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D 14/27, Mansrowar Ghat | Bangali Tola, Varanasi 22100, India
+91 98 38 567717
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Malaysia
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

If you want pizza n other western food they serve good pizza n other foods here. I recommed you must drink their nana mint. Its very delicious as i drank 2 glasses of it..if you are in big group you need to be very very patients as it takes time to serve your food...other wise its good.

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Thank neela252
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

View was great overlooking the river. Was definitely disappointed in the food. Not too much of a different selection than any other restaurant in Varanasi. Had high hopes but haven't been back since we weren't so impressed on the first visit.

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Thank shirasom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Been there today at about 5 pm and it was closed, but there are drinks in the fridge so it may be open soon again. Maybe we have been there on the wrong date or time.

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Thank Michael S
Newcastle West, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

This restaurant was in a great location. It is up high enough to be cool and you can get away from the heat of the day. The menu is varied and would suit most tastes. It is clean and I enjoyed the food.

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Thank Fran M
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

We went to this place on recommendation from Lonely Planet and found it was closed. Another shop owner said that government officials had closed it down due to them not having correct permits for opening in the first place?? Not sure if this is correct though.

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Thank alison g
Ashford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the Indian chef left in December and the restaurant is now closed - bit of a pain having walked along the Ghats to find it ! We walked back and ate in the Dolphin. A hike up the stairs but a very good view and good value food. Would recommend this one if you aren't keen on walking through... More 

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Thank Philip B
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

It was like an oasis among all the dirty streets. Breakfast was very nice. It has a beautiful view of Ganga!

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Thank Melisa S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I came here a couple of times just to relax, read my book and take in the great Ganges view. Really nice breakfast options and great coffee! Highly recommend lotus for a break from the hustle and bustle of Varanasi.

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Thank BethRutts
Santa Marta, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Great view and a nice place to relax. Food is good. Had a terrific gaspacho and salad nicoise. The pasta was ok but probably not for lack of trying but because of the local product limitations. Fun it a great place. I

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

The view of the Ganga is unbeatable at this restaurant. If you are looking for a beautiful, relaxing meal, definitely come here. The food is mostly international, and there are a lot of intereresting dishes from all around the world; germany, russia, mexico, thailand... I got the salad nicoise. It was really small but I still enjoyed it. My friend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Chinese, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D 14/27, Mansrowar Ghat | Bangali Tola, Varanasi 22100, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 98 38 567717

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?