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Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 94952 29511
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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service is very friendly, the fish fresh from the day, which you select directly from the display and the seafood very tasty.

Thank Daniel D
Bengaluru, India
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait almost for an hour before the food was served. And the food that was served after that was almost uneatable. We just left from there.

Thank pranavspal
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The fish is perfection! The staff so friendly! Affordable! Cant beat the view. I ate here a few times on my trip and never was disappointed. Must go!

1 Thank Brittany K
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I am stayed in wilson they give the adress to kingfisher thier i god fresh sea food it was so tasty and delicious food

Thank 194alice
Bengaluru, India
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266 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Had our lunch with family on Lighthouse beach and chose this place. Had couple of fresh lime sodas, meen pollichattu, steamed rice, malabari fish curry and chicken curry. The order took time to came but everything was fresh and awesome in taste. Also i would like to mention the bathrooms are super clean and very well maintained. Pricing is reasonable.... More 

1 Thank Puja_deb
Bengaluru, India
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We visited the place after reading reviews! Though we were not hungry, we decided to eat something fishy! We had the grilled pomfret! Well cooked, right flavours. Quick service. Good music! Banana fritters were a big hit my children. Helpful waiter! The place got filled very quickly at night, but the service continued to be quick! Not expensive! Overall a... More 

Thank Shiromib
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Despite it being a quiet evening it still let relaxed and food was Tasty and good value ! The waiter had a great personality and made us feel welcome and hadn't hassled us to eat there which is one of the reasons we went and was right decision

Thank cookhouse6
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

delicious seafood platter here, prawns exceptional. Good staff who were very helpful. Beer in coffee mugs, just makes it perfect!

Thank Chassyb
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The only thing that stops the extra star was the long wait for our food. More than an hour .... And we were starving. The staff were apologetic and the fish and prawns once on the table were fabulous. Much better than the upmarket hotel that we stayed at. Sitting at the front, you can watch the world go by... More 

Thank londonludditelady
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Thatched roof, loud music, cane chairs, pictures of seafood splattered allover, waiters enticing the tourists to dine in their place are the usual scenes of beach shacks in India. Kovalam beach shacks conform to this stereotype. There are countless of them and it’s difficult to differentiate. Kingfisher restaurant is one of them. It is right on the beach and the... More 

Thank Santhosh_EK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$200 - US$900
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 94952 29511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?