Lakshadweep's cuisine is identified by a significant influence of flavors, ingredients, elements and styles of Kerala's cuisine, given the physical proximity and a similar geography that surrounds both. Hence, Coconut preparations and seafood, pretty much define the island's menu
A variety of fried and barbecued fish are available here as seafood is almost staple. Due to abundance of coconut, a lot of dishes are prepared using coconut oil and coconut curry. Refreshing Coconut water is also widespread.
Apart from specializing in local food, the restaurants in Lakshadweep also serve a series of international cuisines including Chinese, Thai, Indian and Korean dishes. Alcohol is not allowed in Lakshadweep except for Bangaram islands.