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Indian, Seafood, Asian
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 8 March 2020

It's always a delight lunching from Chandrettan's Hotel. The place is a moderate shack, nestled in a lovely coconut grove near the beach, offering a lunch of rice with a variety of awesome seafood in traditional recipes, at reasonable rates. This is one place where...you would not want to eat alone, because the portions are served in ample quantities for two people. Seated on simple wooden benches, at tables covered with floral plastic table covers that remind you of yore, without AC or even fans to boast of, despite the heat that builds up, you're always able to enjoy the food piping hot, straight from the kitchen. You have the choice of selecting the fish from the kitchen that will be cooked for you. We always order 'thala' [fish head] curry, entire fried fish, gorgeous prawn fry marinated in spices, the likes. There will be rice with traditional Kerala vegetable dishes and gravies as side. No dessert is offered post lunch, but you can always help yourselves to a plantain or two from the bunch hung nearby. Chandrettan and his all-male kitchen crew are very friendly and always greet you with warm smiles. Chandran Pillai's Hotel is that place where you go without thinking twice, and end up feeling light-hearted and heavy in the stomach, feeling very good.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2020

good food but little spicy......sea side hotel calm and quite area.first u reach at thirumullavaram then enquire where the hotel is....

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 9 December 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is very expensive like 5 star and looks like thattukada. Fish fry cost from 500 to 3000 and tastes just ok. And it's not recommended for family.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 26 June 2019

They just have a small room where they serve the food, with just simple bench and table. but you can expect some tasty local kerala good. A haven for sea food lovers !!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Very tasty food with varieties of seafood dishes in affordable price. Location: near thirumullavaram beach kollam.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Kollaam pwolii 😍😍😍sea foods kollaam reasonable price quality food neat and clean. best place for sea food lovers✌️✌️✌️

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This place is good for seafood. People who love to enjoy seafood just stop here and enjoy the taste of chandrettans seafood.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

The food is quite tasty and you get fresh fishes. You can select your choice of fishes and prawns. If you are here for good food you can have it with the best sea catches. It's an old styled local restaurant with desk and benches...to be seated.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

If you are in Kollam then head to this place for truly authentic Kerala food!! Nearby beach ..Don't expect this place to have silver cutlery or fine dining ambience but what this place can give is lip smacking food. Various kind of fish curry like...Thala Curry ( Fish head in spicy red chilly broth ) , Crab roast ( Marinated crab roasted in kerala spices & coconut oil) .Thumps up to the food.Marine catch is fresh!! Expect good crowd during afternoons but that's the time to head to this place! Disclaimer :- Place is a Cross between A Shack & 3 star hotel . Only recommend this for quality food.Big let down in menu for Vegan's.Vegetarians do have some quality kerala food options.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a hole in the wall cafe that serves really good kerala style sea food. We went for lunch and the owner asked us to go to the kitchen to see what fish is there that we like. We ordered for meals with shrimps...and squid. Food was really tasty and cheap as compared to other places. Service was friendly and good. Its a bit difficult to find this place but we had google maps for the rescue.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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  • Chandran Pillai Hotel(Thirumullavaram Kada) is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 5