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“Keralam simply the best”

Keralam South India Restaurant
Ranked #107 of 685 Restaurants in Southend-on-Sea
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 13 November 2013

This food is unsurpassed and truly delicious. Once you have eaten at this restaurant you will never go back to Bangladashi /Westernised curry. This food is freshly made and the flavours are fantastic. We went with our whole family including young children whole loved the Butter Chicken. The service is fantastic, knowledgeable and everything recommended lived up to its description. A wonderful and authentic Indian meal.

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Thank L M
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

If you love Indian food but want something different from the usual then this restaurant is fabulous. The main highlight was the homemade chutneys served with pappadoms which is really unusual from other Indian restaurants. The staff was so helpful and well knowledge about the dishes served. The main dishes recommended was butter chicken and Beef Dry fry which was tasting fantastic. They were also served with freshly prepared special kerala paratha. We will be back soon and recommend other friends.

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Reviewed 12 November 2013

Gave this place a shot as a recommendation from a friend. So booked a table for 8, and I must say, the food was beyond our expectation. Different to the usual Indian cuisine which I've tried out. The staffs are very friendly and welcoming. We had great suggestions of dishes from the owner himself, which made it easy for us to choose from the variety of dishes available.

There is a long wait for the food, but don't get put off by this. The food is cooked to order, so the wait was worth it. For starters we ordered; Squid fried, Jeera chicken, King Prawn Poori and cashew nut pakora.
For the main course, we tried out; Chilli Lamb, Butter Chicken, Fish Masala, Duck Masala, Chilli Paneer, Tomato Curry, Jeera Rice, Vellayappam and Malabar Poratta, and can't forget the homemade pickles - simply awesome.

We would certainly return again, and would definitely recommend this place to those who enjoy freshly cooked food with full of spices and flavour. Outstanding food and a great experience.

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1  Thank Natalie P
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

The food was great. Very authentic and full of flavour. The menu has so much variation it makes your mouth water. Nice and cosy place. Ideal for all especially families. Staff are well mannered and very helpful. MUST VISIT!

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Reviewed 9 November 2013

I recently visited this restaurant with the family and they did not disappoint me! The food is just delicious, with the different authentic spices and flavours. This being my first visit, we were warmly welcomed and I was astonished by the variety of dishes they had, luckily the waiter helped us to choose according to our taste.

The waiter was very friendly and he recommended many dishes one of them being the 'fish moli' which was a fish curry made with coconut milk and other spices, one to definitely order again! I tried out the 'mini masala dosa' for starters which was very new to me whereas in other indian restaurants I would usually go for the onion bhaji, but this restaurant surprised me!

We also tried out other seafood dishes- 'the crab masala, mussels fried and also the pompfret fry', which were amazing! The waiter also suggested the popular vegetarian side dishes and we chose 'Spinach, beetroot and tomato curry' - very tasty, loved it!!!

Even though the food may take awhile it is definitely worth the wait! Freshly cooked food and mouth-watering flavours, certainly better than the usual Indian/ Bangladeshi food which is served in less than 10 minutes.

Lovely experience, great service and delicious food!!

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