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Open Hand Shop & Cafe

Dumraun Bagh Colony | Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 542 236 9751
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (44 reviews)
“cheesecake” (14 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
07:30 - 21:00All hours
Indian, Cafe, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dumraun Bagh Colony | Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is service👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 Food is amazing, the service and atmosphere is inviting and food tantalizing. Make sure to make the trip👍🏻

Thank Juné B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there two time's in our visiting day to meet a Indian student friend we try there coffee was very nice and cheese cake is good to

Thank Wind S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have walked straight past this place if it wasn't for someone recommending it which would have been a terrible shame! The food is amazing and the portions are very generous. The take away cakes are to die for and it's good coffee too....More

Thank Cren24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well located near Assi Ghat. Good value cappuccino coffee. This place seems very popular with European visitors. Somewhat cramped however.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and friendly people. Western food is good but the Aloo Paratha I ate was really bad. And they actually forgot my order. So we waited for 1 1/2 h.

Thank Lilli A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for breakfast. The service was really nice, the food was tasty (a bit more expensive compared with other Indian restaurants) and the place itself is really sweet and cozy. You just can sit there for quite a time and relax, listening to...More

Thank Alina S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I went there after I visit the cafe in Delhi. The food is great, the stuff is friendly and check out there for souvenirs from India which are not the usual one

Thank E_dan_nl
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide recommended this cafe as a clean, good place to eat so we tried it out. It was reasonably priced and the food quality was good. The sugar and cinnamon pancakes were delicious. It's in a shop, you worry you're in the wrong...More

Thank phel_the_fairy
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Open Hand a couple of times after recommendations from fellow travellers. It has the best coffee in Varanasi by far! Proper machine and big mugs. The cakes are great, porridge was yummy and the veggie sandwich was to die for. Only issue is...More

Thank rosanna s
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Order forgotten, mango shake from not real mango, tikka chicken with ketchup, chips from lays... ok, the place is designed for first timer tourist not real backpackers...it looks chic as my girlfriend could shop while she eats...lol, Oh...they have a good coffee machine I have...More

Thank Song Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dumraun Bagh Colony | Assi, Varanasi 221005, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 542 236 9751
  • E-mail
Stop by for espresso based coffee at one of our cafes or come over for a meal served by our pleasant staff. At our stores you will find great products for sale too which are made in-house by our manufacturing unit in Delhi. You can smell our home baked cakes from far and soon we'll be serving homemade ice cream as well. In Leh our meals consist of organic veggies, true to the spirit of Ladakh where nature still rules. Sit on our balcony in the holy city of Varanasi and sip some of India's best coffee while you watch Indian life go by. Stop by for some hot and spicy chai at our manufacturing unit in Old Delhi. We love visitors!
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