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Pagdandi Books Chai Cafe

Baner Pashan Link Rd | Shop No 6 Regent Plaza, Pune 411045, India
+91 77559 08525
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chai” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“book lovers” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Baner Pashan Link Rd | Shop No 6 Regent Plaza, Pune 411045, India
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It's a good place for the book readers. You can go, read different genres, have sandwiches, coffee, tea... Nice place to go .

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank UtkarshMaheshwari
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The first place to come to mind whenever I wanted to spend a relaxed evening with friends or spend a lazy afternoon by myself - a good selection of food, good chai, loads of books, plenty of space to huddle together with friends, interesting mix...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank writtikam
Reviewed 15 April 2018

this is an ideal place for parents to the children out for a snack and have tea. The place is buzzing with energy and is filled with books magazines and board games. The place has an extremely cozy feel to it and has rugs thrown...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank KapilBassi
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

So was here in the mall, and had heard a lot about Pagdandi cafe, to my surprise it was a cafe with books..... The way the cafe is decorated allows you to work , read books, fill your stomach with their amazing cafe spreads and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Mayuresh S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Lets not qualify this as a library cum Eatery. The quality, taste and ambience of the food is not upto the standards. Its wholly a library with choices of snacks to munch while reading your books.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Sambit D
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Though the place is small it is happening.What was great that the people were relaxed and the owners too so welcoming and warm.The small food counters dished out awesome coffee and snacks.The chatai bamboo decor with the small reading tables the ground level seating in...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank supriya22
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I liked the concept...you can lounge inside this little cafe and read whilst enjoying a sandwich and coffee. We had a Vietnamese drip coffee...which was lovely and a lemongrass tea made with fresh ingredient. Very friendly staff...this place definitely has a good vibe!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank nomadic_cloud
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice bookcafe! Makes me feel like home (Europe ;-) ) You can easily spend a whole day here reading, working, socializing, chill out with some nice food and amazing chai... you can even play a few games with friends.... what else does one need?

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Lindsey A
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A new concept in Pune, this book and chai cafe is unique in its way. Readers can read book in store (totally free) or also rent them. Ambiance is superb and they are open till 10.30pm in the night, so one can spend their evening...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Virag R
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Pagdandi book cafe is a really nice cafe for book lovers. The tea and sandwich here is really delicious. It has a large collection of books to choose from.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank anu m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baner Pashan Link Rd | Shop No 6 Regent Plaza, Pune 411045, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Pune District  >  Pune
  • Phone Number: +91 77559 08525
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Description
Pagdandi - An alternate kaccha rasta (rough path or minor road), unpaved, less taken, more fulfilling. (In Marathi: Payvaat) A Yellow shutter on the slopes of rolling hills of Baner, Pune belongs to a "Cupboard under the stairs" book store cafe. This is where Kipling jostles for space with piping hot kulhad chai and Sweet frosty cupcakes provide a fitting accompaniment to Doyle. Pagdandi is a concept store, promoting conscious yet alternate lifestyle choices. The store provides multiple services under one roof. It provides a wide collection of book with a focus on independent publishers, both for rental and purchase in a cafe environment. Healthy frozen yoghurt with wholesome sandwiches, fresh juices and shakes will be served along with piping hot fresh masala chai and tantalizing cupcakes. A gallery wall allows budding artists and photographers to display their work for a nominal fee. Travel services and water bottle refills can also be availed under the same roof. The store provides bench seating, low mattress seating as well as table chairs to suit the customer's mood and comfort. The idea is to create an interactive, creative and open space where one can relax and ideate over the multiple facets of life yet unexplored, be encouraged to utilize the maximum individual potential. We also host events and workshops in tune with our philosophies.
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