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Cafe des Arts

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No.10, Suffren Street, White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 99944 81914
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we went to this place twice for coffee and some munchies. found both of the average. the big plus for the place is the outdoor seating so did not mind it much. the place shuts down at 630 pm though

Thank MayankKhanduja
Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't miss this little gem! The breakfast menu is expansive, and delicious! The crepes, waffles and baguettes are on point, and for the quality, the prices are very reasonable. Pls open a branch in Chennai!

Thank Nivas L
Bengaluru, India
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the joys of our visit to Pondicherry- this white house in the corner with its laid back, old world charm was an absolute delight. The service is not the fastest- but then again, its not a complaint given the lovely environs you find yourself in. Just extra time to soak in the place. Think chalkboard menu, a cycle... More 

Thank Pathik_2404
Paris, France
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiter gave us the menu Let us wait 10 minutes Take the order and announce : no card, only cash Attitude is not good With the cash crisis is the first question to ask !

Thank ticaticatic
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small French cafe serving amazing fresh juices and French /European cuisine. The ambience is brilliant. Situated in French Colony area of Pondicherry, in a bungalow which would have been a house to a French family once upon a time. The outdoor sitting is so peaceful. The Greek salad is a must try and so also fresh juices. The staff... More 

Thank drdesai
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This literally is a house on the corner. The ambience will transport you to a little town in France. It is a house converted into a restaurant but it is just so quaint. Right from the yellow wall outside to the cycle rickshaw inside and the bookcase with old relics all round, reminds you of rustic and quaint. The food... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast was just out of the world. It was so yummlicious. And french cuisine felt so authentic :)

Thank Abdul M
Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in the evening at about 6:00 p.m. Lovely ambience and very nice crepes and waffles. The only sad part is they close by 7:00 p.m. A must visit.

Thank amarshah007
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another quaint place in the french quarters. They have an excellent collection of french cuisine. Loved the ratatouille, crepes and mocktails! Ambience is simple yet brilliant! Will be great if folks start accepting credit/debit cards! Inconvenient to expect travellers to carry cash always!

Thank TejasKashyap
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice little restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, near to the park. Delicious crepes and juices. All veg and fruit is washed in bio vegetable wash so also enjoyed our salads without worry. The place was full when we arrived around 1.30pm but waited a few minutes for an outside table. On a Saturday afternoon it's probably worth getting... More 

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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
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.10, Suffren Street, White Town, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 99944 81914

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