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8 Best, Most Buzzing Bars In Pondi To Kick Back & Down A Drink (Or 5)!


Don’t let the quietude and placid vibe of Pondi deceive you! When it comes to partying, the city has plenty of quirky places to grab a drink at and let your hair down. And here we've mapped out 8 of the best, most buzzing bars in Pondi!

1. Poudou Poudou 

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This small restaurant with its authentic seafood and pocket-friendly prices has an extensive drinks menu that will make your heart flutter. With its outdoor seating area and proximity to the sea, it makes for a popular pub in the city! Cheers!

Location | 31, Labourdonnais Street, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 600

2. The Storyteller’s Bar

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This bar radiates elegance and grace with its contemporary decor and fancy menu. The drinks served here are quite rare and innovative and taste great. The snacks menu includes some mouthwatering munchies with plenty of options for vegetarians and teetotallers as well. Our favourites include their Mai Tai, Mojitos, Old Fashioned & Cheese Bruschetta Platter!

Location | The Promenade, 23, Goubert Avenue, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 800

3. Le Club

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Picture Credits: Pratyush Samantaray

Often regarded as one of the best restaurants in Pondicherry, it's one of the oldest cafes that serves authentic French food. Their bar menu offers a generous variety and the seafood options are endless, which makes it an utter paradise for all drinkers out there. Visit this place for a hearty meal and some potent drinks!

Location | Hotel De Pondicherry, 38, Dumas Street, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 1,400

4. Le Space

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Picture Credits: Akhil Narayanan

This quirky and artsy cafe is a big hit amongst tourists! It’s perfect for a small get together or a night out with your crew. Their rooftop restaurant is especially cool and sets the mood for a lovely evening. The patrons rave about the delicious snacks, including their fries, Chicken in Creamy Sauce & authentic crepes, in addition to their selection of beer and whiskey!

Location | No 2, Rue Labourdonnais Street
Meal For Two | Rs 800

5. Rendezvous Cafe

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Adorned with white walls and sophisticated decor, this stylish rooftop cafe serves delectable Italian & French cuisine, in addition to fancy cocktails. Their food is so amazing that many celebrities (and even the Chief Minister) has dined here a couple of times! The Coq au Vin and pastas are big crowd pleasers, so definitely go try!

Location | 30, Suffren Street, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200

6. Dragon Lounge

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This centrally located rooftop lounge is known for its hospitality. They treat their customers like royalty and shower them with good food and delectable drinks. Their bestseller dishes include Chicken Stroganoff, Pasta in Pesto Sauce & Karaikudi Kozhi Sukka. Enjoy your chilled beer with the delightful snacks served here!

Location | Laila's County, 8, Qaid' Ambour Salai, Heritage Town
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200

7. Risque

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With a tasteful ambience, courteous servers and an endless drinks menu, this lounge is every booze lover's dream come true! They’ll fulfill all your drinking needs with a vast array of drinks. For teetotallers, they have diligently selected coffees and quirky mocktails that are amazing as well! 

Location | 23, Goubert Avenue, White Town
Meal For Two | Rs 900 

8. Toxic

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This bar specialises in imported liquour and lip-smacking mocktails that you’ve got to try. Their bar menu is sure to impress you and for snacks, they serve yummy finger food that complements their innovative drinks. We recommend ordering the Phal Ke Kebab, BBQ Platter & Fish Tikka here!

Location | Hotel Atithi, 126, SV Patel Salai, Heritage Town
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
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So, get your gang together and march to these spectacular lounges for an unforgettable evening!