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23 Light House Road, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 7750
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Awesome service and nice ambience. Best place to dine by the sea.Stepped in for dinner . Tried chef 's recommendation and were very happy ! Beef, lamb and fish ... Couldn't be better ! Best pan Asian in pondy !! Must visit for a delightful meal. Exceptional cocktails ! Do visit

Thank balajhik
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

I recently took a couple of friends who visited Pondicherry to the Bay of Buddha for dinner and we enjoyed the Sushi and the grilled red snapper wrapped in Banana leaf. My absolute favourite though, is the lemon grass creme brulee and their home made ice cream which is not to be missed. All in all, we had a wonderful... More 

Thank Cerys A
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Visited this place when I was staying here last year. The rooftop restaurant serves delicious food with lot of options and the experience is accentuated by the view it offers. On one side you have the old light house and on the other side is the bay of bengal just next to it.

Thank filtercoffeeboss
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

We went here during evening for dinner and we took a seat facing the waterfront. Needless to say the view was amazing. Ambiance is great and the restaurant is nicely decorated. Rooftop is good and the breeze that hits your face is amazing

Thank Kush2609
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here on an early evening for dinner and got seated towards the waterfront. The ambience is great and relaxed and the dining area is nicely decorated. It is one of few places with rooftop/sea view in pondy (and is probably the best of the ones in that category). Highly recommend a visit!

Thank emelem88

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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, Seafood
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
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
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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