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Crab Club

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$$ - $$$
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Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 98472 09933
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate dinner here most evenings and enjoyed kingfish, barracuda, salmon and calamari - with various rices and brinjal fry. Pineapple fritters to die for, and the best fresh lime soda. Highlight for us was Das, who looked after us with a smile and good chat each time.

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Thank GloucesterTim
Jaipur, India
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice friendly place, usual fresh fish, Indian and Continental choices.Have been for breakfast last 2 days and for coffee last night, so we like it!!

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Thank JohCar54
Bath, England
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok so possibly the most expensive meal I had in India at 1000 rupees but they were the biggest succulent prawns beautifully cooked and after 2 weeks of curry (that I did enjoy) they went down a treat! Beer in mugs to wash it all down (under the table) and excellent friendly service.

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Thank Carole8435
Montrose, Scotland, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food extensive menu for all tastes with friendly staff on hand to help and guide you. Nice views of the beach, and if you are there at the right time, the lovely sunset.

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Thank Anthony445
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty reasonably priced food with very friendly staff and in a great location. Lovely for watching the sunset

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Thank pml69
Melbourne
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice service, good menu, nice seafood. Great view and close to our room so very handy for us. Ate here regularly and had drinks regularly, very good.

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Thank wavesinekas
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There speciallty is crab food I recommend to go who love crab I also had butter fry crab and that was very tasty.

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Thank asirf
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location but so do many other restaurants in Lighthouse Beach. Ordered a prawn sizzler and the sauce was more like a thick hoi sin sauce and a vegetable curry that was bland with a funny taste. Really disappointing as we had read such good reports. Try other better beach front places before this!!!

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Thank Louise W
Kovalam
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have reviewed this restaurant in the past and once again it comes out as our usual restaurant for eating. Clean efficient and friendly staff always willing to please excellent food but a little more pricey than some.., Tandoori is open nightly and the breads are good.

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Thank IMK24
Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Excellent fish restaurant with helpful staff right on the waterfront, with two floors. Good choice of fresh fish and desserts.

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Thank powys2015

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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, Takeout
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?