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Opposite church, lake road, Thekkady, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the chicken BBQ pieces and they were good to taste however the main course like chicken fried rice and other paratha stuffs were not so great. Starters were good but the main course is not so tasty. Good for dinners

Thank spicel0ve
Kochi (Cochin), India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I suggest u guys never go to this bad place in thekkady town..who all gone thr experience food poisoning..the uncooked chicken tikka..horrible experience..pls stay away.It can't be regarded as restaurant, just a food counter. Manager is rude. Staff also especiallly food was so wate. Never ever return to this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

We spotted the man making fresh parotta in the front of this restaurant and decided we needed to go in. The menu is simple but the food is all freshly cooked and delicious. We asked the staff for recommendations and even though they're English was limited and our Malayalam non-existent we managed to communicate and they brought us wonderful dishes.... More 

Thank Spinders
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We decided to have a go here as the chicken being grilled outside looked so tasty. We only ordered from the grill - with some (great) bread - and it was all pretty tasty. We also ate at the other end if the culinary spectrum in Thekkady, for balance Did we enjoy it - Yes! Was it gourmet - No!... More 

Thank P1pster
Bengaluru, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

I am generally flexible in terms of food. I can dine from the street side thelawala to the 5 star fine dining restaurant. Althaf was a trial made by me assuming the meat preparations will be awesome. It turned out to aweful! The grilled chicken was uncooked and meat was raw. I couldn't understand why people were crowding there to... More 

Thank BornWand3r3r
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

I saw their kitchen. Worst kitchen ever. God save me I had food from that place. My advice look in their kitchen before you go for it

Thank mercite
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

I ordered fish(rs 250) It was good. Fried rice was not that great. Chicken tikka was little bit hard. Parota was good routine ordinary taste. . . .

Thank Shiek F
Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

I would rate it a 6 /10. The chicken and local dishes are made well though the rotis and other cuisine is still a far cry from what they claim. This is worth trying for a day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

I loved the chicken handi and the grilled chicken with chatni. Nice spicy food and good taste. I went to have my dinner over here and the rates are also quite reasonable.

2 Thank NamrataPriyani
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014

this eatery looks small and not quite impressive from its looks... but... the food... too good... the kerala paratha is a must try... sheek kebabs... and fish masala... good and quick service.. price is also reasonable...

2 Thank Supratik M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite church, lake road, Thekkady, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Idukki District  >  Thekkady

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?