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Best Restaurants in Kottayam

15 Delicious Best Restaurants in Kottayam

Written by Fathimath Ambrina Wednesday, February 15 2023

We all eat food, right?! 

Yes, we do. 

Eating good food with great ambiance and positivity cannot be Said as a NO. 

If the food served is our favorite and has great quality, we can never say no.

(hmm, I know, if we  are on a diet, sadly, we say no to it. but don’t worry, there are many healthy and yummy dishes too.)

Today I’ll be sharing some of the best restaurants in Kottayam.

Hope it’ll be helpful. So yes, check it out.

Veg Restaurant in Kottayam

Hotel Anand

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1. Hotel Anand

Hotel Anand is one of the best veg restaurants in Kottayam, located at Central junction, K.K. road Kottayam Kerala. 

Open from 7:00 am to 9:30 pm. 

If you are looking for a perfect veg restaurant to dine in with your family or friends for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, it’s the most suitable place to go for.  

Hotel Anand is known for its most famous chili parotta, dosa items, carrot halwa, veg pulao, mushroom biryani, ghee rice, chili gobi, paneer butter masala, and many more yummy dishes. Their rose milk is very tasty and a must-try drink for sure. 

They serve good quality food and are very spacious and neat.

Non-veg Restaurants in Kottayam

Thali restaurant

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2. Thali Restaurant Kottayam

One of the restaurants provides delicious healthy veg and non-vegetarian food. Their veg thali meals are a great source of happiness for vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

For non-vegetarians, they serve fish thali meals which are a must-try.

Their Thali special meenachil special dosa(veg) is one of the famous dishes of THALI. They also serve biryani, desserts, and hot and cold beverages. 

Thali is located at K.K. Rd, opp. Malayala Manorama, Kottayam, Kerala 686001.opens from 11:30  am to 9:30 pm. 

One of the best restaurants in Kottayam to visit for lunch and breakfast.

Wheels Restaurant Kottayam

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3. Wheels Restaurant Kottayam

Wheels restaurant Kottayam is located Near Plantation Corporation Office 

K.K Road Kottayam -686004 

Kerala, India, is a good restaurant to have food. 

They are very hospitable. 

They serve good food, great customer service, and a good ambiance. They provide various dishes, including soups, salads, fish and sea foods, sizzlers, chicken, beef and pork, veggies, rice and noodles, bread from the north, desserts, beverages, snacks, and trendy foods. 

They serve yummy tomato fish, beef Szechuan,menchow soup, and mixed fried rice, mixed fried rice, and their kozhivarutha curry and wheels fried chicken are worth trying. 

The Punjabi Restaurant

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4. The Punjabi Restaurant Kottayam

The Punjabi restaurant, since 1977, has been one of the popular restaurants in Kottayam and is famous for its Punjabi chicken biryani (a must-try). 

They serve Chinese and North Indian cuisines. Fish, chicken, beef, mutton, veg, egg, all items are available. 

Their butter chicken with porotta/butter naan is a must-try combo, as it is yummy and worth trying. 

Located on the 1st Floor, Kalarickal Bazar, Eerayil Kadavu, Kottayam, Kerala 686001.

Green leaf restaurant

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5. Green Leaf Restaurant

One of the best non-veg restaurants in Kottayam is located in Manippuzha, Kottayam-Kumily Road,  Market Junction, Opposite Seematti, Eerayil Kadavu, Kottayam, Kerala 686001.

Clean and spacious restaurant with good food and ample parking space. 

If you travel by Kottayam, you should try out food from green leaf. 

They serve Indian, fast food, and Chinese dishes. 

They provide exceptionally delicious veg items, too. Open from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm.

They provide exceptionally delicious veg items too. It opens from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm. the restaurant has really good reviews. 

Their karimeen pollichathu is mouth-watering and a must-try item if you visit green leaf.

Calicut kitchen Kottayam

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6. The Calicut Kitchen

Calicut kitchen is located in Nagampadam, Kottayam, Kerala 686016. 

A good restaurant that provides a wide range of veg, no-veg, gluten-free, and vegan options. A perfect place to dine in and has a fine ambiance and well-arranged seating.

They serve biryani, seafood, Arabic, grilled, South Indian, and Hyderabadi. 

It’s a multi-cuisine restaurant. Visit Calicut kitchen with your people for a nice dine-in.

Moopans Restaurant Kottayam

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7. Moopans restaurant kottayam

A very nice non-veg restaurant in Kottayam. located  101 junction SH1 ettumanoor Kerala. Moopans serve good quality food. 

Their butter chicken and butter naan is a good and worthy combo.

If you come across Moopans, visit them and try out their food.

Shalimar restaurant kottayam

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8. Shalimar Restaurant Kottayam

Shalimar restaurant near pallipurathukavu temple located S.H. 1, Kodimatha, Kottayam, Kerala  686013. 

