Quality Inn VIHA
No.2 New Railway Road
Phone: (91) 435 255-5555
Fax: (91) 435 241-1110
The main restaurant of the Kailash Beach Resort, Kailash Restaurant is located at the ground level. The restaurant specializes in Indian and French cuisine and has an extensive menu of specialties to please both palates. In addition, they also have a vegetarian menu. The dining area with its large windows and glass doors is designed to allow most of the natural light while giving great views of the garden. The decor is fairly basic with little paintings adorning the walls. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this is good option for dining during your stay.
Serving food from the Indian and French cuisine, the Veranda Restaurant is located in the premises of the Kailash Beach Resort in Puducherry. Dressed with wrought iron furniture and an airy atmosphere filled with bright natural light, this restaurant also hosts the breakfast buffet for the guests of the resort. The variety in tasteful delicacies for lunch and dinner are in abundance with a special vegetarian menu. The tables set on the patio adds a casual charm to the restaurant which is enjoyed by most of the guests of the resort.
A first-rate dining destination and an elegant pool-side facility within the Le Pondy resort, Smart is a number of things rolled into one. Primarily a multi-cuisine restaurant, the facility, set on two levels has a coffee shop, a bar as well as a pool-side lounge. Ground-level seating gives a view of the elegantly landscaped pool while the first level offers fantastic sea-views to savor. The restaurant also has little gazebos for an intimate and romantic dining experience. The chef dishes out delectable food encompassing a number of cuisines ranging from Indian and Chinese to Continental. Drinking options are vast with an extensive range of spirits available. The interiors are airy and incorporate the outdoor feel well. Ambient lighting in the evening combined with the refreshing sea-side setting, make Smart one of the best places to dine in the region.
A 24-hour restaurant within The Sunway GRT Grand, Open House is also a cafe with a good selection of coffees. Despite the fine wooden furnishings and classy ambiance, the restaurant has slightly a casual feel to it thanks to the airy dining area at the lobby level. The menu comprises Indian specialties and the restaurant is most frequented for its buffet breakfast lunch and dinner. There is also an a la carte menu during other times. A good casual dining option within the hotel.
Situated at the lobby level of The Sunway GRT Grand hotel in Puducherry, the Gardenia is a well-known restaurant primarily serving food from the Indian cuisine. The a la carte menu of the restaurant comprises delicacies from South Indian as well as Chinese and Continental cuisine to appease your taste buds. Those spoiled for choices can opt for the special Prix Fixe thali which has adequate portions of Indian food which includes vegetables dipped in tangy curries, lentils, rice and curd. Open on all days, walk in for an elegant fine dining experience.
Almost encroaching the beach, what attracts most of the guests to this restaurant and pub is the view from its terrace. The sight of the promenade and the perennial sea is splendid, so is the variety in seafood and Indian delicacies that are prepared with the catch of the day. Adding to the delicious food is an array of beverages like wine, beer, whiskey and vodka, ideal enough to set the tone for the rest of the evening. Walk in for lunch or dinner, or simply to sip on some of your favorite drinks and take in the view.
A combination of authentic French and Italian cuisines under one roof surely underlines the value of the guest house the Satsanga is housed in. Known for its cozy ambiance which is accentuated with an alfresco setup in the garden, the wooden furniture adds to the rustic feel. This indeed sets up the tone for the culinary treat that includes the seafood specialty of shrimps served with Indian sauce and stuffed oysters as well as beef bourguignon, steaks and crepes. The restaurant also has a selection of wines and beverages which serves as a perfect end to a lavish meal. Open on all days, this restaurant is in demand during the evenings so it is advisable to book well in advance. Call for more information.
Situated on the edge of the boulevard town, La Terrasse needs no introduction for a regular visitor of Puducherry. Although the restaurant advertises itself as a multi-cuisine eatery open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it is famous for its variety in wood-fired thin crust pizzas. The Chicken Hawaiian pizza, along with the sea food variety, is delectable; add to that the range of beverages that makes for a delightful dining experience. The dimly-lit ambiance of the restaurant which is surrounded by an expanse of trees, spices up the atmosphere. After a hefty meal, go for a walk at the seafront Goubert Avenue or hit the dance floor at the nearby discotheque Asian House.
If you want to enjoy a night out with decent Chinese food served in a sizzling ambiance then walk into the beachfront restaurant and bar Poudou Poudou. Located opposite the subtle and easygoing Satsanga, this restaurant cum bar is a different ball game altogether. Dimly lit interiors with open kitchen; add to that a cocktail lounge bar overflowing with a variety of beverages - this is the perfect place to unwind with friends and fellow tourists. Walk in for a great time.
Located on the South Boulevard near the promenade, Asian House is a delightful Asian restaurant, a chic lounge bar and a nightclub rolled into one. The restaurant known as the Zen Lounge serves specialty Asian cuisine ranging from Chinese and Indian to Thai and has a good following across the city. The restaurant interiors exude class with ornamental brick walls, decorative lanterns and discreet lounge music. The lounge bar which is also an extension of the Zen Lounge serves a good array of spirits from finely mixed cocktails to a selection of wines. The nightclub is a dance hot spot and regularly has Djs playing techno and electronic music. The well-equipped dance floor ensures that the city's hip and happening crowd descends for an energetic night of dancing and partying. With regular disco and DJ nights on weekends, Asian House is a one-stop party place like no other in Puducherry.
Spread out on the covered patio of The French Villa guest house, the Cafe XO specializes in serving steaks and food from the French Cuisine. One of the few places in the city serving steaks, the cafe also provides breakfast buffet for the guests. A decent place to dine on specialties prepared from the freshest of ingredients.
Located on Dumas Street, Le Club frequently finds mention in a number of guidebooks as one of the most renowned restaurants in Puducherry. Opened in 1988, it is one of the oldest surviving restaurants in the city and acclaimed as one of the first to serve French cuisine. As expected, it specializes in typically French cuisine, although it does have a wide range of Continental and Indian delights on the menu. The dining area, which is under a thatched roof pavilion in a garden, gives a refreshing feel to the place. The artfully-decorated pavilion with fancy lanterns and cane chairs and sofas, creates a charming ambiance. The restaurant, which has been around for some time now does not disappoint in terms of food with impeccably done French specialties from steaks to coq au vin. The bar which sits right beside the dining area has a good selection of wines and also serves cocktails. The crowd frequenting the restaurant is primarily foreign tourists. The service could use some sprucing up and the food's a little on the expensive side, but the restaurant is well worth a visit for the scrumptious food and the delightful ambiance.