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Aum Cafe

Assi Ghat B1/201, Varanasi 221002, India
+91 93353 61122
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Assi Ghat B1/201, Varanasi 221002, India
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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

A lovely, quaint 1st floor cafe with small shop below. Food is fresh and healthy. I enjoyed the eggless omelet that comes with toasted wheat bun and fresh fruit bowl. The coffee is strong and REAL, something I've been missing so while in India. Your...More

Thank goldynkat
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Aum cafe wins hands down the tastiest and cleanest food.The staff are amazing also very friendly.i have been in Varanasi for 3 months and they have saved me.i eat there everyday!!!

Thank peterishkhans
ShivaniAum, Manager at Aum Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Thank you for this great review.....you know we love our job feeding friends like you....big hug coming your way...

Reviewed 31 January 2016

The porridge was amazing, service great, nice chill out from the craziness of the street & as a solo traveller great conversations with the owners. Great menu!

Thank Monique F
ShivaniAum, Manager at Aum Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

It was a pleasure chatting with you and being of service....thanks for you visit...be well Hugs

Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is a great find. Wind yourselves up the narrow staircase, past the shop, which you must explore later, and treat yourself to Rose Lassi. WOW! Good coffee, gluten free selections, it is simply great.

Thank mgbphoto
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Not being a fan of sweet breakfasts I did not love the menu. It was pancakes or granola. Strict vegetarian (including no eggs) limits the options I guess. The venue was nice and the staff were friendly. I'll be eating round the comer at the...More

Thank engrob84
ShivaniAum, Manager at Aum Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Sorry for not meeting your need for eggs... Aum cafe is connected to a small Hindu temple, with respect for the fact that eggs are not permitted in or around a Hindu temple we choose not to serve egg...try use for lunch sometime we offer...More

Reviewed 20 January 2016

The food we tried at Aum cafe felt very nutritious and well cooked with natural fresh ingredients! Everything was made with care. The catalogue is interesting with a lot of information about nutrition and alternative therapies. We reccomend the eggless omelette and the kicharee.

Thank 2chestnuts
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Aum Cafe is in the Assi Ghat area of Varanasi and is upstairs in a building down a side laneway off the main road. It is well signposted. Restaurant and a nice relaxing vista from a "balcony area". Kitchen and office/shop for the restaurant are...More

Thank TAS96
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We had a very nice breakfast there, cozy relaxed athmosphere. Helpful staff! It is located in a calm area not far from Assi Ghat.

Thank EVA_L_S
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We read the reviews and were never disappointed at Aum. We had lunch there many times and it was nice to enjoy a cafe in Varanasi without everyone smoking which seems to be the norm...which is not fine if you don't smoke. The food was...More

Thank yoginiL68
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

I so grateful for what you offer at Aum Cafe. It is not just the food, which is out of this world - like what I eat back at home in California, but the environment, the service . . . Just go there and you...More

Thank Monnet_Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Assi Ghat B1/201, Varanasi 221002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 93353 61122
Aum Cafe'...Is a small family run cafe',we take pleasure in providing pure, healthy and very tasty food....We make everything including breads,cakes, cookies,yogurt, granola, soup, pasta sauce and our all of our yummy chutneys..To mention a few....We use real ground coffee and serve organic teas from around the world, as well as several special Ayurveda herbal blends.....Up the stairs and behind the temple on Assi ghat..See you soon ... Hours 7:00am until 3:30pm...Closed Monday...May and June Closed due to summer heat..FREE HUGS (very popular)
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