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Cafe des Arts

Suffren Street | White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
9994481914
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Ranked #8 of 191 restaurants in Pondicherry
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $1 - $6
Cuisines: European, Indian, Café, Tea Room
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Came in on a typical, hot afternoon looking for a place to cool down. It was pretty crowded with foreigners, but it was spacious and cool inside. We (four of us) were seated in a couch area with enough seats but a table that was way too small, so we moved to a larger one where we could actually eat... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were too early so the staff invited us in to wait for them to prepare the food. Great variety to choose from...we ordered waffle, crispy & soft inside. I took the tomato cheese sandwich nicely toasted brown bread with melted cheese & tomatoes in it plus a salad just what I liked. Other two is muesli which is fresh... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I went to this place twice in 2 days because I liked the experience so much. Great crepes, and sandwiches... to add to the colorful decor.. and it just has this very pleasant vibe about it. Highly recommended!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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355 reviews 355 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This little cafe is located on Rue Romain Rolland in the French quarter of Pondicherry. It's a small place, 2 tables inside and 3 outside along the footpath. The menu is handwritten on a board. The food served here includes Indian dishes like Fish or Prawn Vindaloo, some Kurma, and a few European dishes like Steak au Poivre, Gambas sautee... More

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Melbourne
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stumbled across this lovely little place while we were walking around looking for a shady spot to grab a bite to eat. The baguettes and coffee were great and the service was quick and friendly. There is free With-Fi with a good connection too. The courtyard is small and clean and tidy and we ate our meals there. The... More

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Good tea. Could watch the world go by all day from here. Make sure you check out the shop near the toilet some beautiful clothing that aren't to pricey either.

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Hoi An Vietman
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Nice little place, manages by local. Well situated in the French district with a art gallery, we love the fournitures and the graffiti on the walls..Great breakfast set up and good service, we were coming every morning before we start our day. Feel like home!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

A charming little cafe in one of the side streets, its got extremely good food and coffee and the place is fantastic to sit around with friends and chat away to glory.

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Lewisville, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

While strolling through the French Colonial area of Pondicherry, we saw this mansion with an eatery. We thought of trying this new place. I must say, we were in for the treat, such a nice setup, unconventional decor, and amazing fresh food.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

Walking by , saw an acquaintance and we went in. Managed by Eva, a French artist, the place has books and magazines for you to browse, a few rooms where exotic items with mystic motifs are on sale, and most important, a cafe where you can order food. Our snacks were very good. Not expensive. We plan on going back... More

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