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Pondichery Cafe

C-57, Bandra Kurla Complex, , Bandra(East), Mumbai , India, 400051
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Breakfast - 06.30 to 10.30(Weekdays)
06.30 to 11.00(Weekends)
Lunch - 12.00 to 15.00
Brunch - 12.30 to 16.00
Dinner - 19.00 to 23.30

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About Pondichery Cafe

This round-the-clock multi-cuisine restaurant offers a you relaxed, luxury-market atmosphere with well-lit open spaces to stroll around, while you sample delectable cuisines.
Pondichéry Café - All-day Dining features a live kitchen and an exclusive central area for private dining of 10 guests lies enclosed in a glass structure inspired by the raw mysterious form of uncut Diamonds.

Cuisine: Continental
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

I feel bad for this hotel, such a good brand good looking hotel, good looking restaurant but the food was just average! Funny thing is that the food tasted fine but in most cases the food was cold on the buffet or had dried up just lying in bowls and the service staff or the chefs not even bothering to keep stirring the food so that it looks fresh.. The FnB head of this hotel must be a really busy guy to not worry on what’s happening to his most popular restaurant. The person reading may think one bad experience but I actually visited twice and my experience has been similar. So let’s start with the dim sums good in taste but had become hard and dry in the basket, sushi was not appealing at all but then I waited to get some fresh made which turned out to be excellent. Salad and cheese counter seems good. The Chinese and Thai again same problem tastes good but the food has stayed in the service dish for so long that it looks horrible and you wouldn’t want to taste it. So if you come here and wish to enjoy a good meal as the chefs to make small portions for you then you will love it!! The surmai in hara masala again an outstanding dish but I actually hurt myself 4 times eating it coz of the bones wonder why would they serve fish with bones in it. The continental section here I’m sorry but the food didn’t even taste good, the seafood dishes or the meats nothing great to talk about. Now this is a French chain so you are hoping the desserts are going to blow your mind but even that doesn’t happen, the mithai tasted better than the other desserts, the panacotta was so bad that you wouldn’t want to take a second bite. I’m sorry for making this feedback so negative but I really would hope the fnb gets improved. I can only feel sorry for this place as it’s such a convenient location and a beautiful place but they have a fierce competition from Grand Hyatt which has been so good with its food from the day it open.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

Excellent Food and service. special thanks to Mr trevor & Mr laxmikant

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

Lovely ambience!Grt food!Grt team work from chefs to service team.Thank-u!U all toil so hard in sweltering heat & dish out such brillant food with so much love poured into each dish.Kudos!

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 May 2018

The food was great with an amazing variety.

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Dear Saahil Bathija, Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to have you over and we eagerly await your next visit :) Sincerement, Shahrom Oshtori Director: Food and Beverage - Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Responded On Thursday, 17 May 2018
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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

This is our place to be.We just look for a blatsnt excuse to cm to sofitel for munching.The chefs do a stand-out job in all tht they do.Sofitel always thinks out of the box when it comes to live-counters.Ur array of salads r so refreshing to even just stare at in summer.Plz continue with this determination and u will always be NU1 in whtever u dish out.Love the service team.The r.m’s here hv their boyz working in tandem with guest table from clearance to getting tht ordered drink.Keep it up.3cheers to all of u.

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Dear Sunal Nanavati, Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad to know you enjoyed our culinary offerings in Pondichery Cafe and your appreciative comments are most encouraging and will always be our greatest reward. It was a pleasure for us to be at your service and we look forward to welcoming you back soon to Sofitel Mumbai BKC. Sincerement, Shahrom Oshtori Director: Food and Beverage - Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Responded On Thursday, 17 May 2018
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Visited On Wednesday, 09 May 2018

