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Artika Cafe Gallery

1, La Bourdonnais Street | French Quarters, Pondicherry, India
+91 98949 10080
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (13 reviews)
“ratatouille” (5 reviews)
“coconut water” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1, La Bourdonnais Street | French Quarters, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We had a terrible experience at this cafe. The waiter gave us horrible service and disappeared for the entirety of our time there. I ordered a cold long black. However, all I got was minimal coffee and just a glass of foam. My friend ordered...More

Thank gemk475
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped by this place for lunch. The cafe is set in a courtyard surrounded by plants. We ordered the homemade mint, lemon and ginger drink with honey and it was yummy!!! For lunch we had the ratatouille pasta and cheese and chicken on brown...More

Thank Paantha
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent brown bread toastie. Quiet and quaint. This place was really chilled. Courtyards are a welcome break in the day. Super fresh orange juice

Thank geetavara
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The highlight here is clearly the setting: sitting and eating in an interior courtyard shaded by trees. It's peaceful and provides some rest from the heat. As for the menu, you'll have the opporrunity to eat good quality meals, mostly Western. The créole salad is...More

1  Thank Olivier R
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This cafe is very nice and quiet. It has nice art in the walls and is a good place for working (free wifi and sockets available almost everywhere). The food is really good, I reccomend the Pasta salad or the red rice salad. They also...More

Thank Sofie J
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Kind of found this place while walking on the streets of Pondi and settled for breakfast. Ordered for a combo breakfast.The menu and portion of food served was a lil better than other famous cafes I visited in pondi. You get a feel of eating...More

Thank QuickQuickSlow
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I couldn't find much art in here 😜. The inside rooms were undone and musty. Peaceful environment though. Sandwich was okay. ColdCoffee was too strong. Won't be visiting again.

Thank serene04
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here. Ok so the pros and cons are listed after a brief visit Pros: 1. Opens up early 2. We ordered Croissant sandwich and Nutella crepe which were very good 3. Located in French colony and was walkable from our guest house...More

Thank Praju19
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had an enjoyable lunch of omelettes, crepes and coffees. If you order an ice coffee, be sure to ask for unsweetened if you don't want sugar. Seemed expensive but it was our first meal in pondicherry and our first non-Indian meal in 11 days....More

Thank NZKateNJake
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Cafe is located in the French Quarter on La Bourdonnais street & has become the fave of the expat crowd.I discovered by chance & on entering the gate i had to walk up the narrow green the shrub lined path on to a lovely...More

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, La Bourdonnais Street | French Quarters, Pondicherry, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 98949 10080
Unique cafe in set in a French art-deco house, featuring works of local and European contemporary artists. Serves one the best French and Continental food in town, with free wi-fi.
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