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Johnson's Cafe

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Circuit House Road, Loghut Road, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
+91 97 36 152807
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had heard a lot about Johnson’s Café and decided to go there for a lazy dinner. The café was already there on my to-do list, even before we landed in Manali. We hit the place at night, and chose the inside sitting area instead of the outdoors as it was pretty chilly. When we entered the gate, we noticed two... More 

Thank Barnali P
Shimla, India
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The cafe is under renovation and they have a limited menu to offer, with nevertheless exorbitant prices. We wend there in October and saw two stewards going crazy serving all the guests. When we wanted to place an order we were told half the things were not available. So go only if you have no where else to go.

Thank PriyaAurora
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

live band from Chandigarh had got the audience asking for more thoroughly an enjoyable and memorable evening for group of 11 friends. we went to this place on 11th May. great cocktails and food was delicious. do order the trout specialty (though i did not eat, but my friends were delighted)

Thank JayenShah
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wnet there with family and the ambience was good. Good crowd and the place is neat.. only thing.. the waiters are seems very busy and S t ri c t ..:)

Thank Davis_Xavier
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't stay here but popped in for food ...lovely building, decorated to a high standard. Food is delicious would definitely recommend

Thank JoJoWonders
New Delhi, India
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing layout and very good food. excellent service too. the food was fresh and the seating very comfortable.

Thank mypest1997
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71 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place around 11 in the morning , only to find a board which said that the restaurant is closed till 30 mins.. Not wasting an opportunity to miss the good food ( based on the reviews we read), we waited for next 45 mins.. Once the gates opened , we asked the watchman for the reason for... More 

1 Thank Jatin S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food was by far the worst we had in manali....its was overtly priced...ambience was good...the original place run by a lady was shut due to some renovation as they said.food was nothing short of a dismay.

1 Thank Paulmamoon
Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in Manali, you simply cannot leave without tasting the amazing mountain goat. Fresh Himalayan grass fed , they are flavourful and like nothing you would have had before. (Not to be mistaken for Bheddu or sheep - that stinks, is chewy and avoidable) The best is to be had at Johnsons cafe. The roast lamb with mashed potatoes... More 

Thank ShaliniMinochaBeri
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Really really excellent food and ambiance. The staff was attentive. Trout is their specialty and my friend's tried Trout dishes and so many other other things. Being a vegetarian I ordered a Lasgna, pasta in arrabiata sauce and Green Salad. All the items were excellent. We enjoyed the gig played by their band. Overall it was a delighting experience.

Thank Declan O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Italian, American, Indian, Pizza, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Circuit House Road, Loghut Road, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kullu District  >  Manali Tehsil  >  Manali
  • Phone Number: +91 97 36 152807
The Johnson's cafe is more than just a restaurant. It's an experience under one roof. The finest wine, gourmet food, a perfect ambiance. At Johnson's cafe, we make sure you go back with a feeling of satisfaction and want to keep coming back for more.

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