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Brewing Ideas!! Hot Coffee in the Chilling Weather of Manali

Brewing Ideas!! Hot Coffee in the Chilling Weather of Manali

If you are a coffee Lover like me this article is just for you. Just imagine that you are walking under the shade of tall pine trees, on the cobblestoned paths with hot coffee. Actually, you will discover many restaurants in Manali that are a class apart from the regular eateries. Besides their quaint ambience, intimate seating and old-world charm, these cafes offer great food without burning a hole in your pocket. Tucked deep into the by-lanes of the hill station, here are some cafes whose charm and good food will keep you coming back for more.


Perfect for an early morning breakfast with your family or a relaxing evening drink with your pals, this café has something for everyone. Decorated with touristy knick-knacks from all over the world, The Lazy Dog is located on the banks of Beas River in Old Manali. The hammocks, bean bags and wooden chairs at the small terrace at the back add to the laidback vibe of the café. The breakfast menu includes egg dishes, burritos, and sandwiches. Best known for its grilled trout, the café also serves Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Thai cuisines. Popular picks here are the Indian thalis, butter chicken and chicken curry. The beer and wine lists are decent and the café also serves plenty of traditional vegetarian dishes

CAFE 1947

Situated in the quiet lanes of Old Manali, the dimly-lit Café 1947 is a quaint eatery which serves delectable continental, Indian and Israeli fare. The most popular dishes at the café are the burger of bodom, vegeta, UFO, the slayer pizza and the metallica pasta. Located on the banks of the Manalsu River, this is Manali’s first music café and hosts gigs quite frequently. Enjoy your favourite beer, sip on a hot cup of ginger tea or sweeten your mouth with desserts such as fiametta and tiramisu. Make sure you try the mutton burger, lasagne and the daily specials listed on the chalkboard.


Be it a romantic evening with your partner at the dim-lit enclosure or a family get-together in the alfresco seating arena, Cesa Bella Vista caters to all kinds of travellers. The café is a must-visit for those who like thin-crust pizzas fresh off the oven, and even like to watch them being prepared. Located off the Old Manali Road, this Spanish restaurant is also perfect for a quiet meal by the riverside. Casa Bella Vista also houses a library and a boutique that offers an impressive collection of dresses for women.