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“Beautiful location but.....”
Review of Le Cafe

Le Cafe
Ranked #6 of 15 Coffee & Tea in Pondicherry
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I think, there can be no better location than La café. It's 24 hrs so
Food taste is good.. but if you just take a look inside the counter you would not want to eat the food.. which is really Sad. The tables are unkept. There will be Crows to entertain you . What put me off was litter.. all over... I wish it had been Little cleaner.. I really Wish. It's a beautiful place otherwise.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Payal B
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The location is on the Promenade in the french quarters, and very beautiful. The menu is quite expansive but you need to check as many items may not be available. We found the gratin having poor consistency, the pizzas undercooked and the only thing actually nice was the mushroom and corn sandwiches. Lasagna was OK. Portion sizes are quite huge. Overall a little disappointing experience.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jharana V
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Food quality was very poor and so was the service. The location was good and the restaurant en cashed on this.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Thank SandeepBK
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Le Cafe has one of best gourmet of food offering triggering taste bud of all people who visit to Pondicherry. Located right on beach gives you a perfect view of sea while you gulp your drink and food.

Typical canteen style self service restaurant offers fresh and great food. Good part is this is a 24X7 hrs cafe and you can just sit around throughout the day.

Happened to meet an old pal from Guangzhouv (China) at 10 pm at Cafe and we we were there till 5 am. There was a group of 5-10 people in cafe with whom we did a music jamming session and enjoyed the night a lot.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Thank y_s_raju
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Do not visit for Name (Le Cafe) or with high expectation -

For those who wants to visit:
In single sentence: Excellent location, Only for Relaxing, if you have time limitation – Skip it, you have many other choices! More chances, you will be disappointed in overall experience. Not worth for the Long queue, poor service, poor seating, etc.!

1. Expect Long queues!
2. Self service
3. Tables are not cleaned properly
4. Overall, poorly maintained restaurant
5. Peak Season / hours, shortage of Tables
6. Not professional Staff (Felt not tourist friendly)
7. More of continental verities

GOOD:
Excellent location – Rock beach, near Marquis Dupleix Statue (& many other monuments nearby). Easily can spend enjoyable time of couple of hours on some dishes.

#. It is said to 24 x 7 – but heard that this will be open till 2 - 3am.
#. Said to be a Part of French port – No marks at all
#. One of the oldest restaurants of French Pondi

Won’t recommend for a quick trip person; if you are a long holiday, do visit & spend long hours on some food (Avoid Sunny Hours).

Note: Many other options, at less busy shores are available in Pondi!!

Date of visit: May 2018
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Thank Traveller G
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