Must see restaurants in Dharamsala

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    Bodhi Greens

    For beautifully blended flavours, this all-vegan delight is hard to beat with its imaginative range of stews, delicious 'Buddha-bowls', soups and curries…

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    Top Choice

    As well as McLeod's best barista coffee, this excellent gallery-cafe serves some very imaginative cuisine including brown-bread open sandwiches (try the…

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    Norling Restaurant & Cafe

    The Norbulinka's magical Hummingbird Cafe has a certain Tibetan elegance and outdoor tables that spill into the idyllic, tree-shaded rock garden.

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    Nick’s Italian Kitchen

    One of McLeod's undisputed traveller hubs, with its shelves of books and very extensive rear terrace, well-run Nick’s goes well beyond Italian (though the…

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    Lung Ta

    This popular, vegetarian Japanese restaurant is renowned for its daily changing set menus, but also worth visiting for its fairly authentic miso soup (₹50…

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    Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen

    Spacious and inviting on two levels, with options to sit at gazeworthy-window bar stools, Jimmy’s offers a choice of 18 sauces for its pastas including a…

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    Clay Oven

    Upstairs at the start of TIPA Rd, the adobe-and-hardwood interior is made all the more attractive with globe lanterns and flower baskets hanging over the…

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    Morgan's Place

    Down an easily missed stairway from the Himalayan Cafe, Morgan's rooftop terrace has some of the most glorious mountain views in Dharamkot, while proper…

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    Green Hotel Restaurant

    This traveller-oriented hotel restaurant, with a sunny terrace and comfy couches inside, serves very good vegetarian food that spans a wide range of…

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    Cool Talk Cafe

    Eschewing wi-fi and alcohol, this neat little cafe declares itself a 'sanctuary for body, mind and soul'. Dishes include toasted sandwiches, Indian…

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    Common Ground Cafe

    Pleasingly laid-back and sociable, this oasis of peace is pretty central yet faces wooded slopes from its shared tables and floor cushions. The great…

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    Tibet Kitchen

    The dated if comfy red-padded seating isn't especially enticing but a notable attraction here is trying spicy Bhutanese food including kewa datse …

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    Friendly Planet

    A favourite evening gathering place for the Dharamkot crowd, with a large if somewhat ragged covered lounging terrace where you can eat lamb burgers,…

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    Peace Cafe

    Simple but cosy and clean, this little vegetarian cafe is popular with Tibetans, including monks and nuns, dining on momos and various noodle soups.

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    Four Seasons Cafe

    Part-mirrored walls make this friendly orange box-restaurant look bigger than it is and you might need to squeeze in for the good pasta and Tibetan dishes.

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    Himalayan Tea Shop

    More useful as a landmark than as a place to dine, this handy spot faces Dharamkot's autorickshaw stand and is OK as a place for a cuppa or cheap snack.