Hi, Firstly I had made the booking and mentioned that I need a table with flowers and candle since I was coming there to celebrate my Wedding anniversary. I got the booking reply saying noted. When I got there, there was no arrangements done. And I requested the Lady at the desk to try and arrange something. After about 10 mins I got a table with some flower petals strewn across. Next the service was very poor. No drinking water provided and the Live counter Pasta ordered was obtained while I was going for some desserts. Most of the Food items were good in taste and the selection was fare. Thanks, PC.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

This has been our fav place from the word go.We hv been patronizing sofitel since the 1st brunch tht we enjoyed here.The food is par-extraordinare.This is one place in mumbai which very tediously gives u every section frm chaat to asian to japanese to indian to desserts et all in grt variety.The indian main course i can happily say is like no other star places we hv visited.They dont make run of the mill indian food at all.Its this very uniqueness which is their usp.The service team & chefs work so beautufully together like a well woven pashmina.We dont hv hard drinks & non-veg hence when with slot selection this restaurant came on eatigo our joy had no bounds.Thanks Eatigo.Thanks for giving us our fav restaurant back.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Enjoyed our launch It was a South Indian food festival Meal quality was perfect Very good deserts

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Dear Yogesh Chandra Thank you so much for writing in! The team looks forward to welcoming you back soon. Do let us know when your dropping in next :) Sincèrement, Shahrom Oshtori Director: Food & Beverage - Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Responded On Wednesday, 02 May 2018
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Visited On Sunday, 22 April 2018

Excellent selection of food Waiters were very pleasant and obliging

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Visited On Sunday, 08 April 2018

Love the vibes.Vibrant,happening!Food top-notch!Too much attn to detail!Service team execllent.Chefs make every counter make u crave for more.Thank u for coming on eatigo app as it makes ppl like us who r pure vegetarian and dont drink paisa vasool.Much thanks to the entire team of chefs who sweat out and put up such mouth-watering food day in and day out.Exec chef take a bow,u hv a wonderful team.😀👍🙏

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 April 2018

It was a business meeting which went well.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 March 2018

Amazing quality n taste in food ...One sld go to try once .

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Not happy with the food quality

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Visited On Saturday, 10 February 2018

All Staff & Chefs @ Pondichery Cafe are thorough professionals & courteous. Hence, dining experience at Sofitel's Café is gastronomically rewarding & spiritually blissful.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 January 2018

Everything was fine...except servicing on the table require an improvement....was a little slow...body language of the steward ....a little laziness was revealing...otherwise the main course staff was up to the mark....

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Visited On Sunday, 24 December 2017

The food was very bland... Now a days all 5 star are keeping Indian taste pallet in mind while preparing food.. this was heavily missing.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 December 2017

Service was a bit slow but Special mention to the Wait staff especially Mr Yogesh for being warm and accommodating to the guests

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Visited On Friday, 01 December 2017

Good experience

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Visited On Sunday, 26 November 2017

Service for the Sunday brunch was extremely poor. Maybe there was shortage of staff or the staff were not interested. I ordered for a pizza which took an hour, then asked for a roti which took 30 mins. The pizza was extremely bad and the only saving grace were the deserts and the lady who was at the desert section helping in serving. Also, what kind of a brunch does not have any section for eggs... it supposed to be breakfast cum lunch... worst ever experience and not at all worth for the price paid.

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Visited On Friday, 27 October 2017

A great place to unwind

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 November 2017

It was My wife's birthday surprise a Lunch with friends organised by and i had mentioned it will doing reservations to make it special but only Cake was provided , i hope you guys could have made some more efforts to make it special

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Visited On Sunday, 22 October 2017

The kids bit was nice but nail painting was mentioned but missing & the smileys for them in the food bit was missing.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Good

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Visited On Sunday, 22 October 2017

Nice choice for a Sunday brunch. The spread is not very large, but offers a reasonable choice. Beverage selection is like a. After-thought. Desserts are great, sushi is interesting. Service could be a little better.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 October 2017

Very wide spread and amazingly tasting food. Will definitely go back.

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