Best restaurants in Varanasi

Best restaurants in Varanasi.

Varanasi is also known as Benaras, Kashi. Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along the city’s winding streets are some 2,000 temples, including Kashi Vishwanath, the “Golden Temple,” dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

Due to its religious importance & spiritual tourism, the Varanasi is the hot spot for national & international tourists. One of the other feature of this city is that that is the constituency of Indian Prime Minister Sh. Narender Modi. The city is fast developing and so is the FOOD scene .

Apart from local street food, many fine dining restaurants are attracting foodies, like never before.

The Yellow Chilli: The recently opened restaurant is from the chain of restaurants by India’s most loved chef Sanjeev Kapoor.

This restaurant guarantees very fine dining, impeccable service, finger licking food and above all value for money. One visit to this restaurant and you will come back again to savour other untried dishes, such is the food magic.

Located in the Zorba Tower, in Mahmoorganj area of Varanasi, this place is a treat for foodies. The ambience is cosy and elegant.

They offer a wide variety of cuisines and dishes from North @ North West frontier cuisine. The ambience of this place is polished and staff is really courteous. The place for nice peaceful lunch/ dinner with family and friends. Good service and food lives up to the expectations. You will fall in love with the ambience of the Yellow Chilli, candles placed on each table with some flowers, absolutely wonderful. Team experience at the yellow chilli was fantastic, Indian food always holds special place and the meal we had here was truly soul satisfying,

We definitely recommend this place for serving best traditional rich North Indian cuisine.

Rating: 5/5

Highly recommended.

Barbeque Nation Varanasi: Barbeque nation has recently opened their first Varanasi outlet in JHV mall and have managed to create a buzz among the diners of all ages.


he ambience was good . The restaurant was amazing totally jam packed . They have options in vegetarian and non-vegetarian food preferences. They offer 1 complimentary drink.

The food is amazing and the serving is good. There is hardly any time when you are out of food on your plate. Amazing experience of bbq nation, unlimited food at very reasonable price.

They offer you huge variety of starters both veg and non-veg which you have to grill yourself on the small angeethi/ griller install in your table you will get half grilled starters which you will grill as per your choice. Barbeque Nation is specially a paradise for non veg lovers. Once you get seated waiter will check for your preferences veg or non veg now they will start serving this scrumptious and finger licking starters .

After you are done with your starters chef will personally visit every table for feedback. The main course was very delicious despite our tummies were full after having huge variety of starters. Now its time to have some sweets they serve 7-8 varieties of sweets including pastry, kheer, ice cream brownie, kulfi etc.

Rating: 5/5

Highly recommended.

The Great Kabab Factory @ Radisson Varanasi.

The Great Kabab Factory at Radisson hotel Varanasi, serves lip-smacking buffet at a reasonable price.

The place serves authentic North Indian and Mughlai cuisine. They also serve grilled items and in drinks section they have alcohol, mocktails, and shakes. The ambience is clam and nicely done while the interiors are done well with a hint of blue shade. The glass walled kitchen is open for all to view how your food is cooking. As soon as you step in, you will see a live kitchen on the right hand side and a huge dinning space.

They have a buffet system and serves lip-smacking starters & main course serve at your table. As soon as we seated , the gastronomic journey started with starters like Galouti Kabab, Murgh Kalimirch, Macchi Patiyala, Murgh Tikka Pudina, Subz Galouti Kabab, Paneer Tikka Attishi, Tandoori Aloo Punjabi, Tandoori Soya Chaap while in the main course I had Mutton Curry, Lababdar Chicken, and Butter Tandoori Roti. The starters are good and tastes really well. Now it’s time for dessert and this is where you think that why you ate so much.

In dessert they serve Gulab jamun, paan ice cream, Phirni, strawberry ice cream, Shahi Tukda, Awadhi Sewain.

Most of them have amazing taste and you can’t forget it easily. The service was exceptionally well and the staff was courteous and attentive. Great place, great food. Will sure come back again.

Rating: 5/5

Highly recommended.

East West Café @ Radisson Varanasi:

This 24 hrs café restaurant serves Indian, continental, Chinese, Italian & various other cuisines. It is the main food hub and place for breakfast, lunch and diners.

Always busy with in house and walk in diners. They serve amazing food and the service is very quick.

The servers are attired in smart uniforms and very polite & courteous. They help diners with choosing the right dishes, according to their taste.

Rating: 3/5



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