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Bunglow 53-1, Varanasi 221002, India
7376650548
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Too Slow

Food OK but up to 2 hours for delivery, a joke, They said they only had one oven. Don't bother coming here.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

ambience, location, exotic menu, superb cooking and reasonable prices are the hall mark of this place. They have such rear cheeses which are not easily available in India. The decor, the low seating and casual ambience made our evening a memorable one

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Cebu City, Philippines
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127 reviews 127 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We ordered Thali, and we waited for almost an hour for it to arrive. Aside from that, the price is quite hefty.. We should have visited an Indian family but because of the wait, we cancelled it... If you are pressed with time, don't bother visiting Brownie restaurant.

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Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

this restaurant was recommended by a hotel staff member and we were happy to be able to walk to get there. The décor was ok and menu sounded interesting . However, that is where our favourable impression stopped. it took forever to be served our food and once it was served, it was cold. The thalis were nothing to write... More 

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Sydney
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71 reviews 71 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Food OK but up to 2 hours for delivery, a joke, They said they only had one oven. Don't bother coming here.

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Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Varanasi is probably one of India's top 3 most visited places and there should be a law against eateries like this. Dirty, dinghy interiors...stale food...hopeless unapologetic service...you name it and they have it. We waited for over an hour for our order at lunch time with hardly any other patrons...received stale food nowhere near the ingredients mentioned in the menu.... More 

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Varanasi, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

not worth it, spending xtra amount of money and getting the same taste which you can avail at any other restaurant. Ambience is good and so do the service as well.

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San Francisco, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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16 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bunglow 53-1, Varanasi 221002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: 7376650548

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

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