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142 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3JR, England (Formerly Varanesi Chefs)
+44 20 7228 3145
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17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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Thank 815alxd
Somerset, UK
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank jijwhite
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Alexandra M
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

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Thank Beckymaddison
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank Darioca16
London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

" We had really delicious mouth watering food last night. Great atmosphere and customer service. I would recommend to try their "lamb MoMo" thanks guys we will come back again..

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Thank samcherif231
Canterbury, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We walked ain Battersea Square looking for a good restaurant. An Indian restaurant named Varanasi Chefs caught our attention and we went in. The place was small but well furnished, with decorative décor that tried to some small extent emulate the opulence of the Maharajahs. We had been to India and Varanasi and tasted their several cuisines and were curious... More 

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2 Thank Neville F
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I went here for a friend's birthday and since keep on going back. It's hands down the best Indian food I've ever had (even better than the food I had in India!). The service is great - the owner always comes out and has a chat, the food is so fresh and has amazing flavours and it's reasonably priced (even... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Not going to lie, Manzils in Birmingham is the best I have had close to home. And by that I mean the best from Reading to Battersea. Fantastic food and fantastic service. Read more of my reviews and you will see I can be harsh to bad Indian food. This place doesn't do bad.

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Thank NickBlacklock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We've been to Varanasi twice and were very happy both times. Very tasty food, generous portions, attentive stuff, not expensive. Also they don't add 12.5% service charge automatically so you pay what you think is fair, which is yet another plus. We will definitely go back and will also try the home delivery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?