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Theeram

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Papanasam Beach | Varkala Beach, Varkala 695141, India
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Tasted indian food, naan and roti from tandoori oven were excellent! If you like kofta or paneer meals, give it a try, it was very good. Be prepared it's not spicy so make sure you tell them to spicy it up! The portions are not like indian local hotel - here one meal is for one person only. There two... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Kerala for 15 years, and never have I seen service so bad or food so inauthentic. This place is a tourist trap - looks fun and inviting when you walk by, but the rest is a downhill plunge. Takes them 15 minutes to bring you the menu, and we ended up waiting for an hour and 20... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Decent food, good location. Don't expect a very Malayali flavour since this place caters to tourists from everywhere but the overall taste is decent.

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Manipal, India
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Very chilled out place and ideal to view the sunset. Food was amazing, even the pizzas were very good. Great ambience after Sunset

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Thank Gopidas
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Top Service and best vegetable biryani at the Varkala! Prices are cheap and the Beach sounds is the music for mind, highly recommend the place for family travellers :)

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We found this place on our first afternoon and after a warm welcome from Sures we returned for lunch and dinner everyday. We had the best food of our entire trip , amazing prawns cooked perfectly with garlic and butter , lovely chicken tikka and freshly cooked nans in the tandoori oven . They even let me makes my own... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Fresh fish with coconut rice, nice view, perfect for a sundowner. Staff is friendly. Pineapple juice is delicious.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed in the area 5 nights and already the 2nd day we came here for lunch. We tested a couple of other restaurants at the beach and up at the cliff, but this restaurant was just the best. I recommend to test the lobster, you have to preorder the day before and for 2 persons it will cost IR2500,... More 

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Thank Arnt E
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Greatful view on the beach, friendly staff, various menus, fast kitchen, fast wifi. Athmospehre ist quit ok but demands for renoviation.

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lovely spot for a drink and meal - especially if you want to watch the sun go down. Love the way the tree trunks go through the building - only in India.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papanasam Beach | Varkala Beach, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Varkala

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