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Laughing Buddha


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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US$ 10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Israeli, Chinese, Indian, Asian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Wifi
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All reviews pizza juice falafel thali the river great view the main road serve beer virupaksha temple laid back good vibes food was average great music nice ambience must visit place guest house non veg
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant on our first day on hippy island. Crossing the river cost you Rs 50 per person and the boat service stop at 5 in the evening. The restaurant is a situated just off the river, however you need to walk a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank roopawilsonkarthik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

test of the food here is so good most of the food items are Chinese and I love to eat Chinese and I have a great experience we ate a lot in this aspect restaurant

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 765abhilashk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was good but over priced. The service was good. The winner was the ambience. This had a great view of the river with multiple levels. There were both low tables and mattress as well as a few regular tables. The music was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank agrdlove
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is located on the river banks and provides Indian style relaxed seating. The food quality is great too. You can lounge on cotton mattresses and have some nice food. The customers are mostly non-Indians though. They were very finicky about our kids running...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FamilyTravellerSG
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Food was Nice. Good variety also. Service was slow. But Staff was nice with us. The real plus in this place is the ambience. It's a nice cozy place. Although it is not fit for family with kids as people were smoking right next to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Girish K
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Visited this place a this weekend based on recommendations of the resort we were staying at. At the entrance, there were around 10-12 cats whom the hotel staff was feeding raw minced meat which had a lot of blood on it- horrifying sight for anyone....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank shardul_bahuguna
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Laughing Buddha is on the bank of the Tungabhadra. It's a chilled out place (like every other in Hampi) but has good food and music. Service everywhere in Hmapi is a bit laid back but it was pretty good here in comparison.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Meghna_Singhee
Reviewed 2 January 2019

We came to this cafe to relax after visiting the 575 steps Anjaneri Hill temple. The location couldnt be better - pristine surrounding, right next to the tungabhadra river overlooking the Vuripaksha temple. The calm atmosphere along with relaxing music make this an excellent place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mandar J
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

It was difficult to find the place as we were not much aware of this side of Happening Hampi. Though we did manage to get to this Gypsy island and I was shocked. I wish I had known of this place in advance then I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jawahar74
Reviewed 1 January 2019

You seem to find this cafe in most articles about Hampi. Located across the river towards the " hippie" side. There are multiple restaurants and cafes lined up on the other side, but Laughing Buddha is away from the hustle and located next to the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank SharadSud-Gurgaon
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rajeev r
13 August 2018|
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Response from Deepak K | Property representative |
yes we have rooms ....you can book online
30 August 2017|
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Response from Rakesh S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daisy, I did some googling and found a menu display hoarding with listed specialties of that particular day (TA doesn't allow to insert the link) Search for it and you will see for yourself.. or better still contact... More
21 March 2017|
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Response from merkelboy | Reviewed this property |
Hi sreerambabu1234, I've tried several times as well to no avail. The best would be to just go there. If you need directions, you can ask anyone after you cross the river near the Virupaksha (towards Anegundi). If you need... More
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