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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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70 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Jatin S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Paulmamoon
Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
New Delhi, India
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love to go here the seating is nice. The staff is attentive and the food is good. Try the trout here. The booze is a bit more expensive but the place is a nice place to have lunch or dinner.

Thank Ksuidheh
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ambience, don't forget to try the Trout that's their speciality, it's just delicious. Love the live gig now and then here.

Thank Sunnyssb
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An upmarket setup just a few meters away from Mall Road. Excellent ambience... Good food, while they claim Trout to be their signature dish, we didn't go for it. We were not disappointed, good food and great service. Our broccoli soup and pasta were just right.

Thank Arun N
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Johnson's Cafe is always a good choice, whether for a meal or a drink. The easy going location slows down even the most hyper-active tourist! Go there with a couple of hours and come back happy. I like the menu and the kitchen does manage to hold its ground. If you're staying here (if you're lucky to get a room!)... More 

Thank Nilanjan_Mukherjee
Arezzo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is just outside the main mall getting away from the huge crowd and on the way towards the Hadimba Temple. I enjoyed a lovely meal. Trout was great and the pizza was good too! They have a great setup both in the open and indoors. Owners are caring and always present. Next time will definitely stay there as well✌️

Thank devdany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we spent a lovely evening here. the live band and happy hour cocktails put everyone in a great mood. great local river trout and italian stuff

Thank Tejas P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Italian, American, Indian, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
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?