Best Restaurants in Kochi you should not miss

Updated: Oct 15, 2019

Culinary and eating are two inevitable factors considered by a traveler. It’s always great to listen to local stories to understand the best eateries in any given destination. This is a gentle effort from our side to bring you some tips.

1. Fort Cochin Seafood Restaurant at Hotel Casino, Wellington Island

An exclusive seafood restaurant where you can choose your favorite fresh fish from their selection and cook to order. Their cooks are experts on any cuisine from authentic local to International dishes. This restaurant has a bar.

2. Kashi Art Café, Fort Kochi

Located well in the happening place of Cochin at the corner of the colonial Burger Street. Any traveler can walk from their hotel in Fort Kochi for a unique meal. The place is known for their special omelettes and Chocolate Cake. The place is open for breakfast until dinner.

3. Pai Dosa, M G Road, Ernakulam

Local cuisines can be the best attraction to a tourist during their visit to a place. Pai Dosa is the favourite food stop of local people for many reasons. It can be the variety of around 100 types of dosas, the unique and sustainable taste and of course the affordable price. Try it out. You order your food and wait at the counter to see how they make it fresh.

4. Dhe Puttu, Near Lulu Mall, Edappally Bye Pass Road

We had a local movie “Spanish Masala” shot in Spain and the hero is a dosa cook in Spain. When he returned to Kerala, he thought he can continue serving food to people back home. And he started an authentic traditional restaurant in Cochin to serve a favourite dish of Keralites “Puttu”-A delicious dish made out of rice/wheat/raggi/maize etc. cooked in steam served with local curries. The unique feature of their Puttu is that they introduced more than 100 varieties which was an innovation. A lot of local families eat here because of the reasonable prices at a decent environment.

5. Grand Hotel, M G Road, Ernakulam

Opened in 1920s for Cochin people to serve traditional cuisine especially the seafood specialities. This restaurant is still a favourite of many tourists visiting city. Their seafood varieties like Meen Pollichathu, Meen Mappas curry, Kuttanadan Duck Roast etc. are the highlights. If you need mild spicy, please let them know once you place the order. This restaurant has a bar.

6. Asiatic Restaurant at Cochin Club

Cochin Club is a prestigious British Club which carries the colonial flavor still. As entry restricted to members and invitees, it still keeps the serenity from the crowd. Asiatic Restaurant inside the Club served authentic Asian Cuisine. Opens for lunch and runs through till late night. Cochin Club is located opposite to Parade Ground, Fort Kochi.

7. Anjappar Chettinadu Restaurant, Vyttila

Chettinadu village in Tamilnadu is known for its richness in its Mansions and a unique cuisine. Anjappar Restaurant at Vyttila, Cochin serves authentic Chettinadu cuisine. This special cuisine is unique because of the aroma and flavour of a fine mix of specific spices.

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