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Varuna Restaurant

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Raja Bazaar Rd | Cantonment, Varanasi, India
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Normally restaurants in hotels overcharge and disappoint, but Veruna comes highly recommended with great food, great service and a surprisingly good winelist.

Thank Werner S
Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Love coming here to enjoy a fancy dinner. Its a very relaxing atmosphere and the service is very close to seamless. Some hiccups here and there, but overall very enjoyable. Definitely recommend the smokey dal. So yummy.

Thank shirasom
Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

We had a dinner at this restaurant on February, 13. It was a great experience, actually, it was my first experience with Indian cuisine, and I am glad it was the best quality delicious food. The service was very attentive, and I was very impressed by signature cocktails they prepare. Quite expensive for India.

Thank sailihua
New Delhi, India
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015

Varuna is an Indian restaurant located in TAJ Gateway, Varanasi. Taj never disappoints on quality of food and service. Very good Indian food. Try signature dishes from Chef. Nalli a mutton preparation is very good and so is Dal Dhuan. Would like to thank Manas, who served us very nicely during the 2 visits we were there.

Thank tVikasg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015

It goes without saying that the experience at Taj Gateway's Varuna restaurant was amazing. Starting from the ambience - wonderful Indian classical instrumental. Extremely polite waiters and above all excellent food. Must visit if you are in Varanasi.

Thank Shriganesh G
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights and ate both days here. Try their Thali for authentic Benaras fare. We spoke to the chef and he prepared different dishes for us on both days

Thank j d
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Went to Varuna for lunch today at the Gateway Ganges in Varanasi. Just like the hotel the Ambience if the restaurant is very good. The staff were very courteous and respectfull. The food was amazing. The kebabs just melted in our mouths we tried the chicken. Even the vegetarian dishes were very good ... the 5 lentil dal was just... More 

Thank PPhede
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Being a part of the Gateway Hotel, this restaurant offers some of the best north indian cuisine which is not spicy but equally very smooth on the taste buds.

Thank Rajreviews
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

Varanasi is a Tier III city and we do not have many fine dining restaurants however Varuna won’t disappoint you in case you stumble out there. Few things that comes on top of my mind when I think of Varuna are as follows – a) Quality Food b) Impeccable Service c) Good Ambiance d) Efficient Customer Service Highly recommended for... More 

Thank Sachin0408
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2015

This restaurant is attached to the Taj Gateway hotel, we stayed in a different home stay but still we had dinner there. The Food was tasty but the service was average. The waiters could not simply cater to crowd when all the tables get filled up. But, the ambience made up for it to some extent. Expensive restaurant but recommended... More 

Thank raman052015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raja Bazaar Rd | Cantonment, Varanasi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?