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Le Cafe

Cafe, European, Romanian
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Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 101
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  • 232
    Very good
  • 148
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  • 72
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  • 74
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
wonderful location and decent food marred by below average service,infrastructure

Situated right on the promenade by the beach, the cafe offers wonderful sea breeze but the broken down plastic chairs , indifferent servers does put one off.The coffee & french fries as such are good enough but the spread is poor when it comes to desserts. Hopefully, the cafe does not have to keep... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
viv_the_wanderer
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Chennai (Madras), India
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New Delhi, India
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the perfectly located cafe at the Pondicherry beach promenade. They serve refreshing cold coffee and a bucket of french fries for a quick eat. Lasagna tastes good but is towards the spicier and oilier side of preparation, making it a little uncomfortable for a aesthetically inclined and the diet conscious. For its round the clock services, it is... More 

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Thank Passengering
Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Situated right on the promenade by the beach, the cafe offers wonderful sea breeze but the broken down plastic chairs , indifferent servers does put one off.The coffee & french fries as such are good enough but the spread is poor when it comes to desserts. Hopefully, the cafe does not have to keep going just by the virtue of... More 

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Thank viv_the_wanderer
Dibrugarh, India
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This cafe runs 24 hours.Sandwiches,lasagnas,beverages are served even in midnight. Sea side view is great and good place to hang out.

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Thank reviewsbyjp
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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143 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing I liked about the place is the view. The coffee was simply bad and when i went there nothing was available except for samosas. Go only for the view

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Thank Puja_deb
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this cafe is a must ..not for food but for the view.The food sucks, the service is bad even the coffee is below average but you just cant avoid visiting this place.The tables by the beach rocks give the best view. Just order something to drink and enjoy the view. The place is old and so is... More 

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Thank aditi d
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This the good old Le Cafe Pondicherry during French colony but that time it was the port Pondicherry .Later Le cafe of modern times

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best place in Pondicherry to look at the sunset and rise., it's one of those amazing cafés u can visit in Pondicherry., Serves coffee n English meals like no other.,

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Thank Wanderlustinmee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is recommended in Lonely Planet as it has "authentic French baguettes". Either the Lonely Planet writer had never bread before, or they didn't order the baguette. Or perhaps the baguette has changed. But it's not authentic - it's not even really a baguette. The "baguette" and sandwiches are dry. The chips are oily and unappealing and the... More 

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Thank Shivani A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As per our driver told this cafe was a port used for import export purpose.so it is situated exactly on beach.This cafe offers best food at very reasonable price...view from this cafe is very good.

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Thank ketki b
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no competition and hence the service sucks. They don't listen, throw the dishes on the table. Washrooms are very dirty. Only food is still good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, European, Romanian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?