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Jeevan Restaurant

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Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | kovalam, Kovalam 695521, India
+91 97453 86662
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Limoges, France
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Jeevan restaurant looks really inviting. Service was good, and the menu was comprehensive. Unfortunately our choices weren`t the best..........sizzling chicken (where the sauce was excellent, but the cuts of chicken were really scraggy/not breast) and a vegetable noodle dish, which was simply bland.....not bad, but decidedly average. It may well be that other selections are much better.

Thank jennifer1983187159
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been in Kovalam a while and we love this place. Cold beer, good food an good service. What more can you ask for. Try the fish malabari it's very good. Khan is the best server on the beach. Fast and attentive making sure your mug never goes empty!

Thank Jimmy L
London, United Kingdom
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436 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large restaurant right on the seafront promenade along lighthouse Beach. There's always a friendly waiter outside trying to lure you inside, but then there's a long wait for service while the friendly waiter is outside smoking and touting. They are one of the few places that have a beer and wine license, and their Kingfisher beer is... More 

Thank ullabee
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really like the uttapam dish of this restraunt because many vegies were In uttapm and also it was made quickly.

Thank asirf
Nagpur, India
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this place just a few minutes back. Indians are served like second grade citizens. For them top priority are foreigners. There delay in getting beer for us took 15mins while I observed foreigners served as soon as they were seated. I had to get my kid to our rooms becoz of the delay in serving the food thats... More 

Thank josephsimon2015
New Delhi, India
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

They serve cold beverages without ice!!!!My drink was warm and when I asked for ice, they said ,we don't have. I just couldn't believe it. The staff don't serve food on the recliners and the customers have to go to the restaurant, order there, come back ,then go again to get the ordered food and then come back on the... More 

Thank Manisha S
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The best fish curry I have ever eaten. Love the pieces of black tamarind! Great location right on the beach. Great service and reasonably priced too.

Thank BradOnHolliday
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have visited there umpteen times with the recent visit in June. The food is good and the staff are friendly. Good place to have some good food and watch the sunset. Highly recommended.

Thank PraseedTvm
New Delhi, India
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for some evening snacks and drinks. Its located right on the lighthouse beach and hence has a really good view.We ordered some veg pakoras, masala peanuts and cheese & garlic pasta along with some beer. The pasta was delicious and pakoras were also nice & crispy. But the service was way too slow. Took them really long... More 

Thank Apurva S
London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Around Kovalam and perhaps across the South, drinking alcohol in public is not really the done thing. Enter the Beer and wine parlour, a suitable place where drinking is permitted and a large bottle of Kingfisher premiere 660ml is an affordable 150 IRS. At this restaurant like many others on the beachfront, choose your fresh fish and have it cooked.... More 

Thank Karim L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$150 - US$3,000
Indian, Asian, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach Kovalam | kovalam, Kovalam 695521, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 97453 86662
Café De La Mer (multi-cuisine & multi-storied restaurant Cafeteria) serves the best and most delicious recipes that suit your taste. La Mer could take in a host of Continental, Chinese, Italian and Indian delights while also sampling authentic Kerala Cuisine. In café De La Mer, you can also enjoy the deliciousness of locally caught fish and of course lobsters, tiger prawns, squid, crab, sea shells and many other delights from the sea. Café De La Mer is an excellent JOINT where you could wine and dine to your hearts content which makes your holiday UNFORGETABLE.Café de la Mer believes in healthy food, keeping Ayurveda in mind, finest and fully nutritious dishes (Traditional Ayurveda Foods) are for you at Cafe' De La Mer, also dishes specially compiled for those undergoing Ayurvedic Treatments.In “de la mer” our Chefs are longing for serving dishes to suit the tastes of a wide range of diet enjoyers in gigantic varieties like fresh juices, lassi, milk shakes, continental break-fast, light house triangles, café de la mer break-fast, Indian delegates, garden fresh vegetables, rice and pasta items, poultry delights, snacks & sandwiches, salads, the creamy world Soup, lamb, beef, Sea Food basket,lobster, magic of clay oven, breads and delious mouth watering desserts. From this last year, Jeevan is blessed with government licence to sell and supply wine & beer. We have set up a Kingfisher Unlimited Parlour Direct Sea Facing where one can have beer of several kinds and wine of reputed wineyards to experience the melody of your mind and sound of ocean tides singing together.

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