Restaurants

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Trattorias

Trattorias sounds Italian and has a decent range of pasta and pizza, but the menu is equally pan-Asian and Indian and the food consistently good. This was one of the original places here with an Italian coffee machi…
Cafe in Varkala

Coffee Temple

For your early morning coffee fix it's hard to beat this place at the start of the North Cliff trail, where the beans are freshly ground, there's fresh bread and a daily paper. The menu also features crêpes, baguett…
Multicuisine in Varkala

God's Own Country Kitchen

This fun place doesn't really need to play on Kerala Tourism's tagline in its name – the food is good, there's a great little upper-floor deck and there's live music some nights in season.
Multicuisine in Varkala

Café del Mar

It doesn't have the big balcony of some of its neighbours, but Café del Mar is usually busy thanks to efficient service, decent coffee and consistently good food.
Indian in Varkala

Wait n Watch

The top-floor restaurant and bar at this ugly beachfront hotel block offers tasty-enough Indian fare and seafood, but the main reason to take the elevator is for the view from the balcony (with just a few tables) ov…
South Indian in Varkala

Sreepadman

For cheap and authentic Keralan fare – think dosas and thalis – in a spot where you can rub shoulders with rickshaw drivers and pilgrims rather than tourists, pull up a seat at Sreepadman, opposite the Janardhana Te…
Multicuisine in Varkala

Juice Shack

The Juice Shack has moved into less shack-like premises (after the old one burnt down) but still turns out great health juices, smoothies and now has a full menu including good breakfast choices.
South Indian in Varkala

Oottupura Vegetarian Restaurant

Near the taxi stand, this budget eatery has a respectable range of cheap veg dishes, including breakfast puttu (flour with milk, bananas and honey) and a good thali (₹100).