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Bowl of Compassion

) #28 of 217 Restaurants in Varanasi $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
D 32/162 Devnathpura Bengalitola | Bengalitola lane., Varanasi 221001, India
+91 98391 05112
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (3 reviews)
“great cook” (2 reviews)
“great food” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
D 32/162 Devnathpura Bengalitola | Bengalitola lane., Varanasi 221001, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The home made dhali is so delicious and the staff is really nice. Be careful because there is a lot to eat, you must feel very hungry !

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Thank juliettew60
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

During my one week of stay, I had a very delicious meals every day. Get to try new dishes. The staffs are so friendly. They always smile. The place was cozy The rooftop view was awesome. You'll see views of Varanasi while having wonderful food....More

Thank Pangdongelf
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived at bowl of compassion after looking for a lovely place to do yoga. Although we didn't use the hotel we had a morning of yoga and we helped in the school twice! The children were lovely. All the staff were very helpful -...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

During my two weeks stay in Somits Paying Guest house I tried a lot of different dishes, mornings with lovely pan cakes, lunch and dinner. Always freshly made food of the Restaurant Bowl of Compassion, made by China, who is a very good and hygienic...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

China the chef does a great job with his cooking. We had both breakfast and dinner and all the food was very well prepared. The view from the roof is nice to.

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We once had diner and breakfast here during our 5days stay in their guesthouse. Food was alright but compared to some other restaurants in Varanasi not that special. We also had to wait 45mins for our breakfast which was quite long. Prices are bit higher...More

Thank Leonie0504
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Our stay at Sumit guest house It has been a short but very intense time, we enjoyed every minute.... I would like to thanks..... Mama for opening her house to us and for the best Puri tasted in my life Susmita for showing us her...More

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Thank luca63Novara
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Somit's guest house and the bowl of compassion is located in the terrace of the building.. I dined here on two occasions - had a veg thali once and a dal chawal on another occasion.. very Nicely cooked meals which tastes quite...More

Thank sriram_rajagopal
Reviewed 9 January 2017

China made a good dhal and pea rice. The chicken curry was also nice and spicy. His porridge with banana and honey was also very good! He also introduced us to an ayurvedic tea which was tasty and the honey, lemon and ginger tea definitely...More

Thank bighairontour
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Bowl of Compassion is part of a wonderful organisation that I spent two weeks volunteering with and chose to eat breakfast each day in the restaurant. I was always served promptly on my request with a lovely western style breakfast. On occasion I also took...More

Thank waynearthur8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D 32/162 Devnathpura Bengalitola | Bengalitola lane., Varanasi 221001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 98391 05112
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Bowl of Compassion ( A Charity Cafe ) is running our schools 4 boys on the 4th floors, We are Befriend of Bodhgaya"s * Bowl of Compassion * project. Our 4 Boys are good sheaf and can make almost all Indian local foods , Chai, Coffee and some interesting menu list they have you can come take the fresh food,Here we always use mineral water for making all the foods hygienic. These Place 2 more things you can see YOGA EDUCATION TRAINING SOCIETY & SOMIT PAYING GUEST HOUSE. Everyone welcome to eat here and give your feedback. Your once visit indirectly you will give your contribution for children education project. Please try to come yourself without Indian Guide. Use our map it is same building of Yoga & Guest house. If any problem to find us then call our mobile.
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