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Bunglow 53-1, Varanasi 221002, India
7376650548
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very dissapointing

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
62 helpful votes 62 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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UK
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101 reviews 101 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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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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