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Vishnu Tea Emporium

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Vidyapith Road | Manmandir, Varanasi 221002, India
+91 93354 41328
09:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rarely do you go to a tea shop to have the owner personally brewing a cup of tea for you! Vishnu personally takes charge of the proceedings here and take you through the entire process of making a very special cup of tea for you to your taste. He explains every step and does not fight shy of even sharing... More 

Thank Shyam S
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Vishnu is a skilled young man passionate about his culture. He will introduce you to masala chai and other kinds of Indian tea leaves, available for sale. It's a tea shop, not a cafe' (maybe the category on Tripadvisor should be revised), so do not expect to sit down and choose your tea, it's a tiny shop where you do... More 

Thank Flavia C
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Vishnu is a caring and helpful person. He is devoted to his work and he does his business in an excellent and fair way. He is active and positive. It was nice to meet him and I recommend his shop and his services to anyone.

Thank Svetlana S
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Varanasi can be overwhelming at times. Vishnu can make you feel comfortable in a crazy environment. He is a kind soul and a diligent worker.

Thank michaelfong44
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Amazing place and Vishnu is the best host in town !!! Go and visit him, he has great teas and the shop i very well located in Varanasi

Thank Clément M
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Vishnu's chai making skills are superb and I am now addicted to chai after purchasing some tea masala and tea from him. His demonstration of how to make the perfect chai is very helpful for anyone wanting to learn, it's simple enough but the quantities are very specific as I found out once I got home. Thank you Vishnu for... More 

Thank nettlemypetal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is the third time I've visited Varanasi - my first, 10 years ago as a female travelling alone and on my first day I had the good fortune of meeting Vishnu, who showed me the hidden parts of the city that I would never have visited on my own. This time round I spent time with Vishnu in his... More 

Thank KayeEdinburgh
New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

thanks Vishnu for the awesome tea and warm hosting.taste of tea was superb.he makes the environment to have the tea by sharing knowledge about tea and its benefits.

Thank rick2016
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Vishnu's tea emporium is a must visit. Amazing hospitality and advice. Vishnu helped us with our entire stay, organising boat rides, restaurant visits and so much more. The most hospitable person we came across in India! Can't wait to visit again.

Thank stevekeen82
Chandigarh, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I went there for have a cup of tea. Tea quality is not good and the resturant service is also poor. Not a good experience.

Thank VIJAY1990

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vidyapith Road | Manmandir, Varanasi 221002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 93354 41328

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?