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Cafe des Arts

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No.10, Suffren Street, White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 99944 81914
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08:30 - 19:00
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Wed - Mon 08:30 - 19:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came to this cafe 3 times whilst visiting Pondi. The cafe has a French feel and the decor and seating areas are lovely. We tried the sweet and savoury crepes, tartines and sandwiches. All were lovely and the bread used in the sandwiches was excellent, the coffee was good too. We averaged 1100 rupees for 2 dishes, a shared... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant cute little French style cafe. Great food and great atmosphere. Definitely recommend the crepes! Sitting outside although not being our decision because of the popularity of the place was perfect.

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Thank Oscar D
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seriously bad cappuccino - tasteless coffee and watery milk with a sprinkle of offensive cocoa powder! I haven't seen that mistake for a while now... At least, it was not the sweetened cocoa powder, I should ever be so thankful... You pay for the ambience and wifi (good!), not the attitude nor the coffee.

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Bangalore
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and cozy place. Always packed with people. In our two days of stay in Pondicherry we were lucky the third time getting a table. We ordered Ice tea, mixed juice(apple, carrot, ginger) and baguette sandwich chicken and olives, and c Tartines the Forest. I must say nothing was mind blowing. All were very very ordinary and mixed juice was... More 

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Thank Samuel6662013
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here 2 days for breakfast and ended up staying for snacks as well as it is just so comfy and lovely here. The setting is beautiful and it's cool and lovely inside and there's a delightful courtyard too. The prices seemed fair for the quality and the change to relax and use wifi if you need. We were... More 

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Thank Stephanie T
New Delhi, India
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place provides lovely ambience with a relaxed vibe. Almost packed on the weekends. Had to wait for 15 minutes. The staff is very helpful. Although food is good but , for Indian palette it is pretty average(very bland). May be the target audience is westerners and not Indians( :) ) But still shakes and smoothies are good options here.... More 

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed sitting in the walled garden whilst having a leisurely lunch. The menu was small but the food was very good and the staff very helpful.

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Thank Nicola V
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious here and we had a nice relaxing brunch after a long drive with the decor and couch seating. The wifi worked well, and the staff were happy to provide the password. The prices were pretty reasonable with good portions but lighter food. The only negative was that they don't take card. I enjoyed a savory crepe... More 

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Bellingen, Australia
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lunch of crepes and sweet lassis at this charming little cafe. It has a vintage clothes boutique attached. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If u want a taste of the arts, this is just the place for u. A cyclerickshaw specimen, miniature scooter, vintage desk, a Graham Bell kind of colonial phone instrument and lovely paintings will wow u. Moreover, the mix of indoor seating and garden patio type seating gives one Choice. The food is yum, classic French fare as well as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 19:00
Monday
08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 19:00
Thursday
08:30 - 19:00
Friday
08:30 - 19:00
Saturday
08:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.10, Suffren Street, White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 99944 81914

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