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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
10:00 am - 7:00 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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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoy the best of breakfast in English and French style, only at this place. Awesome food, great ambiance, good service. A perfect place to wake yourself up at.

1 Thank Ipshita S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the ambience of the place. Rooftop cafe is styled using traditional bamboo furniture and setting. Great place to read book, relax, chill, great food, n they have some great collection in their gallery. Had a amazing afternoon there.

1 Thank adish j
Gurgaon, India
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a roof top cafe cum local craft shop run by local ladies ...preparations are good ,neat and clean place with peaceful sitting..offers snacks and small hunger bites..

1 Thank Neha J
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

A friend asked us to check out this little gem if a cafe/boutique, and I'm glad we did. The shop downstairs has amazing local crafts, clothes and books and at the time it was in the middle of organising the Pondicherry Photographic Exhibition around the local area. Very much attracted by the arts, this little place supports all creative ventures... More 

1 Thank Sally R
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Ambience was good. Has a nice vibe around the place, though the place is good for light dinner, I won't recommend this place for dinner. If you are looking for good ambience this place is good.

Thank Ravindra N
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Great concept Great Ambience Good Service. Food menu was a let down. Food preparation was mixed bag. Loved the Tart, Veg Rice (which had eggs in it), Idlis were good. Chocolate Pancake & Apple Pie in desert were superb. The Continental Thali was a misnomer. Expected a thali.It was basically humus and bread. Food options were also not necessarily available... More 

1 Thank mmsharma
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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50 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Akanksha K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Sophia S
Udaipur, India
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2 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank anandabh24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $7
European, Fusion, Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?