McLeod Ganj is a peaceful foodie retreat, even with its busy streets filled with robed monks, local traffic and tourists. The serenity you find within its tiny and sometimes hidden cafés and restaurants is a little slice of heaven among the lower Himalayas that the city lies within. The hip little city has the perfect plates for the chilly winters of Himachal Pradesh. Here are the best spots in town to cozy up in with coffee and a good meal.
Don’t let the bland name fool you. Coffee Meal is a paradise for writers in the city. The wooden furniture, large white canvases, warm lighting and chilled playlist give you the perfect vibe for being work efficient. It’s also a great spot for sitting with friends and indulging in sweet dishes such as their famous pancakes and their fruits shakes and lassis.
This tiny family-run restaurant packs a mighty culinary punch. Be entertained by the eclectic crowd that gathers here, from monks to backpackers who all line up for their mouthwatering fare.