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Lonely Planet

Lighthouse Beach Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dosas” (7 reviews)
“fruit salad” (3 reviews)
“paneer” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lighthouse Beach Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very very greenish place. Gives a pleasant eyesight. But not that well executed as far as the service and the food are concerned. Hoping to get it better

Thank funkyman2255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location. Eco friendly and greenish spot. very relaxing. nice staff. Food has to be improved in quality and presentation

Thank landcruiser5800
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The food is always good, quick freshly made. Beaufiful view of pond and kingfishers ,eagles.The samosa here are the best loved them , i eat here alot and always had good service and great food. Good cook.

Thank christinecalvert
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The food served was very fresh, yummy and of very good quality. One needs to order and wait with patience, may be, 15-20 minutes to enjoy food here. Kerala parottas, Kadai veg, dosas, Poori sabjis are all very good - freshly prepared and served. The...More

1  Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Disappointing since we visited some years ago. There are better places now. We were the only guests eating.

Thank rosalan
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice vegetarian food at good prices. Consistent high standard and nice environment at the back for a change of scene from the beach.

1  Thank wavesinekas
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very clean and cosy place to eat nicely made vegetarian food. My favortie is the paneer butter masala, make sure to try it with some chapatis. Service is very good to, they remember you, your preferences from time to time.

Thank juliagK6081ZZ
Reviewed 23 February 2017

great quality of food with nice service. though the food is little bit costly but it was worth eating here

Thank ankit b
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Lonely Planet is the only vegetarian restaurant with clean and hygienic food. The hotel is located in front of lake where you can see the different kind of bird like Kingfisher etc.

Thank Charania
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Atmosphere really nice overlooking a pond with kingfishers, cormorants and kites. Even a stone tiger looking into the water. Lovely coffee and fruit salad with curd

Thank Jason C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
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