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) #15 of 63 Restaurants in Varkala ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, Seafood, Asian
Papanasam Beach, Varkala 695141, India
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (5 reviews)
“pasanda” (2 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Papanasam Beach, Varkala 695141, India
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Reviews (126)
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11 - 20 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 15 February 2017

this was a huge disappointment - the most beautiful location but the waiters just do not have any idea! the coffee we ordered as we walked in we only got as we left! the food came in bits and pieces and wrong - and it...More

Thank Charmaine B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

What a place to spend a leisurely couple of hours having freshly caught fish cooked on the tandoori in front of you.

Thank richard481
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Just had a meal here I would agree that this place is a complete tourist trap the price for fish is much more expensive than on the cliff. We had two pieces of tuna overcooked over priced and meager portions. The rice and nan bread...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Ate lunch and dinner here during our stay in Varkala. At lunch I had pizza just cheese and tomatoe one of the best I had ever had. When I ate in the evening I had chicken passandra it was hotter than when it is served...More

Thank tobyHertfordshire
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We always walk down to this lovely place right on the beach - we tend to have lunch with fried okra, spinach dahl and handmade rotis. The staff are friendly and helpful - lovely place to chill out

Thank traveltottie1954
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Theeram is not so great looking beach side restaurant. But the story changes once food arrives ! And the food takes time to arrive , but I wouldn't complain cos it's a beach side restaurant. The waiters prefer to attend to foreigners, not that they...More

Thank Praveen A
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had really good food in here from fish, tandoori, curries all really tasty. The puttu breakfast is really good. Great location, on the beach. Gets a nice breeze in the evening 's.

Thank TravellingSidjulsey
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great beach restaurant, good reliable food, staff were helpful and service was good. Made a nice change from the main cliff area.

Thank 682tanyag
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Tasted indian food, naan and roti from tandoori oven were excellent! If you like kofta or paneer meals, give it a try, it was very good. Be prepared it's not spicy so make sure you tell them to spicy it up! The portions are not...More

Thank Olivia P
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Kerala for 15 years, and never have I seen service so bad or food so inauthentic. This place is a tourist trap - looks fun and inviting when you walk by, but the rest is a downhill plunge. Takes them 15 minutes...More

3  Thank JBK7000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papanasam Beach, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Varkala
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