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Ganga Fuji Restaurant

Kalika Gali, Varanasi, India
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Ranked #48 of 134 restaurants in Varanasi
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

the food is good, well most Indian food are good, I'm just being careful not to have an upset stomach that i went here from a suggestion of a friend. the serving is quite big and the price is reasonable. On my whole stay in Varanasi i ate here for lunch and dinners. the only problem is I did not... More

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Lille
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Like music show at evenings Decoration is poor but atmosphere is nice The boss is explaining a lot his cooking

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Katoomba, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Not terrible but not great. We felt talked into spending more than we wanted to - very expensive for India. We ordered what was recommended and wish we ordered what we wanted instead. I think the food is adapted to Western tastes. We told them we like spicy but no chilli. Someone else in the restaurant was complaining it was... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

We are travelling with our children (7 and 9). Our tour guide recommended we try Ganga Fuji. It is a lovely little haven from the Varanasi streets. We are surprised to see the other negative reviews here. We don't mind paying a reasonable amount for a nice atmosphere and good quality food rather than risking our tummies with cheaper street... More

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Clonakilty, Ireland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

My boyfriend and I went to this restaurant after being given a flyer for it by someone on the street. When you walk inside, the walls are covered by handwritten praise for the food by tourists from all over the globe. After realizing how expensive the food was, we decided to order anyway because of all the rave reviews. The... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Went there for lunch on our first day in Varanasi and were terribly disappointed. After having a theatrical blow by blow description of how the restaurant would prepare one of their more expensive dishes, we decided to go for it. We were incredibly disappointed - flavourless Paneer dish with 4 tiny cubes of Paneer in it and watery rice. After... More

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Kathmandu
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The food here is very good despite the quite unremarkable interior. However, the flyers from every possible country of the world (I even found my own Latvia!) attract attention, every evening there is live music and the owner (and the main cook in one person) would explain how he is cooking all the different Indian food, making you want to... More

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Madrid
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Got invited to this place by the waiter who was on the street (who told us they had live music but it was already over more than one hour ago). Anyway, we decided to have our dinner there convinced by all the international "reviews" hanging on the walls. The owner talked to us praising the food and describing all the... More

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Merseyside
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Liked the fact that the owner talked to yu about your tatses and made suggestions for you you. he got it absolutley right! We both realy enjoyed the food, and the music was an added bonus.

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Solihull
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Unfortunately we only visited this restaurant on our last night otherwise we would have eaten there more often. We were given a lovely welcome and there was a vibrant atmosphere. It was evident that there were many regular customers. Kailash sat and talked us through the menu and we did go with some of his recommendations. Yes, the food is... More

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