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123, Bussy st (Lal Bahadur), Pondicherry
Telephone : (0413) 645 8888
E-mail :

Open 7 days a week from 7am to 9 pm (reservation only)
The French concept-store now opens for dinner, on reservation only. Every month, a complete and creative menu is suggested.



42, Ambour Salai, Pondicherry
Telephone: (0413) 2227886 / 2227887

Opening days & hours: daily from 7.00am to 9.30pm

Hot Breads is an unit of B & M Hot Breads Pvt Ltd. It is a chain of bakery & confectionery in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. Located on Ambour Salai just across the French quarters, it was the 1st of its kind in Pondicherry in 1997. As it supplied fresh and some authentic French products it became a favourite corner for many, specially the French. Today items have increased on demand and popularity.

The fast moving products are baguette, farmers breads (white/brown), foccacia (olive oil bread), royal selection, wheat loafs, stuffed buns such as with vegetables & chicken specially with sausages & chicken tikka filled, palak paneer rolls, mushroom puffs, quiche, croissants, caussons, pastries specially eggless pastries, cheese cakes, mousse cakes, eclairs, pies, tarts etc..

On order pumpernikle/ ragi &wheat/ mustard curry leave breads, mille fille, lunette, sables, brioche etc. are available. During seasons yet more varieties are added such as galette de rois, turkey quiche, marzipan, choco (white/dark) easter egg etc...Various combos are served as well for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Coffee such as cappachino, latte, hot affagato, hot americano, irish rich coffee, cold coffees, iced tea & milk shakes in various flavours are served as well.



36, Cazy Street, Pondicherry
Telephone:(0)9626561259 / (0)8682958605

Open daily from 8.30am to 3pm and 4pm to 10pm. Monday Closed.

New Banana cafe is a unique spacious covered roof top restaurant located in the peaceful Muslim quarter near Gingee Salai in Pondicherry. It has a limited European menu so the taste is very much like home cooked food. Always available here are spaghetti, gratin, quiche, ratatouille, pesto pasta, gallette, various fresh and simple salads, fresh seasonal fruit juices and flower syrups from Auroville. Refreshments and desserts are served all along the day.

As free Wifi is available one can work while eating. Or else one can just relax and enjoy some soft music and fresh breeze. One must try here Raghi galette, a difficult dish to find in Pondicherry.

New Banana Cafe is open for breakfast until dinner. Home delivery also is possible at an attractive price.. New Banana Cafe was erstwhile known as Banana Cafe. It has shifted to its present new location with new dreams and themes yet to realise. It is a good place for students, business associates and tourists to catch up with their work and friends through internet while having food.



319 Mission Street, Pondicherry
Telephone (0413) 222 1191

Open daily from 9.30am to 10.30pm

"Happiness is Chocolate shaped". Spread happiness and spread chocolate through Choco Là, the first exclusive chocolate store in Pondicherry. Choco Là was started in 2009 by Srinath Balachandran, a chocolate entrepreneur and lover. He went to France and worked in master chocolate maker Mr. Jean Luc Klugesherz's chocolate kitchen. The chocolates here are 100% made in Pondicherry although he imports the raw material from Belgium. Other than classic recipes like Black Forest cake, Mousse and other products, Choco Là also has their signature dishes like the Cold Hot Chocolates and Chocolate pakodas which are a must.

Srinath calls this an Artisan Chocolate Boutique. And it truly is a standalone store, where every product has its uniqueness. Choco Là is different and is not looking to make it industrial. Party orders, Birthday cakes or name any function, Choco Là undertakes all orders. They even have concept products, where they make things made out of chocolate (Statue of liberty, Taj Mahal, Cricket Bat etc.) Choco Là gift boxes, T-shirts and mugs are also available! And there is one more specialty of Choco Là, you need a Birthday Cake in a hurry, Choco Là will provide you one in just 12mins. So hurry, grab your favorite chocolates, sit and enjoy a sweet little break.



245 Mission Street (beside Surguru), Pondicherry
Telephone: (0413) 4209062

Open from 5.00pm to 10.00pm everyday and at 12.00pm to 3.00pm for lunch every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

This new pizzeria offers 20 different pastas 60 different pizzas (up to 65cm!) and salads. most of which are based on their own recipes. Home delivery is also undertaken.



10, Suffren Street, Pondicherry - 605001
Telephone: 099 94 481914

Working days and hours: Wednesday to Monday. from 8.30 am to 7 pm. Tuesday Holiday

'Café des Arts' is a spacious cafeteria with a small garden in a French colonial heritage building. This building was constructed in 1880 and is located in the French quarters of Pondicherry.

Its menu consisting of veg. and non-veg. is simple with recipes of France such as gazpacho, bruschettas or popular snack sandwiches (sandwiches baguette, croque-monsieur), fondant au chocolat, etc.

The home-made ice-tea, masala chai, the mint and other seasonal fresh fruit juice and coffee are very refreshing.
The cafeteria is open for breakfast, brunch and quick bites.

Students and workaholics can keep pace with their work as Wi-Fi is free here

Café des Arts is a much preferred place by persons who want to relax alone or with a company for a long a time, comfortable in colonial furniture placed either in its open garden or in its shaded area. Its cosy library is worth exploring. A soft music in the back ground keeps the ambiance alive.



Beach Road, Goubert avenue, Pondicherry
Telephone: (0413) 222 3854

Close to Gandhi statue on the beach road, terrace on the first floor with a beautiful view on the sea.