Aum Cafe is located near Assi Ghat and is considered to be one of the healthiest options in the city. It serves pure vegetarian food that comprise of soups, starters, Lassi, organic Herbal Tea and a number of breakfast items. It opens at 7a that makes it ideal to have breakfast after your morning walk. The menu includes Idly, oatmeal, fresh fruits, eggless omelets and so on. It also serves herbal pasta, Veggie Burger and Mozzarella Cheese Pizza and sandwiches. The cafe believes that each one of their customer should eat healthy while eating out, thus taking care of their health first.
Kashi Chat Bhandar is one of the famous fast food restaurants serving snacks and Chats. Some of the items they serve are Dahi Bhalla, Aloo Tikki, Paani Puri, Papri Chat, Mixed Chat and Dahi Masala Chat. In their sweet menu, Rabri Jalebi is the best. It has a typical Banarasi taste. The place is very small but is well maintained and clean. The prices are kept as low as possible so you can come here often with a gang of friends and enjoy munching some tasty snacks.
Kerala Cafe in the heart of the sacred city serves up delectable South Indian grub in a relaxed setting. The no-frills eatery offers an exciting menu featuring South Indian standards like lemon rice, masala dosa, filter coffee and other classics. Hop in for a typical Kerala-style feast and enjoy the generous portions and friendly service.
Found at the Food Floor of the ritzy Redisson Blu Hotel, The Great Kabab Factory welcomes gourmands to devour delectable grilled fare in a warm, inviting setting. One of the city's most loved restaurants serving up those toothsome kebabs, the eatery offers an extensive menu featuring traditional Indian delicacies. Choose to savor their specialty kebabs or contemporary preparations with a classic twist.
eastWEST is located in the famous Radisson Hotel. As the name suggests, his restaurant offers some of the most authentic Eastern and Western cuisines. It also provides a friendly service and a convivial atmosphere. They open at 6.30 am for breakfast, at 12 noon for lunch and at 7:00 pm for dinner. The dishes served are either buffet style or á la carte. It has a lot of space and can seat around 116 guests at a time. They have an open kitchen where you can see fire-wood for baking fresh Italian pizzas. This restaurant is indeed a delight and offers a fine dining experience.
Found a few steps away from Anand Mandir Road, Baati Chokha welcomes food connoisseurs to relish delectable local cuisine in a rustic setting. Handicraft accents, clay pots and white mud walls create an earthy atmosphere to savor the holy city's traditional grub. The cooks rely on age-old, secret recipes to doll out some toothsome local eats like the baati chokha, choorma and Banarasi kheer.
Perched at the ground level of the ritzy Hotel Hindustan International, Atrium Cafe invites gourmands to savor a range of cuisines like Indian, Continental and Chinese. The restaurant offers extensive la carte and buffet menus and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Floor-to-ceiling windows pour in a lot of sunlight inside, thus creating an inviting milieu for all its guests. Grab a table and ask for day specials or choose to go with dependable options from its elaborate menu.
Tandoor Villa on Nadesar Main Road is a famous outpost for classic North Indian preparations and sees crowds pouring in from far and wide. The elegant interiors are well-done with dim lights, plush dining booths and sharp lines. Villa's menu is a true ode to the ancient culinary choices of Indian royals, with preparations like Murgh Tikka (chicken bbq), Paneer Lababdar and Dal Makhani, among other hearty picks.
The Chocolate Room is part of a popular chain of cafes with a strong presence across India. This Chocolate Room outlet finds itself in the city's busy SIGRA Shopping Mall and welcomes shoppers, locals and tourists alike. Find an eclectic menu that features decadent smoothies and shakes, piquant Mexican eats, wholesome sandwiches and inventive cocktails. An ideal hangout for chocolate buffs, it also serves up refreshing infusions and frothy coffees.
Located on the ground floor of the I.P. Mall in Sigra, McDonalds capitalizes on its ground-level location which draws in passersby from the street looking for some comfort food. Summers get particularly hectic when it appears like everyone needs to escape into the air-conditioned confines of this mega fast food joint. Indianized versions of burgers may surprise Westerners who'd probably find the flavors spicier than what they'd normally expect however no one's complaining! Go on and indulge in their happy meals, breakfast menu, desserts and spicy delights.
Along with McDonalds, Dominoes has pretty much taken over Sigra by storm with its inventive range of pizzas. Piping hot garlic bread and pizzas arrive at your table by smartly-dressed waiters who are eager to explain the choice in toppings available - mushroom, cheese, sweet corn, cottage cheese, red peppers and more. The air-condition is another reason why Varanasi's locals choose to eat here. And if you are too lazy to head out into the searing heat, simply place an order and they will arrive at your doorstep with pizzas and a winning smile.