Must-see restaurants in Northern Kerala

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    Top Choice
    Paragon Restaurant

    Join the inevitably long queue out the door at this always-packed restaurant, founded in 1939. The overwhelming menu is famous for its legendary chicken…

  • S

    Hidden away in the sea-facing Beach Hotel, Salkaram serves excellent fish and chicken dishes, Malabari cuisine (such as fish coconut curry) and Keralan…

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    Adam's Teashop

    Distressed-wood shutters, vibrant paintwork and old-school radios create a retro-style scene at this wildly popular restaurant near the beach, where…

  • Z

    A local favourite for its Malabar dishes, biryanis and snacks, with a small terrace out the front, three-decades-old Zains is run by the entrepreneurial…

  • S
    Sahib's Grill

    Tables dot a wraparound verandah overlooking a shady garden with vibrant hand-painted murals at this warm, sociable and contemporary hang-out, 700m west…

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    Wilton Restaurant

    A stand-out roadside restaurant on the western outskirts of Sultanbatheri, where snappy service delivers an eclectic menu of North and South Indian,…

  • M

    Tucked into the entrance to Kannur's train station, MRA does delicious biryanis and tandoori platters as well as dosas and Keralan classics like molee …

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    Hotel Odhen's

    Kannur's must-try restaurant, in the market area, is usually packed at lunchtime. The speciality is Malabar cuisine, specifically the banana-leaf thalis…

  • S

    From the team behind Calicut's famous Paragon Restaurant, frills-free Salkara fuels hungry rail travellers with Malabari biryanis, steaming filter coffee,…

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    Indian Coffee House

    All your favourite biryanis, veg cutlets, fish curries and filter coffee, in a no-fuss split-level setting with veg and nonveg sections.