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Varanasi Chefs

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142 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3JR, England (Formerly Varanesi Chefs)
+44 20 7228 3145
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very pleasant experience. The food was excellent and the service charming. Good wines We will go there again and recommend it to friends.

Thank DAGCLondon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I actuate ally went to eat in today And although it has a dated feel You actually feel your in India The red decor and the tiny dabba (hut) style resturant its just amazing. Will visit again

Thank Rajofindia N
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Crowne Plaza about 10 minutes away and fancied a curry. We chose the right place. The restaurant is small and friendly. The food was good and decent enough portions. We also had a laugh with the waiter who provided useful advice on the spiciness of a curry I had never had before. Prices were reasonable... More 

Thank Paul H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I cannot understand how this place has such a good star rating. We ordered a takeaway based on the glowing reviews and were sorely disappointed. The food took over an hour to arrive and when it did it was cold and horrible. The palak paneer was utterly tasteless and bland, the garlic naan was bitter and inedible and the daal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

excellent dinner with delicious food. very clean and nice food presentation as well. very recommended!

Thank Fabio_Giulia_uk
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Everything was very delicious and was delivered very promptly. Our new favourite Indian Take Away/Delivery place!

Thank 815alxd
Somerset, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner. The place doesn't look much from the outside but don't let that put you off. The food is OUTSTANDING and great value. The lamb mo mo starter is worth the 15 minute wait and the lamb xacuti was creamy and so so tasty. We were well served by nice people as well and the beer was good... More 

Thank jijwhite
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I asked Varanasi for a reservation for initially 10 which later became 6 then 5. They were flexible regarding my reservation which made the surprise party less stressful. The table was in a perfect spot and we were never without Kingfisher. The chef prepared a special appetizer plate for each guest which was one of each of the appetizers on... More 

Thank Alexandra M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

My boyfriend and I ate here last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. Fantastic food (the taste of the lamb was incredible!), really authentic and delicious. The staff were hospitable and the manager was particularly friendly and helpful. Make sure you book, this place is always full on a weekend!

Thank Beckymaddison
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We went twice, always excellent. Home delivery was good too. Very tasty but not too spicy hot, attentive and gentle staff, fairly priced.

Thank Darioca16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3JR, England (Formerly Varanesi Chefs)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7228 3145
One of the leading Indian Takeaway & Dine In Restaurants in Battersea, SW11 3JR.

We offer the varied delicious tastes and cuisines of India, from homes, wayside stalls and palaces presented in style, retaining its authentic nature. REAL Indian cuisine - which is the specialty of the Varanasi Chefs - is distinctive. It is exotic, aromatic and flavourful, relying on a subtle blend of herbs and spices, and provides an interesting contrast with Curries - the sauce based foods, Chats - the Indian street foods and with Tandoori- the clay oven foods

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