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Majority of items in the menu are GLUTEN free and good choice of VEGAN items. The Cochin, is the first authentic South Indian restaurant in Hertfordshire, which offers the real flavors of south Indian cooking.We offers a good choice of meat ,fish and vegetarian dishes. Cochin is the most popular city in Kerala, which is one of the South Indian state. Kerala is known as 'Gods Own Country' because of its long coastline,numerous rivers,backwater networks and the availability of numerous spices. We welcome you all to try the best South Indian Dishes cooked by experienced chefs, who learned their first lessons of cooking from South India. Our chefs are all from Kerala (South India) and can prepare
$15 - $37
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Ate an amazing meal, I had the sea food platter. Nice chilled atmosphere and was served by the nicest waitress. Her name was sonia and she made the experience much nicer.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best curry in Hemel. Would highly recommend everything on the menu !!! The staff are very friendly and make sure your meal is of the highest quality. We recommend the restaurant to everyone to enjoy the high quality South Indian Food.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service were excellent, good atmosphere, my friend isn’t good with south indian cuisine but the staff helped him through the menu. We will be back for sure

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious south Indian style food! Porotta and beef roast was amazing. We had lamb biryani and non-veg thaali. Both of them were delicious. Parking available in the street. Restaurants is clean and has enough space to dine in. Good to reserve table over phone....Staff is very good and friendly. Must try! Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service here is worthy of another review as I cannot put into words how lovely their south indian menu is, everytime we have been the food has been faultless. The Dosa's are amazing. We tried the roast beef fry which was very...tender and flavoursome. Keep up the good work!More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A return visit to the Cochin for us. Really impressed on the first visit and we weren’t disappointed on the second. For a Saturday night, the place was busy, the staff are friendly and attentive and not at all intrusive. The dosas are huge, crispy...and make the visit worthwhile Another return trip is on the cards in the very near futureMore

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 23 February 2022

Wow, food was absolutely delicious, not your average typical Indian restaurant. First class authentic Indian food. Staff were kind and attentive. Can’t wait to go back. Thank you for a great evening.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 14 February 2022 via mobile

We had a very Delicious South Indian Food for our lunch. The restaurant has enough sitting space but not too many. It was a delicious and spicy biriyani

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 13 February 2022

Delicious meal and good service. I had the Cochin special king prawn curry with lemon rice which I thoroughly enjoyed. The waiter was also kind enough to point out that service was included when I went to leave a tip. I would happily eat here...again.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 4 February 2022 via mobile

Amith, was our waiter. Best curry I have ever had and I have had many. It is our local and we will be back for more. Try the fish curry's...

Date of visit: February 2022
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Bob F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I reckon that the area just opposite the restaurant is for Blue Badge holders only - 6 or 7 spaces. Enjoy your meal!
15 August 2015|
Response from Paul F | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jennifer, I think I exist :). Yes, Cochin accepts the Gourmet card - but only weekdays. Hope this helps, Paul
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Cochin

Yes, The Cochin offers takeaway services.

The Cochin is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5