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Kasha Ki Aasha

23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 2963
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
“thali” (10 reviews)
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European, Fusion, Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

I visit Kasha ki Asha everytime I am in Pondy. It has a rooftop cafe with a beautiful shady rooftop made with dried coconut leaves (which is sturdy). I always have their freshly made fluffy pancakes which are made with wheat, served with inhouse jam,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Culture670036
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast and lunch here during our time in Pondicherry and both were really good. Nice place to just hang around and read a book. Also very friendly staff that make you want to come back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Frida W
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a lovely little hut rooftop restaurant, peaceful and quiet, ideal to have a rest. The owner is a very very kind lady, very attentive and smiling, a wonderful person. Very good wifi, open at 10 am. I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pascale C
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I love this place for many reasons. The number one reason is the very laid back ambience and the fact that you don't get chased away after finishing your food/drinks. A main contributing reason for this is the wonderful ladies who work here. You always...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank joooplin
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I dined here on a number of occasions last January during my stay at Pondicherry and was very impressed.The service was prompt and the food really good.This is a great place to relax in and I am happy to give it 10 out of 10.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Derry M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Not very easy to locate this one.The place was completely empty. went there for lunch after looking at many positive reviews abt their European Thali. Very dissapointed with what we got. 2 slices of hard bread with 2 almost similar salad bowls and some bland...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Siddhu4peace
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely little women owned business with a pretty, plant filled rooftop that hosts live music every weekend. The ‘Indian enchiladas’ are a little dry (we added some Dani and chutneys, which go a long way!), but the service was warm.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Anne J
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I've been there during the week. It's amazingly nice place! After rummaging a bit in the shop downstairs I ended up in the rooftop Café and had some food (European Thali) and a drink. The women there are more than friendly. The atmosphere is chilling....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank poison i
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

A lovely evening from 8 to 10 listening to two great jazz musicians play along with great vegetarian food (Bhaijis were historic) and a few glasses of wine. A pleasure and highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank JF1948
Reviewed 18 November 2017

A lovely little place. The cafe itself is on the rooftop. Downstairs is a handicraft shop selling all sorts. There are only women working there and the service is good. I went there twice - for breakfast and also for an evening meal. Live music...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank smiler590
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 7
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 222 2963
Kasha Ki Aasha's breezy terrace cafe offers a vegetarian menu including Indian and European fusion recipes home cooked from the freshest market produce. The only place in Pondicherry with authentic american style pancakes, absolutely pure fresh juices (you need a spoon) and South Indian specialties made per order. We serve only organic coffee, our own iced tea, and have killer chocolate cake and apple pie. The full menu is available all day. Open for dinner Friday and Saturdays only with LIVE MUSIC!
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