Located near Tamil Nadu is the quaint yet happening city of Puducherry (Pondicherry). Imagine staying at the beautiful French quarters, savouring sumptuous seafood, shopping at stylish boutiques and strolling at the tree-lined streets, fascinating isn’t it? At this small city also called the Europe of India, you can still feel the French vibes in its architecture and cuisine. One such place where you can experience the French cuisine is the Rendezvous Cafe Restaurant in White Town.
1. Impressive decor that will light up your mood
As you step in this stylish restaurant, you’ll be amazed by the eye-catching decor. From witty messages on the scooter handle and pictures of happy customers on the wall, the interiors of this colonial restaurant is splendid.
2. Party destination with DJ and live music
Evenings are fun with good music and cocktails. If you’re a party person, you can shake a leg on the DJ’s music. Happy Hours are from 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm. They have a fabulous collection of beverages including foreign brands.
3. Beautiful display of copper vessels and vintage art
At one corner of the restaurant, you will see copper vessels and classic art displayed on the wall, taking you back in time.
4. Lip-smacking food
From assorted seafood platter and veg shashlik to ratatouille and jumbo shrimps, this place is a paradise for food lovers. They serve delectable French, Mangalorean, Continental and Goan cuisines.
5. Unique way of presenting the bill
When you’re done with your food, waiting for the check - you’ll be surprised by their way of presenting it. Your bill arrives in a box labelled ‘Damages’.
When to visit
Open on all days except Tuesday.
Lunch: 12 pm - 3.30 pm
Dinner: 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
You can also visit the extraordinary Lord Ganesh temple in Pondicherry.
If you’re an art person, you can explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mahabalipuram which is a 2 hour drive from Pondicherry.
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Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur