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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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was staying next door to this restaurant at the Samudra KTDC in April , returning to the resort after visiting in January/ February . Although most restaurants appeared much quieter due to it being the end of the tourist season Sanjeevini was the exception . Anyone who has been understands why , the host Shiva is an exceptional host... More 

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Vapi, India
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177 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after traveling and enjoy i reach to this place for rest and take some food. i like the quality of the food very much.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend reserving a table to avoid disappointment. Great spot overlooking the beach. The owner was very friendly and offered suggestions on what to order to suit our tastes. The food was delicious and the beer cold. Really good value for money.

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Medway
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114 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here a couple of times and it was fantastic. It's a little place set back from the beach next door to the KTDC Samudra hotel where we were staying. Highlights were the sear fish pollichathu, marinated in spices wrapped in a banana leaf and cooked in the tandoor. Absolutely delicious. Also the chicken Korai, which I've had in... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chanced on this and were very pleased. The seafood was beautifully cooked and the personal service made for a really good evening. This is informal outdoor dining in true Kerala style. A slightly tricky place to find and needs a short walk to reach it. We accessed it first-time from the shore path.

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Bengaluru, India
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth it, very chatty owner ( can also be irritating :( all the food is extremely fresh , can take a little time coming but worth the wait location - not very easy to find but Google Maps should help

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Nottingham, UK
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to try a few restaurants in kovalam whilst staying at Niraamaya based on tripadvisor! Sanjeevini was well worth the rickshaw ride as I had the best fish in banana leaf of my trip! Amazing flavours with a different fish used that was really lovely - butter fish? and really lovely subtle flavours in the sauce different to the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and very friendly service. Must admit it is tricky to get to especially at night in the dark. Worth a visit - excellent food !!

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Thank Ankita P
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Found it by chance but it's the best restaurant we've been too in kovalam. The Pom fritte fish was amazing

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We came off season so the restaurant was quiet and after a long windy walk down a quiet lane we found this restaurant. A friendly waiter greeted us half way and showed us the fresh daily catch and recommend a good variety of dishes from mild to spicy. Fresh tandoori naans and coconut rice accompanied the dishes. I especially enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Samudra Beach | Near Country Spa, Country Spa rd::hhhb, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 70258 85506

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?