Brunching In Thiruvananthapuram? We Have Some Recommendations
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Thiruvananthapuram has a huge variety of food to offer, from regional South Indian dishes to international fare. There’s everything from heritage coffee houses and vegetarian restaurants to plush hotel buffets to choose from. Think fluffy appams, crisp dosas, filling parathas, spicy egg roast and other dishes that are part of lavish spreads. We recommend the five best places for brunch in Thiruvananthapuram: 

Indian Coffee House

With over 400 branches across India, Indian Coffee House is one of the country’s most loved chains. The Thiruvananthapuram outlet is known for its unique architecture. Choose from masala dosa, cutlets, fried eggs and parathas. End your meal with some piping hot tea or freshly brewed, aromatic coffee.

Location: TC 14, 2071, Punnen Road, Vanross, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram. 

Timings: Monday-Saturday, 8am-5pm.

Cost for two: ₹150

Mother’s Veg Plaza

Mother’s Veg Plaza is known for its vegetarian Malayali food, especially the veg sadya, which is served on a banana leaf. The place opens at 7am and serves classics like appam, kadala curry, idiyappam, kozhukatta, a large variety of dosas including masala dosa, neer dosa, raw banana adai dosa and even cashew dosa. 

Location: Bakery Jct Road, near Russian Cultural Center, Vanross, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram. 

Timings: Daily, 7am-10.30pm

Cost for two: ₹400


Flavors has both a great location and food. The breakfast menu includes appam, which is known for being the best in the city. There are also sizzlers, chicken sandwiches and egg pepper roast, all of which make great choices for brunch.

Location: Aztec Maget, Opposite Women’s College, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram.

Timings: Monday-Saturday, 8am-9.30pm, Sunday, 9.30am-9pm. 

Sree Arul Jyothi

A vegetarian restaurant, Sree Arul Jyothi is the ideal place for breakfast or brunch with South Indian classic like idi, different types of dosa, vada and banana fry on the menu. There’s also aloo paratha for those who like their meals to be substantial, and a list of Indian-Chinese dishes to choose from. 

Location: Mahathma Gandhi Road, Opposite Secretariat, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram.

Timings: Daily, 7am-10pm

Cost for two: ₹250

Cafe Jade

If you like variety and it’s a breakfast buffet you’re after, Cafe Jade is the place to go to. Located in the boutique Hycinth Hotel, the restaurant’s buffet features both South Indian and global dishes. Enjoy breakfast or brunch made with fresh ingredients, overlooking the hotel’s gardens.

Location: Hycinth Hotels, Manorama Road, near Malayala Manorama, Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram.

Timings: Daily, 24 hours.

Cost for two: ₹1,000