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Swiss Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Italian, Cafe, European, Central European
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Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 98475 93239
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there each morning for breakfast. Tasty omelette (they accommodated egg white only) and savory Poorvi masala. Nice view with coconut palm fronds and waves.

Thank venkat39
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

heard a lot about this place.So decided to head here for a quick evening bite with my mom. We have ordered a pizza recommended by there Chef(dont remember the name but noticed most expensive in there menu..guess it was named as there special). Which was very bland and was not even worth for the single penny we paid.tea , sand... More 

Thank AnishTomas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first morning in Kovalam. Our plan was to have heavy breakfast so that we can spend long time taking bath before we are hungry. As a regular late riser we arrived at the beach at around 9:30 am. In the evening before, I had horrible experience in the Beatles cafe (extremely overpriced). So, I was careful. Swiss... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Food was great here. Very good smoothies (tried a few chocolate flavoured ones). Fish finger and Pasta were really good.

Thank Arpit_Panigrahi
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This place had been recommended to us by a friend for desserts. However during our stay last weekend we visited this place twice both times we had to come back disappointed as the person once said we are closed at 9pm on a Saturday night, and on Sunday afternoon he said no desserts again!!! :( Disappointed.

Thank Ahana R
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was our first visit but the food was nice and staff was friendly . I tried viennese ice coffee and pancakes and icecream . Both were nice , Didnt try sizzlers but nice smell was coming from neighbouring table of sizzlers . If smell is good food has to be great . So will visit soon once again for... More 

Thank haroonkerala
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

During our four days in Kovalam we ate breakfast here each morning. Lovely juices, scrambled eggs on toast & herbal teas with fantastic views over the ocean. A great café which we highly recommend.

1 Thank annemareec_11
Pune, India
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131 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Located on Lighthouse Beach.. Located on the 1st floor.. food was great and so was the ambiance.. located just in front of the beach, we paid a visit to this place due to it being # 4 in Kovalam and the place didnt quite disappoint us!

Thank kkj06
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141 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The food here was really tasty and we enjoyed every bit of it. Nice view of the beach and nice service. Fairly priced and located on the beachfront. Worth a visit.

Thank Punita S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We breakfasted here often on our visit to kovalam Very attentive waiters and service with a smile. Especially Anish. The masala dosa are Fab and the kerala tea delicious. The evening meal menu is extensive and it is very fairly priced. located on the beachfront with fantastic views definitely worth a visit.

1 Thank Jacqui F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Italian, Cafe, European, Central European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 98475 93239

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