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Brownie Restaurant

Bunglow 53-1, Varanasi 221002, India
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Ranked #51 of 132 restaurants in Varanasi
Cuisines: Continental
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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61% Recommend
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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

my driver recommended this and i went along, and there were lots of tourist here. the food was just average typical indian, nothing special or unique. the honey-ice-cream-fruit dessert was nice to end the hot day with. but what's annoying is that they are selling art or whatever for a worthy cause (who knows if its true??) but they kept... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We ordered a cheese platter, which was 200 rupees more expensive then a place a had it before, where it was delicious. So I had expectations. The bread was old, the cheese was frozen and the salad was rot. My friends salad had none of the ingredients the menu said, instead of apple, feta, nuts and capsicum it was gobi... More

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Cairns, Australia
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This little restaurant, tucked away a couple of streets from the main hotels in the Mall Road, serves great food for its size. We had some of the tastiest food here that we had in 5 weeks in northern India. It is a little place, but delivers on service, quality and price. The host was particularly attentive, making sure that... More

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London, UK and Belgium
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by a few people. We went for the mixed thali, but it was by far the worst one we had across our 16-day India trip. We had expected much more from this place. Wouldn't recommend it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

After a morning boat ride on the Ganges followed by a tour of City temples, we were ready to go to Sarnath, bit it was time for lunch. I had already had several bad experiences with driver choices of restaurants, but since this was a new driver and he was taking us to Sarnath I aksed him to choose a... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I went with a tour group so the meal was "fixed". I like thali but this one was such poor quality I could not eat anything but the naan bread. I hate wasting food but noticed that my fellow travellers also left most of their meal. Some of the other guests ordered a la carte and to be fair their... More

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We loved this restaurant - the food was great and reasonably priced. Best of all was the service. Good selection of food choices, veg and non-veg, tailored our spice level to our preference. Deserts were tasty - especially the ice cream! And they had Wifi that worked really well! We would highly recommend it to any travellers to Varanasi. We... More

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South East England
11 reviews 11 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Good restaurants, apart from those in hotels, are sometimes hard to find in this part of India (although have to admit we hardly made an exhaustive search). We were staying in the Radisson and didn't fancy their rather sterile restaurant, and our guide directed us to Brownie's. It's a simple cafe-style place, with very friendly service from incredibly energetic waiters.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

After travelling in India and if u need a break from Indian Food ,this is the place to visit.It is a small cosy , quite and good for a evening dinner chat with small groups of friends. All the staff are friendly, especially Wang yat lepcha. speaks fairly good English and provide excellent service too. Food taste average, prices slightly... More

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

excellent food-chicken tandoori with lots of chicken, delicious dal fry and an AMAZING sizzling brownie! Great place <3

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