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Open Hand Espresso Bar & Bistro- MOVED

Fort Rd | Raku Complex, Leh 194101, India
+91 98719 09777
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
17 Sep 2017
“Dissapointing ”
3 Sep 2017
“very comfortable and friendly”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Italian, American, International, Vegan Options
Fort Rd | Raku Complex, Leh 194101, India
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

After seeing a whole host of raving reviews, we decided to try this place out for our 2nd day breakfast. Location and ambience of the place was fantastic and worth all the 5 star reviews. But food and service was the big let down. It...More

Thank Ashhab21
OpenHandIndia, General Manager at Open Hand Espresso Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi, Ashab. We apologies for your negative experience in our cafe in Leh. It is some of the highest coffee and food served in the world, in a remote desert with limited electricity, water and facilities. Apart from this we regret your bad experience and...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

we stayed divinely, the banana smoothie was very good, we were very lucky, the owner offered us a piece of cake for the 18th birthday of Open Hand!

1  Thank RodolfoVillani
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The coffee was the best one in Leh, the view from the balcony and the air perfect place to have western food the owner is very pleasenr and nice special place Galit

Thank Galit C
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If you have a good group of friends, where ever you go you will enjoy, we had been to this place with my friends and a very good time there. the food was good.

Thank Rajashekhar K
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have been fond of this place for years. The new location is not as peaceful as before. It's now located on the first floor of the big complex at the corner of Zangsti Road and Fort Road (not on Library Road as the listing...More

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We came the day they opened and several times after. Very different from the other restaurants whoom all serve more or less the same food.

1  Thank Tom V
Reviewed 22 July 2016

its supposed to be near our hotel but its not there anymore. Was told they have shut down because of construction and so, it was not worth the trip. They should have updated this on Tripadvisor instead of wasting our time.

5  Thank gurgaonqueen
Reviewed 11 June 2016

after walking 20minutes we reached the place .. there's nothing we asked some local people what happened with restaurant the told us is closed down we waste our timeMore

3  Thank rktiwari2
DebiG2000, Manager at Open Hand Espresso Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Dear RK Tiwari, We are so sorry that this listing was not updated sooner. We are indeed closed for the 2016 season as we are relocating for 2017. Thank you for stopping by. We hope you will be back again next year or soon -...More

Reviewed 21 April 2016

brilliant place the usual old road with an open enclosure and brimming with a eclectic mix of hip local people and touristsf from india and abroad. good continental affair

Thank travellingpantsdown
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

i can't say enough good things about Open Hand Cafes/Markets! they teach women and girls who they have been able to take off the streets and teach them the traditional arts of their cultures and give them both a national and international market for them...More

1  Thank Ingo N
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fort Rd | Raku Complex, Leh 194101, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Jammu and Kashmir  >  Ladakh  >  Leh District  >  Leh
  • Phone Number: +91 98719 09777
  • E-mail
Stop by for espresso based coffee at one of our cafes or come over for a meal served by our pleasant staff. At our stores you will find great products for sale too which are made in-house by our manufacturing unit in Delhi or by one of our charitable partners. You can smell our home baked cakes from far and we serve homemade ice cream as well. In Leh our meals consist of organic veggies, true to the spirit of Ladakh where nature still rules. Find us in Fort Road, Raku Complex. Enjoy watching India walk past from the balcony of our café in the holy city of Varanasi while you sip on some of India's best coffee or stop by for a cup of hot and spicy chai at our Pahargang Cafe & Gallery on the outskirts of Old Delhi's Paharganj area. We love visitors!
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