These must try restaurants in my all time favourite Hill station - Mcleodganj! #mountaincafes

Tripoto
3rd Apr 2019

Photo of Illiterati, Jogiwara Road, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan

Away from the humdrum and cramped spaces of the city, towards Dharamshala, café Illiterati is nestled in a quiet corner. If books and good food interests you then head to the Illiterati Books & Cafe.One can spend an entire day reading books in this picturesque book cafe with a fine view of the mountains. This  place is owned by a European couple and offers amazing food, specially pasta. Sit down, relax, pick a book and feast on your favourite meal at the Illiterati Books & Cafe.

Where : Jogiwara Rd, Dharamshala

When : 9.30 am - 9pm(open all days)

Must Have : Italian cuisine is epic here

Cost for 2: ₹ 400 approx.

Photo of Crepe Pancake Hut, Jogiwara Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan
Photo of Crepe Pancake Hut, Jogiwara Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan
Photo of Crepe Pancake Hut, Jogiwara Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan

There's no better way to start your day than with some scrambled eggs, delicious pancakes and coffee. The little cafe with low tables and a cozy set up has organic flour-made pancakes with fresh fruit sauces which are super good besides a host of salads! Don't miss out on their homemade Pineapple Beer & this place if perfect for breakfast with a vast array of pancakes, eggs and cakes to offer.

Where : Jogiwara Rd, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala

When : 8.30 am - 9 pm ( Sunday closed)

Must Have: All the tea lovers should try out the mint tea here with the sticky ginger cake baked to perfection.

Cost for 2: ₹ 450 (Approximately)

Photo of Shiva Cafe, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan
Photo of Shiva Cafe, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan

Notoriously infamous near the Bhagsunag Waterfalls, the Shiva Cafe in Mcleodganj is famous for its peaceful atmosphere, giving you probably your only chance at attaining Nirvana! The cafe may seem simple and ordinary but has a wonderful view of the Bhagsunag waterfalls which is best enjoyed with freshly prepared hot food and some coffee.

Where : Near Bhagsunag Water Fall, Dharamshala

When : 9am - 10 pm ( open all days)

Must Have: Noodles, Thukpa

Cost for 2: ₹500 Approx.

Photo of Jimmys Italian Kitchen - Best Restaurant In Mcleodganj, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan
Photo of Jimmys Italian Kitchen - Best Restaurant In Mcleodganj, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan
Photo of Jimmys Italian Kitchen - Best Restaurant In Mcleodganj, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan

Like the name suggests, this place is everything Italian in terms of its menu. With pizzas done to perfection and pastas that you will rave about, no wonder this place has so many people who return just for a little taste of Italy right in the middle of McLeod Ganj. Best part is Jimmy’s offers a choice of 18 sauces for its pastas including a tomato-cream-vodka chicken penne.

Where :McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala

When : 8am - 10 pm(open all days)

Must Have: The chicken grill served with pasta and baked potatoes is a must try.

Cost for 2: ₹ 500 (Approximately)

Photo of Lobsang's Four Season Cafe, Unnamed Road, Block H, Heritage City, Sector 25, Gurugram, Haryana, India by shehnaz khan
Photo of Lobsang's Four Season Cafe, Unnamed Road, Block H, Heritage City, Sector 25, Gurugram, Haryana, India by shehnaz khan

Moderately priced and value for money, if you are craving for good quality Tibetan or even Italian food, this cafe will not disappoint you. The place is pretty famous for the food flavours and is usually packed but it's all worth the wait.

Where : Jogiwara Rd, McLeod Ganj

When : 8 am - 10.30 pm ( open all days)

Must Have : Best known for dishes like Chicken Cacciatora, Roast Chicken Pizza, Chicken Momos.

Cost for 2: ₹ 500 (Approximately)

Photo of Moon Peak Espresso, Temple Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan
Photo of Moon Peak Espresso, Temple Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by shehnaz khan

We've all wanted to sit at a cute hill cafe while sipping the best brewed coffee on a lazy vacation, haven't we? That is exactly the environment that Moonpeak offers. Located side by side on Temple Road, offer a place to relax, refuel, do some free wi-fi ,browse a magazine or two, make some new  friends, and while away a few pleasant hours. With the best coffee in town, along with good portions of food, this is a cafe that all travelers want to visit.

Where : Temple Rd, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala

When : Café 7am-9pm(open all days)

Must Have : Once you have the banana cake here, you'll keep coming back.

Cost for 2: ₹ 300 (Approximately)

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