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Cafe des Arts

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No 10 White Town Rue Suffren Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 99944 81914
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“crepes” (91 reviews)
“tartines” (10 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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No 10 White Town Rue Suffren Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place looks great but wasn't satisfied with the service or the food or the washroom. There was only one waiter who was overly occupied and most of the items that we wanted from the menu wasn't available. I really don't understand the hype for this...More

Thank Aamna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many breakfast places in town, this cafe is very nice decorated but the food is very average. Not worth the price, especially as the service is not very friendly.

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read quite great reviews of this place but found it average. Seating is limited inside and we were given outside seating. The food was okay but the service was way too slow, with too many mosquitos in the garden. We visited in evening before...More

Thank Apurva A
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We arrived for lunch time and were starving and generally when i eat at this point, I find most of the things tasty. My BnB was just the neighbor so here I was at Cafe des Arts to have my first meal of the day...More

Thank Namitha N
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The resturant is simple and modest. The prices are not high but it’s worth a try. I thoroughly enjoyed the food and the taste. The quantity was generous and seating is rustic old look. The building is a big old constructed and looks well maintained....More

Thank Sandeep G
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I only popped in here for a short pit-stop: a short rest and a quick cup of coffee. Service was good (if a tiny bit indifferent), and the coffee was good. I’d definitely go back for a more extended and relaxed visit.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We reached there by 6 15 pm and the cafe shuts at 7. First we were told that coffee is not available, so had to look for alternatives. Then when we placed our order the guy serving us kept on hovering around and saying that...More

1  Thank Aunkita
elaberibe, Propriétaire at Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Dear customer, As the manager, I am so embarrassed to read your comment. I am so sorry for the way you felt. The kitchen closes at 6:30pm. The doors at 7 pm. We are stricted on these rules so our women staff can go home...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

Really disappointed by the welcome of the staff. You have the feeling to disturb them ! They are not careful at their guests. The French lady has just forgotten to smile and prefers to show her arrogance...Really pity because the location is great, the concept...More

1  Thank Florencesingap
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service. Afforadable prices. And they have a collection of books to choose from. You can sit and relax for hours.

Thank Ruchika V
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Another great place to unwind and chill after wandering through the French quarter. Serves some Lovely breakfast. Do try the crossaint with butter and peach ginger jam, it's to die for.

Thank The Red Velvet T
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Baru B
21 June 2017|
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Response from DJ M | Reviewed this property |
No they don't. You can go to Promenade, Satsanga, Rendez-vous for alcohol.
saimanti d
20 April 2017|
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Response from Vini_Wanderer | Reviewed this property |
Yes.its open throughout the year!
10 August 2016|
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Response from elaberibe | Property representative |
We are opened from 8:30 am on continued service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 10 White Town Rue Suffren Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 99944 81914
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