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6 Best Restaurants That Offer The Most Scrumptious Eats In Pondicherry


Pondicherry being a melting pot of different cultures, religions and traditions is also a foodie paradise! With cuisines ranging from South to North Indian to French and Italian, one can never complain of a dearth of options here. And so find 6 great foodie spots in Pondi! 

1. Surguru Spot

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Picture Credits: Aditi Nanavaty

Starting with the favourite of all the locals, Surguru Spot offers not only a delicious menu of vegetarian classic South Indian food but also North Indian, Chinese and French food. It’s admired for its humble and kind staff and extraordinarily fast paced service. This place is much-patronized for its delicious Idli and offers the best ambience for family dining.

Location | No 10, Near Ashram And Vinayagar Temple, Jawaharlal Nehru Street, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 400

2. Le Dupleix

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The ambience of this place is impressive as it gives one the option to eat under the stars! But that’s not all, the amazing seafood offered at this restaurant alongside the plethora of boozy concoctions makes it a favourite among the locals. Bookmark this one peeps and head on over!

Location | 5, Rue De La Caserne, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500

3. The Indian Kaffe Express

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The cafe is designed like a comfy and cosy sitting room - there are Rajasthani chairs and wooden sofas as well as benches, keeping it simple yet modern. The basic principle followed by the restaurant is to provide “genuine hand-made food with lots of love.” So cute! Plus, they use freshly picked out produce, making each and every dish off their menu a delight to sample!

Location | 3, Rue Dumas Street, Near IG Office, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 550

4. Wangs Kitchen

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Located within the city centre, this restaurant offers you the most genuine Chinese flavours and has extensive options for starters, mains and scrumptious desserts. Starting off with their delicious Fried Momos, grab a bite of their Brownie Ice Cream and sip on some refreshing drinks alongside, and you’re sorted!

Location | 42, 1st Floor, Ambour Salai, MG Road
Meal For Two | Rs 750

5. Satsanga

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Picture Credits: Pranav s.i

The ambience here is so royal and high-end that you’ll be left awestruck by the beauty of it! The steaks are perfectly cooked and will definitely satiate all your meat cravings to the core. Pair that with some wine or whiskey and you’ve got yourself a feast!

Location | 54, Rue Labourdonnais, Beach Road, Near Law College & Public Works Department, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000

6. Kattabomman Arasa Virundhu

Kattabomman is a multi-cuisine restaurant that has been praised for providing a very unique flavoured Chicken Biryani. The seafood offered is also particularly delightful, but don’t frown if you’re a vegetarian - this place has an endless amount of dishes for you too, including some varieties of fried rice and curries like Dal Tadka. 

Location | 223 S V Patel Salai, Opposite to Hotel Anandha Inn
Meal For Two | Rs 750

So how many restaurants are you ticking off this list?!