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5 Cafes In Mcleodganj You Must Visit

5 Cafes In Mcleodganj You Must Visit

By Ruchi Joshi

17 Mar, 2023

Better known as ‘Little Lhasa’, Mcleodganj is a quaint town with enticing views of the Himalayan ranges and home to a large Tibetan population including the famous spiritual leader Dalai Lama. It is perfect if you would like to go on a solo trip or even a workation with a Himalayan view. Now we understand that exploring the wild and the culture of Mcleodganj will require you to satiate the cravings more often than not. Don’t know which place or cafes to visit for trying the delicious food and Himachali aesthetics? We’re here to help you with a curated list of cafes in Mcleodganj.


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5 Cafes In Mcleodganj You Must Visit -

1. Woeser Bakery  


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Woeser Bakery is a quaint little cafe stationed in the mini Tibet Market. Even though small, it is one of the cutest cafes in the town serving some amazing homemade pastries and tarts. Their homemade hand beaten Cappuccino is a must for any coffee lover. You can also try Rhododendron Tea, Lemon Tart and Carrot Cake (Uffff! Yumm!). They have a sitting arrangement outside on the terrace as well which gives a breathtaking view of the Triund and Dhauladhar ranges. The best part is their menu has vegan options also available.

Address: First floor, Jogiwara Rd, beside Carpe Diem, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

2. Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen

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With a quirky, colourful and vintage décor, Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen is popular for its authentic Italian Pizza which is served with a beautiful view of the city and the mountains. It is a comfortable and cosy place to hang out on your Mcleodganj trip. A must try at Jimmy’s is their Piri Piri Pizza, Grilled Chicken Florentine, Grilled Sicilian Chicken, Pepperoni Pizza, Banoffee Pie, Chocolate Mousse and Blueberry Cheesecake. It is a perfect place to enjoy a book while the friendly staff there serves you amazing food. So add this to your cafe hopping list as it it surely worth a visit among all the cafes in McleodGanj.

3. Crepe Pancake Hut 


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You will not be able to help yourself from falling in love with this rustic wooden café which has the perfect aesthetic for your Instagram. Crepe Pancake Hut is a small cute café overlooking the beautiful view of the mountains. This cosy place is stocked with books so you can have a company of a different world when you order their delectable menu. They serve plenty of vegan options too. A must-try at Crepe Pancake Hut includes Shakshuka, Apple Cinnamon Tea, Avocado Salad, Waffles, Pancakes and obviously Crepes. Take a good amount of time with you because we are sure you will want to stay there longer.

Address: Jogiwara Rd, opposite Mt. View Hotel, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

4. Tibet Kitchen  

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Reasonable and cosy, Tibet Kitchen as the name suggests serves authentic Tibetan and Bhutanese cuisine. It is definitely one of the cafes in McleodGanj you should not miss out on. It is located on a busy street. Prices are so low but the quality and taste are topnotch. A must-try list of food items at Tibet Kitchen contains Thentuk, Ema Datschi, Shepta, Gundruk Sadeko, Shabalay, Thukpa and Momos. Considering the influence of Tibetan culture in Mcleodganj it would be a shame if you do not try some traditional dishes.

Address: Jogiwara Road, House #1 Main Square, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

5. Moonpeak Espresso

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One of the oldest cafes in Mcleodganj, Moonpeak Espresso serves authentic Himachali cuisine. Come on, you know how exciting and thrilling it is to try local food on your trip! Try their Himachali thali, Carrot Spice Cake, Ham and Bacon Sandwich, Mutton Burger, Banana Cake, Fresh-ground coffee and Omelette Spinach & Cheese. Go for the food and come back with your tummy and Instagram stories full of the delicacies offered at the cafe.

Address: Temple Rd, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

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