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Sanjeevini Restaurant

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Samudra Beach | Near Country Spa, Country Spa rd::hhhb, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 70258 85506
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A short walk away from the main road however well-known enough that any local will be able to guide you to it. Once you arrive, you are blessed with a lovely view of the beach and ocean. Staff and manager are great. Food is great, one of the best curries in kovalam made on request to your preferred spiciness.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We struggled to find this restaurant as our tuk tuk driver brought us to the back entrance. We eventually found it after walking through a few residences. Delicious food that hits the mark. Reasonably priced. Will definitely return.

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Thank shal84
Southampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Given the prospect of a mediocre and expensive meal in the hotel, we decided to venture outside and are glad that we did. A really warm welcome greeted us and a huge meal followed for around 1000 Rupees. Best curry we had during the whole of our tour of Kerala.

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Thank Saintsman594
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited just the once during our stay in Kovalam, purely upon recommendation by other contributors, really a delight well worth the tuck tuk journey along very narrow streets & bumpy terrain, Shivan made recommendations for us & it was fantastic food, even the rice& nans were noteworthy,if we had more time we would have visited again.

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Thank Rogandrose C
Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, great prices and friendly staff with excellent local knowledge and advice about the area. I have had many meals here and they have all been superb!

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Thank mrdeeable
Ilminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here several times. Found the quality and subtle tastes to be delightful. Shiva was a good compère of the menu and a welcoming ,efficient host...he even spoke to guests in fluent Russian! You won't be disappointed but get there early or book..

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Thank wally551
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

returned this year. this has to be one of the best restaurants in kerala the food is without doubt wonderful as is the view host shiva is very good he will recommend dishes but it is all good everyone must try it at least once

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Thank karla108
Romford Essex
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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best, and cheapest, food around. Your host Shiva will recommend dishes that are their signature. One is minted chicken which my husband absolutely loved. I personally love the fruit salad and aloo gobi. Shiva will always ask you if you like it spicy so you can have it spiced to your liking. He also speaks eight languages, including Russian.... More 

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Thank curlylynn
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food, service and location and probably the best host Shiv in India, his smile and efficiency will make your day.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sanjaveeni restaurant run by Shiva , maintains the standard of previous years . Black Pomfret cooked in the tandoor excels and his unique version of the classic prawn cocktail is by far the finest I've ever experienced . The ambience of the restaurant is as always jovial and has a variety of nationalities including regular visitors from the UK .... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Samudra Beach | Near Country Spa, Country Spa rd::hhhb, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 70258 85506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?