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Cafe 1947

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Near Bridge | On way to Manu Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
+91 94184 61969
12:00 - 23:00
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Wed 19:00 - 23:00
Thu - Tue 12:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

It was live music night. Suneet the singer was incredible.The ambiance was like vintage look. quality of food wad excellent. i loved the lasagne. service excellent. Met ankit the restaurant incharge who was very sweet to us.you can call him and book a table for dinner .

Thank Vikash P
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244 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This restaurant deserves to be on top of the list. Highly recommended as the food and service is excellent. Just beside a small river - so good for special occasions. I was low on battery and asked for a charger and it was handed over to me in a second! Really wow.

Thank anjaliprabhu
Berkeley, California
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We came here for hookah which was very nice. They had a lot of flavors available, but did seem expensive. The atmosphere was very nice: outdoor river side seating or indoor seating with little pillows and rugs, music. We had appetizers and they did taste good and were presented beautifully on wooden cutting boards but we're small portions for big... More 

Thank Ariana P
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Cafe 1947 is really great due to two major factors - the location and the hospitality. It is located in old manali by the river beas. The view is amazing. Plus you get to drink hookahs or get high (the green stuff). A great place to spend some quality time. Food quality is equally great.

1 Thank Swapnil s
Ahmedabad, India
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Two young and dynamic brothers Abhishek and Ankit manage the show funtastically. There is space for all age groups. Hookah lovers, foodies, singers and sheer beauty lovers, all throng the place. There is not a dull moment or spot in a place divided in layers. Beauty is that all the distinct departments are neatly partitioned without a feeling of separation... More 

Thank jyotin9449
Pune, India
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Live music, Elite food, Offers River side seating, Great ambiance, and friends. What else do you need. Closes at 12 pm and last order is taken by 11 pm.

Thank ShubhamSehgal08
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Kid friendly, good service, excellent food!! We ate dinner, lunch, breakfast & lunch again here. Tried a couple of other places just for a quick bite - didn't even compare!

1 Thank Vidya C
New Delhi, India
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I don't know they charge service tax which is applicable or not. As per my knowledge the restaurants cannot charge service tax on food in Manali region.

2 Thank Taneja2013
Abhishek_Cafe1947, Owner at Cafe 1947, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for showing your lack of knowledge in your feedback. Please do not write things which you are not sure of in the reviews. - These days if you are unsure of something you should google it. http://www.charteredclub.com/what-is-service-tax-and-current-rates-of-service-tax-in-india/ Manali is a part of India and the service tax is applicable all over India. Also if you found the... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a great place and the food is great. We went for dinner and the starters, main course and dessert were all good. The only compliant is the smoke if you are non smoker. Its too much otherwise i would have give it a five out of five. There was supposedly a non smoking area but it didn't look... More 

Thank Siva S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Loved this place - the vibe, the music, the food, the staff and the view were all fantastic! It's a must visit when in Manali

1 Thank ziaahmed21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Bridge | On way to Manu Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kullu District  >  Manali Tehsil  >  Manali
  • Phone Number: +91 94184 61969
Cafe 1947 welcomes you to the surreal Himalayas. The name of the cafe symbolizes freedom, as India got independence in 1947. We believe food and music are the gateways to the road of enlightening ourselves.That is why we endeavor to flavor you with the best of it.We provide the most exquisite Italian dishes prepared with ethnic Italian cheese and spices.Music nights are also routine.Live music is performed by professional musicians along the river.There are also live jam sessions from time to time with visitors from around the world joining in.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?