Places To Eat In manali
Places to Eat in Manali
One of the most recommended holiday destinations when discussing India tourism is Manali. Known throughout the country for
its picturesque mountains and valleys, it draws tourists by the thousands every year. To cater to them, a horde of
impressive cafes, restaurants and bars have come up here. With a wide variety of lip-smacking dishes, these food joints have
the ability to make your mouth water with the waft and taste of their culinary offerings. From Chinese, Italian, Korean,
Indian, Continental and Japanese to Vietnamese, Tibetan and Thai dishes, everything is available in Manali. Keep reading to
know more about different dishes and eating points in Manali that make it a foodie’s heaven.
What to Gorge on
You can relish momos, pizzas, apple pies and banana pancakes along with yak milk cheese at several cafes that are a rage
among young travellers. For those, who love to gorge on street food, various options are available here like aloo tikkis,
samosas, pav bhaji, bread pakoras and gulab jamuns. People fond of Himachal food will not be disappointed as they will also
get plenty of options to satiate their hunger.
Holidaymakers can also relish classic Punjabi dishes like shahi paneer and butter chicken on Mall Road which is packed with
North Indian restaurants. Pita with hummus and falafel, and Nutella pancakes can be savoured at various cheap eating joints
and guesthouses in the villages of Vashisht and Old Manali. Below are some of the prominent eating places and the delicacies
they offer, compiled according to their respective areas in Manali.
Eating Places Near Mall Road
People on a Manali trip can enjoy Chinese and Indian cuisine along with an aromatic drink at Zing Zing Bar & Restaurant,
located in the Model Town area. Chopsticks Restaurant on Mall Road is popular for its trout preparations, and it also serves
a range of Chinese dishes. If you want to relish South Indian, Gujarati, Jain, Punjabi or Chinese dishes all at one place,
then Raj Rasoi Restaurant is a good place to visit. Offering mouth-watering South Indian and North Indian dishes, Satyam
Restaurant is a nice place to have breakfast or lunch at a reasonable price. You can go with your loved ones to Mount View
Restaurant for an array of Chinese, Japanese and Tibetan delicacies along with refreshing beverages.
Dining Options in Old Manali
A multi-cuisine restaurant, Lazy Dog can be visited for veg penne pasta, big olive cheese pizzas, fresh salads, mocktails
and cocktails. Before exploring the town, you can have a delicious breakfast, comprising sandwiches and cookies, at Bob
Dylan’s Café. For those who can open their purse strings a little, Shiva Café is a good alternative; it serves dumplings,
Tibetan soups and sandwiches. If you want to savour good food at an affordable price, then Green Forest Café will not
disappoint you with its fine assortment of apple wine, olive pizza, cheesecake and vegetarian sizzler. You can hang out with
friends while having tasty pizzas and pasta at Pizza Olive Italian Restaurant.
Connoisseurs of chocolates, cakes, fruit juices and shakes can give a try to Blue Elephant Cafe which serves food at
reasonable prices. People can also enjoy good food at Café 1947, which offers funky named dishes like Vegeta (Dragonball Z),
Burger of Bodom (named after the Finnish Death Metal band, Children of Bodom), Dimebag (Darrel) burgers, Metallica pasta,
Slayer pizzas and Rambo.
Places to Eat in Vashisht Village
You can relish authentic Italian food, including pizzas, Poire belle Hélène and tiramisu, as well as vanilla ice cream
amidst the fragrance of roses at Rose Garden Restaurant. World Peace Restaurant is another place for gastronomes; it offers
sandwiches and Tibetan dishes like thukpa and thenthuk.
Along with all these eating joints, other places that can be visited to satiate food cravings include Casa Bella Vista off
Old Manali Road, Oven in the Garden on Rohtang Highway, Fat Plate Cafe on Naggar Road, Il Forno on Hadimba Road, Khyber on
Mall Road, Manali Sweets in Siyali Mahadev Market and German Bakery opposite Nehru Park.
Do not forget to relish these mouth-watering delicacies in the town as almost all Manali packages give you enough leisure
time to explore the town on your own.