The 10 Best Brunch Spots In Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala

Photo of Nandini
27 October 2016

The Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram, also known as Trivandrum, offers a good variety of places to go for breakfast and brunch. The early meals range from melt-in-your-mouth appams, delicious burgers and heavenly chocolate waffles to dozens of amazing regional specialties, such as crispy parathas. Here are the top 10 places to enjoy your breakfast and brunch in Trivandrum.

Breakfast curry | © Y’amal/Flickr

Café Jade

Restaurant, Indian, $$$
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South Indian Breakfast of Idly and Sambar
South Indian Breakfast of Idly and Sambar | © Esme Vos/Flickr
Café Jade is an elegant restaurant located in the boutique Hycinth hotel. The breakfast buffet features an extensive choice of dishes ranging from local South Indian cuisine to the most exotic international treats such as Australian egg. The food here is of an excellent quality, prepared only from the freshest ingredients. This is a fantastic place to enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast overlooking the splendid beauty of their colorful gardens.


Bakery, Pastry Shop, Indian, Pastries, $$$
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Inspired by the love of baking, Ambrosia is a small bakery perfect for breakfast or snacks. Cakes, bakes, pizzas, burgers, pastries and pies fill the oven to deliver the most delicious treats. Ambrosia has a good ambiance and is frequented mostly by a young crowd. Their crispy fish fingers are a must try.

Mother’s Veg Plaza

Mother’s Veg Plaza is the best place to get authentic Keralan vegetarian food. Located in the Narmada Shopping Complex, the restaurant is famous for its veg sadya, which is a traditional vegetarian dish served on a banana leaf. A variety of different delicacies that can reach 25 in number are arranged on the leaf. The food here is delicious and suits every pocket. This is a great place to have a sumptuous, healthy breakfast that will keep hunger at bay.
Address and telephone number: Bakery Junction | Near RussianCulture, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695034, India, + 91 471 401 2255

South Indian Breakfast on Banana Leaf | © Nano Anderson/Flickr

Indian Coffee House

Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Indian, $$$
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Dosa for Breakfast
Dosa for Breakfast | © Step/Flickr
Indian Coffee House is the biggest restaurant chain in India with over 400 branches. Founded in 1936, it is one of the oldest restaurant companies in India. The branch in Trivandrum is unique for its exceptional architectural style. The breakfast choices range from cutlets, masala dosa, and fried eggs to parathas and vegetarian korma. The strong aroma of a freshly brewed coffee will light up your day.

Cherries and Berries

Cherries and Berries is a European-style café that combines Western and Asian cuisine influences. The café has the right atmosphere for a quick breakfast or brunch. The menu features tasty snacks such as Cornish pasty, chocolate pasty and a variety of quiches with vibrant flavors. The most memorable breakfast meal is the crispy waffle topped with vanilla ice-cream and the chocolate Oreo cake which is perfectly complemented by the taste of their delightful morning coffee.

Address and telephone number: Carmel Towers , Opposite Cottonhill GHS, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India,+ 91 471 273 5433


Centrally located, Flavors is a pleasant breakfast spot with a warm atmosphere and great food. The breakfast menu features appam, a traditional Keralite breakfast dish consisting of a crispy pancake made with a rice batter and coconut. Their appam is the best in Trivandrum. Here customers indulge their morning palates with delightful egg pepper roast, amazing sizzlers and chicken jangle sandwiches.

‪Address and telephone number: Aztec Maget | Opposite Women’s College, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram, India, +91 471 6454614

Zenzerro Café and Bakery

Bakery, Restaurant, Cafe, Indian, $$$
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Run by actor Anand Chettan, this small café is a pleasant brunch spot that serves unforgettable chicken burgers with fresh and exciting new flavors and textures. Stuffed with shredded cheddar cheese, cilantro and curry paste with a tinge of chilly, the burgers are intensely flavorful. Cherry and berry milkshakes and ginger juice raise the brunch experience to a whole new level.

Arul Jyothi

Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan
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Tomato salad and juices
Tomato salad and juices | © Fabrice Florin/Flickr
Arul Jyothi is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant. A perfect place for breakfast or brunch, they serve a variety of South Indian delicacies such as crispy dosa, spicy vada, delightful paratha, or mouth-melting puri. Conveniently located at the heart of the city center, this is an example of an affordable restaurant that offers astonishingly good food for small prices.

Truffles Bistro

Bar, Bistro, Restaurant, Juice Bar, Indian, $$$
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Truffles Bistro is burger restaurant and juice bar offering its customers a whole range of delicious chicken grilled burgers, club sandwiches, cocktails, shakes and truffles, all reasonably prized. The place is very popular among young people and it is sometimes hard to get a seat. A pleasant ambiance and a quick service makes it the perfect place for a morning start.

Nirvana Lounge

Restaurant, Indian, Fusion, $$$
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Boats, Kerala
Boats, Kerala | © Fabrice Florin/Flickr
Nirvana Lounge is perhaps the best hangout place in Trivandrum. Originally a home, it was transformed into a fusion restaurant resulting in a different, quirky place that attracts customers in search of a dining experience off the beaten path. Their specialty is Nepalese cuisine, including dishes such as steamed chicken momos, praised for their original, delicious taste. Momos are ideal for brunch and they are usually served with sesame sauce and garlic chilli sauce.