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Let your tastebuds linger to yummy Kerala cuisine

Kerala affectionately called as ‘God’s own country’ is a state located in South India. Known for its natural beauty, backwaters and culture, it is a tropical paradise for all types of tourists. Located blissfully among the waters, the state has got lush greenery, pristine beaches, mind-blowing spices and tea plantations and soothing backwaters. The state is also quite famous for its ayurvedic therapies they have been following for a long time. The second most important thing to do while travelling is to eat the local cuisine. The best way to remember the city you travel is to remember the flavours of it. Kerala’s cuisine is one of the best in all of South India. The spices used to prepare the curry or gravy infused with coconut oil will make anyone’s mouth drool. Being a fertile land, everything is homegrown and due to its rich soil properties, the spices grown have so much flavour in them making every dish a hit. Read on to know more about the places to eat in Kerala

Kerala Backwater
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Best restaurants to eat in Kerala

1. Fort House Hotel

Sitting near the coastlines of the Arabian Sea, the state is rich in seafood. And if you love seafood, make sure you visit Fort House hotel that combines the Christian cuisine with Kerala’s spices and flavours and gives you a fusion food. Completely new and tasty. The fine dine restaurant knows how to balance the flavours just right.

Must try: Sea Food, Pork Vindaloo, Roast Chicken, Mango Curry, Aubergine Curry

Location: No 2, 6A, Calvathy Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala, 682001, India

Open hours: All days of the week between 7:30 AM – 10:30 PM

Price range: Rs 1000/- for two people

2. Sky Grill Lounge & Bar

One of the most visited hotels in Kochi, Sky Grill Lounge is a rooftop restaurant. Spend your evening with your friends or family by having some amazing kebabs and sipping down a drink. Chefs Gaurav & Ravinder from the restaurant prepare some amazing dishes from different cuisines to make your special day much more memorable.

Must try: Grilled salmon, Pork rib, Kebabs & Cocktails

Location: Crowne Plaza Kochi, Kundanoor Junction, Marad, Kochi

Timings: All days of the week between 6 PM – 11:30 PM

Price Range: Rs 1600/- with alcohol for two people

Spices used in Kerala
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3. Kashi Art Cafe

A quirky cafe quite popular among the people living in Kochi. The cafe has got electric arts on display in a soothing building with a green garden that compliments the food that is served by them.

Must try: Sandwiches, Roast chicken, pasta, chocolate cake

Location: Burgher Street, Fort Kochi, Kochi, 682001

Open hours: Monday to Sunday – 8:30 AM to 10 PM

Price Range: Rs 600/- for two people

4. Rice Boat

An exclusive dining experience that gives you an opportunity to dine inside a floating with a spectacular view of Kerala’s backwaters. 

Must try: Crab soup and Grilled Fish

Location: Vivanta by Taj, Taj Malabar Resort & Spa, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682009

Open hours: All days of the week between 12 PM – 2:45 PM and 7:30 PM – 11 PM

Price Range: Rs 3500/- for two people

Grilled Fish
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With all these best places to eat, savour the delicious layers of turmeric, cardamom, ginger, pepper and other different spices used in Kerala cuisine and let your taste buds linger. Travel to Kerala with Pickyourtrail, by getting a best-suited package to Kerala and customise one to your own likes and happy travel. Unwrap Kerala with Pickyourtrail!

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