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23 Light House Road, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 7750
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
23 Light House Road, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lighthouse is the old name and new name is Bay of Buddha. We could not get a good top table as they do not per book and it is first come first basis. We settled for their ground floor open restaurant and the ambience here...More

Thank Sanjay S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a very very good meal in pond here. The french food was great. Prawn in a butter garlic sauce, and a fish. Wonderful. Good location too, looking out at the sea.

Thank Pranav N
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this hotel for a drink at the roof terrace. Nice welcome at the lobby. The waiter on the terrace pushed us to order a kind of a menu with drinks and appetizers as part of the happy hour. We said several times that we...More

Thank Gert3107
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Book this restaurant for my wedding anniversary. told staff to prepare cake a day before and candle light dinner but nothing was arranged. When i ordered the cake it was written happy birthday instead of anniversary !! Food was good and its the only rooftop...More

Thank Bladezz
Reviewed 8 May 2017

great asian food with à Nice view on the seaside front . very niches great sélection from gastronomy from all over Asie. nice staff too.

Thank erikmcleenane
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We enjoyed a great and unhurried meal here watching the sea and the crowds along the seafront. A thoroughly memorable evening with good food

Thank Dyegourmet
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Restaurant has a great location as it is on the rooftop and overlooks the sea. Food here is South Asian and descent. Staff is quite helpful.

Thank Ritu P
Reviewed 3 February 2017

ALERT! If you have any sort of foot or legs pain, avoid Lighthouse Pondicherry. The place is for those who appreciate the beauty of the city that Pondicherryis. Avoid dresses because its super windy up there. Good for panaromic clicks.

Thank latika2110
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant on the roof of the Promenade hotel is now called Bay of Buddha. It overlooks the seaside Promenade and has the best view on offer. Seating takes time and you should order a drink and wait regardless of how long the staff says...More

Thank AVHimalayan
Reviewed 10 January 2017

It is one of the attraction in Pondicherry and it is on the beach road. Visit there once to know about it from the historical point of view.

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Mithun K
8 June 2017|
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Response from Pankaj J | Reviewed this property |
the restaurant next to light house is very good
28 February 2017|
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Response from AVHimalayan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, On a weekday you can call in the morning and try reserving. Even if you are unable to reserve go ahead and visit, They would try to tell you 1 hour wait time. If you wait, you will get a table in 20-25 mins. You can... More
24 October 2016|
Response from BonVivant16 | Reviewed this property |
Frankly I have never seen any sign stating that they serve halal food. So I really don't know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Light House Road, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 222 7750
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