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La Villa Helena


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


$5 - $12
Contemporary, Fusion, French, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Good place to hang out, chill with your date. food is okay. The best part is location and atmosphere of the place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AbhishekG1735
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Lovely environment, really good service and pretty good food but please sort out the bread. I was so looking forward to the cheese plate but was sorely disappointed with the bread. First they brought toasted bread. I asked for fresh bread and got chewy day...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pickleinwimbledon
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Very tasty food and a nice atmosphere. Good service. During our stay there were many mosquitos and they didn’t think to burn any coils. We were eaten alive! It’s a small thing to do to make their outdoor restaurant much more pleasant.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Grumpybird9
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

It’s really our favorite place in Pondy. The court is beautiful, like a secret garden, very quiet even in the center. The staff is more than lovely, the food is fine and the price is more than correct. Everything will make your moment nice in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WorldcitizenCH
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

For a diner , the place is like an oasis, very nice, staff is lovely and western food like in Europe. Everything was tasty, the vegetables soup perfect, smoked fish in carpaccio very Fine and the pasta very good! Finally a place in India where...More

Thank WorldcitizenCH
Reviewed January 20, 2019

We spend a very enjoyable evening at the restaurant. The restaurant is run by two enterprising French ladies, with a daughter doing much of the service. All three are very friendly and have done a great job with the beautiful old house. The courtyard sitting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KatharinaKn65
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We visited this restaurant three times during our stay, the atmosphere was always good and the staff always friendly. The fish and meat are especially delicious and the drinks menu is extensive and reasonable. I would highly recommend this place - less reviewed than other...More

Thank gracie14000
Reviewed January 3, 2019

A very authentic old styled house, with a handful of tables, very tasty food. Don’t let the unassuming facade deter you, once inside you’ll appreciate the wonderfully restored old house. The food and service were first class. We had the prawn cocktail, calamari, smoked fish,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Divya R
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We were attracted to the ambience of the courtyard with lights and mixed table settings and the majestic villa setting. We enquired 1 night but were advised the restaurant was fully booked so returned the next night after pre booking. The food was excellent however...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank melaneet2014
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Loved the feel of relaxing in a courtyard with drinks and food. The ambience is good. Had a couple of drinks and food. The pondi sunset was a slightly sweet cocktail, had pasta carbonara and the burger (was really good). Loved the experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
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