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Shyama's Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner


Indian, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Three of us (slightly older ladies) had a wonderful evening with Shayama. She introduced us to her beloved chipmunk Squeaky while we all got to know each other a little and then went on to demonstrate a dazzling selection of South Indian dishes. It was...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank lesleyalicewalsh
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed a delightful evening with Shyama, principally directed towards developing our knowledge and understanding of great Indian home cooking. Shyama was an engaging host who was able to combine her skill at cooking with some great conversation. She was forgiving of our amateurish attempts...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank TandPG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I did a cooking demo with Shyama last week and had a great time at her home. She was very accommodating of our last minute booking, which we appreciated. Shyama cooked an amazing variety of dishes from all of the country and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank CMaggieL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best part of Pondicherry is Shyama! Her generosity and great cooking makes you feel welcome and at home, her deep love and extended knowledge of the ingredients and the cooking makes for an amazing journey as one dish after the other is prepared. You...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank callmebecka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience in Shyama's kitchen. It's my third time in Pondycherry and every time is a joy to come here and spent an evening with Shyamas learning her own recipes and eating the food we cook togheter. Shyama is a true experienced cook with deep...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank 57evad
Reviewed January 10, 2020

We spent a brilliant evening with Shyama learning how to prepare Indian dishes using basic spices and ingredients. Shyama welcomed us into her home and demonstrated many different dishes, vegetarian, seafood and meat. She is a very warm and friendly host. She showed us how...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Mikan999
Reviewed December 5, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I recently had the greatest pleasure in visiting the beautiful Shyama and her cooking demonstration in Puducherry. Shyama loves to cook and is very knowledgeable in the local traditional methods of preparation and ingredients. The wonderful aromas, the exotic flavours and beautiful...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank quilchena2017
Reviewed November 9, 2019

Having visited South India many times and being great fans of the food, we wondered what we would learn in our time with Shyama - the answer a great deal. She is a one woman whirlwind in the kitchen and a font of information on...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Travel3717
Reviewed August 6, 2019

A homely place with a warm, amiable hostess. The restaurant is run by Shyama, who allows guests to watch her cook and also participate in cooking. I had a fun time chopping, grinding and stirring for Shyama as she proceeded to cook 20 traditional dishes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Abhijeet C
Reviewed July 26, 2019

My son and I had the most wonderful experience at Shyama’s apartment enjoying the most informative, friendly, professional cookery demonstration imaginable! Shyama is such an interesting, gifted, and compassionate human being as well as an extremely experienced highly professional chef. My son and I spent...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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April 30, 2019|
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Response from davidlD3200NC | Reviewed this property |
Yes she does, and most effectively and charmingly. Have a great time
March 17, 2017|
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Response from Shyamaskitchen | Property representative |
Hi Dinker, I conduct cooking demonstrations out of my home. Thank you Shyama
March 17, 2017|
Response from nestcottage | Reviewed this property |
hi this is someones house not a resturant it is just a cookery demonstration but her husband is a good guide in Pondicherry
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