2) Its famous 'Le Cafe' that is open 24X7. Yes, it's true. There is a cafe, that too run by the Pondicherry Tourism department, that has its doors open to tourists round-the-clock. It serves delicacies such as croissant in variants of French, cheese and almond; south Indian staples such as Idli, Vada; delicious cakes; tea, coffee, juices, fresh lime soda and hot chocolate, among other mouth-watering dishes. To be honest, food is not out of the world, but its ambience and proximity to the beach makes up for it.
The tourists can be seen till late in the night chatting, while a group of youngsters can be seen clicking selfies while an old couple would be having good time over a cup of coffee or two.