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Coffee Temple

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$$ - $$$
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North Cliff | Near Helipad, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
+91 95676 23818
06:00 - 19:00
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Coffee Temple, close to the helipad, makes excellent breakfasts of many different kinds. They use ingredients of good quality, and I especially like their brown bread that is served with the omelettes. This place can be pretty crowded, but the staff work really fast, so normally you don't have to wait too long.

Thank Claes N
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelling in Kerala doing ayurveda treatment and having looked for a decent cup of coffee for a loong time suddenly it was there at this leisurely hangout in Varkala. Relaxed athmosphere and absolutely delicious cakes also. Not cheap with Indian standards but who cares.. At nice stretch of promenade that has less pushy salesmen than in other areas. Relaxed visitors... More 

Thank Eva O
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited coffee temple many times during my stay, always great coffee, juices & delicious smoothies. The cakes are just yummy. There's always a great atmosphere in there. Also the internet is the best in town. Always great service, & lovely(Sam) the lady on the till is so sweet, nothing is never too much trouble. She is a real credit to... More 

Thank TravellingSidjulsey
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee, proper espresso, best on the cliff. Service can be a bit slow, but only in an Indian fashion. Go with it and relax! Friendly staff and pizzas looked great. Good atmosphere.

Thank 682tanyag
Framlingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Coffee Temple on many occasions while staying in Varkala the coffee is excellent and, most of the time the food and service was okay, but last night while attempting to pet one of the cafe owners dogs, I was bitten on my right hand! We were re-assured by a member of staff that the dog wasn´t unhealthy,... More 

Thank YogaBunny100
Odessa, Ukraine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time I got here, I had a really good dinner. But next time I had banouffee pie which wasn't actually a pie, wasn't sweet and really was disgusting. And the mango juice was fake. It's so sad that they just spoiled my evening. (((

Thank redangel2015
Bengaluru, India
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a good vibe and good food. The service is quite slow but that's characteristic of varkala.

Thank Nbajaj123
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being recommended the coffee house, we waited a long time for our food & had to repeat ourselves! A few hours later and my partner has been sick ever since! Not a great part of our holiday to say the least!

Thank Rosalind P
Newmarket, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee Temple serves a Tumeric & Ginger shots.... great way to start up your constitution, WiFi is free, overlooks the ocean, always busy. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Susie M
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, drinks and staff! I went here almost every day and never had a bad experience. They also play some amazing background music. The pizzas are the best I've had in India.

1 Thank Sarah H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Mexican, Cafe, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff | Near Helipad, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 95676 23818
We want you to feel comfortable and looked after in a lovely setting overlooking the main beach, with classic tunes, free WiFi ,filtered water and newspapers, friendly staff and dogs. Our coffee is ground to order, and freshly made cakes are made throughout the day.Hard to beat in Varkala We have a new menu (3 years in the making!) Mexican dishes served all day. A huge array of breakfast items served from 630 a.M until lunchtime at least. 27 chilled / icy fruit juices plus a dozen smoothies to choose from. If you're after some authentic keralan dishes, try our acclaimed Masala Dosa , and one or two other indian breakfast items. Our new list of snacks includes the popular veggie burger and falafel wrap, cheesey chips. Recently added to Coffee Temple is our Wood Fired Pizza Oven , and we now serve them, with accompanying Italian dishes from lunch till 10.pm

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