Opens from 8 am to 10 pm. 

It is a good restaurant that provides both veg and non-veg dishes. 

Their chicken biryani, fish curry meals, porotta, and beef are good. 

Indian coffee house

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9. Indian Coffee House Kottayam 

Indian coffee house is one of the famous coffee houses across India. 

Yes, we have one of their outlets near the ksrtc bus stand in Kottayam. 

Like every other Indian coffee house, they also serve masala dosa, vada, and other famous Indian coffee house dishes. 

They serve beef curry, chicken curry, chicken fry, tea and snacks, and many more yummy dishes. Their cutlet is very famous and a must-try if you visit an Indian coffee house.

Karimpumkala the family restaurant

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10. Karimpumkala The Family Restaurant

Located Adivakkal Building, S.H. 1, Pallom, Kerala 686007.  

Karimpumkala, the family restaurant since 1958, is one of the good restaurants in Kottayam as it is famous for its quality of food and authenticity. 

It’s a perfect place to eat seafood.  

Their fish items are really yummy and very delicious(try!). 

Kappa,karimeen pollichathu,chemieën roast, Kada fry, tharavu curry, kakka fry, vegetable curry, beef fry…so many delicious items to try. 

Do try Karimpumkala. It’s Amazing.

Thalassery restaurant

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11. Thalassery Restaurant

Yes, as the name says, Thalassery restaurant in Kottayam is famous for its biryani. Located at Sankranthi, Gandhi Nagar, Kottayam, Kerala 686016. 

It is a good restaurant which serves good quality food at less price. 

Their chicken biryani is a must-try. 

Ghee rice, biryani, fried rice, jeera rice, noodles, bread, and alfahm with naan (a must-try combination)  are some of the best dishes to try. They also serve fresh juices. 

12 to 12 Bar-Be-Que

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12. 12 to 12 Bar-Be-Que

One of the best in Kottayam.


Yes, as the name says, it’s mainly for barbecue dishes. 

Located Pukadiyil Building, Lal Bahadur Shastri Rd, Nagampadam, Kottayam, Kerala 686001. 

Highly recommended restaurant to visit if you are in Kottayam. 

Don’t miss it! 

The reviews are really good, and mouth-watering, yummy delicious foods are served. Their alfahms and bbq chicken are very tender and juicy, and with Arabic bread, they are perfect. They also have many other dishes aside. 

Varieties of rice and noodles with special BBQ chicken, mouth-watering desserts, shakes, and fresh juices.

Al razi restaurant

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13. Al Razi Restaurant, Kuzhimandhi Kottayam

Best place to visit for mandhi.Al Razi offers a wide variety of Mandhi rice, from barbecue, mutton, chicken kuzhimandhi, and beef. 

A very nice place to dine in. 

Has a great ambiance, good customer service, and ample parking space. 

Their peri-peri kuzhimandhi, mutton mandhi, and alfahm chicken wings are worth trying. Al Razi serves one of the best mandhi, and the rice is perfect.  

Visit al Razi with family and friends; it is one of the best places to share happiness by eating great food.

Kottayam has many more restaurants, but the above ones are famous for their food quality and ambiance.

Cafes in Kottayam kottayam company

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14. kottayam company

Ko co-Kottayam company is one of Kottayam’s most famous and popular cafes.

A multi-kitchen eatery served the specialties of 4 different cuisines with a beautiful ambiance and seating arrangements. 

Their dynamite shrimp, dynamite chicken, beef cannelloni, minced beef, pasta, grated  Parmesan, cannelloni tubes,alfahm, Barbecue chicken, Mexican beef with garlic rice, chicken lasagne, and so many more varieties to try. 

One of the best places to eat food with your family and friends if you visit Kottayam.

Ko co is located at V Publishers Building, CMS College Rd, Puthiya Thrikovil Residents  Association, Kottayam, Kerala 686001.

Mahi café

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15. Mahi café

Mahi cafe Kottayam is located on Tourist Bangalow Rd, Kottayam, Kerala 686001. 

One good cafe in Kottayam to visit for coffee and yummy eateries. 

They have good customer service and a really good ambiance. 

They serve Arabic and Indian cuisines. They serve good quality food, which is the main reason to attract people to choose them again and again. 

Their chicken biryani is very delicious and worth trying. 

Their chattippathiri, kaypola, unnakaya, beef cutlet, and kilikkoodu ..are very tasty snacks to try. Go there with your family and friends to spend quality time eating yummy food. 

Hope you all have a great time eating your favorites and sharing moments with your loved ones.

Kottayam is a great place to explore after a delicious meal at restaurants in Kottayam, some of them are Marmala Waterfalls, Kottayam Cheriapally, Illikkal Kallu etc..

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