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The Rice Boat

Willingdon Island | Taj Malabar, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
+91 484 664 3000
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (46 reviews)
“coconut soup” (4 reviews)
“red snapper” (6 reviews)
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Willingdon Island | Taj Malabar, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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Reviewed yesterday

IF you are in Kochi you have to visit this place. Amazing food, taste and dishes. The service is excellent. Do try their prawns and home made coconut ice cream

Thank naval2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great and delicious and cuisines Reccomended service with good attitudes Strong reccomedation.

Thank Sebastian r
Reviewed May 30, 2018

The ambiance, is wonderful. We were there for dinner & sat next to the waters, which lit up looks beautiful. Bloody Mary's were very well made, so was the toddy.We had Lobster masala & appams, they were too good. Its an amazing food experience!

Thank gargi28
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I visited The Rice Boat whilst in Cochin on business. The food was amazing, as we couldn't quite make our mind up about how to have our fish cooked and what sauce to choose, the waiter suggested we had it 3 different ways so we...More

Thank MBoyd218
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The rice boat dining experience was one great dining experience. The staff was very courteous and every thing tasted just too perfect. They were nice enough to explain each of the dishes and the staff was extremely flexible to change the dishes that i was...More

Thank Srividhya G
Reviewed March 25, 2018

The best Kerala sea food, we had the red snapper Kerala curry & fish wrapped in banana leaf which were very good & out of the world appams, Kerala parathas were served along.

Thank sheeja c
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Sitting in the edge of water, in Taj Malabar, this seafood restaurant is just amazing for the food it serves. A fish of your choice cooked in 3 styles: Fried, steamed in banana leaf and curry is something you will not forget soon. Friend of...More

Thank Sunil N
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Finest seafood, superb ambience and the most wonderful service... we didn't feel like checking out anywhere else, you're right on the water, well air conditioned.. you need that...when in kochi stay at the Taj Malabar and eat at the Rice Boat

Thank Zsud
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful property! Rice boat by the sea side .... awsum view! Food is delicious n authentic kerala cuisine ! Awsum dining! Hv always Loved coming here ! The awsum combo of lovely view n food by the sea! Must come here if u r in...More

Thank reemasharman
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I really like this restaurant but the smell upon entering is very disturbing. Of course after some time you acclimate so you can focus in the very good food. Delicious curries, great banana steamed fish. Average fish soup. Fab coconut bread. Decent wine. Stick to...More

Thank Ritz1165
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November 12, 2015|
Response from misterarthur007 | Reviewed this property |
It 's not on a boat. It is in the Taj Vivanta hotel. They have wine. I don't know about the other alcoholic drinks available. I imagine the hotel can pick you up - otherwise, just take a taxi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Willingdon Island | Taj Malabar, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Ernakulam District  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 484 664 3000
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