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Common Ground Cafe

Swarg Ashram Road, Dharamsala | Dist. Kangra, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 486447, India
+91 98161 55523
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Tibetan, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Swarg Ashram Road, Dharamsala | Dist. Kangra, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 486447, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were looking for authentic Tibetan food and came across this one recommended on TripAdvisor. Not a bad place but gets a bit too authentic with aata momos (instead of regular rice outer of momos) and rare cooked mutton etc.

Thank Jhoomer S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Common Ground is a place you need to be looking for as you're unlikely to just stumble across it as it's on a side road and not really in the centre of town. It shares a plot with the Air BnB place where we stay...More

Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing mouth watering food and the ambiance !! Beautiful happy faces !! Perfect Cafe to enjoy time with friends !!

Thank Aakash G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, lovely staff, lovely view. I had such a nice experience here and stayed maybe 3 hours. Would definitely return again.

Thank MayuraG369
Reviewed May 5, 2018

I went to Common Ground to eat and returned many, many times thereafter. The food and service are a travelers dream, and the toffee bar is to die for! I could kill one right now! Thank you!

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Such a pleasant surprise to find this little cafe just on one side of the entry to the main market area! If you google map it you will almost give up the slightly steep trudge up hill , till lo and behold you are there!...More

Thank MP C
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a vegan and vegetarian dish, food was good! Cousy place and friendly staff, nice and quiet just out of the busy center. Most dishes have a choice of Tofu or Meat so if you are not vegetarian you can choose from Chicken, Pork...More

Thank TheAlkalineYogi
Reviewed December 5, 2017

It's a lovely cozy cafe perfect to hang out at especially when its chilly outside. The food and service however are very okay . We had ordered vegetable momos and a potato starter. Unfortunately they took an hour to serve us our food (they did...More

1  Thank AnuradhaGandhi
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Fabulous restaurant offering a wide range of foods, and lots of fresh vege dishes. Nice atmosphere, lots of books to read and it’s clean.

Thank Robyn K
Reviewed November 5, 2017

A lovely and cozy restaurant on Tushita Road with very welcoming and attentive staff.. Food here is par excellence, the portions are large and there is this a very relaxed and congenial atmosphere. It's slightly off the beaten track, a 2 min uphill walk from...More

Thank accoustic103
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swarg Ashram Road, Dharamsala | Dist. Kangra, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 486447, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kangra District  >  Dharamsala  >  McLeod Ganj
  • Phone Number: +91 98161 55523
Common Ground Cafe is a social enterprise that serves not only a fusion of authentic Tibetan and Chinese cuisine, but also as a gathering point and events venue for the Dharamsala community. We hope to serve you soon!
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