Cafes in Pondicherry You Must Visit

Pondicherry (now Puducherry), the French capital of India is a place to seek calm and serenity. This is a day city where the people come to live a piece of solitude or tranquillity. And cafes are the best to witness the city besides basking in one’s own glory. Without ado, let me introduce you to the best cafes in Pondicherry, the most populous Union Territory of India.

French Cafes In Pondicherry

La Ratatouille French Cuisine

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Situated at the MG Road, this beautiful place is the best to indulge in French cuisine when in the French colony. It is an affordable place with authentic taste. The place is one of a kind which provides food delivery services too. You simply cannot have enough of this place. It has good food, good ambience and the most important, good music. You won’t need anything more to have a fun-filled and fulfilling time. Do not forget to taste their Cinnamon rolls.

Working Hours: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily

Eat My Cake!

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If you are in White Town and care for a terrace setting overlooking a garden, then this is the place to be. The tarts and pancakes are mouth-watering. It is a kid-friendly place with cute servings. This place provides affordable European cuisine. The differentiating factor is its all-women staff. This spot is sure to give you handsome memories only.

Working Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

Breakfast Cafes In Pondicherry

Marc’s Cafe

Located at Auroville, this place serves English breakfast if you are a fan of one, besides filtered coffee, brownies and croissants. It happens to attract a majority of the young crowd. This is one cool cafe that will grind your coffee beans to match your taste buds. The cheerful people who run this place are sure to steal your heart and make you want to come back again. Do not forget to taste their chocolate croissants with filtered coffee.

Working Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

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Bubbles And Tea

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A small quiet place situated on the Sardar Vallabhai Salai. It is a must-visit for all the tea lovers out there. The atmosphere of the cafe is modest but enriched with taste. The Bubble tea is their signature drink and a not to be missed on the list. The place keeps adding to its menu regularly and makes the place all the more exciting and delectable. This cafe opens only twice a week so plan your visit accordingly to peek in here.

Working Hours: Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cafes For Chocolate Lovers In Pondicherry

Zuka Choco-La

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A place spoilt for chocolate. This is the first distinctive chocolate shop in the town. As is rightly said, chocolate is a delicious cure for a bad day. This place stands out from all the other chocolate houses in terms of taste, quality, and service. And if you crave desserts then you know where to go in Puducherry. One significant point is they always serve fresh items. Do not forget to collect the Chocolate Gift boxes for your loved ones back home. Zuka is situated on MG Road.

Working Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily


smack-a-licious is one of the best cafes in pondicherry
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If you are a cupcakes zealot, Smack-a-licious is your place to go. Situated in the Heritage town, this spot is a spoiler for choice when it comes to desserts. The beautiful interior coupled with a friendly host makes it a go-getter. A place to dive in to the guilt free and healthy sweets will put you in a free spot with your tummy.

Working Hours: 2p.m. to 11 p.m. daily

Fast Food Cafes In Pondicherry

The Motorcycle Diaries

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Another one of Auroville’s attractions is this spot. It serves continental and fast foods. It is located on the serenity beach road. This place is known for its music, food, quality and ambience. The jumbo burgers are a signature and not to be skipped, available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. The setting is appealing and makes you grab a quick bite.

Working Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

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Boston Cafe

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This cafe in White town serves Chinese and North Indian food besides fast food. It is a pocket-friendly place with the utmost attention to safety and food preparations. The speciality of this cafe happens to be cheese meatballs and biryani. This is one of the few places that have a full focus on uncompromising taste. All their food and drinks are believed to be made in house.

Working Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily

Instagram Worthy Cafes In Pondicherry

Earth Cafe

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Located in the Palais de Mahe Hotel, is a ten minutes walk from the Puducherry train station. This spot has amazing views with a quiet place for thinking or conversing. A limited menu makes it easier to choose the treats. If you plan on proposing to your beloved then this is a perfect place for a date.

Working Hours: 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Villa Shanti

When in White town, this is a must-visit place. They provide stay facilities too. The staffs are the most helpful here. The hotel provides complimentary treats for celebrations and sorts. It is located in the heart of the city with walking distance to the Promenade beach. In short, this is a one-stop destination for a trip to Puducherry.

Working Hours: 12 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. daily

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This weekend head out to Pondicherry to enjoy and relish the food like never before. Bookmark this article or pin it to your Pondicherry places to go. Have a great trip ahead!