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Cafe des Arts

10, Suffren Street | White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Ranked #7 of 201 Restaurants in Pondicherry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Plantation
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Crepes were good but the coffee brought us back for the second time in our three day visit. Ambience was unparalleled. It is right, and I mean right, off the street but you will not feel this once inside. It is akin to a courtyard extraordinaire!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

One of these places in the 'white town' where you feel surrounded by french. Good espresso, nice salads and sandwiches. My son loved the croque monsieur. The prices are good. Located around a nice garden. Unfortunately there aren't that many shadow places outside in the afternoon and the owner and their friends keep the main shadow table occupied. My son... More

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Britannia Beach, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

we realy enjoyed the wifi and coffee and the bites in this place , it was very quite and helpful place

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Bangalore, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The cafe is really peaceful for breakfast or lunch. I had taken my friend for breakfast there who loved the place. The food is priced reasonably and the portions are good. If you would love just to sit around and read a book this place is highly recommended.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Cafe des Arts is perfect place to have a chat with friends while eating nice bruschetta and drinking excellent home made ice tea! Interior of cafe is very authentic- love it! Recommend to all who want to find a place with warm atmosphere inside :)

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Chennai, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I make it a point to visit this place whenever I go to Pondy. Never got bored of the menu after all the visits. 5 star for everything. Remember to go early.

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Delhi, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

They have a nice informal setting. A damn cute dog. And the staff is really accommodating as well. They close by 7pm which is a shame. But I guess that's their call. Good choice of comfort food.

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Bangalore, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

They have a nostalgic store of old Kollywood movies inside. They have some sofas inside and coffee is good, and so is their waffles, sandwiches and crepe. Definitely need to stop for one afternoon for some good break. Lots of smoking though inside.. may not be the best - they should ask the guest to refrain from smoking inside.

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Perth, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Again our Tuk Tuk driver let us out at the wrong place and we struggled to find this. Great setting out under the stars in the courtyard. Fairly small menu and simple (burgers, steak etc) but nice food at good prices in a great setting with good friendly service.

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The yellow wall with cartoon like murals greeted us on arrival. We went to cafe des arts for breakfast, and it was relatively quiet on sunday morning. Ordered some pancakes, sandwiches, juices and food quality was good, service was good, and the atmosphere was very laid back. We sat in the garden surrounded by leafy greens, and it was nice... More

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