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Reviewed 28 January 2020 via mobile

This small cafe is up the stairs on Poet Tyagaraja Road next to a Tibetan Restaurant. It’s cosy but clean, with some tables inside and outside, and serves the best coffee I have managed to find in Southern India. The coffee is locally sourced, and...the cafe is nicely decorated and the service friendly. Also some good home-made cake available - and you can buy some coffee or coffee beans to take home. Highly recommended for a coffee break in KodaikanalMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2019 via mobile

Coffee is undoubtedly the best blend, they supply beans to most cafes in Kodaikanal. The lady who runs the cafe is also a delight to speak with and very well informed. Cheesecake was not the best, however the carrot cake must not be missed! They...are very particular about their timings and have an extremely limited menu, most items also get over real quick. Be there nice and early!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 22 September 2019 via mobile

Really small place dead centre of town with limited seating but their pastries & coffee are a must have In Kodi

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

We had a great visit. We were met with kindness at the door. The lovely lady who took care of us answered all of our questions and was super friendly. It was so cute and cozy in there. A must when visiting Kodai. They sell...great coffee, hot chocolate cake and much more! Even coffee beans check it out.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 9 August 2019 via mobile

Cute little friendly place, kind staff, authentic coffee and tasty cakes. We as a family with kids and older ones found this to be a place we must visit again. To sit in the corridor with a sip of coffee, watching the hustle and bustle...of the Sunday market was especially satisfying to my mum who used to live in Kodai 30 years back. And we all had a treat of the Tosca cake. We couldn't resist the urge to have more helpings of the Tosca cake. We carried a pack of coffee powder back home so that fragrance lingers on before we make another trip.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 July 2019

watch the time go by... the coffee from from the slopes on the palani hills is full and nicely balanced, kokila's freshly baked tosca and carrot cakes are delicious. there are homemade pickles, spreads and the 'ceaser's' chocolates (amongst the better ones in kodai) are...worth a try. closed on monday.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

Hot chocolate, carrot cake, toska cake to name a few. Besides these they have organic honey, their own brand of coffee powder. A place one shouldn't miss on a trip to Kodaikanal.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 24 May 2019

Had a great time. Fantastic coffee and good company. Kids loved the Hot Chocolate, Toscana & Carrot cakes. You must be lucky to have perfect weather to make your visit to this place even memorable. Not much space.... which makes the place cozy in a...way. Thanks Mr.Kishore for keeping us enthralled & all the very best.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

Visited Cafe Cariappa. The coffee was good and Tosca cake was delicious. It was good and cozy. But I personally think they should include something more in the menu.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Had a pomegranate juice and hot chocolate. Juice was nice while hot chocolate was average. What was amazing was the lady in charge of the cafe. She was very friendly and gave a lot of information. Unfortunately could not try their coffee.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This small place give you really good coffee (the best we have had in India so far) and tasty hommade cakes. The toast with egg was also nice, but this is more a place for coffee break, than for breakfast. Cosy interior and the last...who runs the place is really nice and service minded.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I still remember when I walked in to this place , it’s beautiful ! The cafe is pretty small but makes a big place in your heart . Their cakes are really great and the coffee they use is totally organic . The cafe is...in market place and can be reached easily . Try tosca cake , it’s amazing . They serve variety of coffee from espresso to frappe almost every kind . *** Shout-out to all the coffee lovers *** They have sitting arrangements inside as well outside . I recommend you to try this place , you won’t be disappointed .More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Try its carrot cake specially and its hot chocolate and coffee. Its amazing!. Cozy cafe to relax in Kodai.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A very small space with seating for 8-10people but some great coffee! This place has an interesting story as they grow their own coffee beans and prepare and roast it also at their own plantation. You know the coffee is freshly roasted as they use...the current years harvest. It’s a very strong robust coffee and smells wonderful. We had the cappuccino, hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookie all three of which were great. The place might be a little difficult to find as the signage is small and not easily visible. It’s located on the first floor of the shopping area right after the restaurant muncheez.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Me and my friends ordered some coffee and some carrot cake, which was really good. The interior of the cafe is nice.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Response from cafecariappa | Property representative |
We sell both roasted beans as well as powder. However roasted beans is on prior intimation. sometimes we have stock of both beans and powder. contact : +91 8778163303.
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5