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Next to Helipad, Varkala, India
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“breakfast” (10 reviews)
“masala dosa” (4 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Next to Helipad, Varkala, India
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Had both breakfast and lunch here, but simple foods as I'm trying to stay on budget and Varkala demands higher prices. Plain Dosa, 30rps, for breakfast as good as I've had I other locations throughout Kerala, a simple Cucumber and Mint salad for lunch, wonderfully...More

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I can't say what happens at dinner time, since I went there for lunch and decided not to go again. Anything which was written on the menu wasn't available, so they brought me a veg meal that was already ready (as the waiter said) that...More

1  Thank Dario Sara B
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We visited this restaurant for lunch. We wanted a quick lunch as we had a train to catch and we gave ourselves 1.5 hours for lunch. After 1 hour, our order still had not been delivered to the table. We enquired 3 times as to...More

Thank evman992000
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

It was a beautiful saturday morning. And I had come to Varkala Cliff for the first time,with my friend. We were having our first long ride to Varkala, and it was early in the morning. Ootupura was the nearest to the Helipad,and had a silent...More

Thank Rajnryn95
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We were hoping Kerala style pure veg food laid out on banana leaf, however they had a different style. Food was nice, service a bit slow and mosquitoes spoiling the fun. It may not have ocean facing seating but can make up that with quality...More

Thank Sachin_IN
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

First visited here in 2010 and was delighted to see its still here in 2015. It's incredible value and the food is genuinely wonderful. Only downside is the old fashioned toilet, which is best avoided tbh. Highly recommended for fresh, authentic, vegetarian Keralan cuisine.

Thank OisinLunny
Reviewed 24 October 2015

i went at beginning of october and stay there until mid october and it was close. no chance to try nothing there, every day close.... :(

Thank fgutiw
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We viewed all the restaurants along the cliff top but always ate at Oottupura because the food was delicious and the prices very reasonable. Love this place.

Thank David T
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Get a good waiter pls....varkala is lazy place but this guy is in deep sleep....but wen food arrives u ll forget it portions are good n tasty too ...problem will start again wen billin... Do take a mosquito repellant

1  Thank rahul_ashwi
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Every plate and glass had old food on it. When we asked for clean dishes they brought back more dishes with old food on it. Or the waiter wiped it off with his hand right in front of us and handed us the same plate....More

Thank Chelsea1008
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to Helipad, Varkala, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Varkala
Part fo Jicky's hotel. Excellent good value vegetarian restaurant
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