5 Must Visit Cafe’s in Manali

Manali is a famous and beautiful hill station in the Himalayas on the northern state of Himachal in India. It is situated on the banks of Beas River. It is one of the top honeymoon destinations for Indian couples. This beautiful destination is a food paradise for tourists.

There are a lot of finer dining options with the best scenic views. Also, like every other state of the country, Manali is famous for its exotic street food. You can stroll the beautiful streets of Manali enjoying the variety of its delicious street food. There is a lot of tasty street food which is not to be missed when you visit the place like babru, trout, bhelpuri, bhey, patande and many more. So let’s make your stay worth remembering with this remarkable list of places.

1. Casa Bella Vista

Casa Bella Vista
This restaurant has many chains in north India. It is one of the exotic Spanish restaurants of Manali. It is situated next to the thick pine woods in Old Manali and is famous for its amazing pizzas. This place with its amazing scenic views and its food would be worth your time and money.

  • Location – Log Huts Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
  • Timings – 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

2. Fat Plate Cafe

Fat Plate Cafe
As good and unique as its name is the ambiance of the place. This place would delight you with its lush green gardens and colorful flowers. The bacon wrapped chicken and mustard chili trout are quite recommended of the place. Oh, let’s not forget it’s a perfect place for beer and wine lovers.

  • Location – Naggar Rd, Shuru, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
  • Timings – 11:00 AM to 10:30 PM

3. Johnson’s Cafe

Johnson’s Cafe
It is an old Manali institution which is best known for its baked trout with almond sauce. The local flavor added in the food would delight your mouth. They offer a multi-cuisine menu which includes continental, Mughlai, pan Asian, Italian. The cafe is also famous for its live music. So enjoy the mountains with the touch of good food and music in this amazing cafe which is situated at Circuit House Road.

  • Location –  Circuit House Road, Siyal, Kullu, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 
  • Timings – 9 am to 11:30 PM

4. Drifters Cafe

drifters cafe
This beautiful cafe situated in old Manali would surely lift up your mood with cool mountain views and breezes. The menu depicts the history of the cafe. The cafe also has an open-air terrace sitting where you can enjoy the delicious food served. The Indian and Continental cuisine is what the cafe is famous for and let’s not forget the play board games you can enjoy with your food.

  • Location – Manu Temple Road, Old Manali, Manali
  • Timings – 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM

4. Martin’s Cafe


The Manali Martini’s cafe situated in the Shanag village is famous for its Martini Sunday brunches. It is a very economical place for chicken lovers but they have a very unique and limited time of opening the cafe. This cafe is opened on Sunday’s just for brunches. There are enough dishes you can try on apart from their delete chicken like their smoked trout and pizzas. So yes if you are passing by Manali on Sunday’s don’t forget this amazing place.

  • Location – Leh Manali Highway, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175103, India
  • Timings – 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday

5. Chopsticks

Chopsticks
As cheerful as its name is this cafe located in Mall Road of Manali. Its best place for Chinese lovers, they serve a good mix of Chinese and Tibetan food. The decor of the place has an authentic Tibetan touch. They have photos of Dalai Lama, laughing Buddha and a snow lion flag draped on the wall depicting the Tibet culture. Its a must visit place for people having a love for dip noodles, tofu, chicken and boiled eggs. Enjoy your visit with its tasty cuisine offered.

  • Location – Model Town, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
  • Timings – 9:30 am to 11:00 pm