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Villa Shanti

14 Rue Suffren Street | 14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 420 0028
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM Hours
Indian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
14 Rue Suffren Street | 14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food we ordered north indian paneer, daal butter chicken tikka masala and butter naan every thing is equally good, other than the food the staff was also very good and helping

Thank shuja k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One expects more for the price, especially in terms of service, seating and ambience. I got the message that Indians are not welcome here, and won't be going back.

Thank stsprasad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best food experience I've had in Pondicherry. We tried the cauliflower soup. It was thick and creamy and very flavourful. The Walnut and zucchini crepe was to die for. The surprise was the delectable spinach and roasted apple salad. Given the good...More

Thank sneha0202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had vegetarian pancakes. Soooooo delicious. He had chicken with orange sauce. Just completely yummy. Side order of wedges. Waiters were great. All fab.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Courtyard restaurant in Villa Shanti is exceptional for its lovely atmosphere! We went there at the onset of evening and had a great snacks like chicken and veg sandwich, crispy French fries, Spinach and carrot with excellent beer and frozen strawberry! The service is pleasing...More

Thank Gopal L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful boutique hotel in colonial architecture offering an amazing stay in Pondicherry. Located on the Suffern Street in white town, this hotel is at a walkable distance from Promenade Beach, the Manakula Vinayagar Ganpati Temple, an oldest church and many good restaurants, cafes. The...More

Thank Devika P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We as a family had a long stretched out evening of fun and jokes in the comfortable and cozy restaurant with good food. Overall a good time.

Thank MorneKo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had visited one evening for dinner. Awesome place . Good food. Good service. On weekends better you do a reservation as there is a waiting period of 1/2 hr. Good bar counter ..love this place so much that for 3 days had my dinner at...More

Thank Loy L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Liked the food and ambience. Food quality is excellent Service is also good Unfortunately they could not offer chilled beer if our choice which was a bit surprising. Staff was cordial and accommodated is without any reservation. Should visit at least once and if beer...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint hotel in the middle of white town which could be easily missed, landmark is the state bank of india which is right opp to the property, nice welcome and good service, wont name anyone but a great thanks to everyone in the team...More

Thank arunshetty
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19 March 2017|
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Response from Su K | Reviewed this property |
Hey, there are bookings. First time we went we waited 30 mins for a table. Next time we booked. No proble, table waiting for us. Veg no problem- see my earlier posting.
Avishek C
29 November 2016|
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Response from deepakgupta5 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they allow pets. Best to call them up and check
7 October 2016|
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Response from Fredy T | Reviewed this property |
Sure they have :-) Sorry for late answer... better late than never...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Rue Suffren Street | 14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 420 0028
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  • This restaurant is at Villa Shanti
The restaurant of VILLA SHANTI splits into two parts, one opens on the patio with the vertical garden, and the other air conditioned located in the old building.We decided to focus on quality, freshness and seasonal products. We try to find them among small local vendors, favouring those who respect organic farming.Timings : 12:00 - 23:00 hrs (Last Order at 22:30 hrs)The cafe bar, situated opposite the patio and vertical garden offers snacks from Indian streets & sandwiches.You may also choose to have your meals, enjoy a cocktail made up from fresh fruit juices, listen to music, or simply read a book from our library. Timings : 10:00 - 23:00 hrs (Last Order at 22:30 hrs. Pre booking highly recommanded especially during week end or public holidays
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