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The Terrace

Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 471 305 1234
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pav bhaji” (3 reviews)
“kerala food” (2 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Terrace offers splendid view of the Arabian sea. Good service which you would anyway expect from the top rated hotel in Trivandrum. Buffet spread is good. Kerala style, continental and North Indian mostly. They have cultural shows as well. Food quality is very good.

Thank SreejithSreekumar
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome restaurant and food. Quite expensive but I don't mind paying extra money for good food. view is extra splendid. I may spent a whole day just for that view. The main thing is the service.cant even imagine of this kind of service team for...More

Thank funkyman2255
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very good food and place.But very sad to see a weakly executed restaurant in terms of service.First of all it seems there is no enough servers,Those who are there are busy doing something else which are not useful for the customers dining.Felt the absence of...More

Thank thatsit1990
Reviewed 3 November 2017

It is a fine dining restaurant so is expensive however based on the taste of food, service and the ambience, i feel it is worth the experience. They did have live dance for about 30 mins but we missed that.

Thank Dev Rishi G
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I had a Lunch Buffet at the Terrace in Leela. On the whole this was a great meal I had in a long time. The live music was excellent. I did not get a chance to talk to the musician and appreciate him. But he...More

Thank Jubbin55
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Visited for lunch. There was no buffet, the ala carte menu has a reasonable selection though not an extensive one. We had a pork curry and vegetable curry with kerala paratha and rice. The dishes were prepared extremely well - didn't have to wait long...More

Thank Prabhu D
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Our club rendezvous plan allowed us to order from the whole menu at Terrace restaurant along with selections from the buffet as well. This is a great offer. At The Terrace we enjoyed the smoked Salmon, Prawns cooked in typical Kerala style coconut curry with...More

Thank sameerkalani
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Unbeatable ambience.. A deck overlooking the Arabian sea! The buffet is always a safe bet at the terrace... But we were in luck, ran into the ever gregarious Chef Dinesh and next thing you know there is melt-in-your-mouth roast beef n mash on the table....More

Thank UnniRamesan
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is the main restaurant of the Leela resort at Kovalam, Kerala. It is located next to the infinity pool at the resort. It has both an AC and the non AC section which is next to the swimming pool. We had our anniversary dinner...More

Thank MacKnightRider
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The place was buzzing all the staff seemed too busy ..Though they were polite..We were wandering up n down for a suitable place to dine...its pretty tiring with kids ...When we selected a place they said it was reserved..Fine but they didn't show another place...More

Thank sreeku2016
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I'm sorry I can't help you with this one, because we stayed at the hotel and just had a total bill at the end of the holiday.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kempinski Kovalam Beach | The Leela, Lobby level, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 471 305 1234
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All day dining Situated near the Infinity Pool, this All Day Dining buffet restaurant offers the best of Asian, European, Indian and authentic Kerala specialities. Dine by the Infinity Pool, seated in the comforts of the air-conditioned spaces, or outside, exposed to the charms of the sea. Feast on the extensive range of dishes from a variety of cuisines including Asian, European and Indian. Try not to miss the authentic Kerala specialities in this 24-hour buffet restaurant. Try our Chicken Biryani, with fragrant rice and moist chicken, and Tandoor Prawns, fresh from the oceans below and smoked to perfection in our tandoor. Our chef also recommends Meen Pollichathe, kingfish in masalas cooked wrapped in a banana leaf. From the Kerala galleys, try are the parottas in their many variations, light and fluffy, without a hint of grease. Let the mesmerising settings of the deep blue sea and the Infinity Pool add to your experience. Our thoughtful attendants are always at hand, anticipating your needs through the course of your meal. Celebrate food in all its nuances. Treasure experiences such as these.
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