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“Overhyped and overcrowded”

A2B-Adyar Ananda Bhavan
Ranked #31 of 444 Restaurants in Pondicherry
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The queues in this A2B are long and be prepared for a long wait at the counters. The food here is very tasty but similar kinds of varieties are also available at other places dotted around ...

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Like the other restaurants in this chain, you can be sure of a certain quality of food and service, but here in White town the restaurant is rather crowded all the time. It offers a wide range of meals, snacks and sweets. It is self service after getting the coupons and then jostling for a seat with other guests of which there is a steady stream all the time. Nevertheless I went back several times in the two days I was in Pondy.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

We ate here on our first day in Pondy.
It is a small place and you have to take coupon and get the food tray.
They have sale outlet for namkeens and sweets at the same place.
As a result, it gets very crowded.
Ambiance is non existent.

We took one south Indian meal and one north indian meal.

both had @ 6-7 food items.
Taste was ok.
Nothing mention-able. Nothing bad also.

An average food joint.

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Thank A_Dipali
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The restaurant is located near the Aurobindo ashram as well as the Vinayakar temple.It serves sweets,snacks and in upstairs one can have fine dining.We had tried their full lunch at upstairs and felt it was average.We have also tried their sweets and snacks from ground floor.
The service were faster and the staff were good and there are plenty of options in the menu.However,one will not get the "wow" feeling after having a meal from here.

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Thank Anish S
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

If you want a quick bite on the move, then A2B is the place. Quite strategic location near Aurobindo Ashram area. Assortment os south indian snacks & meals available.
It's a self service restaurant but the counter staff serving food need lot of training. They are too slow for the large number of customers waiting their turn. They don't pay much attention if you speak in Hindi or even English, so you have to keep on repeating if you want something or if there's something missing in your dish.
A supervisor with knowledge of Hindi & English is needed for understanding needs of the customers, who don't speak Tamil.

Thank Smita A
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