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Laughing Buddha

€€ - €€€, Chinese, Indian
Virupapur Gaddi, Hampi 583234, India
+91 94827 67374
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“juice” (7 reviews)
“noodles” (3 reviews)
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Israeli, Chinese, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Virupapur Gaddi, Hampi 583234, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place indeed has an amazing view but the food and ambience is just okish. Does not serve alcohol.

Thank sayaliGandhi
Deepak K, Owner at Laughing Buddha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

hey my friend why you put other restaurant picture....may be you hyped

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a great vibe and beautiful view of Hampi and the river. It is also a nice atmosphere to chill. Food is a little bit more expensive than in nearby places. We were there for dinner and for breakfast, both were delicious. Especially...More

Thank tinymaggot
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Point 1 mentioned above 2) food is average not good range in menu 3) place is good to relax next to river 4) getting back at n8 is very tough as No steer lights through 1.5 km walk area

Thank Satvik G
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I stayed in another guest house. Some tourist suggested me about this guest house as restaurant. The view from this restaurant is amazing. However the food price is too much. I ordered one plate chicken mono which cost me 350 rupees. Later on I found...More

1  Thank AnirbanG74
Deepak K, Owner at Laughing Buddha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

hey my friend ..everything price increse in my country...petrol and diesel...automatically our price increase...go to grossery shop[ you understand...you written wrong..om namaha shivaya

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Laughing Buddha restaurant has the best view of the river in the whole Hampi. It has comfortable mattresses to sit and chill.It is nicely done up place which makes the overall ambiance really good. They serve good momos but otherwise Food is OK.

Thank NidhiRana
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Laughing Buddha might have brought happiness to their house. Certainly this one has brought Serenity in a scenic location & is stupendous although its in a secluded part of town it's subtle to be like one.

Thank srinandan
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The view from this restaurant alone makes it worth a visit. You can lounge around on comfy mattresses, while you look onto the tunghabadra river, watching boats ferry people across, and the Virupaksha temple in all its beauty. The food is strictly ok and slightly...More

Thank Jordy88
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Luckily I discovered this place during my last visit and found that have a huge rush of visitors so you need to reach early to grab a table. From their decor to the comfortable and hip river view seating, this place is certainly the best...More

Thank NikharMaheshwari
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is the best place in Hampi to 'Do nothing' just go to the restaurant, read, sleep or enjoy peace and you will get really good food also here. Some fruit juices, they will just pluck the fruit from their garden and prepare for u

Thank anandv254
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Had a great relaxed lunch. Food quality was good. The scenic quality/ambience was great. Although the approach road was bumpy

Thank Kamal K
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rajeev r
13 August 2018|
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Response from Deepak K | Property representative |
yes we have rooms ....you can book online
Daisy F
29 August 2017|
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Response from Rakesh S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daisy, I did some googling and found a menu display hoarding with listed specialties of that particular day (TA doesn't allow to insert the link) Search for it and you will see for yourself.. or better still contact... More
21 March 2017|
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Response from merkelboy | Reviewed this property |
Hi sreerambabu1234, I've tried several times as well to no avail. The best would be to just go there. If you need directions, you can ask anyone after you cross the river near the Virupaksha (towards Anegundi). If you need... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:15
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Virupapur Gaddi, Hampi 583234, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bellary District  >  Hampi
  • Phone Number: +91 94827 67374
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