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Hot and Cold Cafe

205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
+1 434-846-4976
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (19 reviews)
“mango pudding” (16 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My family and I love eating at this authentic India / Mediterranean restaurant. The owner is awesome and makes it a warm and inviting environment with great food.

Thank Jeffery W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The owner and his wife clearly enjoy cooking for people and they do it well! Gyros made from real lamb and very tasty. Chicken Tika Massala was spot on. Mango lasse was superb. And they fussed over us.... real service, good price. If we lived...More

Thank Kinkajouwho
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The buffet option was excellent! The owners were very friendly. I'll definitely go there again. Well located.

Thank Imrith R
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This casual-dining restaurant offers multiple vegetarian options, in addition to options for meat-eaters, in downtown Lynchburg. My favorites were the mango milkshake and the mango pudding, which felt so good going down. The hostess and chef patiently explained how each dish was prepared, and customized...More

Thank ActiveLife4Me
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I liked this restaurant. Very clean, neat. The owner is super-friendly and really cares that you have a good meal. I liked that it wasn't just Indian, it was also Mediterranean. I did not have any of the Mediterranean dishes. I was there for lundh,...More

Thank AlreadyBeenThere
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We miss Uday and his food; more so his fatherly love and his vibrant enthusiasm to make us happy with his food. We used to visit hot and cold cafe almost every week, sometimes 2-3 times a week until we moved out of Lynchburg. This...More

Thank Kaushik S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My AirBnB host recommended. They have both Indian and what I would call "middle eastern" food (they call Mediterranean.) Their weekday lunch buffet is $8.50 and Saturday lunch buffet is $9. I wanted to try, so stopped in late Saturday afternoon, after graduation. I wasn't...More

1  Thank tlhjar
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Well, I just got back from eating at Hot & Cold Cafe and I am now firmly in the group that believes it is the best Indian-Mediterranean restaurant in Lynchburg and one of the best restaurants in Lynchburg *period* based on food quality and service....More

Thank Lee N
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Wandered in for lunch and met with a delicious buffet! Curry, basmati rice and very spicey chutney made the whole meal fantastic. The pudding finished the meal nicely. Not too sweet but perfect to calm the flavorful curry. Also, had to try the baklava, and...More

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is my FAVORITE Indian restaurant! Best chicken korma I've ever had! Also, the mango pudding is a must for dessert....it is so creamy and fresh tasting!

Thank Courtney K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-846-4976
  • E-mail
Lynchburg's Premiere Indian-Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant. Taste homemade Indian and Lebanese food. Try our lunch buffet Monday through Friday. Many Vegetarian dishes. Menu includes Gyros, Hummus, Tabouli, Falafel, Baklava, Chicken Tikka Masala,Homemade Parathas, Biryani, Chai, Mango Lassi and the best Kheer (rice pudding).
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