card payments with the help of the boys next door at Silver Palace (a great clothes and jewellery place!). They kept me in food and drink when I was without cash. Never had a bad meal. Prime sea front... More 

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Thank Karen I
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

the food here is no doubt very tasty but it is extremely spicy. I would recomend u that if u r having food in this restaurant please tell the person to make ur food without spices

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Thank Pokemongo
Coimbatore, India
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177 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

First of all, the waiter helps with our order and suggest accordingly. Next important thing is the crab, so fresh... Taste is awesome and well-prepared. Seeing varieties of crab recipes at one place is something different. Ambience is great.

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1 Thank Dinesh_cbe
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Must go if you want to try crabs. They have live crabs, you can select whichever you want to eat. Then they will cook it fresh for you. Taste was superb, we tried mud wtaer crab (black crab). Cost is reasonable, 600 for 2 crabs and 400 for one crab.

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Thank Khushboo V
Bengaluru, India
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The waiter was very helpful with his suggestions and thanks to him we did not over order! We had the crab, it was done well! Juicy, delicious, not overly spicy. The restaurant is simple, basic, no frills! It's all about the food. Excellent service, quick. Portion sizes are huge! Not expensive! The open terrace has a good view of the... More 

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1 Thank Shiromib
Kochi (Cochin), India
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212 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Tasty food, large portions, outstanding service and fairly priced. Can you ask for more in kovalam? we were very happy with the portion sizes, best we have seen so far in kovalam. we also tried the a crab dish, was good. 4 of us @ INR2000, for bread, 3 dishes and soft drinks + soup! The bearer was very helpful... More 

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Thank mjacob007
Stirling
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64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

it has a wonderful outlook and is placed slightly higher than other restaurants. It has consistently good food from snacks to dinner. The staff are very good. Clean toilets.

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Thank DaveStirling
Hyderabad, India
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

As the name suggests - Crab Club - Its an excellent place to try out varieties of crab delicacies. Good value for money

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Thank dsvrvarma
siem reap
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

you will get your KF & some nice veg. food for reasonable prices. great view on the waves. friendly waiters, sometimes too many noisy russians

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Thank rahul s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 98472 09933

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