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“Great Coffee and nice sandwich ”

Open Hand Shop & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 5 Bakeries in Varanasi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 2 - US$ 5
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Stop by for espresso based coffee at one of our cafes or come over for a meal served by our pleasant staff. At our stores you will find great products for sale too which are made in-house by our manufacturing unit in Delhi. You can smell our home baked cakes from far and soon we'll be serving homemade ice cream as well. In Leh our meals consist of organic veggies, true to the spirit of Ladakh where nature still rules. Sit on our balcony in the holy city of Varanasi and sip some of India's best coffee while you watch Indian life go by. Stop by for some hot and spicy chai at our manufacturing unit in Old Delhi. We love visitors!
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Best coffee I have has so far in India.
All good except no cheesecake or soup of the day in stock.
Apparently they NEVER actually have the soup.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Plenty of tasty options with lots of flavour. Pasta and wraps very good. Coffee's best in India - Big cups!

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had a lunch in this Cafè and Was good and quiet! this place it s really good to meet people from all over and travellers!

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Thank khuyaamulets
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

As the title suggests, this place oozes 'Shanti Shanti'! A divine little cafe where you can sit back, enjoy delicious coffee, completely chill out and know that anything you order off the menu will be amazing and delicious. The South African owners are delightful and passionate. Their staff and gorgeous. Everything about this place says 'love and kindness'.
The beautiful handicrafts sold here make amazing gifts (great kids toys, gorgeous scarves and kaftans and really lovely handbags too!) and it's so beautiful to know they are going to such a fantastic cause.

Do yourself a favour and make your way here, it's worth the effort!!

Thank TarynWeg
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OpenHandIndia, Owner at Open Hand Shop & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Free coffee when you visit again, Taryn! Thanks for this beautiful review.

Greetings
Cornelia Bosman, OHC

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The cook left the paper on the chicken in the non-veg wrap. I wonder whatelse he put in rhe wrap. Hope i don't get aick. The coffee and salad was fine. Hopefully they will get a new cook.

1  Thank TrulaFountaine
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OpenHandIndia, Owner at Open Hand Shop & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi, Trula. Apologies for this not so positive experience at our cafe.

Greetings
Cornelia Bosman, OHC

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