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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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“pancakes” (22 reviews)
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
“thali” (10 reviews)
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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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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

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.

Thank annej09
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

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.

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

Thank smiler590
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Read about this in one of the travel magazines and decided to make a visit. Food options are very less. Crepes were not upto the mark. Juices were fresh though. Not worth a visit in my opinion.

Thank Akshaya S
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very homely store with many curated items. Everything is organic or homemade. On the roof top is a quiet restaurant bar with beer and wine, alongwith a small selection of food available. At times they have some music events. Light on the pocket.

Thank avinash s
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered every single non alcoholic drink on offer and we got served a paradise of various juices. Like haven on earth. Got a few presents from the boutique on the ground floor and spent the evening listening to whimsical music by Emergence. A brilliant...More

1  Thank Aurélia M
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

If your someone who's new to jazz, you would actually fall in love with it if you experience it here! Very subtle and light ambience with great live music!! May not be a very good choice for food though...

Thank sulekham2014
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 8
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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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