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The History and Terrace Grill

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1/498 Fort Kochi | in The Brunton Boatyard Hotel, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 484 221 5461
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Olympia, Washington
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice shady place to have a simple lunch and to watch the boat traffic go by. Waterside terrace in an old British colonial era boatyard.

Thank Schmerto64
Hong Kong, China
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having enjoyed numerous great meals in Cochin we were excited to try History restaurant at Brunton Boatyard hotel. The instant we walked in we knew in trouble. The restaurant opens at 7.30pm. We arrived (2 of us) at 7.30pm (table booked in advance) to an empty restaurant only to be told by the stern restaurant manager that all the tables... More 

Thank StewartRobert
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

step back into the past and dine in Brunton Boatyard. excellent food very nice service, we ate inside but I assume one can eat outside

Thank georgia t
Shenzhen, China
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128 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant (and hotel) are beautifully and simply redone so it is a v nice place to sit and enjoy a fancy meal. The food was all v interesting, with flavors that we hadn't had yet during our trip to Kerala which was also welcome. The service is also as sophisticated as expected. The only issue is that some of... More 

Thank Vnyc80
Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The place is suited for those who wish to sample kerala portugese fusion food without the high spice quotient. The food is tasty but gentle on the stomach. The place is suited to celebrate special occaions like a quiet romantic dinner with soft live music. The service is excellent with the waiters always available to provide helpful tips. The place... More 

Thank nirmalnk
Carluke, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

visited here after seeing this place on Rick Steins India and making the First Class Mutton Railway Curry which I am pleased to report is the real deal if you follow the program if making it. The restaurant is a very nice place to be the staff are keen to make suggestions which are very good also. The Big Banyan... More 

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Carluke, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Went here with the idea of seeing how well my wife can produce their 'First class railway mutton curry' from Rick Steins Indian cookbook. I have to say she deserves a 5* review. The History restaurant was very good with some lovely prawns recommended as a starter and 3 different mains (including the mutton) that were all enjoyable. The service... More 

1 Thank Cliford H
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

From the moment you arrive at the Brunton Boatyard you know you are somewhere special. The place is steeped in history, the menu is like reading a history book too! Every dish we ordered was full of care and effort and the tastes were fantastic! The staff were attentive, knowledgable and smart. We really enjoyed our evening and felt like... More 

Thank PaulandCatrin
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187 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had dinner here and it was quite good. The terrace overlooks the Arabian sea and there's no better setting to have a meal. We had the traditional naadan chicken curry and meen polichathu and it was yummy.

Thank Rochelle R
Canberra, Australia
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479 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We booked in for an early dinner as we had an early start in the morning. What a treat. Executive Chef Ajeeth Janardhanan looked after us and it was wonderful. We both only ordered a main meal but to our surprise we were given an Amuse Bouche of calamari followed by prawn bisque before our mains of fish of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/498 Fort Kochi | in The Brunton Boatyard Hotel, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 484 221 5461

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?