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the german bakery - waves restaurant

Light House Street, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 471 248 0179
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (36 reviews)
“banana cake” (5 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Light House Street, Kovalam 695527, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good food, very good sea view, friendly staff, prices are fair. They have a big menu with different type’s of food. German, thai, indian food. We tried the curry’s with meat and it was very good. We had anice evening

Thank Mici Mary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an hour or so here for a coffee whilst visiting Lighthouse beach. The restaurant is on the first floor and overlooks the beach. The service was friendly and the views of the beach are excellent.

Thank RobboElviria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The German Bakery is always a good spot to sit around over a cold drink and catch up with your emails as it has excellent Wifi. It's also a good place to view all the goings-on on the beach from above. It has some interesting...More

Thank monicker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service and food are first class with stunning views overlooking the sea. We had lunch and dinner here and both were excellent. The service is very good and welcoming. we enjoyed lunch so much we came back for dinner here.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view of the sea but food was poor quality. Stuff was friendly an polite. Basmati rice was overboiled.

Thank Aurree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful spot - upstairs with a wonderful view of the beach and away from the constant street sellers stopping in front of you when at a ground level restaurant. We ate breakfast and dinner and both were wonderful - coffee was good - Bread the...More

Thank GBK6
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is fine. I don't recommend the hot lemon ginger tea - try ABC rather. This is one of the more expensive restaurants along the beach AND they charge GST on top of their menu prices. Staff were dismissive.

Thank Raybelline
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here a couple of times for coffee and lunch when visiting Kovalam beach, sadly it was low season so the menu and range of food was a bit restricted. Waiters were helpful. Toilet and washroom available - bonus!

Thank creepygirl
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

With direct view of the beach and the light house, this is the perfect place for a getaway at Kovalam. Classy infrastructure and very good food. The staff should be better trained though. They cannot communicate well. I'd you're going in the evening, beware of...More

Thank Benaifer K
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Just should just order the grilled prawns with chips/rice and a side of papya salad and enjoy the view over the bay all for around Rps1250 9 of us had a number of dishes but the above selection got top marks

Thank kiwi-traveller-PS
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3 September 2015|
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Response from Margaret S | Reviewed this property |
We booked once as we had a large breakfast group on Boxing Day. However, even though it was one of the busiest days in the year, we noticed that people were still coming in and out on a casual basis. We were the only ones... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Light House Street, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 471 248 0179
Our Beach Front Restaurant Offers Authentic Western And Asian Cuisine As Well As Freshly Baked Breads, Pastries And Cakes Savour Fresh Seafood Or Wholesome Vegetarian Preparations While Enjoying A Spectacular View Over Light House Beach From Our 40 Meter Beachfront Terrace
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