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“Friendly and Relaxed Place to Eat and Chill”
Review of Babu's Cafe

Babu's Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 1 - USD 7
Description: A relaxed friendly atmosphere specialising in South Indian veg and non-veg curries and dosa, as well as seafood and Western dishes. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cooking classes with Babu are also available.
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Description: A relaxed friendly atmosphere specialising in South Indian veg and non-veg curries and dosa, as well as seafood and Western dishes. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cooking classes with Babu are also available.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Babu's Cafe is situated in an excellent location in Mamallapuram, in a clean and quiet road which is a few minute's walk from Fisherman's Beach and the Shore Temples. It caters for vegetarians and non-vegetarians. The food, which is freshly prepared to order, is tasty and often cooked by Babu himself. It is not one of the cheapest places to eat in the town (it is sort of mid-range), but if your budget won't run to a meal there, it is also a good place to relax and swap stories over a hot or cold drink and while away a pleasant afternoon or spend a fun-filled evening with the courteous and friendly host - Babu - and his friends. My personal experience was that it is a safe and welcoming place for solo female travellers.

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Thank justbeing2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Babu was very welcoming and accommodating to our group of 5 adults and 5 kids. Food was all delicious and brought out things for children very quickly too. Sadly didn’t have time to come back for a cookery lesson but I think that would be well worthwhile too!

Highly recommended! :)

Thank Dan D
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited just after opening for evening meals, we told babu we wanted vegetarian food and he simply asked us what we liked and went away and prepared it for us. The food was delicious. The home blended soft drinks were superb as well. Hospitality was very good.

Thank fsqatech
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch. We decided to order Fried Fish, Calamari, Prawns in butter Garlic Sauce, Squid & Prawn curry with Lemon Rice. All the dishes served were outstanding. Special recommendation to owner Babu for his personal attention to each detail.

Thank chirag k
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

good location near to seashore as well as temple site and UNESCO Monuemts, though in a quiet street. Good service by staff and by the boss himself. We came several times for a lunch snack an those lovely fresh juices

Thank peterrE2584AG
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