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Kasha Ki Aasha

) #39 of 334 Restaurants in Pondicherry €€ - €€€ European, Fusion, Indian
23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 2963
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai salad” (2 reviews)
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“thali” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 19:00All hours
European, Fusion, Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

If your someone who's new to jazz, you would actually fall in love with it if you experience it here! Very subtle and light ambience with great live music!! May not be a very good choice for food though...

Thank sulekham2014
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We went here to grab a quick lunch. Pros : the delivery is very fast and the food is freshly made. We are the Dosa pizza which was delicious. Cons : extremely overpriced for some simple food. From papad to dosa the prices were really...More

Thank Arthy N
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The place looks beautiful. It has books to read, clothes to browse and food to eat. The cold coffee was very good.

Thank Parama G
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful little cafe above the craft shop on the ground floor which provides an oasis of calm in the otherwise busy little streets of Pondicherry. Food was delicious though a shame they had run out of mango chutney. Equally a shame was...More

1  Thank ccastleton
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Kashi Ki Asha is a food,shopping & a local handicraft centre.Its wholly run by women with the owner also being a woman! On the ground floor is their shop with handicrafts & items made by locals which are over priced. I came here for B`fast...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Its a lovely little house with a rooftop restaurant and a boutique in the ground floor. There's only one lady who takes and delivers orders. We had pizza dosa (which was not good and we couldnt finish), European thali (which was lovely!), cool thai salad...More

Thank Chocs_912
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Kasha ki Aasha is an Indian cafe founded by a lady settled in US. It's a boutique cafe. We went here on a strong recommendation; and were not disappointed. Located in the white town of Pudducherry, the building has a heritage touch and inside, smiling...More

Thank Ankita J
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We reached this place after checking out its (over)rating on Zomato. Apart from the interesting gift shop and the pleasantness of a rooftop sitting with shade - there's nothing else we enjoyed there. The food was rather average and overpriced for no valid reason. It...More

Thank Himnit
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, but that is the only good thing about this restaurant! Service was terrible, we had to keep on asking for drinks and food came in drips and drabs. The jazz singe was totally too loud to make any kind of conversation!

Thank Charmaine B
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed chilling on the rooftop under the shade- it's a nice getaway to the busy streets below- the food is good although slightly pricey for what they are. The lemon soda was a standout!

1  Thank DaveJohn2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Rue Surcouf Street | Near Lycee French School, SW of Bharathi Park, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 222 2963
Kasha Ki Aasha's breezy terrace cafe offers a vegetarian menu including Indian and European fusion recipes home cooked from the freshest market produce. The only place in Pondicherry with authentic american style pancakes, absolutely pure fresh juices (you need a spoon) and South Indian specialties made per order. We serve only organic coffee, our own iced tea, and have killer chocolate cake and apple pie. The full menu is available all day. Open for dinner Friday and Saturdays only with LIVE MUSIC!
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