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Auroville Bakery

Douceur Auroville | Sedarapet, Pondicherry 605111, India
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Ranked #27 of 198 restaurants in Pondicherry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Most recent review
- Jul 9, 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Absolutely mouth watering desserts. They also have very good pizzas. Try their chocolate croissants they are to die for. We bought one and couldn't resist ourselves to buy another one. A must try.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The entrance to this bakery used to be very discreet and easily missed. The location has now shifted to a few yards away from the older place and the bakery is a little more modern, but the food is still outstanding. It is best to go first thing in the morning - croissants, tarts and banana bread is fresh off... More

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Pondicherry, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

If you're in Pondicherry, then you must try some French bread - preferably authentic and hygenic. Then, this is the best place. It is about 5-6 kms from Pondicherry town. So you got to ride/drive here. There is hardly any other travel option. My recommendation is to try out their Quiche and tarts. Very good! You can't get them for... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Auroville is a great place to visit and the best known attraction for visiting Pondicherry. However I did not expect such a good bakery there. It was a pleasant surprise. We had a great breakfast there.Very tasty puffs, high quality tarts,banana cake and excellent coffee. Price is also reasonable. Location is very good as Auroville is surrounded by villages.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The tarts and puffs are amazing! Chocolate croissants are sinfully awesome! Best place for breakfasts and eve snacks. The seating area at the rear side is a nice hang out.

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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

A lil diff from the usual Indian bakery .The banana cake is worth trying . The bread is diff from the usually Indian bread we r used , so beware before buying them . :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

May be for a foreigner this would look exotic. The fancily named options were largely tasteless and over priced. Seating options resemble a College canteen which is good in a way to hang out in a big group.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

While entering the Bakery, you will be greeted with aroma of freshly baked items. What makes this place special is its customers. You will find people from almost all over the world and the bakery tries to keep up with the expectations of everyone. It maybe hard for you to order sometimes as i couldn't find the nameplates missing. Otherwise,... More

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Auroville, India
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123 reviews 123 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The Auroville Bakery is an institution and has earned the right to be so as it is easily the most popular place of it's type in the area. It has a lot of options from great bread to cakes and some savoury items. Ok the system of service is a little strange and no prices are not displayed (this can... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

You may miss the signboard but not the aroma of freshly baked items. Irressistible but healthy looking items, brown breads at affordable prices make this place a must visit. It would be nice however, if the price and content of the products were displayed clearly since its not easy to follow foreign names in a different accent. Looks hygenic and... More

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