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$6 - $12
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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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Reviewed yesterday

Food and the concept ! LOVED IT ! Pallarh and Kichdi was exquisite. Best place to enjoy lunch in town

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 February 2021 via mobile

I visited two days back Varr Restaurant in Rishikesh and was amazed to see the delightful decor, how much pains have been taken to incorporate decor items which one finds in temples like musical instruments, etc. This goes with the theme of the food served...here - thali having 22 dishes or more, each dish inspired from the temples of India, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. The menu is different for every thali, I had Utsav and Anandam Bhog Thali and I relished every dish. Even pickles and starters are different for every themed thali. Dining starts with a ritual of washing hands and then charnamrat is served at the table. Smoky butter milk is the signature beverage here, not to be missed. I also loved Chana dal kitchdi with dollops of pure ghee. Multi grain Bejar ki roti and Ragi idli is worth trying. Mohan Thal, Lord Krishna 's favorite sweet is also served. In Naivedyam Thali, you will get to taste delicacy Pallad, Uttarakhand popular drink. From kitchens of Jagannath temple, there is an inspired dish, Enduri - rice dumplings wrapped in Banana leaf served with Dalma. You need to partake this kind of Bhog yourself to believe it. No onion, no garlic. Amazing food. Outstanding concept. Visit Rishikesh to taste the food at Varr. Executive Chef, Deepak Bhatt and FnB Head, Saurabh personally explained the dishes and made my dining experience special. They are seen in the picture I have put up here.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Ankit R, General Manager at VARR - Temple Food of India, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2021

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time out to write this great review after you dined with us at VARR It gives us great pleasure that our efforts in providing good food and great service to our guests along with a great ambience...More

Reviewed yesterday

Loved the food and the hospitality. Everything was served after explaining. Great service by Mr. Sanjeev bhatt

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed yesterday

Last time we were little late for the temple food buffet. This time we could make it on time. The food was totally worth the wait. Quantity and variety is so huge that you need to skip at least 2 of the previous meals to...finish the food. Taste is amazing. The staff will give you the exact feeling of ‘ Atithi Devo bhava’. Must visit place in Rishikesh.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Over & above Wholesome food, it’s a great experience with very peaceful ambience . Mr Sandip took care to explain the concept in detail & made sure the entire family had a good dining experience

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When ever you come to Rishikesh, never miss having food here, it's not a simple meal its an experience. Pure, satvik, calm environment. I haven't seen such hospitality anywhere else, Sandeep ji treated us like we treat our personal guests at home. You step in...and it feels like stepping a temple. They serve you with variety of traditional dishes in Thali. No spicy masala but it tastes amazing. I will come back to this place with my family for sure.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really a great restaurant. Tasty and hygienic food, very affectionate serving excellent and must try

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience at Varr Temple Food of India. The food was delicious with unique concept of temple bhog cuisine which is a must try. The ambience was beautiful, calm and serene with courteous and hospitable people. It is a must visit if you...are looking to experience fine dining in Rishikesh or in general want to try something authentic and unique.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent place with very good food! We came for the Utsav Rajabhog Staff was very welcoming, we were well taken care of by the manager Mr Sandeep Bhatt

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting Thali with variety of dishes giving a holistic meal. But price is on the higher side

Date of visit: May 2022
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VARR - Temple Food of India is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5