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Bona Cafe

Hathi Phatak D32/24 | Bengali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
+91 542 245 0031
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bibimbap” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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09:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Cafe, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hathi Phatak D32/24 | Bengali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Literally a five minute walk from the Brijrama Palace Hotel on the Ganges, and very, very worth tracking down. We ate there twice. Service is a little haphazard - nothing seemed to get to the table at the same time on either night - but...More

Thank Einon_E_Mouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seemed nice when I saw the restaurant from outside on the street, but inside is not like my expectation. Food is average. Service is really, really slow. I had to go get some what I need. Don’t seat on the terrace, street dogs are hassling...More

Thank DongEun S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can definatley recommend the plunger coffee, 80 rps serves 2 The babimbap and potato pancake were extremely boring, tasteless and the pancake oily.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

This is a really great cafe near the ghats. The food was good, coffee was good (French press style), really cozy place, and staff was friendly providing great service. Highly recommend while in Varanasi.

Thank Two Traveling B
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered crispy chicken and paneer butter masala and both were absolutely perfect. Their prices are fine, the meat dishes understandably cost more. Their Korean food seems quite authentic. I found our meal absolutely perfect and super yummy. Also, the atmosphere in the cafe is...More

Thank Kuruma135
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice and clean, with friendly service Lots of dishes (Indian/ Korean) Good coffee and tea a nice little place for a break in the old city !

Thank Scuba971
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to the Bona Cafe. Friendly service and variety menu. Food was delicious with a welcoming, natural vibe. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Varanasi.

Thank EmRPage123
Reviewed 2 September 2017

As I live just round the corner, had to eat here as it's a good place to people-watch as they go past. As many other reviews mention, the food is good, the service when I was there was very slow indeed (had to walk over...More

Thank harleyBoy42
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Its a really a good cafe in between small lanes near ghat. Near pandey ghat. Its really a good place to sit, read and drink coffee or eat. Its famous for Korean food and all. Deserts are good too. Beautiful and sweet cafe with small...More

Thank Kunal T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A lot of foreigners eat here, usually that's all who you see. Nice ambience, good food. It's also right on the gali so you can watch the traffic as it goes by. They're also kind to local animals.

Thank Lars J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hathi Phatak D32/24 | Bengali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 542 245 0031
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