Periyar Tiger Reserve restaurants

Multicuisine in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Spice Village

With tables sprinkled across a verandah or an earthy interior adorned with wood carvings, the sophisticated Spice Village resort restaurant serves a regularly changing menu of South Indian and international delicaci…
Multicuisine in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Chrissie’s Cafe

A perennially popular traveller haunt, this 1st-floor and rooftop cafe delivers with cakes and snacks, excellent coffee, free water refills, well-prepared Continental faves like pastas and salads, and fabulous signa…
Multicuisine in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Grandma's Cafe

Hidden down a few steps, this lively indoor-outdoor cafe-restaurant is all bamboo tables, good vibes and bright yellow walls scrawled with messages from past diners. Breakfasts wander the globe from French toast to …
Indian in Periyar Tiger Reserve


At the English-manor-style hotel of the same name, Ambadi feels more formal than most Kumily eateries, with an almost churchlike decor of carved wood and tiled floors. It's popular with locals and visitors alike for…
Multicuisine in Periyar Tiger Reserve


Overlooking a pool and a lagoon through floor-to-ceiling glass windows, the cavernous restaurant at the swish Kofiland resort (3km west of town) presents a vast menu of North and South Indian dishes with an emphasis…
Cafe in Periyar Tiger Reserve

French Restaurant & Bakery

A shack-like, yellow-walled family operation just back from the park-access road that's particularly good for breakfast or lunch – mainly for the fluffy tuna, veg or cheese baguettes baked on-site, but also for past…
Multicuisine in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Ebony’s Cafe

Sprinkled with potted plants and hanging vines, this long-standing roof-terrace joint cooks up a simple assortment of Indian and Continental food from mashed potato, sandwiches and pancakes to basic pastas and curri…
Indian in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Ananda Bhavan

Tasty, no-frills local specialities – masala dosas, appam (rice pancakes), Keralan meals – and North Indian curries, at sensible prices, opposite Kumily's bus station.
Indian in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Shree Krishna

A local favourite in the bazaar, serving spicy pure-veg meals including several takes on the lunchtime thali.