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Cafe 1947

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Near Bridge | On way to Manu Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
+91 94184 61969
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Wed 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are hoping to chill with your friends and have a good talk this is your place. It is an upbeat place and food is nice. I however was looking for a quiet place in Manali. And was taken off by the noise. Go for the food though!

Thank Aditi S
Abhishek_Cafe1947, Owner at Cafe 1947, responded to this review

Namaste Thanks for taking the time to write this review. -Well we are happy that you like the food @ Cafe 1947. - Moreover, you should plan a trip in the off season if you would like to have less noise and less crowd. As travelers do in Manali do. - Season time = Summers, long weekends and Holidays. People... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To all the people who are planning to visit Manali , i would really recommend this cafe . Guys you got to visit this place. starting from the food to the ambiance, every thing is awesome. The place is full of enthusiastic people. The service is good and food, drinks are testy.

Thank pragati k
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110 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the finest happening places in Old Manali ,,, There is a singer named Suneet , he plays all Hindi and Himachali songs .. and makes the evening wonderful

Thank sanjay s
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went in Dec - not open all day - evening we reached around 6:30 so had to wait in cold till 7 to enter. Interiors are chic , stylish and vibrant - great for hanging out with friends or couples. Sheesha available and smoking is allowed inside the cafe. Food - Had waffles with chocolate syrup-complete disaster Burger of Bodom... More 

1 Thank swagatika d
Abhishek_Cafe1947, Owner at Cafe 1947, responded to this review

Namaste Thanks for taking the time to write this feedback. - We open at 7 P.m on Wednesdays as it is our weekly off. Timings Mentioned on Trip advisor. - Well you are the first one to complain about the Burger of Bodom. You can google it, yup it is that famous. Anyway we make a list of feedback and... More 

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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

It was full when I reached there on 25th Dec evening...which should have been obvious to me. But I still wanted to experience it; so I turned up again in the afternoon, on our last day in Manali. Again the inside was full, and since I went there with my family including my just teen daughter; we were seated outside... More 

Thank Nilesh K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

the most amazing cafe ever spend time at. the place is full of energy n the live show that was held there was the best part

Thank Rohit G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Must Try Pizza and Fries !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Amazing service and Friendly Staff. Affordable Resto in Manali with good ambience.......

Thank Darshan M
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Lovely place. Awesommmmeeee music and beautiful location!!! It is a must visit place when in Manali! Totally loved the ambience and the sheesha was also amazing. Towards the end the owner of the cafe also interacted with us, and showed us some card tricks

Thank Prakriti J
New Delhi, India
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

I found this cafe food best in town. I went there with my friends couple of times. The food was very very good. This cafe is touching the Beas river and very nice location to sit there and spend good time with your friends. This is must visit place to eat.

Thank SheoranVikram
Chandigarh, India
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Heard lot about the cafe so decided to visit on my last trip to Manali ( Dec 16). Situated in the old Manali approx 10 min drive from the main mall road. A lot of other cafes are also there. The place was Small, nice ambiance, friendly staff. Live band was playing, the cafe was full so we decided to... More 

Thank aggs84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Bridge | On way to Manu Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kullu District  >  Manali Tehsil  >  Manali
  • Phone Number: +91 94184 61969
Cafe 1947 welcomes you to the surreal Himalayas. The name of the cafe symbolizes freedom, as India got independence in 1947. We believe food and music are the gateways to the road of enlightening ourselves.That is why we endeavor to flavor you with the best of it.We provide the most exquisite Italian dishes prepared with ethnic Italian cheese and spices.Music nights are also routine.Live music is performed by professional musicians along the river.There are also live jam sessions from time to time with visitors from around the world joining in.

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