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Man Mandir Ghat | Godaulia, Varanasi, India
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice View, adorable staff

View should be the first attraction than restaurant staffers. Food is above average and so the price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

View should be the first attraction than restaurant staffers. Food is above average and so the price.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great food, fantastic views.. Good prices, and wifi reliable. Having dinner on the rooftop watching the Ganga and all the lights is truly remarkable, a great memory of our time in Varanasi

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The view from the roof top restaurant is beautiful. The food quality is OK, but it's slightly over priced compared to other restaurants. Your bill doesn't include service charge unlike other restaurants in hotels, but the staff will indirectly ask you for tips.

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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The view is great and very peaceful after the ceremony. You can get beer at expensive price which is needed after the festival! Food was dreadful mutton sag had a very strange taste and very little meat, all bone. Chicken bhuna good flavour but chicken chewy and on bone also. Give it a miss unless your desperate.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Bit higher prices than other restaurants (owing to being above a nice hotel) but just the same food. We did have good service and the view is excellent.

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Place is a good choice for sitting in outside terrace and enjoy the river/city view. It is indeed worth it. The food itself quit basic and I believe that is a bit overpriced for what you could find in Varanasi. At the same time the place itself is very well kept, dishes served as in a proper restaurant and they... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had a veg lunch here. The Kadhai paneer preparation was very good. Chinese items were also tasty. There is AC restaurant as well as outdoor seating area. The service was good. It was a clean place. It serves non-veg also.

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Hastings
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Good location but ordered three completely different soups and all tasted the same + so salty we couldn't finish them. Noodles tasted like flour. Ordered spring rolls but they had no flavor and also very floury. Not recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Ok nothing special food offset by an awesome view. I would even come back again however only for the great nightime views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This restaurant sits on the rooftop of the dolphin hotel next to the bank of the Ganges. The food is of a good quality and very fair prices. Service was quick despite two large groups of tourists. You can watch the evening fire service from this restaurant if you are lucky enough to be seated on the right side of... More 

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Address: Man Mandir Ghat | Godaulia, Varanasi, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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  • Address: Man Mandir Ghat | Godaulia, Varanasi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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