Hills, Coffee, And Memories: Here's A List Of The Coziest Cafes In Mussoorie

25th Apr 2018

That Mussoorie is a food-lover's paradise, is a fact that has been established time and again. But the true treasure of this hill town lies in its cafes. If you love the mountains, you know that the experience of enjoying the view while sitting in a cozy cafe can be matched by little else. Whether you're sipping on some coffee or reading your favourite book, these quaint little nooks help you experience the place in the most intimate way.

So, the next time you're in Mussoorie, try out these gorgeous cafes and live life in the slow lane for a bit.


Photo of Cafe By The Way, The Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India by Adete Dahiya


Photo of JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, Charleville, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India by Adete Dahiya
Photo of Cafe Tea Totaler, Tibetan Market Gali, The Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India by Adete Dahiya


Photo of The Charleville Book Cafe, Charleville, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India by Adete Dahiya


Photo of Fortune The Savoy - Restaurants in Mussoorie, The Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India by Adete Dahiya
Photo of Seegreen Cafe, Khanij Nagar, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India by Adete Dahiya

This small artistic-looking joint will make you fall in love from the moment you enter. With a quirky decor of polaroid cameras, big leather couches and back seats of scooters as resting stools, it gives a fun and vibrant feel that goes well with its menu of the most delicious coffee and shakes. If you're looking for something cozy after a long and hectic day of sightseeing, you will love sitting here in the evenings with your favourite cuppa and maybe a novel.

Cost: ₹500 for two (approx)

Cuisine: Coffee, shakes and fast food

Standout dishes: Oreo shake, mint hot chocolate, Irish cold coffee, chilli cheese toast

Timings and location: 10am to 10pm; The Mall, Mussoorie

Contact: 097209 22020

JW Cafe

With a vibrant open kitchen and outstanding all-day dining, JW Marriott Mussoorie's JW Cafe is a must-visit if you're in town. Whether you're looking to start your day on a great note with a scrumptious breakfast or just finish off with a great dessert at night, this place offers a selection of local and global dishes. A true five-star experience.

Cost: ₹4,000 for two (approx)

Cuisine: American, Indian, Asian

Standout dishes: Breakfast buffet, Garhwali thali, veggie pizza

Timings and location: Always open; Kempty Falls Road, Tehri Garhwal

Contact: 0135 263 5700

This tiny cafe in Mullinger is a hidden gem. With a rustic decor, plenty of sunlight and fresh air, it is the perfect place to spend a lazy morning. Sit with your cup of coffee and an interesting novel and you will not know how much time has passed you by. Their cakes and brownies are to die for.

Cost: ₹400 for two

Cuisine: Coffee, bakery, fast food

Standout dishes: Pancakes, black coffee, chicken keema fusilli, fudge chocolate brownie, magic bar

Timings and location: 9am to 8pm; Clairmount Estate, Mussoorie

Contact: 097607 86047

Sitting at the cliffside as the clouds engulf you and sipping on a hot cup of coffee – that's the ideal mountainside day, isn't it? At Cafe Tea Totaler you get this very experience and so much more. This hillside cafe is also perfect for those winter mornings when you just want to bask in the sun while enjoying a meal with your friends.

Cost: ₹400 for two (approx)

Cuisine: American, fast food

Standout dishes: Firdaus tea, bubble tea, pancakes, club sandwich, blueberry waffle

Timings and location: 10am to 10:30pm; Tibetan Market Galli, The Mall Road

Contact: 98112 99206

If there's a haven in Mussoorie for book lovers, then this is it. This cozy little cafe stocks up a nice collection of books and gives you a chance to spend a day reading your favourite one from the collection. Meanwhile, you can sip on some delicious coffee and nibble on sandwiches. The Charlesville Book Cafe is considered a must-visit place for all reading enthusiasts.

Cost: ₹200 for two (approx)

Cuisine: Coffee, finger food

Standout dishes: Chicken sandwich, creamy cookie shake, Charleville special eggs

Timings and location: 9.30am to 7pm; Charleville Road, Mussoorie

Contact: 0135 263 6904

Nostradamus - The Writer's Bar

Another one for book lovers and writers! This sophisticated restro-bar is a part of 'Fortune The Savoy' hotel in Mussoorie. If coffee and books are not your thing, maybe you could read your favourite novel or pen down your thoughts while sipping on your favourite drink. The walls of the bar are adorned with plaques of famous writers who visited here over a century ago.

Cost: ₹4,000 for two (approx)

Cuisine: Bar food, multi cuisine

Standout dishes: Sangria, assorted non-veg platter, fried cheese sticks

Timings and location: 11am to 11pm; Library Bazaar, Gandhi Chowk

Contact: 87559 11123

If you're done with touristy places and are looking for something a little more local, then Seegreen is the place. THis little home-cafe owned by an old couple will give you all the feels. Chill next to a bonfire as you chit-chat with your friends and enjoy a delicious array of home-cooked dishes. The food and the people are simple but the experiences you end up having here are extraordinary.

Cost: ₹400 for two (approx)

Cuisine: Multi-cuisine home-cooked food

Standout dishes: Mandwa roti and chicken, chocolate shake, veggie pizza, butter maggi

Timings and location: Always open; Hathipaon, Mussoorie

Contact: 098226 00036

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