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Reviewed 21 December 2020 via mobile

Ambience 5* Food 5* Service 5* Value for money 5* Excellent experience. A small unique cafe located deep within a quiet neighborhood. Food was delicious. The presentation was quirky and different. Service was very quick. Friendly staff and owner. The price was pretty decent. Order...the thali if you are on budget. Only flaw was space and number of tables. So would recommend booking in advance. Especially during weekends.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 23 November 2020

Staff is great. We were 16 people with kids.Food was just about ok,Can be skipped if you are on a holiday.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

We went for dinner and the food was excellent - we managed the timing well and arrived at about 6:30, but by 7 / 7:15 the place was full, and people were being turned away. The food is targeted at foreigners (banana leaf on a...tray) but it is excellent and very tasty. 3 smoothies, 2 mains, rice and a couple of parottas came to R1,300 so you can undoubtedly eat cheaper - but it is a fun place, nice atmosphere, the food is good, the staff efficient and - best of all - it is away from the Cliff Restaurant’s.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

Definitely overrated restaurant, nothing special about the food and the service. Though, there are limited staff which rocks the show. They have wrong approach for Indians customers and concentrates only on the foreign tourists. A total disappointed with the rude and discriminated behaviour of the...staff 1. The presentation and garnishing on the ordered Veg biryani served to us was different than the one which a served to a Foreign tourist. It was clear that the staff had given us the food for a sake if it. 2. When asked for the Tissue paper. The staff member clearly said and asked us to take it from the next table which was quite far. Instead of he himself providing the Tissue paper he wants us to take the tissue ourselves. 3. When we asked for the bill, he said the amount verbally and left. Neither he provide the bill nor he came back to take the money. We left without paying the bill. Next we say that the guy was busy in smoking cigarettes. The staff discriminate between the Indians and the foreign tourists which is not generous.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

We had the best coconut chicken ever! With few different dosas and dessert (coconut/ice cream). Very nice restaurant, can be busy&full. Nice staff, nice owner lady and clean toilet.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020

Truly one of the best places to eat in India as a whole. Forget just Varkala. The malai kofta is outstanding.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 3 February 2020

This was the place to go this winter in Varkala. Travellers like me found themselves going back again and again.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 January 2020 via mobile

Food is average and bland. Premade and made for foreigners. Only tourists come here. However the interior and style is beautiful.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 January 2020

I went there several times for breakfast, lunch & dinner and really enjoyed the food. The atmosphere and location is really nice. The staff is friendly and really helpful.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 19 January 2020 via mobile

Went here for dinner . Lovely restaurant. Great vibe and design inside, food was delicious , really yum. Service was v good for India the guys in there really working hard to be as efficient as possible. Recommended!

Date of visit: January 2020
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ramdan4tripstours
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Response from True_Thomas_In | Property representative |
Dear, Ramdan4tripstours. Prices are vary depending on type of food. Vegetarian options from 80 to 200 rs Non veg options from 160 to 300 rs With thanks and regards True Thomas team
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