The Cochin in Hemel Hempstead pays respectful homage to its south Indian roots. The restaurant is dedicated to introducing its patrons to authentic examples of Kerala’s culinary repertoire, and is proud to specialise in south India’s colourful foodstuffs.
Kerala is known for its exotic spices and strong flavours so guests with a refined palate are certain to enjoy The Cochin’s offerings. Here, the chefs have created a menu that represents the many culinary influences of Kerala’s communities. Healthy spices are used in the region’s cuisine, with many boasting a natural antiseptic quality.
The wide-ranging menu introduces diners to a mouth-watering selection of dishes to tempt and entice. Start off with a lamb coconut fry, calamari rings, Cochin seafood platter, minty chilli prawns, or Fort Cochin’s famous fisherman’s soup, and palates will tingle with delight.
Meat, fish and vegetables are skilfully teamed with delicious ingredients to bring diners a fine selection of main course options. Grilled whole seabass masala, kappa meen curry, marinated tilapia fillets grilled and wrapped in banana leaves, the Kerala community dish of kuttanadan duck roast, and chicken pepper curry – the choices are many and varied. Team tasty foodstuffs with a delicious dosa which is a favourite dish in southern India. The people of Kerala celebrate food and enjoy cooking. This passion is reflected in the generous menu and the creative dishes on display.
The restaurant takes its name from the commercial capital of Kerala. Although tradition is at the heart of the kitchen, the dining room is styled in a contemporary way. Visitors are encouraged to relax and unwind in an ambient setting conducive to easy conversation.
Pull up a chair at The Cochin restaurant in Hemel Hempstead and experience the joy of Kerala’s delectable gastronomy.
Please note : Does not apply to any set menu, only applies to the cheapest starter / main / dessert on the main menu. Not applicable to any of the feasts.