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Le Cafe

Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (30 reviews)
“lasagna” (44 reviews)
“brownie” (18 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
French, Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
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1 - 10 of 794 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has so much potential if only run properly; it is situated on the rock beach at a prime location and is a self-service restaurant with limited menu.

Thank Lotuspearl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having made Pondicherry or as the confused and insecure call it Puducherry a holiday destination. A home away from home; with 2 trips a year to the same destination... The same hotel.. the same damn room and the same splendid beaches..... Unfortunately the food... The...More

Thank soberstranger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pondicherry's one of the best seafront cafe,it is good for croissants, cakes, salads, baguettes, breakfasts and organic South Indian coffee (hot or iced), plus welcome fresh breezes from the Bay of Bengal. 

Thank Debopama D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like this place because of location. And they don't disturb you even if you sit for a long time. The drinks, all non alcoholic, are good. The food is just about passable. But sitting in the sea facing verandah is an awesome experience. I...More

Thank tvsinha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since Pondicherry goes to sleep by 10:30, this is your only way to survive the night if you are not an early dinner person! We ended up here twice !!! Because every time we use to binge drink and decided to eat, everything used to...More

Thank sulekham2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared to jostle. The cafe is very popular and attracts a large crowd visiting the promenade. A good experience of coffee and savouries is a given.

1  Thank sankarshan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Le cafe is located right on the edge of the Pondicherry beach. Another heritage property and the only 24 hour coffee shop. The problem is the restaurant is run by the government and lacks quality in food or service.

Thank Poonam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is this what Dutch people say "de Franse slag-the French way"? Very sloppy place. You have the order at a desk which is highly overstaffed with 4 people, then take the slip of paper to the kitchen and then wait to take the food to...More

Thank eskimojunk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Self service but they kind of help in serving. Right next to the beach and can sit in the "open" to take in the salty air. Good food

Thank Kall_Ramanathan
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is located on the rock beach, so location is good, open sitting, self service, food quality is good, value for money

Thank Ankitjaincs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
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