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Anitha's Bistro & Cafe

Light House Beach | Light House Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
+91 471 248 8986
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
Seafood, Indian, Cafe, European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Light House Beach | Light House Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Their desserts really are awesome. The children are still talking about the desserts even after a week. We walked the entire length of the beach starting from Hawah beach, and felt the walk was well worth it after the food. We were looking for something...More

Thank puttagun
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The waiters are very friendly and the place is really nice! We shared a big fresh tuna straight from the bbq and it tasted amazing! Also nice drinks.

Thank Robbert v
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Such a fantastic restaurant! Healthy fresh yummy food! Great price, wonderful staff and atmosphere! I would highly recommend a visit! Myself and my partner have been the last three evenings for dinner! (Their super bowl is delightful, once you have it you will understand why...More

Thank LauraK5747
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Read the reviews and as we were close decided to go in for dinner. The excellent reviews are fully justified, had a fantastic fish curry and lemon rice which has to be the best rice ever! My wife had Chicken Tikka Masala which was equally...More

1  Thank Mac M
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Tried this place for a family meal and was not disappointed Limited menu but what the do they do good. Very reasonable prices and nice surroundings. Food takes a little while to get to you from putting your order in to receiving it, but at...More

Thank ecclesdarren
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I spent one month in Kovalam and this place is just the best place for food. The super bowl is the perfect dish for yogi and the fish curry in banana leaf is amazing!!! The atmosphere is relax and the team is so nice :)

Thank Delphine L
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We had a really relaxed and happy evening with charming service and absolutely delicious food. We found this restaurant a bit tricky to find and a few more signs would be welcome - but it was really worth the search. Quite the best meal of...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The reviews are right (well, the really good ones, anyway). It is so worth finding this place, and easy when you know how as it is a few steps from the beach front. We waited for quite a long time to get the food, but...More

Thank mp4d
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this restaurant after seeing the good reviews on trip advisor. The ambience was fine but the quality of the food and time it took to reach the table ensured we didn’t visit again . A huge disappointment .More

Thank stepheng925
Anithasgardenstay, Manager at Anitha's Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Sir / Madam , we are sorry that you have had poor service from the restaurant you are pictured, in we can categorically confirm the restaurant in not Anitha’s . plz come and see us where we can provide you with much service. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous food -enjoyed the fish. Great service and atmosphere. Hidden away in Lighthouse Bay but well worth finding,

Thank Mijulie62
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Response from jamesdunfield | Reviewed this property |
yes indeed ! everything is possible at Anitha's!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Light House Beach | Light House Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 471 248 8986
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