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Niyati Cafe

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Behind Rashmi Guest House, Varanasi 221001, India
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really yummy food and lovely staff. Had the Dahl and tomato pasta so a mix of cuisines but both were excellent. A great little find.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying around the corner and stopped in for a quick lunch. We were quickly amazed by the food-simply excellent. One of the best potato curries I've ever had and amazing palak paneer and nan. HIghly recommended for a great meal.

Thank jeffreyhdow
Hua Hin, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Very velcoming, really smiling family cafe, but in fact this is tiny restaurant. Great food for the breakfast, lunch and dinner. Big portions, expected quality and taste of the food you'd like, for sure. Easy to communicate if you need smth special ('not hot', 'no sugar' etc :) The toilet should be better, but probably already improved. Special feature is... More 

Thank Alexander E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant on our first day in Varanasi and returned several times as it became a favorite. Overall this was one of the best restaurants that we ate at.

Thank Anton F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Eye-catching colourful exterior, small inside (only 4 tables). Wide choice on menu including continental options. We were only looking for light meal so had garlic and plain naan and a gobhi aloo. The owner kindly came back to enquire about spice tolerance and made it to request. The food was exceptionally nice and clearly made fresh. Shame we didn't get... More 

Thank Casz H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable price! very good service! good food! We ate curry(aloo mutur) & butter naan, sandwich for dinner. It is a gooooooooood choice ^^* We like the foods. We'll go there again. If you find the good restaurant, we hope to recommend highly. :) Have a nice trip! Thank you! 커리양이 작지 않아서 커리 하나에 난 2개이상은 시켜도 될 것 같아요... More 

Thank 224유진이
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

One of the few places in varanasi where you get really nice and tasty food, anyone looking for lunch/dinner should go here! Had lunch and dinner here a few times with my girlfriend and not once where we dispointed!

Thank Thijs C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Varanassi is not the safest place to choose any restaurant for quality and taste. Niyati cafe by a husband an wife, so it may take a bit of time to prepare the meals, however it is worth waiting, It is very well priced, great taste (even western food-pizza, spaghetti) are freshly made and amazing in taste. Definitely recommend it to... More 

Thank Martin V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

You can find the the smile of the owner, the delicious menus and the great service here. The foods are tasty either the dessert. The beat part is while u are eating, there will be the cows come to greet u.

Thank Lockker W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and a very friendly owner. The frist visit we had some Noodles wil a vegetable plate with housemade yoghurt by his wife. Nevers tasten such a nice yoghurt. Certainly worthwile visiting.

Thank Anne-Marie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Vegetarian Friendly, Indian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind Rashmi Guest House, Varanasi 221001, 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?