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Dolphin Restaurant

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Man Mandir Ghat | Godaulia, Varanasi, India
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Xi'an, China
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2012

the best milk tea I've tasted in India, so and the garlic nann! nice try!!! 为什么非要200字符以上呢?= =# 总之他们家真的很棒,而且窗户外的阳台上可以看到印度日晷哦!奶茶、玛莎拉奶茶、蒜馕,都是我在印度吃过数一数二好吃的!

Thank Sachi227
Winchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012 via mobile

Beware there are a lot of steps / stairs to get to this restaurant but the effort is worth it. We had lunch in this restaurant with another couple, the views are stunning looking across and along the Ganges, the service was fantastic and the quickest we have had in India so far and the food was fantastic with a... More 

Thank AnnieCat60
Havana, Cuba
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

good food good service very good view on the city specially during the sunset close to the dasaswamedh ghat (2 minutes walking) for the sunset show

Thank renaud s
Sydney, Australia
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

While the Dolphin restaurant offers great views of the Ganges, the food is average and this is not the only place that alcohol is available. The prices are a little expensive but only by India standards - it is a good place to kick back.

Thank Susan P
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2012

We stayed at one of this hotels sister properties and we were greeted by some amazing staff members, especially Pappu. We went to the dolphin restaurant for dinner and the food was great. It is worth going just for the view, it is beautiful! Pappu offers fantastic customer service and is there to help you wherever possible.

Thank BRADYK03
Burleigh Heads, Australia
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147 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2012

the view is the best around - awesome views of the Ganga - food good - it isn't the easiest place to find although you can spot it for miles around as it dominates the skyline between Manmandir Ghat and the Main Burning Ghat

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

View from the restaurant was great, we looked at the menu and thought the food was expensive but thought it would be good however it was very forgettable. Service was ok but the waiters were not friendly.

Thank Breda77
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

It was quite a hike up all the stairs but the food was excellent!!! It was a bit more expensive than most places but truly delicious!

Thank Tammy311
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

This restaurant was on top of the Rashim Guest House. It was quite pricy, but the food was good and the place was clean and the service was just fine. They even had Free Wifi which made it complete. The tables inside were quite big and did not have enough space to sit comfertable on. In short, solid. PJ

Thank PjanV12
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

quality of restaurant doesn't correspond to information declared in Lonely Planet. The price doesn't correspond to quality and service. Expensively, tastelessly, dirty. The window "in which can be watched the cook" everything it is covered with dirt and a soot

Thank Svetlana B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Man Mandir Ghat | Godaulia, Varanasi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?