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“Nice location, terrible veg food”
Review of Satsanga

Satsanga
Ranked #99 of 385 Restaurants in Pondicherry
Cuisines: French, Indian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

Lonely planet bad review strikes again. The location of this resturant is lovely, the garden is nice and it might be nice to have a relaxing drink in the evening. However, the food is terrible. The pesto pasta was nearly in edible and the eggplant ratatouille was only just better, the accompanying bread was stale and it was all a bit depressing. We, budget travelers, went here to treat ourselves to a nice meal but were severely disappointed.

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

We were there in January, with guest from France, Australia, Russia and India. Though the ambiance of the restaurant is very good with beautiful lights and old world kind of char, it fails to deliver on the most important reason one visits a restaurant and that is food. Somewhere the restaurant is unable to decide if it wants to serve French food or Indian food and ends up indianising the French food. I ordered simple Ratatouille and some veg fried rice, though the rice turned out to be ok, the french dish was a disaster. Other guests also were just eating the food as they have ordered it. The service is way too slow with only 1 server for our large group, poor chap. Go with limited expectations. The price is also on higher side compared to other places around.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Had prawn masala fry and prawn curry. Both absolutely excellent. Perfectly cooked (prawns are often overcooked in Indian restaurants but not here). The place was medium clean. Could've been better but then again we chose to dine in their outdoor tables and one can expect some minor bugs etc. But seeing a roach is kinda off putting. However i wouldn't expect it to be a regular thing in this place.
My cousin had pasta that was mediocre at best we didn't really try French cuisine but the manager of our hotel suggested this place is very good for French food by his own experience.

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Thank NVDDS
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

I had been in this restaurant in November 2012. The restaurant was quite emptya s there were only 3-4 tables with people. I've to admit that in the beginning I had some doubt, but then, we ordered two steaks and they had been delicious! Food was amazing, but quite expensive. Be warned!

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Reviewed January 16, 2013

Good food and lovely roof top for lunch and diner !
Continental and indian food available with a not expensive bill

Thank Tomdene78
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