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Mandala Coffee Shop

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Temple Road, Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219, India
+91-9736819754
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6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Have been coming here for years and really feel i'm back in McLeod when i've had my first thupka and coffee at Mandala. It's perhaps a little small and not the cosiest spot in town, but it makes up for any shortcomings with friendly service, dependable cooking and best of all in my book, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Have been coming here for years and really feel i'm back in McLeod when i've had my first thupka and coffee at Mandala. It's perhaps a little small and not the cosiest spot in town, but it makes up for any shortcomings with friendly service, dependable cooking and best of all in my book, the interesting people you can meet... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

after a long walk in the market doing shopping, we sat down for a quiet coffee. good hosts. in fact one of the foreigners dropped in to thank the hostess and introduce her to newer guests. good food.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Amazing place serving really good snacks , coffee is a must have. And its a good place for coffee lovers.

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Shimla, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Well I live close enough to make a weekend trip to Dharamsala every now or then. This is one of the places I never get bored of. The food is good, the tables in the open let you bask in the glory of McLeod whether. Last time we had a Thupka which was consistent with its standards over the years.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Mandala cafe, lovely and warm ambience,, yummier food, d cold coffee , lassi's, cheese tomato sandwhich ,, chow min, ,, all yummy.. Excellent service and smiling faces to welcome and serve u with :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

While at McLeodganj we hung out a lot at this cafe. The place has a good view & the food is quite cheap. Coffee, green tea and ginger lemon honey tea was good. The chocolate walnut cake was also good but they burnt it while warming it for us. The cafe is a good place to hangout as it is... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

the coffee with other beverages are pretty good. the food option not really. very oily and made in a very desi way. but has a good al fresco feel to it due to good outside seating space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had been there in Dec...so it was pretty chilly and a walk in the market was totally called for. Did not face much trouble to locate this cafe. Loads of foreigners were seated in the outside area of the cafe... food was pretty good - cappuccino, sandwich as well as a crepe...and yum choc pastry... Best part was the free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The location is perfect.. very near Dalai Lama temple. It has few outside tables so you can relax and watch the world go by. And also watch the valley. The limited menu has enough options. Coffee, tea and FREE WiFi with good connectivity. No one will rush you. spend as much time as you want and no one will mind.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Simple and very good food and even the amount you pay is perfect. Should try their panckes with nutella, totally yummmm!

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Additional Information about Mandala Coffee Shop

Address: Temple Road, Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219, India
Phone Number: +91-9736819754
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Dharamsala
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Temple Road, Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Dharamsala
  • Phone Number: +91-9736819754

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?