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Cafe des Arts

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10, Suffren Street | White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
9994481914
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 94
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  • 99
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Cafe

Visited the cafe twice - lazy feel with well spaced out tables and a heritage setting. Good coffee, crepes and waffles. Get a bite, read a book and watch the afternoon slip away.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Arun S
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  • Families with children
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English first
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful place to just laze, sit with your laptop, or curl up with a good book. The tables overlook a beautiful lush landscape, and the nutella banana waffles were warm and fresh. Spent a great morning here, and would recommend it to anyone looking to spend a lazy afternoon in white town.

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I've been staying in Pondicherry for two weeks, and it has a lot of cute french cafe's and lovely places to get breakfast, but in my opinion this is definitely the best! There is quick wifi, the staff are friendly, and the fresh fruit is sooo delicious and safe to eat (although I never trust watermelon in India). Would especially... More 

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

One visit never enough.... Peaceful place.... Amazing food .... Perfect ambience..... Cosy n comfortable.... Perfect if u like ur space and ur book!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited the cafe twice - lazy feel with well spaced out tables and a heritage setting. Good coffee, crepes and waffles. Get a bite, read a book and watch the afternoon slip away.

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120 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

dropped in one lazy afternoon while exploring white town which is dotted with such places. neat little joint with a quaint carriage cart at the entrance. there was one person taking orders and serving...its just that kind of place. we had coffee which was good, and a croque (glorified brown bread sandwich) in pesto sauce which was very ok. what... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is lovely little café in White Town which you must drop into on a lazy evening like we did. The ambience of the café is splendid. There are few tables nicely spread out in the courtyard and indoors giving people a lot of space and quiet. They also have a huge book shelf with an amazing variety of books... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

visited this place early morning for breakfast, has awesome ambience as its built in the old house itself. guy serving/owner is also very helpful and cheerful. you can relax for hours here during book reading while having food and resting as well..do visit this place...

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Ordered the veggie salad not expecting much given my experience to date and was pleasantly surprised. A bowl full of beautifully freshly cut vegitables with a great dressing was just fantastic. Lemon and mint drink was good and the shaded setting was a nice respite from the afternoon sun.

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Dont miss the Nutells crepe, the Thai coffee and the home made croissants here. A fun place to chill under the shade of trees and in a relaxed garden setting.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Don't miss out on spending a few hours here as its a charming place and gives you a real flavour of the french part.

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Additional Information about Cafe des Arts

Address: 10, Suffren Street | White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
Phone Number: 9994481914
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6
Cuisine: French, Indian, Cafe, European, Tea Room

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10, Suffren Street | White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: 9994481914

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: French, Indian, Cafe, European, Tea Room

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?