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22 Rue Surcouf, Pondicherry
Telephone: (0413) 222 2963

Open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 6.30pm

The restaurant Kasha Ki Aasha is on the shaded breezy roof garden terrace of its Boutique located near the French School Lycee Francais.

The dishes on the menu are Indo European and vegetarian. Must try here dosai & chutney (typical South Indian taste), salads, homemade cakes & pancakes and organic specialty coffees. This is the only place in Pondicherry where one is served with the European Thali meal! Auroville Bakery bread is available also. One is never rushed here. One can work on net as WiFi is free, make new friends, leaf through its collection of magazines in English and in French or just simply enjoy the ambiance relaxed in lounge chairs. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and high tea.

The entire place is managed by local women who offer typical Tamil warm hospitality. Their caring and friendly approach makes one feel at home. The restaurant is also available for private gatherings.



8, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry
Telephone: (0413) 421 0806

The restaurant of La Maison Rose is set in the shady and quiet courtyard of a beautiful, old colonial house in the French quarter of Pondicherry, where you can also discover 3 boutiques.

On its menu you will find specialties from different parts of the world like beef fillet, spring rolls, various fresh salads, club sandwich, grilled fish... For an all day break, La Maison Rose's caf serves teas, coffees, fresh juices or lassies and natural syrups.

You will be elegantly served in a charming atmosphere, so head for a tasty cocktail or a fresh glass of wine before dinner.



99, Mission Street, Pondicherry
Ph: +91-413-4308083, Fax: +91-413-2334377
Website :

Open daily from 6am to 11pm

The restaurant in Hotel Surguru serves pure vegetarian Indian and Chinese dishes. Its speciality lies mainly in South Indian palette. A varity of "dosais" are served here.

Must try its ghee roast dosai. It is a much preferred family joint. Food festivals and buffets are organised during high seasons.

The restaurant has 3 other branches in Pondicherry - a/ in Mission Street, b/ in Nehru Street, c/ 100 feet road. They are all open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Party halls at these branches are available.

More information about Hotel Surguru



54 Labourdonnais street, Pondicherry
Telephone: (0413) 222 5867
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French restaurant, also serves Indian food in a nice courtyard. If you fancy a steak, that's the place, meat is delicious.



14, Rue Suffren, Pondicherry
Telephone: (0413) 420 0028

The hotel Villa Shanti has a restaurant at the lobby level. This chic restaurant is located in the French Quarter opposite to State Bank of India. It offers fresh, simple and original recipe from India and elsewhere.

The menu consists of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes and chef's daily new creations for every taste and pallets. One must try some signature dishes like tuna tart, grille fresh barracuda, Dhal Mezaz. The products are availed from the local farms and freshly procured by the chef himself daily. One can dine under a minimalistic ally covered restaurant area or in an open space under the stars beside the lush "vertical garden" first time introduced in Pondicherry. The bar is well stocked with choicest of liquors & wines.

Villa Shanti Restaurant is open for late luncher's and the last order for dinner is taken at 10.30 p.m.

An attentive service, relax environment, authentic yet sumptuous down to earth food and experience to cherish remind us that eating is an essential element of a journey.



38, Dumas Street, Beach Road(South End), Pondicherry - 605 001
Mobile : (+91) 9566336183
Landline : (+91) 413 4210592 / 2339745
E-mail :
Website :

Restaurant LE CLUB has a devoted expatriate following besides travelers and gourmet foodies..It is the first French restaurant in south India to serve the traditional French cuisine. LE CLUB uses only the authentic ingredients and cooking methods with the highest standers of hygiene and service. Le CLUB has gone from strength to strength over the years, establishing a reputation as the best French restaurant . Furthermore due to popular demand this restaurant is now serving Indian cuisine & Vegetarian dishes and opened two more restaurants with the same high standards naturally. The restaurants is situated within a large villa and beautiful garden under a large pandal, which invites visitors to relax in a fresh and tranquil atmosphere.



3, Rue Dumas, Opposite Dumas Church, Pondicherry
Telephone : (0413) 2339945 / (0) 978919898

The Indian Kaffe Express or TIKE is an elegant & cosy A/c restaurant in the French Quarters of Pondicherry near Police Head quarters & the church "Eglise Notre-Dame des Anges".

The menu is limited but serves some unique dishes from Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi like Jhalmuri, Bombay Sandwich, Delhi Tikki Chaat, with a touch of Europe like CousCous Salad, Crepes etc.. Apart from egg varieties, no non-veg. preparation is served. Coffee is its speciality.

Wi-Fi facility is available at a nominal charge.

Good joint for breakfast, brunch and high tea / coffee. It also specializes in organizing small get together where one may book the place and throw a theme party!



125, J.N. Street, Near Muthu Silk House, Pondicherry
Telephone : 0413 233 7572