Manali is one of the best holiday destinations in India as it is one of the most beautiful and pleasant hill stations in India. It lies in the foothills of the Himalayas and it is a wonderful place to visit in September as the apple trees there are laden with apples and also, it’s not too cold.
1. Renaissance: Best Italian Restaurant
This restaurant in the Old Manali road is known for its Mexican dishes and its ambiance. The flavor and consistency of the vegan dishes they provide are mind-blowing. The restaurant also has a very pleasant atmosphere which is further enhanced by some tuneful music and a comfortable sitting area.
2. Drifters’ Inn & Café- Bar And Restaurant
This restaurant in Manu temple road has a vast menu with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian starters to desserts and side orders. Its drinks menu is also interesting. The one thing which is amazing about this place is that you can stay here all day with free Wi-Fi just by ordering food worth 500 bucks. They also have a stay facility in here worth 1000 to 1600 bucks.
3. The Johnsons Hotel Café And Bar
This place in the circuit house road is one of the most glorious places in Manali. This is a perfect spot for newly married couples as the ambiance is very romantic and charming. The food here is also very delicious although a bit expensive but is worth it. They serve a lot of variety like Italian, European and Indian food. The staff here is also very friendly and helpful.
4. Mount View Noodles Restaurant
This place in the mall road has the best local food in Manali. Here not only the local food but also the Continental, Tibetan, and Japanese cuisine are also good. There’s a live band which plays euphonious music and with the wonderful ambiance the food becomes tastier and the place becomes fun and worth visiting. The place has a street-side setting which gives a perfect café-ish environment.
5. Ride Inn Café And Resort
This fascinating place in the Burwa road is a great place and worth visiting. It is a rooftop café and resort with a compulsive view that makes you fall in love with Manali. Its Thai food and Himalayan food are damn good. This place not only has amazing food but also a sophisticated place to stay with complimentary breakfast, free parking, and laundry. They also give an amazing bike riding service which you can kind of get by its name.
6. The Lazy Dog Lounge
This is another street-type bar and grill in the Manu temple road. They have a variety of food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. The most entrancing thing here is that it is near a riverbank which makes it terrific. The prices are a bit expensive but for such a great experience it is worth it.
7. Chopsticks Restaurant
This restaurant in Model town is very reasonable concerning the quality and quantity of food. The taste of the food provided here is authentic, especially Tibetan cuisine. The ambiance is also very innovative and pleasant. Overall, if you want a wonderful experience, you should try this place.
8. IL Forno
This extraordinary place is on Hidimba temple road. If you want to eat Italian cuisine you should visit this place as it serves the best Italian cuisine in Manali. This place is very aesthetic with flowers and greenery everywhere.
9. Fat Plate
This café in Shuru road is known for its old-school ambiance and natural beauty. The staff is very humble and talented. The food is also very nice, although a bit expensive.
10. Pizza Olive Manali
This place is situated on Naggar Manali road. As understood by its name the pizza available here are impeccable. The main reason for the pizza to be this awesome is due to the freshness of the pan. The ambiance here is also great which makes the experience wonderful.
11. Sunshine Café
This is an amazing place on Manali road. The best thing about this café is that its hot chocolate and sizzler are the best in Manali. The vibe here is cozy and makes you interact with people. The host and staff are very cooperative and they provide live music on bonfire night.
12. Tasty Bite
This restaurant is located on Circuit house road. Their specialty is their North Indian food and Punjabi food in particular Soya chaap and Tikka. The owner of the place is a very jolly person and the staff is also very friendly. The staff here says “If you do not like our food, we will return your money” and by that one sentence you can imagine how good food they provide.
13. Southern Souls Café
This café is situated on the Hidimba temple road. This café provides only vegetarian food. They have the best south Indian food in Manali. The food they provide is fresh and delicious. They have a garden sitting area with pleasant music which is the best part of this place.
14. Taste The Best
This is a family restaurant located opposite circuit house road. As the name suggests the best local food is available here with an extraordinary ambiance and tuneful music.
15. Tandoori Platter
This place is located on the Hidimba temple road. It is a family restaurant. The butter chicken they provide is out of the world and the view from the glazed window makes the experience delightful.
16. The Kullu Kitchen
The restaurant is situated inside Sterling resort in Manali next to Club Mahindra white meadows. The Best part of this place, it’s an executive chef who takes a personal interest in each of his guests and ensures that the food is prepared and served as per guest expectations.
17. Café Amigos
It is a very famous and old German café on the circuit house road in Manali. They provide the best German desserts in Manali. They also have live music which makes the atmosphere fantabulous.
18. Himalayan Organics Juice Bar And Café
This place is on the Manu temple road. If you want a detox, you should visit this place as they provide organic food and juices. Their menu is creative and extensive. Mostly vegetarian dishes are available but all of the dishes are out of the world. The tea they provide is the best.
19. SaBa Family Restaurant
The location of this family restaurant is in Ram bagh, Manali. They have the best coffee in Manali. The food they provide is really tasty and level handed concerning the quality of food they provide. Their service is also very fast and good.
20. Red Chili Multi-Cuisine Restaurant
It is a family restaurant on Naggar road. Their Chinese cuisine is delicious. They also give the option of home delivery which is very convenient.