Kerala Restaurants

The Rice Boat

  • Malabar Rd.
  • Willingdon Island
  • Seafood

Updated 10/13/2014

Fodor's Review

A favorite of Kochi's well-to-do and considered one of Kerala's best restaurants, the plush Rice Boat has a prime location right on the harbor. The restaurant, which has windows on three sides, is long and shaped like a traditional wooden boat. The menu stresses seafood, as you might expect, with much of it often caught just a few hours ago in the Chinese fishing nets or in boats nearby. Kerala specialties are made with saltwater, and the local freshwater fish are grilled and cooked in traditional curries. Try the meen pollichathu, the local pearl spot cooked wrapped in banana leaf. The showpiece is an interactive kitchen where you can chat with the chef as he prepares your meal.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Vivanta by Taj– Malabar Hotel, Malabar Rd., Kochi, Kerala, 682009, India

Phone:

484-664–3000

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Reservations essential

Updated 10/13/2014

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