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Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

lancashire,uk
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Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

We will be staying at the Leela for two weeks next month on a bed & breakfast basis. We are looking forward to eating out & are looking for recommendations please. Thanks.

Helen.

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1. Re: Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

Hi Helen,There are a no: of restaurants all along the promenade in the 'Havva beach'.Beer and other drinks are available. There are also couple of other well established resorts such as Udya samudra and TAJ green cove in kovalam. ALl these are in 1 to 3kms radius.

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2. Re: Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

Hello Helen

Between the Leela and the lighthouse you will find 30 plus restaurants on the front alone with many others tucked in the alleyways.

Each has its own style, tariff's, atmosphere and cuisine be it Indian continental Chinese or Italian. I personally recommend the La Pizzeria near the lighthouse for its extensive menu friendly staff and reasonable pricing, if its not on the menu they will gladly serve you what you ask.

whatever your tastes there is something here for every one.

Hope this helps

Regards

Ian

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3. Re: Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

Have just returned - we ate in Kovalam twice - at Fusion and Sea Bee, both meals were excellent and can thoroughly recommend both.

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4. Re: Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

try the lonley planet veggie resterant great food.

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5. Re: Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

Hello. We have just returned, our favourites (all on down the Lighthouse end of the beach) were:

Old Santana - very good fish

Malabar cafe - always busy with good service

Volga - go up the top = lovely elevated place to sit

Velvet Dawn - try the prawn/fish malabari.

Sea Bee - play good music, good for food or just for drinks at sunset, or later in the evening.

As others have said, there are lots of restaurants, so you are bound to find some you like. And you soon learn to recognise which are the freshest fish, so you can choose those!

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6. Re: Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

Hi - thanks for these recommendations - I now have only 13 more days to work & I am becoming more excited by the prospect of a fab holiday in Kerala by the minute!

Helen.

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7. Re: Recommendations- restaurants & bars please

Hi Helen

I personally use Velvet Dawn, Garzia, and the road side cafe next to the ICICI ATM at Kovalam Junction.

Hatman at Velvet Dawn is very good and the service is also. It's an upstairs rstuarant so you get no hassle from the hawkers.

But, everyone has their own tastes and experiences. Try 2 or 3 and then stick with what you liked best.

Have a good journey out.

Paul

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