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Kasha Ki Aasha

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23, Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 2963
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Highlight of Pondicherry

This is my favorite spot in Pondicherry for lunch. The menu is eclectic, the place is on the rooftop above a boutique, has loads of atmosphere, and free wifi. It is rarely crowded, and the service by local women is casual and laid back. However the problem here is smoking. The owner merrily smokes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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New York
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427 restaurant reviews
706 helpful votes 706 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite spot in Pondicherry for lunch. The menu is eclectic, the place is on the rooftop above a boutique, has loads of atmosphere, and free wifi. It is rarely crowded, and the service by local women is casual and laid back. However the problem here is smoking. The owner merrily smokes away at the cashier counter, and... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We got here a bit early (10 am) and the lady was so wonderful to accommodate us. She was more than welcoming and made us some pancakes (with the best honey i've tasted) and some toast and coffee. Make sure you grab a glass of Orange Juice (Its as fresh as it can ever be), pancakes were delicious (the thick... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Lovely shop on the ground level with carefully chosen hand made items made by women. Lovely roof top cafe. Super comfortable chairs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This all-woman run rooftop cafe and fairtrade heritage shop is a lovely little oasis of calm and tranquility. Lovely fresh food (try the European Thali) and cool refreshing drinks. A delightful place run by lovely people.

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Brussels, Belgium
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is simply our favourite place in Pondicherry ! Located on the other side of the canal but really near the French quarter, it's never crowded and all the staffs (only women) are really nice. Restaurant on the terrace with a really nice decoration: plants, flowers and bamboos tables and seats = perfect to chill. We really happy to have... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Best chocolate pancakes I've had. The place is well done up and the staff is very nice. Nice place to spend an afternoon

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

there is nothing very intersting, just like any other store. plaese visit kalki or casblanca. here u find very usual stuff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Loved the (late) breakfast at this place. The idli/sambar was surprisingly authentic, considering the rest of the menu was mostly non-Indian. We relaxed in the lounge chairs before delving into brekkie. Rooftop seating with a boutique at the lower levels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Kasha Ki Aasha is everything: a coffe shop, a restaurant which is located on the rooftop in close vicinity to the french quarter and a shop in the ground floor. You get everything from breakfast to dinner in a nice atmosphere. Kasha, the owner is also the driving force behind Pondy Art and its legendary foto shows in Pondicherry -... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It is a beautiful place for break fast and lunch. Run by ladies only. very good staffs. Gallery-consists of textile, jewlary are nice, items are expensive and not so special one.Tourists are liking this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23, Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 222 2963
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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