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Cafe 1947

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Near Bridge | On way to Manu Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
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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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I simply love this place! it is very comfy, hip, youthful and full of life. Indoor area is so cozy and warm, while outdoor is so fresh and has a nice view that is very enjoyable in the daytime. I love the fact that this place has live music on some days.

Thank erianmon
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Food and Great Location. The Pizzas were good and so were the Fresh Trout Fish Dishes. Playing a game of Battleship with the Gang along the backdrop of a noisy river was too much of an experience to put in words.

Thank RivieraJetter
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location in scenic Old Manali, view of river is stunning from the outside seating area. Staff were friendly and attentive, service was quick. We didn't have to wait long for food, and the food itself was delicious. Menu has lots of choice and both the Indian and more western options are superb. Inside seating is comfortable, especially the low,... More 

Thank Alex A
Kullu, India
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

when you want to enjoy live music and good food visit Cafe 1947... I visited this place with my friends.

Thank sakshi779
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The outdooor seating is very romantic. It overlooks the river from a height and after dusk just the sound of the water gushing through the river adda to the ambiance of the place. The food is great too but the prices may burn a little hole in the pocket.

Thank Vineet S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is unparallelled, with the Beas flowing alongside....... great food, drinks and shisha along with lots of board games to keep the fun going!! a MUST-VISIT in manali.......before sunset....... Cheers to the owner, Ankit, who has created a gem in manali.........

Thank Ashish D
New Delhi, India
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have best food for you in the town. Whatever you eat there I am sure that will be yum. Me and My friends visited more than couple of times. Every time we ordered different food and that was amazing. If you visit Manali this is must visit cafe for food. Good Luck Cafe 1947 crew :) Keep Serving Good... More 

Thank SheoranVikram
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was among the best till date. What can go wrong in the ambience which is nested away in the nature. Hospitality was equally wonderful. The food was delicious. Marvellous afternoon was defined with a lunch date with this place. Oh and yes, Thanks Dev.

Thank Tanmai R
New Delhi, India
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, Good environment and good people. I went to Manali during off season and cafe 1947 and drifters were the only good cafes open during off season. It is very close to iron bridge and easily accessible.

Thank workhardw
New Delhi, India
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this cafe as per friends recommendation and we have a blast. The food is awesome and having shesha by the gushing river has its own tranquillity and effect. A place for relaxing and spending quality time with friends. The music is just add on for rock fans

Thank KBagchi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Cafe
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
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: 09418461969
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?