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All 141 Varanasi Restaurants

Festive Villa

Chauka Ghat, Varanasi 221002, India
0091 9889294475
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Ranked #22 of 141 Restaurants in Varanasi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Had paneer tikka masala which was a little bland. Garlic naan very tasty. Apple pie good. Service excellent. Prices ok/average. Good location directly on/above Assi Ghat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Most westerners seemed to pass by the Festive Villa in favour of the Pizza bar next door. I'm pleased I did not. The food was lovely, very fresh, wonderful taste, prompt service and very reasonable price indeed, Great location overlooking the beach and ghats, with tress providing shade on the small terrace, I stopped off for lunch, and imagine it's... More

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London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've had Thalis in various restaurants in Varanasi. This was the best. The daal and vegetable curry was really tasty. The paneer side was perfect - not too heavy even though it's butter paneer. The paratha and garlic naan were delicious. And unlike other restaurants, they don't skimp on the desert (by eg offering you ice cream). They give you... More

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Service was good and location is great. We had a veggie curry which was nice, we asked for spicy but it came out with no spice at all which was disappointing! It was still good. Will probably try this place again during our stay.

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Varanasi, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

location is just perfect but food is average quality. We ordered a thali and singapore noodles. Thali tasted awesome but noodles were not all up to the mark. service is bit slow and is economical too.... Worth taking a chance

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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you want to get away from all the crowd in the center Varanasi and relax watching the holy waters of Ganges and the stairs in a beautiful restaurant, than you should hire a Rickshaw and ask the driver to take you to the Assi Gath (Assi Stairs). There you will see the Festive Villa. Try to get a table... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went there not expecting much, but all dishes were very good and tasty. And a mango lassi: one of the best I had. Prices are low, service nice and helpfull.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had almost every breakfast, lunch and dinner in this place during our stay in Varanasi. The food was very tasty, friendly service and nice views on the ghats. Highly recommended!

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Varanasi, India
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

It was my third visit with my couch surfing friends for dinner.First they never served us water and after eating our dinner i had to ask for normal filtered water and it was given to me but when my american friends asked for same kind of water they said its not for free.I told the waiter that my friends are... More

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Como Province, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Blessed food. Blissful view on the Ganges. Awesome staff and the owner Babu bhaiya is a very friendly person. You can also get your currency converted. Felt like home.

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Address: Chauka Ghat, Varanasi 221002, India
Phone Number: 0091 9889294475
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi
Cuisine: Chinese, Indian, International

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