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Cafe des Arts

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No 10 Rue Suffren Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 99944 81914
Today
08:30 - 19:00
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Wed - Mon 08:30 - 19:00
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Kerala, India
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stepped in here a few times to grab a bite to eat for lunch or just a coffee. Really nice eclectic little cafe. All great - food, atmosphere, service, price. It has a little vintage clothing store attached which was nice to wander through. Would often keep bumping into the same familiar faces here which was nice. A bit of... More 

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New Delhi, India
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We landed in Pondicherry the day three of demonetisation in India and came to this restaurant - The place refused to take debit cards and would not take old money was accepting cash only in 100 rupees or less. If you only take cash then they should have been willing to take the 500 rupee notes.

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Thank Johnconnolly1
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great getaway from everyday India. The vibe here is really chilled, great place to sip a latte and read a book. The staff are really friendly.

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Thank Kelly T
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had amazing crepes ...savoury with spinach and cheese and another spicy chicken with an egg top up ...yum

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Thank anjudesai
Delhi
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we went to this place twice for coffee and some munchies. found both of the average. the big plus for the place is the outdoor seating so did not mind it much. the place shuts down at 630 pm though

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Thank MayankKhanduja
Chennai, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this little gem! The breakfast menu is expansive, and delicious! The crepes, waffles and baguettes are on point, and for the quality, the prices are very reasonable. Pls open a branch in Chennai!

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Thank Nivas L
Bengaluru, India
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the joys of our visit to Pondicherry- this white house in the corner with its laid back, old world charm was an absolute delight. The service is not the fastest- but then again, its not a complaint given the lovely environs you find yourself in. Just extra time to soak in the place. Think chalkboard menu, a cycle... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waiter gave us the menu Let us wait 10 minutes Take the order and announce : no card, only cash Attitude is not good With the cash crisis is the first question to ask !

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Mumbai, India
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small French cafe serving amazing fresh juices and French /European cuisine. The ambience is brilliant. Situated in French Colony area of Pondicherry, in a bungalow which would have been a house to a French family once upon a time. The outdoor sitting is so peaceful. The Greek salad is a must try and so also fresh juices. The staff... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This literally is a house on the corner. The ambience will transport you to a little town in France. It is a house converted into a restaurant but it is just so quaint. Right from the yellow wall outside to the cycle rickshaw inside and the bookcase with old relics all round, reminds you of rustic and quaint. The food... 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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
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 Rue Suffren Street, 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?