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Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Went there for an evening party. Great food (limited cuisine options), great view of sea and fishing area, and very back-pack type ambiance, Not for the family-oriented crowd, with grand parents and children.. Approach to the cafe is tricky, with narrow roads and congested by-lane.Difficult to find car park. That aside, certainly worth a first and second visit to experience...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

You can relax and enjoy only if both the location and people are right. We hit the sweet-spot on both. you simply go there to do nothing and nothing is what you do... The staff are very pleasant.. great communication with Vishnu and Andrew . Bob the Manager, was every bit the manager you would want at this location. So...

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Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant when my family went for road trip to Mahabalipuram, with my two small kids (2 years old and 5 years old). The sea food served here was simply best in taste. We had fried prawns, calamari, pomfret as starters and fish curry with rice as main course. All was cooked very well, flavoured with good...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Bob's Cafe is a nice place to hang out: from breakfast till late in the night, you can stay there, eat and drink seated at the beautiful ocean facing balcony. The guys that work there are really nice, they cook really good fish and we felt like home. We recommend Bob's Cafe to everyone who just likes to relax! Michael...

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Ghaziabad, India
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Good place to enjoy weekend afternoon/evening with sea breeze, food and friends. The cafe offers an amazing view of the sea and surroundings. Frequented by college goers and foreigners. Do not expect any lavish cuisine there, it is meant to be that way. Have beers , hit the beach, which is frequented by surfers mostly foreigners !!! Again beach is...

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Chennai, India
Reviewed 25 August 2016

One of the best places in Mahabalipuram for a hangout spot with friends. Can dip into utmost fun with F&B over here with a beautiful view of Sea & the Beach. One of the best suggested spots with friends

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Good place to enjoy Sunday afternoon with sea breeze, food and friends. The cafe is located at a location which provides you an amazing view of the sea and surroundings. You may even get an almost independent floor to eat food.

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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

On weekdays it's easy to get rooms. Advance booking recommended for weekend trips. Food is average. Service is average. Rooms are basically someone's house kinda place, so rooms too are average. Specially ask for the SEA TOP cottage, if wanted that only. That's a best deal here, I guess. If visiting, please give my love to their pet. He is...

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1Thank Jignesh V
Chennai, India
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Bob's cafe has been and will be one of my favorite hangouts. Period. I've been coming here on and off over the years and one thing that has not changed is Robert and the ambiance. Went out with my friend recently and at the last minute, my friend called up Rob and requested for a room. He obliged instantly and...

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3Thank Ashok666
Chennai, India
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had been here after lunch somewhere in the afternoon. What an amazing view this place. A pretty small cafe yet very cozy with very nice service. The view is the deal stealer of this place. Situated right on the beach this place serves some amazing drinks and snacks. A nice place to be in the afternoon till evening i...

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bob Marley is a well known & recommended Guesthouse, restaurant & Beachcafe. Situated on the beach of Mamallapuram just 2 minutes walk from the town centre. We have nice clean rooms, all with seaview. In our restaurant we serve excellent and very tasty fresh made (sea)food, snacks and drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House

Address: 182 Fisherman's Colony | In the Beach, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range: ₹ 365 - ₹ 1,095 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Bob Marley Cafe And Guesthouse Hotel Mamallapuram
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