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Vishnu Tea Emporium

Vidyapith Road | Manmandir, Varanasi 221002, India
+91 93354 41328
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“chai” (63 reviews)
“masala” (19 reviews)
“his knowledge” (3 reviews)
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Vidyapith Road | Manmandir, Varanasi 221002, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were treated to a great demonstration by the host. Really went into detail. Cleaned utensils in boiling water and put in mineral water to drink. Really understood his guests. 100r for 2 well prepared teas, very enjoyable and worth every moment!!

Thank joelfuterman
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Vishnu was wonderful. He sat down with us for two hours chatting and serving us tea. The next day he took us around the town for a tour. We saw the temples, Sanskrit school, and had some delicious Pani Puri. He made our short trip...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The shop is small, but hard to miss as there are signs for it everywhere. Vishnu welcomed us in and taught us how to make the perfect cup of masala chai. We talked with him for some time and he told us to come meet...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I went to Varanasi with some friends and was recommended by a friend back home to meet Vishnu Bhai and go to his tea store. What a recommendation that was! For the 5 weeks we were in Varanasi, Vishnu Ji went out of his way...More

Thank Raisa H
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The tea emporium was a great experience. Lovely owner and brother who were very welcoming. We were shown how to make masala chai tea and there was a good selection of teas to choose from to take home. Highly recommend a visit when in Varanasi.

Thank jw95591
Reviewed August 15, 2018

After getting a recommendation from a friend, I visited Vishnu on my first trip to India in January of 2017. I have been back to Varanasi twice since then, and always spend time drinking chai and talking to Vishnu. He speaks many languages, has a...More

Thank carlmadler
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Vishnu is a lovely guy who is helpful and knows his stuff. Great chai masala which I bought home and can't stop drinking!

Thank bensn7
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Vishnu is a nice guy. I did a walking tour and sunset boat ride with him. He was a wealth of knowledge and happily answered any questions I threw at him. He made me chai and yes, it’s very good. Not once did he pressure...More

Thank flashpacker_18
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Vishnu's tea shop many times and love this place ... Vishnu is so passionate about tea and is a delightful human being ! He also does great walking tours which l highly recommend ! Do yourself a favour and visit this...More

Thank mrorganic1973
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Spent a couple hours hanging out with Vishnu while he walked us through the steps to making a perfect chai. He first showed us all of the tea varieties in India. Then he took each individual spice and added it to his chai mix, allowing...More

Thank Miles K
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Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vidyapith Road | Manmandir, Varanasi 221002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 93354 41328
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