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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Indian, Seafood, Asian
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Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 16 April 2022 via mobile

If I could have given (- 5) I would have. The worst kind of service I ever had to witness. There's nothing good about this place. Food - ordered a seafood biriyani, which was just flavourless rice and legit two prawns (I wish I was...kidding, sadly no), Al Pollo pasta, which was some pasta in tomato ketchup (that roadside street pasta you buy for 40-50 rs is better) and a schezwan noodles which never arrived. Overall, food wasn't just bad, it arrived an hour late tasting bland and flavorless. Wish I was making this up. But the people there are not meant to be in service sector. They neither knows how to take order, how to treat customers and how to handle the crowd. If you want to be treated like sh*t, and eat sh*t, this is the place.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 23 March 2022

Beautiful place with a lovely view. We selected some fresh seafood and they got it cooked the local style. Very tasty!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 6 February 2022

Its a good restaurant with tasty foods. Specially the sea food are very tasty. You can enjoy the food with your selected options of sea foods with the view of the beach from the cliff.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 25 December 2021

We have been here for lunch more than an hour, but the people who came late have ate and left the place but we don’t even had our starters. This is the mentality they have among the visitors. Worst service. Please don’t visit and damage...your image.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2021 via mobile

Service is extremely bad!!! The first appetizer arrived in 1 hour 30 minutes. The food arrived in another 1 hour 30 minutes. I think the locals just order drinks and pizza, fried rice etc that comes fast and they prioritize that over our food. We...sat there for 3 hours with extremely bad service. Good for them everything closes around 9/10 PM so no where to get food. Food was not great either. Just hyped cause it’s better than the rest. This place is way behind Goa and light years behind Mumbai/New York City in service/food.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 28 December 2020

reviews given till now are waste... I was just sitting on ground floor and suddenly someone vomited on me from first floor.. They have leaked floor.. Worst experience of my life... Never go to this bad places

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020

This could be the best restaurant, especially for seafood, in the first 1-km of stretch of the North Cliff, starting from the helipad. Their fish varieties are top class, clearly better than what neighboring restaurants offer. When you choose a fish from the shopfront, they...are open to bargain as well. On some days, they live music sessions in the evenings, after 7 PM or so. While it has a lively vibe, there is nothing much to write about the ambience. Somehow, you do not get a good view of the sea, even from the upper floor. The service is quite ordinary. Local dogs roam around inside the restaurants, which can be irksome. Go there for food; don't expect much in terms of ambience or service.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020

Good overall was great and the deep fried chicken 65 starter was very succulent. Fresh fish always available and cooked to order.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020

Whilst the service was efficient I did not feel particularly welcome. We were promised a table overlooking the sea but when the previous guests left, instead of inviting us to take the table it was given to other people who had just arrived. The food...was OK but nothing special. My advice is to go to the South beach and a truly genuine welcome.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

We stayed in Varkala for four days and came here due to trip advisor comments. The place is on the busy, touristy North Cliff and we had a table in a shabby area upstairs with no character , atmosphere or view. The food was ok...but nothing special and did not compare to the wonderful meals we had at Theeram on the South Cliff beach.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from Marta C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from THOMASFROMDAMASCUS | Reviewed this property |
Dear Aunty, Good question but since I have eaten there your best bet is to order only a plate of one of their fresh fish or other seafood such as the Shrimps. The Seafood Platter is REALLY BIG no it is GIGANTIC!! Unless... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gods Own Country Kitchen

Yes, Gods Own Country Kitchen offers takeaway services.

Gods Own Country Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5