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Ashish Cafe

Assi Ghat | B1/185 Assi Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 93369 32056
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thali” (16 reviews)
“chai” (5 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Assi Ghat | B1/185 Assi Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really good food at really good prices. We didn’t have the special thali but everyone else did and it looked amazing. We are definitely going back for it!! Servings are quite large, especially of rice dishes, but also full of flavour. Drinks are all wel...More

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have visited this cafe twice during our short stay in Varanasi. The staff are very friendly, courteous, and helpful. The food is great and well priced. And the Lassi was perfect on a hot morning. The location is easier to find...More

Thank TravellingFields4evr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any tourist must have a meal at Ashish cafe. Succulent and freshly cooked food. Their apple pie is delicious. The thali is perfect for a hungry soul. Very neat interiors and the freshly baked bread is a must have. Carry a loaf back on your...More

Thank senguptasudeshna07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Banaras between 30th Sep to 3rd October. And I enquired from Ashish cafe thrice during this period and on 3 different days. Every time I was informed that we are closed today because of staff not being available. I was also informed...More

Thank DelhiGhumakkar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ashish Cafe is a little unassuming place. Easy and pleasant walk from the ghats but you can also access from the street. Went here for lunch. There were no other customers so the staff was lounging on the restaurant chairs and tables. It gave me...More

Thank FoodyNomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a great little getaway with incredible food! Off the beaten track but worth the visit. Pawan is a lovely man and an excellent cook! The special thali was fantastic and his chai masala and other teas were delightful. Very highly recommend this...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

The food is very good, especially the Thali. And the prices are really fine. We went there twice and enjoyed the atmosphere. The service is very nice.

Thank Lilli A
lalu2014, Manager at Ashish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Thank you for make ashish cafe a part of your India journey....a pleasure to be of service....i hope to see you again

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

An understated little cafe which is hard to find tucked away to the right of Assi Ghat. The owner is sweet and very eager to please, and the menu is extensive with lots of traditional Indian choices. I had the Special Thali - it was...More

Thank Alex H
lalu2014, Manager at Ashish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Thank you for visiting ashish cafe...and thank you for liking us...we all love what we do.. thank you ..we hope to see you again

Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

A really nice place to stay in Varanasi , located in Assi ghat. Good food and very clean environment, nice and friendly people working there. Café and restaurant but also possible to rent a room on the top floor, there You have acsess to a...More

Thank Åsa M
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

A very nice Spot, for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, doesn't matter, you always get fresh and nice Food and Drinks...but come with no hurry, freshness takes it Time! Very frendly and helpful Staff!

Thank ChrisTina L
lalu2014, Manager at Ashish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Thank you for make ashish cafe a part of your India journey....a pleasure to be of service....i hope to see you again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Assi Ghat | B1/185 Assi Ghat, Varanasi 221005, India (Formerly Ashish Restaurant)
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 93369 32056
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Ashish Cafe is a vegetarian cafe in Varanasi, Near the Assi Ghat just after the World Literacy of Canad, with a exotic view of Holy river Ganges having indoor and outdoor siting style. "Our mission is to power your personal expression...!!
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