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Vidhi Grover
Published: Aug 20, 2018 | 78 Views

Best cafes and restaurants in kerala


The peppery cafe in Kochi at the moment is Mocha Art Cafe which is a optical marvel.

Situated adjacent to the Paradesi Synagogue in Jew Town in Mattancherry, one can climb up the wooden stairs to enter what looks like an art gallery with amazing paintings that are there for sale.

On walking further inside, you will find a charming, ample outdoor seating area.

The coffee shop also has huge indoor space for large groups to sit comfortably. The lighting at the cafe is the focal point of its interior design

  • Timings: Monday to Friday (9:30 AM - 9 PM) & Saturday to Sunday (9:30 AM - 9:30 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Seafood Pasta, Chocolate Cake, Chicken Kebab, Lemonade, Brownie
  • Cost for Two: INR 700


Fort Kochi is crowded with cafes that dedicate their space to art, and the most famous amongst them is Kashi Art Cafe.

A beloved retreat of art lovers, it is eminent for its art installations and exhibitions, where the cafe hosts a resident artist for a month.

It is also a favored place for socializing for associates of the Malayalam film industry.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (8:30 AM - 10 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Chocolate Cake, Pancakes, Omelette, Brownie
  • Cost for Two: INR 600


A pleasant place to relish outdoors while sipping on your cup of coffee.

Pepper House Cafe provides a calming environment next to a lush green garden.

Big and breezy, the cafe has a library and a shop from where you can purchase clothes, art, and other souvenirs.

The cafe is also popular to host various exhibitions.

The appetizing food is an added reward for diners, who can comfortably end up devoting several hours here.

  • Timings: Monday, Wednesday - Sunday (9:30 AM to 7 PM) & Tuesday (Closed)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Ravioli, Coffee, Brownie, Chocolate Shake
  • Cost for Two: INR 500


You will forget KFC, if once you taste KCF or Kethal’s Chicken Fry.

Running since 1949, this is an incredible restaurant that has been serving Kerala’s beloved fried chicken.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (11 AM - 10 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Chapppathi and chicken fry with lime juice
  • Cost for Two: INR 500


Favorably situated, this cafe looks beautiful with its modern interior design done up in a glass panel that provides a charming view of the lanes outside.

Famous for its cakes and pies, the cafe attracts an active crowd of teenagers who find it a contemporary place to chill out.

It has a spacious seating area both in the indoors as well as the outdoors.

  • Timings: Monday - Sunday (8:30 AM to 9:30 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Bannoffee Pie, Poached Eggs, Carrot Cake, Pasta
  • Cost for Two: INR 300


This cafe offers you optically even before you enter it, for its exterior is blanketed with plants that immediately provide it a charming feel.

On stepping inside, you will be welcomed with one of the nostalgic decors, with its interiors made up of relic teapots.

This cafe offers a seating area which is available at ground floor as well as attic area.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (8:30 AM - 9 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Masala Chai, Blueberry Cheesecake, Pancakes, Waffles
  • Cost for Two: INR 300


The neighboring beach decorated with the big Chinese fishing nets guarantees a consistent supply of fresh fishes and other sea food at Menorah.

No doubt they plate the best sea food in the city.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (7:30 AM - 10:30 PM)
  • Top Dishers People Order: Jewish food and sea food
  • Cost for Two: INR 1300


Situated in the peaceful surroundings of Kochi city, this place becomes lit at night.

Renowned as a place that hosts live music acts, it attracts mostly the local and ardent crowd.

It also includes a library with an amusing assortment of books from different genres.

This cafe is also famous to be a place for socializing for celebrities from the Malayalam film industry.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (1 PM to 11 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Coffee, Club Sandwich, Fajita, Beef Burger
  • Cost for Two: INR 600


The cafe allures right from the beginning with its artistically done facade that tempts any creative soul.

Bright graffiti and beautiful plants beautify the walls of this cafeteria that is adjacent to Kashi Art Café.

The place provides a complacent seating for small and large groups.

The walls are adorned with bold artwork and the books offer a snuggy ambiance to the place.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (8 AM - 7 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: French Toast, Sandwich
  • Cost for Two: INR 500


It is a favored hangout spot by international travelers.

This place provides an incomparable comfort and pleasure that can be found in one’s personal space.

A casual corner in Fort Kochi, the cafeteria offers you the extravagance of time and satisfaction, which describes why visitors love to pass hours just relaxing or even working at the cafe.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (8:30 AM - 6 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Chocolate Cake, Lemonade, Pasta, Omelette
  • Cost for Two: INR 400


Possibly the best cafe to eat out and satisfy your sweet tooth, Bloomsbury Boutique Cafe and Artisan Bakery is like a illusory dreamland.

The alluring cafeteria is situated within the grand Lulu Mall in Kochi and is a busy chilling out place for families and couples.

It is renowned for its bakery, which offers cakes and cupcakes that are optically appealing and carry incomparable blissful taste.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (11 AM - 11 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Falafel, Cheesecake, Mango Juice
  • Cost for Two: INR 900


All the vegetarians out there may be very happy.

Hotel Annapoorna is a pure vegetarian restaurant plating the best Malyali breakfast and other classical food.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (7 AM - 9 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Puttu, Masala Dosa, Idli
  • Cost for Two: INR 200


The very speciality of this restaurant is home made food by the domestic housewives. Actually, Ma ke haath ka khaana!

So, one can hope appetizing home cooked food in a beautiful set up.

It is a small place and it should not come as an astonishment if you see a lengthy queue waiting outside to get a table here.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (12 Noon - 10 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Malabar Prawn Curry, Kingfish Steak
  • Cost for Two: INR 600


Do not go by the appearance of this small place as, if you want to have the best biryani in Kerala you will have to abide with it.

Kayee’s Rahmathullah Hotel has been serving from 1948 and everyday people from all across the city queue here to have a flavor of their delicious biryani.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (8 AM - 9 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Biryani, Fish Biryani, Prawn, Chicken, Mutton
  • Cost for Two: INR 300


Just like the name, this restaurant is equivalently awesome.

Looking over the magnificent Lighthouse beach, this place allures a huge number of visitors who come here for a relaxed time out.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (7:30 AM - 11 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Tiger Prawns, Burgers, Seafood, Continental Breakfast
  • Cost for Two: INR 600


An extravagant, circular red bricked tower, situated on the central station road of Trivandrum tempts people from all corners of the city.

The Indian Coffee House is the earliest and the colossal group of restaurants in all of Kerala.

A rejuvenating cup of filter coffee with a side of dal vada or idli is just the best manner to start your day in Trivandrum.

  • Timings: Monday to Sunday (6:30 AM - 10 PM)
  • Top Dishes People Order: Filter Coffee, Dosa, Dal Vada
  • Cost for Two: INR 100

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