Hotel Yuvarani: Best buffet lunch at Ernakulam/Kochi

Are you looking for the best buffet restaurants in Ernakulam, Kerala? Kerala is not just the best tourist places in India, but it offers great food as well. Find the address and details of Yuvarani Hotel in Ernakulam/Kochi.

Good food has always been a weakness for us! We don't mind driving 50km just to visit our favorite restaurant. And if find good food somewhere, we will keep visiting the same place instead of trying new places.

It is true with our favorite restaurants in Ernakulam as well. 10 years back (yes, exactly 10 years back! This is our 10th wedding anniversary year!), we visited Yuvarani restaurant at Ernakulam Jose Junction for lunch after our "wedding shopping". The wedding shopping is a big event where both parties (boys family and girls family) will go together for shopping including wedding dress and gold. During shopping, the boy will take everyone for lunch. So, according to that custom, I took everyone for lunch. One of my cousins suggested Yuvarani restaurant, Ernakulam. The buffet at the restaurant was awesome with over 40 items.

Lunch Buffet at Ernakulam

Best buffet lunch at Ernakulam

After our first visit to the restaurant, we visited the same place several times. Each time we were impressed with the ambience and taste of the food served.

Our most recent visit to the Yuvarani restaurant was yesterday. Just like all other times, they did not disappoint us this time as well. This time, I took few photographs and also noted down most of the items in the buffet so I could share it here.

Items in the Buffet lunch:

Here is the partial list of items served in the buffet lunch:

1. Dosa
2. Naan
3. Fish masala (spicy)
4. Butter chicken
5. Fish curry
6. Kakka meat
7. Kappa (tapioca)
8. Pickles (multiple types)
9. Vegetable garden salad, fruit salad (non sweet), onion salad, carrot salad, other salads
10. Pappad
11. Chutneys (5 types)
12. Kalan
13. Egg boiled
14. Soup
15. Plain Kerala rice
16. Veg Pulav
17. Curd rice
18. Vegetable side dishes – 3 items
19. Fruitsalad with ice cream
20. Coconut pudding
21. Ice cream
22. Payasam

Buffet Lunch at Kerala

I counted more than 40 different items on the table, but can't remember all the names anymore!

The price of the buffet is Rs 225. Including taxes, the total cost would be Rs 290 per buffet.

If you love good food, go and try the lunch buffet at Yuvarani restaurant in Ernakulam.


The Yuvarani Hotel and Restaurant is located next to Bhima Gold Jewellery shop in the Jose Junction. They have a small restaurant available opening to MG road, next to Bhima but the buffet lunch is in the first floor of the "Hotel", behind the small restaurant. There is ample parking space inside.

UPDATE: During my last visit, they told me that they might be discontinuing the buffet lunch soon. I am not sure about the current status. If you are going, please call them and check if they still offer buffet lunch.


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