We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Unexpectedly, surprisingly good”
Review of Cafe Crafters

Cafe Crafters
Ranked #54 of 1,055 Restaurants in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence
Restaurant details
Reviewed 22 August 2011

Was wandering around Jew Town's antique shops with a friend one sunny monsoon-season day. We realized we were hungry and hadn't eaten lunch. Cafe Crafters seemed to be the only place open. We decided to try it. I'm glad we did! We both had traditional South Indian dishes...prawns and fish curry with appam. Delicious! I returned the following Sunday (for more antiques, and more food...I've yet to decide about the antique Ganesha, but I'll be back for more appam!)
I enjoyed sitting on the balcony overlooking the street, and loved the woodcarving on the ceiling tiles. I even took photos.
I suspect this place is very busy during the high season. It's small, and there aren't many tables. I'm glad I was able to enjoy a couple of leisurely meals here in June.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank kb5719
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (80)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

61 - 65 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 12 July 2011

Had heard of Cafe Crafters and dropped in for lunch while visiting Jew Town in Mattancherry. Very nice ambiance to go with their mainstay business - antiques!
Ordered Kerala fish curry meals - the food was typical Kerala preparation - special mention has to be made about the Mathi (sardine) peera pattichathu and the meen pattichathu.

The desert - home made chocolate cake served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream was sinfully delicious. The taste lingers.

the service was very good and the place is very cozy.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank vakkan2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 January 2011

This cafe is above shops so all you can see is the stairs and a balcony we took a chance and were pleasantly surprised. The café was very clean and decorated really nicely, the upstairs location meant it was great for watching the shoppers below strolling around the antique shops. We watched a neighbouring table get served first and thier salads were large and impresive, when our food arrived it was nicely presented and tasty, was also the best cold coffee and ice cream, so we had seconds!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
1  Thank EmilyStrange123
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile
Google Translation

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 February 2017
Google Translation

    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Cafe Crafters also viewed

Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
 
Kaloor, Kochi (Cochin)
Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
 
Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
 

Been to Cafe Crafters? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing