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Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
Saturday
Closed
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Mon - Fri 00:00 - 23:59
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Chennai, India
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here for dinner one day. The location is amazing right at the beach and the wind in your hair - opt for the outside sitting facing the beach. The service was hurried - the person there in fact told us that they will be closing soon and asked us to order quickly (when we were just getting ready... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is Situated next to the Rock beach makes this cafe a must visit place. It's open 24hrs and serves all kind of snacks (Dosa only in the evening). The food quality was okey and staffs were not very friendly. Must visit place to have breakfast or evening snacks (also at midnight if you crave for a cup of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit - a place to take a break, enjoy the view, have a great coffee. Fantastic location just off the Promenade, close to the Ghandi Memorial. Prices very reasonable, choices more European - NOT haute cuisine. Restroom 'servicable'...wish they had better management.

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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148 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place offer a spectacular view of the bay and the seafront of pondicherry but it is poorly maintained and served. It is a self service style but still i can see guests who can order from a waiter. They should serve to a table . the food is not either cheap or expensive. it was chaoticly managed so we... More 

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Thank Jira-Jett
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be part of the old custom house during the French rule, pictures of the same adorn the walls of le cafe. The atmosphere here is one of gaiety and joy and yes being care free. The cafe serves some lovely pastries and ice creams especially the coffee crunch ice cream. Besides these you can get a variety... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have had enough of spicy food and are looking for something more European then this could be the place for you. We had the grilled fish with vegetables and it was well cooked, the service was good and we had a beer...five weeks into our trip of Southern India so we thought it an acceptable lapse!

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Bengaluru, India
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on promenade, good place to enjoy sea breeze, but not so great food. Limited menu items. Its running just because of location, could be better if well maintained and given importance to food too.

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Thank bytegaurav
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A prime location on the centrally placed Promenade beach. Breezy ambience right against the waters of the rocky beach. The sitting is basic and just right to enjoy the sound of crashing waves and just gaze out at the sea. The place is open 24 hours which is great. The menu is just enough to give good diversity and the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is fabulous on the beach. However, the food is average and the drinks are also average. It's run like a government institution, not very well-maintained.

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were stopped upon entering the place and made to choose food and drinks by the door, and pay, and they rounded up the amount, without mentioning it, which i found slightly rude. We were then given receipts and sat down, with a nice view of the sea, and excellent breeze. When after an hour we still hadnt received our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?