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23 Light House Road, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 7750
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 2 amazing nights at Promenade hotel, but the restaurant was average. The pan Asian menu looked elaborate but was pretty expensive considering the taste and serving size.

Thank Pssnt_traveller
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a good meal which would have been excellent save for my very tough (inedible) chicken. However the sauce of the red curry was good enough to have with the rice. The red snapper in banana leaf was outstanding as were the salads. Great roof-top location with a nice atmosphere.

Thank LaBalise
Hyderabad, India
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view, the ambience, the food.....everything thing about this fine dining restaurant is just good.nothing really to complain about it .

Thank Abdul M
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Bay of Buddha restaurant a couple of times for dinner during our stay in Pondicherry. Good food and drinks and great service, particularly from Sella. So nice to sit on the rooftop in the sea breezes and enjoy a nice dinner!

Thank Jay K
Bengaluru, India
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I could not resist the fact that i had finally got some really good sea platters on my table...! They serve good spicy food i would recommend this place to any one that comes to pondicherry. The staff went out of their way to make a reservation for us although we were so late. Special thanks to the staff at... More 

Thank shakti084
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and as it was my first trip solo I must say though I was staying here at the hotel and was on a meal plan they were nice enough to accommodate my dinner at the rooftop giving me a lovely table and extremely attentive staff and not to forget fabulous sushi

Thank rhea m
South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

The food was amazing mouthwatering spicy,,, i havnt tasted better spicy food that this place in pondicherry a must visit place with aview of the ocean, breathtaking. service needs to be a bit quick and staff need to a bit more attentive, though they were good but not execellent.

Thank bonvoyage1962
Pondicherry, India
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The restaurant is very well located - right on the Promenade (Walk) on the Bay Front - as the name suggests. Most of the staff are very friendly but I am not sure how the bar tender operates. I had visited the place to unwind one nice warm evening with an important guest and wanted to try out some of... More 

Thank BonVivant16
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Very pleasant rooftop restaurant with sea views. Cocktails reasonably priced as is food. Service efficient and quality of food very good. Recommended.

Thank cb19632015
Kochi (Cochin), India
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Great ambience and even better hospitality. We had a nice dining experience , when we checked out this place during our visit to Pondychery last week . Special thanks to Mr. Challa for suggesting the grilled snapper and for the great hospitality. Great place if unlike Pan Asian food.....

Thank shadowfaks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Light House Road, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 222 7750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?