Top 10 Cafes You Must Try In Manali, Himachal Pradesh

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Situated in the high-altitude of the Himalayan resort town, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, is a famous backpacking and honeymoon destination in the country. There are plenty of things one can do while on their visit here. You could go skiing in Solang Valley that is set along the Beas River or you trek Parvati Valley. There are just too many options for every outdoor enthusiast from around the globe. There is even mountaineering, para-gliding, and rafting facilities that can be arranged near the Pir Panjal mountains. Since it is situated in the high-altitude, it is bound to get a little chilly. And to help you with all the chills, there are a lot of coffee shops that will warm you up with delightful coffee. In this article, we are going to take a look at some of the cafes you must try in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

1. Dylan's Toasted & Roasted Coffee House

Posted by Dylan's Toasted & Roasted Coffee House. on Thursday, 28 March 2019

If you are a die-hard coffee lover, this cafe checks in all the boxes. Dylan’s Toasted & Roasted Coffee House is the perfect place to kick back, relax, and enjoy a nice cup of hot coffee while devouring fresh snacks and cookies. One of the coolest spots in Manali, this cafe is great to have a heart-to-heart conversation within a relaxed setting. If you are traveling solo to the cafe, you can read a good book that is stacked in the mini library. What’s more, there is good music, great food, and awesome vibes that will make a dull afternoon quite a happening one.

Dylan's Toasted & Roasted Coffee House

Address: Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Dylan’s Toasted & Roasted Coffee House

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 10pm (closed on Sun)

2. Rocky's Cafe

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Posted by Rocky's Guesthouse & Cafe on Friday, 6 April 2018

Located near Jogini Falls, Rocky’s Cafe has hippie vibes along with some prayer catching danglers that set the mood and tone to the place. Visitors can enjoy tasting delicious food while relaxing amidst the panoramic views. Thai noodles, moussakas, and coffees are highly recommended while here. Although a cute little cafe, it features huge bold murals that add a unique character to the whole place.

Rocky's Cafe

Address: Manali, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Rocky’s Cafe

Opening hours: 8:30am - 11:30pm (daily)

3. Nonstop Cafe

For those looking to take a break from sightseeing, you will enjoy relaxing at Nonstop Cafe, located on Manu Temple Road, Old Manali. This is one place where you can get that caffeine fix after an exhausting day of exploring. Visitors enjoy drinking freshly made coffee while also tasting a wide range of cuisines such as Mexican, Indian, Tibetan, and Italian. And if you loved the cafe vibes, you can enjoy staying at one of the rooms provided by the cafe.

Nonstop Cafe

Address: Manu Temple Rd, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Nonstop Cafe

Opening hours: 8am - 11pm (daily)

4. Cafe Amigos

If you like to eat a nice meal while listening to comforting music, then this place, Cafe Amigos, fits the bill just right. With a hippy decor, this cozy little cafe is known for serving German cuisine with some tasty beverages. While here, make sure to try out the crowd favorites including toastie cheese sandwich, grilled trout, spinach and cheese momos, apple pie and choco balls among others. The cafe is perfect if you are looking for a place to grab some quick treats. The cafe also offers free internet.

Cafe Amigos

Address: Circuit House Rd, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Cafe Amigos

Opening hours: 8am - 10pm (daily)

5. Kilta Cafe

A hidden gem tucked away in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, Kilta Cafe is a great place to grab a delicious cup of traditional coffee. The coffee aroma is so good that it will invite you to return. The owners of the cafe hand brew their coffees and are the kindest souls you will come across during your travels. The cafe also features some of the best desserts to accompany your coffee. Kilta Cafe, along with hand-brewed coffees, also sells roasted coffee for you to take home.

