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Open Hand Shop & Cafe

Dumraun Bagh Colony | Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 542 236 9751
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“club sandwich” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“cheesecake” (11 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Cafe, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dumraun Bagh Colony | Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We did not get the chance to eat here, but we stopped by for some tea for a break on a tour. The service was fast and polite, the place comfy, and the souvenirs cute.

Thank Cat M
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

After very big problems next day be had breakfasts here that was very good , coffee with apple muffins nice

Thank annuvela
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food but most of all the people that frequent and work in this special place - I had the district pleasure of having Hindi cultural experience a taste of flavor language and the romance of this area I will never forget - it is...More

Thank jdunyasha
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant and shop is a lovely refuge from the craziness of Varanasi. They have a very extensive coffee, tea, smoothie and other drinks menu. The mango and banana smoothie was lovely. We also had the pasta with mushrooms which was great. The Greek salad...More

Thank ClaireLaois
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I came in to have a coffee and maybe a snack. I walked in ( no shoes inside) and the person at the cashier looked at me and continued his work. Not a word! I stood there and waited and not until I asked did...More

Thank world_citizen38
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great latte. Good food. I especially liked the selection of salads. Friendly staff. Interesting crafts for sale.

Thank Jonathan V
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The ambience is different vis a vis Varanasi but the most of the items in menu are not available and before we were through ordering FOUR cold coffees, we were told that they've ran out of milk! That too at 6 pm! An establishment running...More

Thank rajeshkrishan
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The best place and best food from Varanasi! The food is some good and they also selling nice things made by indian womens. I strongly recommend this place!

Thank Michele P
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I walked in this place after many bouts of food related illnesses. I was beginning to fear eating anything in Varanasi. But this place was awesome. The staff were friendly, accommodating, and made everything to go so I could take it to my partner. I...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing place to relax after a long day of walks and sight seeing in the harsh summer. Their coffee and tea is good too. It's very simple and warm with a shop wherein you can buy hand made Indian products. Must visit!

Thank 87_preet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dumraun Bagh Colony | Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 542 236 9751
  • E-mail
Stop by for espresso based coffee at one of our cafes or come over for a meal served by our pleasant staff. At our stores you will find great products for sale too which are made in-house by our manufacturing unit in Delhi. You can smell our home baked cakes from far and soon we'll be serving homemade ice cream as well. In Leh our meals consist of organic veggies, true to the spirit of Ladakh where nature still rules. Sit on our balcony in the holy city of Varanasi and sip some of India's best coffee while you watch Indian life go by. Stop by for some hot and spicy chai at our manufacturing unit in Old Delhi. We love visitors!
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