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Varanasi Chefs

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142 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3JR, England (Formerly Varanesi Chefs)
+44 20 7228 3145
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting menu and incredibly informative friendly staff. Food was excellent and portion size more than adequate. Went with a friend who is something of an Indian cuisine expert who declared Varanasi among the best he had experienced. Good prices too

Thank Robbie W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to go to an Indian in Battersea and found this one which was very well reviewed. They staff were lovely and the food was delicious. All 6 of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

Thank Charlie E
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

It was a very pleasant experience. The food was excellent and the service charming. Good wines We will go there again and recommend it to friends.

Thank DAGCLondon
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I actuate ally went to eat in today And although it has a dated feel You actually feel your in India The red decor and the tiny dabba (hut) style resturant its just amazing. Will visit again

Thank Rajofindia N
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We were staying at the Crowne Plaza about 10 minutes away and fancied a curry. We chose the right place. The restaurant is small and friendly. The food was good and decent enough portions. We also had a laugh with the waiter who provided useful advice on the spiciness of a curry I had never had before. Prices were reasonable... More 

Thank Paul H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I cannot understand how this place has such a good star rating. We ordered a takeaway based on the glowing reviews and were sorely disappointed. The food took over an hour to arrive and when it did it was cold and horrible. The palak paneer was utterly tasteless and bland, the garlic naan was bitter and inedible and the daal... More 

2 Thank TorTravelfield
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

excellent dinner with delicious food. very clean and nice food presentation as well. very recommended!

1 Thank Fabio_Giulia_uk
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Everything was very delicious and was delivered very promptly. Our new favourite Indian Take Away/Delivery place!

1 Thank 815alxd
Somerset, UK
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner. The place doesn't look much from the outside but don't let that put you off. The food is OUTSTANDING and great value. The lamb mo mo starter is worth the 15 minute wait and the lamb xacuti was creamy and so so tasty. We were well served by nice people as well and the beer was good... More 

1 Thank jijwhite
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I asked Varanasi for a reservation for initially 10 which later became 6 then 5. They were flexible regarding my reservation which made the surprise party less stressful. The table was in a perfect spot and we were never without Kingfisher. The chef prepared a special appetizer plate for each guest which was one of each of the appetizers on... More 

1 Thank Alexandra M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3JR, England (Formerly Varanesi Chefs)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7228 3145
One of the leading Indian Takeaway & Dine In Restaurants in Battersea, SW11 3JR.

We offer the varied delicious tastes and cuisines of India, from homes, wayside stalls and palaces presented in style, retaining its authentic nature. REAL Indian cuisine - which is the specialty of the Varanasi Chefs - is distinctive. It is exotic, aromatic and flavourful, relying on a subtle blend of herbs and spices, and provides an interesting contrast with Curries - the sauce based foods, Chats - the Indian street foods and with Tandoori- the clay oven foods

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