Kilta Cafe

Address: Nagar Road, VPO Aleo, New Manali

Website: Kilta Cafe

Opening hours: Thu - Tue: 10:30am - 7pm; Wed: 10:30am - 7:30pm

6. Cafe Manali Bistro

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Posted by Manali Bistro on Thursday, 7 June 2018

One of the best cafes in Old Manali, Cafe Manali Bistro is an amazing place for visitors to stop by for some delicious food while soaking in pristine views of the Himalayan mountains from the rooftop. You can choose from an array of multi-cuisine menu including Continental, Indian, and Middle Eastern dishes. All the dishes here are filled with wholesome flavors that go along perfectly well with freshly brewed coffee. After devouring a nice meal, end it with a rich fudge brownie, all while listening to some of the best tunes.

Cafe Manali Bistro

Address: Manali Bistro, Manu Temple Rd, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Cafe Manali Bistro

Opening hours: 9:30am - 11:30pm (daily)

7. Fat Plate

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Posted by Fat Plate Cafe on Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Miss homecooked food? Why not make a stop at Fat Plate cafe? Located just a 15-minute drive from Manali town, this cafe is nestled on the slopes of Hamta Valley. The highlight of the cafe is its desserts. While here, make sure to either end your meal with a dessert or just opt for the dessert and coffee on a pleasant day. And if you are looking for a place to stay, the cafe owners also own a beautiful cottage offering pristine views for the guests to stay, relax, and enjoy.

Fat Plate

Address: Naggar Rd, Shuru, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Fat Plate

Opening hours: 8:30am - 10:30pm (daily)

8. People Art Cafe & Lounge

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Posted by People Art Cafe and Lounge on Sunday, 11 August 2019

Situated just in front of Lazy Dog Cafe, this cafe serves lip-smacking food along with a pot of hookah. People Art Cafe & Lounge features Kitsch decor in vibrant colors along with sectional seating and comes with a rooftop with fast food and live music. The cafe offers cuisines from five countries and will surely explode your taste buds with varied flavors. Honey cheesecake, dim sum, hot chocolate sizzler, and Americano shots are some of the popular items at this cafe.

People Art Cafe & Lounge

Address: Manu Temple Rd, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: People Art Cafe & Lounge

Opening hours: 9am - 12am (daily)

9. Sunshine Cafe

Do you love falafel, hummus, or pita bread? Or do you want to experiment with your food while traveling? Then, head to Sunshine Cafe on your visit to Manali. Renowned for its Israeli cuisine, this cafe exudes the Old Manali feel and the typical hippie vibes. The cafe boasts an array of vegetarian options, which is also very delicious, with sufficient portion sizes. The interior of the cafe features an old rustic charm with green-bricked walls and black and white artworks.

Sunshine Cafe

Address: Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Sunshine Cafe

Opening hours: 8:30am - 1am (daily)

10. Cafe Meraki

Posted by Cafe Meraki on Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Are you looking for a place to kill some time before you head towards the next attraction? Cafe Meraki is perfect for you. Offering the tastiest comfort food, this charming cafe is nestled in Hotel Antarctica on Manu Temple Road, where visitors from all across the globe come together and jam music with the music equipment provided by the cafe. The cafe is open till late evening and is known for serving mouthwatering breakfast. Visitors can also indulge in momos, burgers, coffee, and many other snack items without emptying the wallet.

Cafe Meraki

Address: HOTEL ANTARCTICA, Manu Temple Rd, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Website: Cafe Meraki

Opening hours: Mon, Tue & Fri: 9:30am - 9:30pm; Wed: 9:30am - 10pm; Thu: 9:30am - 9pm; Sat: 9am - 10pm; Sun: 9am - 9pm

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If you are in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, or exploring the city, you will need a place to relax and unwind. Hence, you must check out the above-listed cafes and enjoy a blissful vacation in Manali.

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Born in Mumbai and brought up in Bangalore, India, Aarti is a full-time freelance writer by profession. She is a lover of everything the ‘blue dot’ offers—world cultures, off-the-beaten tracks,...Read more

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