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Opposite Gujarat University, Campus of the Center for Environment Planning and Technology, University Road, Ahmedabad, India
+91 79 6545 9298
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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Description: Open air cafe serves espresso-based beverages prepared from freshly ground...
Open air cafe serves espresso-based beverages prepared from freshly ground arabica coffee beans from South India's hillside coffee plantations. Food prepared fresh, daily.
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
College Canteen

This is in the campus of Ahmedabad College outside the Ahmadavad ni Gufa, and is essentially a glorified college canteen with self service. We had cappuccino and chai and both were typical Indian style milk based concoctions in spite of specifying that we wanted very little milk. Milk is the middle... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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New York
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878 reviews 878 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
638 helpful votes 638 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is in the campus of Ahmedabad College outside the Ahmadavad ni Gufa, and is essentially a glorified college canteen with self service. We had cappuccino and chai and both were typical Indian style milk based concoctions in spite of specifying that we wanted very little milk. Milk is the middle name in this part of the country that is... More 

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New Delhi
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This place used to be a quite little cafe good for friends to meet, however has become a show off pace for a while now. Food quality is decent. Mocktails are good. The location of this place is fantastic. Right in middle of all colleges.

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Ahmedabad, India
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Situated in the campus of Amdavad-ni-Gufa, this is a great place to relax and enjoy an evening. The food quality is very good and the ambiance perfect.

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Tirunelveli, India
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

very nice place excellent food,Great ambience.they are closed on certain days and open only at certain time.Beautiful simple menu but if the menu is over for the day you dont get it which happens most of the time,It took me an effort to get there.very difficult to find the place as no one understnds what ur taking about

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Pondicherry, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It took me tree atempts to find this little cafe. Its a neat place with a small but excellent menu. Prices are ok for the city context.

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Ahmedabad, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Zen has been a part of living in Ahmedabad. This place keeps my sanity in check and to know that such a place exists is a great relief. Been a regular at most Zen outlets since past 3 years. Me and my better half have spent most of our evenings at this cafe....and continue to do so. A minor hiccup... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Zen cafe has to be, by far, the best cafe in town. They've got a good bunch of people working there, who brew good coffee and make sandwiches. Lots of young people around - thats a big factor. They have the right music and lighting which totally sets the mood.

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Ahmedabad, India
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

a place full of college young culture and crowd, best place to hangout with frnds and chill maaro! :) ahmedabad ni gufa is also point of attraction at this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This place is really a live throbbing place for meetings and hangouts.The sandwiches, coffee and tea variants offered here are also quite upto the mark. Peaceful and calm surroundings can make any of the most tired person relax.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

nice coffee, good place for a relaxing evening with frineds , reminds me of prithvi theater in mumbai, same feel but better food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Gujarat University, Campus of the Center for Environment Planning and Technology, University Road, Ahmedabad, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Gujarat  >  Ahmedabad
  • Phone Number: +91 79 6545 9298

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Café

Description

Open air cafe serves espresso-based beverages prepared from freshly ground arabica coffee beans from South India's hillside coffee plantations. Food prepared fresh, daily.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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