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Varuna Restaurant

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Raja Bazaar Rd | Cantonment, Varanasi, India
+91 542 666 0001
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“thali” (5 reviews)
“kebab” (3 reviews)
“taj gateway” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Raja Bazaar Rd | Cantonment, Varanasi, India
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

As guests of the hotel, we ate several meals here. Each meal was better than the one before. We appreciated and followed our servers suggestions. The final meal was our group's farewell dinner and special delights were prepared for the group. It was a delicious...More

Thank MissMem
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Found the staff very attentive and accommodating. Well trained. Food was tasty, interesting and varied. Local wines excellent. Peaceful setting.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Varuna- Indian meal with a real Royal treatment, tranquil ambience and par excellence menu to satiate your taste buds. The very practical advice by the serving staff on the choice based on your “Hunger” and your mood makes it all the more great! Every aspect...More

Thank SincereSoldier
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The river Ganges has two tributaries: Varuna and Assi - from there comes the name to one of the world's oldest cities - "Varanasi ". This restaurant at Taj Ganges is also inspired by one of these rivers.... My dinner experience here (07 May 2017)...More

Thank Kesava_Mallia
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Fantastic restaurant with national specialities, great food, excellent service, very nice staff. Everything just great!

Thank Stone S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We ordered the Indian usual with the help of our waiter. While we are not much for Hot & Spicy, our waiter did help us to tone it down. One word I learned in India is to use "BLEND" instead of mild. We had soup,...More

Thank arturofranz
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My brother has written a full detailed review about how the service of this restaurant is a disaster. So I would just briefly like to say that Varuna's service is the worst I've ever received from a luxury hotel. Go there only if you don't...More

Thank Nayanjsr
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Varuna has to be the worst experience I've ever had in a luxury hotel's restaurant. Being a Gateway, I never really expected the ambience to be exemplary, but Taj has made a name for itself for courtesy and that is something I was looking forward...More

Thank Prashant B
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Well Well if anyone of you want to enjoy your meal with 5 star facilities and ambience then you are at the right place. if you are indian food lovers don't forget to eat the thali over hear and before that must not forget to...More

Thank 648vishnub
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stayed 2 nights at the hotel and ate dinner twice at the Varuna. The waiter was very good as helping us choose dishes, and all were very good. Wine can be served too!

Thank PuckPasha
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Rajat S
24 November 2017|
Response from SincereSoldier | Reviewed this property |
There are only two thalis, each costing approx. Rs 1300. Otherwise you have a very elaborate alacarte menu and the cost will depend on the items ordered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raja Bazaar Rd | Cantonment, Varanasi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 542 666 0001
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