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“Absolutely appalling...”
Review of Jeevan Restaurant

Jeevan Restaurant
Ranked #46 of 64 Restaurants in Kovalam
Price range: US$ 150 - US$ 3,000
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Café De La Mer (multi-cuisine & multi-storied restaurant Cafeteria) serves the best and most delicious recipes that suit your taste. La Mer could take in a host of Continental, Chinese, Italian and Indian delights while also sampling authentic Kerala Cuisine. In café De La Mer, you can also enjoy the deliciousness of locally caught fish and of course lobsters, tiger prawns, squid, crab, sea shells and many other delights from the sea. Café De La Mer is an excellent JOINT where you could wine and dine to your hearts content which makes your holiday UNFORGETABLE.Café de la Mer believes in healthy food, keeping Ayurveda in mind, finest and fully nutritious dishes (Traditional Ayurveda Foods) are for you at Cafe' De La Mer, also dishes specially compiled for those undergoing Ayurvedic Treatments.In “de la mer” our Chefs are longing for serving dishes to suit the tastes of a wide range of diet enjoyers in gigantic varieties like fresh juices, lassi, milk shakes, continental break-fast, light house triangles, café de la mer break-fast, Indian delegates, garden fresh vegetables, rice and pasta items, poultry delights, snacks & sandwiches, salads, the creamy world Soup, lamb, beef, Sea Food basket,lobster, magic of clay oven, breads and delious mouth watering desserts. From this last year, Jeevan is blessed with government licence to sell and supply wine & beer. We have set up a Kingfisher Unlimited Parlour Direct Sea Facing where one can have beer of several kinds and wine of reputed wineyards to experience the melody of your mind and sound of ocean tides singing together.
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“Absolutely appalling...”
Reviewed 14 February 2012

The place was not that busy, we waited over an hour from ordering, before food started to arrive at the table. The food was burnt & cold, not entirely sure how they did it, no apology from anyone, paid and left without eating.

  • Visited March 2011
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Meal”
Reviewed 3 February 2012

We had a lovely time at Cafe de la Mer. We would definately recommend it. It was tasty and fresh and lived up to all good reviews.

  • Visited January 2012
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Pune, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good Experience but the beer tasted different”
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I visited the Cafe during my stay at Kovalam. I had some snacks and a beer at the cafe. I have to admit that the pasta and the roasted chicken I ordered was tasty and cooked well but the beer (I ordered Budweiser) tasted different. I am a regular with the beer and I am sure that was not the original one.

In all, a good experience and it's just on the beach giving a wonderful view to the lighthouse beach and thus a wonderful experience in all.

Tip: There are many restaurants on the beach similar to this and all offer similar food with similar view and thus similar experience. You can try others as well.

  • Visited January 2012
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Calcutta, Ohio
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“nice one”
Reviewed 29 January 2012

we had our dinner few times. food was really tasty and staff are very friendly

Visited January 2012
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Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania
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“got licence to sell beer and wine”
Reviewed 27 January 2012

there is no place to drink beer and wine with out fear. They got licence to sell beer and wines from goverment so we don't need to hide beer bottles under the tables as other restaurant do.
food was very good and staff are amazing.
evening time we got feeling we are dining in ship, that's the location cafe dela mer got.

Visited January 2012
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