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Drifters Cafe

Northcliffe, Varkala 695141, India
+91 7397 623 242
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
Dec 3, 2017
“great food and good service. Quiet and discreet location”
Mar 10, 2017
“Drifting towards terrible ”
Restaurant Hours
Healthy, Indian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Northcliffe, Varkala 695141, India
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We went twice to enjoy some food there. Service is good, polite and caring, food is very good also. Highly reccomended.

Thank Luca d
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The name, the stylish decor and specialty menu items will draw you in but the service will drive you away. They are slow, disrespectful and oblivious to their customers. The food will always take way too long. Your food will arrive when anyone you're with...More

2  Thank Jason J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great little cafe on the cliff with beds outside,a perfect touch! Good atmosphere and a more imaginative menu than some places here. Ariel, Ruth and Arkash run the show here, you can also rent sea kayaks, surf boards and if you're feeling super adventurous, Aurel...More

Thank Nevil280659
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was the most attractive cafe on the cliff and we landed here post breakfast to try something just because it looked good. We ordered the banana chocolate coconut pancake and believe me it was great. Would like to go back and try other things...More

Thank jatindev
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Had a gorgeous breakfast of pancakes at Drifters. Fresh food, nicely presented and really friendly owners and staff.

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I am just coming from there, still hungry.. And now also angry.. I ordered a stake wrap, 1hr and 20 minutes passed, my husband finished his food, everybody before us sitting at the tables left the restaurant, and my cold, unattractive stake wrap arrived one...More

Thank Aysegul B
Reviewed 25 January 2017

They served fotten vegetables!!! and when we asked to change it they said it was perfect and that it should smell and taste like this!!!! And they still demanded full payment!!! Don´t go here. Avoid!! dissaster and dissapointed!

3  Thank MagnusMunay
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We are here loads on our recent trip - the menu is great, lots of salads and wraps which are perfect for lunch. The pumpkin salad and chicken wrap were our favourites. Great selection of smoothies too!

1  Thank Verity M
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Shame about the slow service as everything else is great (view/food/couple of beds with lovely throws to chill out on). They do a great Buddha Bowl and things like Chia Seed & Lime Pudding and other interesting/tasty foods. The fruit salad bowl I had was...More

1  Thank Carol D
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good food - Buddha bowls, wraps (enough for two), somethinges different to everywhere else on the cliff. Good place to relax and arrange other activities. We booked surf lessons and stand up paddle boarding here and both were fantastic.

1  Thank 682tanyag
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northcliffe, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Varkala
  • Phone Number: +91 7397 623 242
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Drifters Café, Chilled Vibes, great music and amazing sea view. Come try our delicious Buddha bowls, healthy salads, freshly baked French baguettes and Italian style Pizza cooked in traditional Pizza oven. Come relax and watch the waves!!!
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