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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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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed as the restaurant is not at all great. The food was very average. The waiters are below average. This place is not for Indians as they never bothered Indian customers and their requirements. There are many better places around.

Thank souparnika s
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After much hype we walked into the hotel to go to the restaurant for dinner. Day one they said they are fully booked so we made a booking for the next day ! Got in to an empty restaurant next day ( which was never full till we left !!!). Ordered our drinks and thought we would enjoy them before... More 

Thank sevantika
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to add to Robert Johnson's review below, the content of which I completely agree with - - Made a reservation and asked for outdoor seating if available, was told there was no outdoor seating in the restaurant. We arrived at 7:30 to find an empty outdoor seating area that was apparently fully booked, and we were offered... More 

Thank exquisiteness
Kelso, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been in Kochi many times but this was first. Delighted with it. Super room in traditional colonial style,lovely glass and China on the tables great service and excellent value. Fascinating adventures in Indian Food. Could not have been better!

Thank johnchristinewright
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

There are two restaurants in the Brunton Boatyard Hotel: the History (old-style traditional indoors restaurant with mahogany panelling - a bit empty) and the Terrace, which is on an outside terrace, with an entrance through the History restaurant). The Terrace is a fish restaurant. You get to choose your fish (all very fresh) and it was very well presented and... More 

Thank AdaminLondon1
Olympia, Washington
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 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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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 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 

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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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137 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 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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33 reviews
24 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?