Southern Kerala drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Le Coffee Time

A friendly beachfront place with a genuine Italian espresso machine, some shady tables, good breakfasts and free wi-fi.
Bar in Kovalam

Jeevan Music Cafe

The upstairs deck here is the only licensed beer parlour on the main beach strip, so you can have your beer in a glass rather than a mug, and even buy takeaways.
Coffee in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Cafe Paradiso

Espresso coffee, cold drinks and lassis are served from this tiny canal-side cafe (drinks ₹50 to ₹160).
Bar in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Purple Lounge

This pub at Hotel Safari offers nightly music, dancing and drinking (beer and wine only).