Exposure to and experience with new tastes, flavors artistically presented in a relaxed but beautiful environment can create a strong impression and leave an unforgettable memory in our hearts and minds. Lovingly prepared and generously served food is a sure way to bring people and keep families together. We, at InDa Family, aim to provide our guests with a satisfying and exciting culinary experience that will give them long-lasting sweet memories of their holiday. InDa Family currently own and operates InDa Cafe and True Thomas Restaurant. Completely different in concepts and designs, both restaurants share InDa Family’s philosophy of strict adherence to traditional cooking techniques and recipes, using only the highest quality ingredients, while adding our unique touches to elevate each dish to satisfy the taste of sophisticated modern travellers. InDa Cafe features a more Western and global menu, and True Thomas’s menu is authentically Indian. We believe that when it comes to food, you can have the best of all worlds. You only need to try and be open to being wowed.
Welcome to the tastiest and coziest home-style European cafe in India. Consistently rated as one of Varkala’s best restaurants by customer-reviewed websites, such as Tripadvisor, InDa Café has a casual, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, great music, and a highly creative menu featuring some of the most beloved European dishes that taste like home while delighting all your taste buds with an explosion of flavors. Breakfasts at InDa Café are served all day and have long become legendary. Generous portion of fluffy and scrumptious pancakes, sweet with honey and bananas served with seasonal fruit or savory with spinach, cheese and mushrooms served with fresh seasonal vegetables can only be made better when accompanied by our famous Turkish style coffee, homemade masala chai or fresh juices. Smoothie bowls with fresh fruit, muesli, seeds, nuts, several kinds of delicious oatmeal, beautiful and delicious fruit salads are specifically designed to maximize taste and health benefits for our health conscious guests. For lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy a variety of Italian homemade pasta, brick-oven pizza, mouthwatering sandwiches, delicious and healthy salads with a variety of homemade dressings, hearty soups, and sensational desserts. Our menu is developed by professional chefs from around the world to honor time-tested traditional recipes and cooking technique to develop and draw out the deepest and most vibrant flavors from fresh, organic, local and sustainable ingredients. Each dish is lovingly prepared to order to best suit the taste of the individual diner and beautifully presented to delight the eyes and awaken our appetite.
InDa Café is located on the premises of InDa Hotel overlooking a beautifully landscaped garden with exotic plants, a lounge area furnished by custom made seatings made from recycled Kerala fishing boats and water well . The calm atmosphere, the original design of the cafe’s interior, the comfortable furniture, the secluded location, the availability of high-speed Wi-Fi and the most eclectic and best music selection make this place ideal for dining, hanging out with friends or better yet, with yourself, with a book, or work. You may come for breakfast and stay for pizza dinner while having your own experience travelling through our regular menu or be pleasantly surprised by our daily specials.
True Thomas, the hero of a Scottish epic, is closely associated with India. The most famous poem about this hero was written by Rudyard Kipling, a famous writer, an active traveler and a native of India, Kipling awakened interests and love for India for many generations from all over the globe. We, at InDa Family, are inspired by his heroes and strive to inspire our guests to discover or deepen their love for India through our food. True Thomas always spoke only the truth, penetrated the very essence of things and knew how to touch the soul of anyone. We hope that the restaurant, named after this hero, will open for you the real and true India by giving you a taste of comforting but complex, flavorful and diverse, and always delicious, Indian cuisine.
True Thomas Restaurant is a highly rated authentic Indian restaurant that is beloved by locals and travelers alike. Designed and constructed in strict adherence to InDa Family’s philosophy of blending modern construction techniques, Western aesthetics with natural and recycled materials, True Thomas Restaurant is where diners can enjoy authentic Indian cuisine in an upscale in looks but casual in mood, elegant and relaxed atmosphere. Traditional Indian breakfasts, snacks, main dishes and drinks are developed and prepared by local chefs using ancient family recipes and fresh ingredients from local vendors, beautifully presented and served on copper serving vessels lined with banana leaves. Dining at True Thomas is a unique experience that you will fondly remember for years to come.
True Thomas Restaurant adjoins the territory of Boho’s Hotel, and was constructed around 3 coconut trees that were there already. All colors, textures, beauty and peace of nature are seamlessly blended from the restaurant exterior to its dining area, and in all special touches that adorn every part of the restaurant. DIning in nature always make the food better, and we strongly believe that dining is a full body and mind experience. We aim to awaken and excite all your senses. Come to True Thomas, enjoy the amazing tastes and flavors of India, high-speed internet, best selection of Indian music, classic black and white Indian movies, and good old fashion conversations and leave refilled and refreshed.
Novella, Varkala’s first and only sea facing library concept hotel is where the glory of the sky meets the grandeur of the ocean. This beautiful property has an eclectic mix of history, creativity, ingenuity, and modern technology to weave a customized travel story just for you. Additionally, the total privacy, convenience and unparallel seclusion makes this an experience to savour and cherish.
At Novella, everything is thoughtfully designed to cater to all your needs. This luxurious getaway promises to be an inspiration to you as it has been to us. Just like the name suggests as with literature, the “Novella-experience” provides an everlasting bliss and a breath of tranquillity that stays on forever with the guest. Novella indeed promises to steal a part of your heart just as your favourite book may have done.
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695141, 1/153 A,
InDa & Boho’s Hotel
Cafe & Restaurant