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Coffee Temple

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North Cliff | Near Helipad, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
06:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 19:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hate to be a coffee snob, but hellb its good to get a decent cup of coffee that's not burnt. Food is good, and if you miss your puppies at home there are plenty of friendly dogs to pat.

Thank shellygt
Varkala, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's opened very early, from 6 or 6.30am and it's very convienent if you are jetlag.... fantastic black coffee. very friendly staff and good food. the place to be in Varkala ! ;)

Thank julienbrunois
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food and service both good. During the current currency crisis they had run out of change when we tried to pay. They simply said 'call back when you have the right money' nice people

Thank Inkythumb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a long time for coffee and some snacks. The place was very lively and full. A person i am assuming tourist only was playing music on lapp. We ordered earl grey and masala chai 50rs both. Along with carrot cake. Tea was really nice and refreshing. Cake was ok too sweet and not spongy at all.... More 

Thank 503ruchia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've ever been to India, you'll understand when I say that you end up craving western food. My partner and I travelled Kerala for 3 weeks, eating in all types of places, and although we enjoyed the local/traditional food, our tummies grew tired of it. Although most restaurants have western food on the menu, it's usually pretty awful. The... More 

Thank Amy-Rose L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can find the best coffee in Varkala in Coffee Temple. The staff is very nice especially Lovely. The breakfast and food in general is very tasty.

Thank lucienm72
Dharamsala, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast almost every singe day at this lovely cafe. You can be assured of a real cup Of coffee and great breakfast besides fresh smoothies, juices, cakes.

Thank Freckledindian
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee and lassi ! Good service. Free wifi. Varied menu ...we had dhal which was one of the best we had during our whole trip in India . Shame about the stray dogs and their pups that seem to be encouraged.

Thank swanseasue462
Kabul, Afghanistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Coffee Temple I have a new favorite drink: Cardamom coffee - yum! It has a nice little zing to it, that wakes you up in the morning or revives your senses in the afternoon. Also can highly recommend their "Green Cooler" - lovely refreshing drink on a hot afternoon. Only one helpful hint - stay in the front... More 

Thank Sfoersch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee temple has the most delicious coffee with proper milk....A welcome treat after having powdered milk for 2 weeks! The place has a good menu and all drinks and ice are advertised as being made from filter water ...which meant we could try anything we fancied. The mango lassi was delicious after some chocolate and banna pancakes! Lovely atmosphere, music... More 

Thank Joanna L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Mexican, Cafe, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff | Near Helipad, Varkala, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: 9567623818
We want you to feel comfortable and looked after in a lovely setting overlooking the main beach, with classic tunes, free WiFi ,filtered water and newspapers, friendly staff and dogs. Our coffee is ground to order, and freshly made cakes are made throughout the day.Hard to beat in Varkala We have a new menu (3 years in the making!) Mexican dishes served all day. A huge array of breakfast items served from 630 a.M until lunchtime at least. 27 chilled / icy fruit juices plus a dozen smoothies to choose from. If you're after some authentic keralan dishes, try our acclaimed Masala Dosa , and one or two other indian breakfast items. Our new list of snacks includes the popular veggie burger and falafel wrap, cheesey chips. Recently added to Coffee Temple is our Wood Fired Pizza Oven , and we now serve them, with accompanying Italian dishes from lunch till 10.pm

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