Established in 1848, these lovely gardens are a living gallery of the natural flora of the Nilgiris. Look out for a fossilised tree...
Café Coffee Day
Reliably fine coffee, tea and cakes. There's another branch on Church Hill Rd.
This basic but bustling spot does excellent thalis; the Keralan style fish meal is especially tasty.
Virtue Bakes information
If you want to see Indian kids and international students talk like American valley girls while sipping posh coffee and snacking on excellent cakes and brownies, Virtue Bake is totally your scene.