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Petrichor - CLOSED

Dr.Zakir Hussain Road, Darjeeling, India, Darjeeling, India
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Cuisines: Contemporary
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Description: In the bustling and steroid-like culture of India, this little cafe in Darjeeling became my haven. The people that passed through became my family--albeit even for a short time. The food makes you come back, but it's the owners Sweta and Dipang whom make you want to say.

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Melbourne, Australia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We went on a day long mission to find this place only to discover, after talking to locals, that it is no longer open!!!

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Pune
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

I would not call Petrichor a restaurant..for me it is a place you go to meet friends and just hang out, enjoy the art, indulge in great conversation with the owners who are avid music lovers and extremely well read..and of course..the amazing food which I can't seem to find in any of the metros of this country..It's a great... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

What can i say....the others have said everything already. Just go there if you are in Darjeeling. You will feel at home an cosy and if you just dont have the energy to hang around the tea fields so just hang around petrichor...there´s loads of activitys to make, like reading a book (provided), play games with other travellers or with... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

Petrichor is about feeling home far away from your own one. In a country with so many differences to your own culture it was so pecious to have a place were you feel instantly comfortable and relaxing, enjoying wonderful food, good music, cosy ambience and most of all you meet Dipang and Sweta, two persons as an evidence that we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012 via mobile

Up in the foothills of the himalays i have a living room. It is warm, cozy and just like i like it... a couple i adore set it up just for me! I read, listen to music, eat stuff that's goodness 100%. This is a place i recommend to travellers in all honesty. Believe me, you have never been to... More

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Lund
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Like many have said before, this place is good if you want to take a break from the typical indian life, and want to play some board games, watch a movie while eating falafel, french toast or other non-indian food (the food is really good!). And the owner of the place is very nice and kind!

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

Other than Petrichor...we went to this place after seeing the ratings on Trip Advisor and it happened to be all that and more...I travel a lot around India but have never come across such a relaxing and unpretentious place. Everything is great, the ambience feels like home, the food is AWESOME...you must catch them on one of their "specials" night...... More

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Canazei, Italy
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52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011 via mobile

We decided to try Petrichor coz i saw the review online and i like try new places. The place is bit uphill next to the Hostel, it's a 2 room place nicely decorated with lots of intresting stuff inside, few tables u can feel like in ur home livingroom :) The only thing that i didnt like is that smoking... More

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Kathmandu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

The lovely couple that runs this place serves the best Italian and Mexican food you can get in that area, and by area I mean the next 100 miles or more. Contact to local civil rights activities are possible if you're interested in trying to make the world a better place. They play great background music (Jazz and Rock). On... More

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Petrichor became my second home for the monsoon month of August. I was lucky to stumble upon it in my first week and kept going back. It was by far my favourite place in Darjeeling. Petrichor has the perfect combination of great food, art, books, music and of course football... but the best part was the people. Thanks Sweta and... More

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Additional Information about Petrichor

Address: Dr.Zakir Hussain Road, Darjeeling, India, Darjeeling, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling
Cuisine: Contemporary

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