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Kasha Ki Aasha

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23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 2963
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

'Kasha ki asha' is actually a kind of art gallery and roof top has a small restaurant. It no similar to normal restaurants and ambience is good. We visited there as suggested by a friend. We were informed that one can get home made bakes and those are delicious. We thought we will order but meanwhile we were informed that... More 

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Thank Akanksha K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Last week , I have visited this place with my family . The atmosphere is really welcoming , calm and nice . The staffs are very kind . I ordered Traditional pancake, which comes with home made jam,butter and honey . Its really delicious . They also offer many more fresh juices , Desserts and home cooked food . Definitely... More 

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Thank Sophia S
Udaipur, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

The place is absolutely beautiful and I was welcomed by warm and relaxed staff who said I could order from the breakfast menu even though it was past midday. I ordered idly and chutney and unfortunately it just wasn't good at all. The idly were huge and dense and soggy and fell apart when you touched them and both chutneys... More 

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Thank maimaib2016
mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

And that's what we liked there..... and in a family tour, that's what we are looking for.... Kasha ki Aasha is unassuming joint near the white town area of Pondicherry ... very tough to attach a specific tag to it... It does not look like a restaurant nor a shop. Downstairs it has its boutique shop selling all famous Pondicherry... More 

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Thank anandabh24
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Waling through this gift shop in an ancient local building, you're totally surprised to climb the stairs to find a lovely little cafe on the roof with a thatched ceiling more reminiscent of Thailand than India. The menu is very small but the food is nice and very cheap. Kind and simple service make this a nice off-the-beaten-track diversion for... More 

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Thank Paul J
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Kasha ki Asha is not really a cafe or a boutique it is a manifestation of passion of a lady and the intensity of the passion is quite evident in the setting and aura of this place. She is very energetic and nice to the guests and so is the staff here. A stroll around the boutique at the ground... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We had seen the place from outside while driving around Pondy on the first day, so we dropped in for brunch. As we entered, the place seemed really nice, the boutique at the entrance offers a lot of nice clothes but extremely expensive!! Defeneatly not a place for travelers on a budget. Eventhough, this is quite a well maintained house.... More 

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Thank Vikram S
feelindia, Owner at Kasha Ki Aasha, responded to this review

Dear Vikram Sorry you were disappointed by your experience at Kasha Ki Aasha! We do our best to offer a wide range of options in both item and price in the boutique as well as in our cafe to satisfy everyone and I am sad to hear that we didn't meet your price point expectations. However, quality does have certain... More 

Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

A very good relaxed hangout rooftop place. Good ambiance. Food is brilliant here. Whatever we ordered was good. I highly recommend to try cold noodle salad.

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Thank SatyaPrakash P
Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Everything about this place is just peaceful and relaxing! And I loved Pan Cakes there though all food that I tried was good.

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Thank DarshanChaudhari
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast on this gorgeous rooftop. As promised the pancakes were solidly good! We also enjoyed the lemon crepes and the onion dosa (which was huuuuuge and tasty). The women who run this place were so friendly. All around positive vibes at this place. Don't forget to check out the store downstairs too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $7
Cuisine
European, Vegetarian, Fusion, Indian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 222 2963
Description
Kasha Ki Aasha's breezy terrace cafe offers a vegetarian menu including Indian and European fusion recipes home cooked from the freshest market produce. The only place in Pondicherry with authentic american style pancakes, absolutely pure fresh juices (you need a spoon) and South Indian specialties made per order. We serve only organic coffee, our own iced tea, and have killer chocolate cake and apple pie. The full menu is available all day. Open for dinner Friday and Saturdays only with LIVE MUSIC!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?