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Crab Club

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Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 98472 09933
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant and great view out to sea. Staff are friendly and has a good choice of dishes. We had the seafood basket which was very good especially the fish.

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Thank Forlorn_hope5
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered the tuna sandwich (came with very little tuna and ridiculous amount of mayo), which came toasted and was very bland. The chicken cutlets were super greasy and we couldn't finish them. Great service and view.

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Thank Katehopkinson
Ipswich
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I used crab club most of the time I was in Kovalam.It has a prime location on Lighthouse Beach.The staff,very friendly and helpful.Lovely fresh fish with advice over the best sauce to have with it.

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Thank hadleighmaid
Bristol, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The ambience is fab as is the view especially at sunset. The prawn starter (if you could call them prawns, they were enormous!) was ever so slightly over cooked but the fish main was fabulous. Lovely staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Crab Club is a restaurant towards Lighthouse Beach. Good seating area, clean n tidy with pleasant waiter service. Perfect for a mid morning break from that long walk on the promenade, sipping coffee/tea and watching the waves come in with wonderfully relaxing sea breeze. The food us also well served, tasty and with varied menu, and easy on your pocket.... More 

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Thank SapphireAngel
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Crab Club is like many other places on Kovalam beach. Most places offer similar Menu's. You will get a Good Meal here, but other restaurant's can be cheaper for similar Food.

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Thank theelectriceric
Bengaluru, India
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Visited here during Jan 2017 for dinner. We wanted to have lobsters. The guy informed us some rates during discussion which were based on the weight of the lobsters - they never weighed them. Over this when we asked that what was the exact weight (out of curiosity) the waiter just threw a monetary value and done. Because of all... More 

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Thank MadMaTriX_blr
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We ate dinner here most evenings and enjoyed kingfish, barracuda, salmon and calamari - with various rices and brinjal fry. Pineapple fritters to die for, and the best fresh lime soda. Highlight for us was Das, who looked after us with a smile and good chat each time.

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Thank GloucesterTim
Jaipur, India
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nice friendly place, usual fresh fish, Indian and Continental choices.Have been for breakfast last 2 days and for coffee last night, so we like it!!

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Thank JohCar54
Bath, England
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Ok so possibly the most expensive meal I had in India at 1000 rupees but they were the biggest succulent prawns beautifully cooked and after 2 weeks of curry (that I did enjoy) they went down a treat! Beer in mugs to wash it all down (under the table) and excellent friendly service.

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Thank Carole8435

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 98472 09933

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?