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Ganpati Restaurant

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Meer Ghat D 3/24 | Ganpati Guest House, Varanasi 221001, India
+91 542 239 0059
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff, though cold at first, really grew on your by the end of our trip. They were all really nice. We ate here most often, mostly because it was so convenient. You aren't going to Varanasi for the food.

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Thank Michael M
Trbovlje, Slovenia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food in this restaurant is one of the best in India. Tasty, a large selection of different tastes, good service and most of all perfect location with view on ghats and Ganga from rooftop

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Thank uriton
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Food is Ok but most are too salty to my taste. Also, it is for vegertarian only. Location is great with great view. Service is good and good value.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nice meals every time definitely better than the alka. The staff were helpful over the four days we eat there. The vegetable thali very good and only 150 rs.

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Thank shanti48
Gold Coast, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here a few times as it was convenient and price was good. Food was reasonable - pancakes for breakfast, curries like palak paneer and veg curry ok, naan terrible every time. Chai in a pot quite reasonable. Service was awful, having to get their attention to get menus and order virtually every time. Food took over 90mins to... More 

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Hong Kong
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We returned to this restaurant time and time again, with the food being consistent in quality and the service too. Awesome location, great atmosphere worth going up there even if just for the view and an evening drink. Particularly enjoyed the pancakes and porridge, their Palak Paneer and vegetable curry were really tasty, with a wide variety on the menu... More 

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Thank TeamNZHK
wales, uk
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Stayed and ate here over three days...staff welcoming, attentive and fun!! Food from thali, veggie seasonal curries to banana pancakes and yes egg and chips all good. There was a wait but all freshly cooked. Noticed they did not mange well with a big group arrive. View of the river the best!! A relaxing spot away from the chaos.

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Thank rolfeWales
Sebastopol, California
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Breakfast, lunch and dinner were enjoyed to the fullest from this amazing rooftop restaurant. Vegan options for all meals. Excellent service. Made friends and have stayed in contact.

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Thank gamcaldwell
Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

the rest is part of the ganpati guest house its on the top floor and has grt views and ambience one can also order food as roomservice if staying in da place breakfast starts from 7am thank shiva for that i need my early dose of coffee. stick to the indian dishes and you wont go wrong tried the thali... More 

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Thank bobjaicarl
California
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220 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Ganpati restaurant is on top of the eponymous hotel overlooking the ghats and the Ganges. It's a little cool at night. The wifi is not working. I ordered mixed vegetable curry and garlic naan. The curry was good, the naan was not. The music varieties arising from the ghats and the radio at the front desk would make a unique... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meer Ghat D 3/24 | Ganpati Guest House, Varanasi 221001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 542 239 0059
Description
Our roof top restaurant offer great food and when you sit down to eat or to rest the sweet sacred View of the Ganges River was smiling to you right in front you.

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