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“the location has moved but the food is still great”
Review of Namgyal Cafe

Namgyal Cafe
Ranked #48 of 83 Restaurants in McLeod Ganj
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed April 23, 2013

now at the Om hotel off the,main square and the top of temple road
i hunted this cafe down from its old temple location as it has the best pizzas in town, gado gado tofu veg salad and my favourite the tofu in peanut sauce with a great view down to the valley

Thank Maggie C
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

We were there one night and ordered the pizza it is known for but it wasn't up to our expectation and excitement .
not too disappointed . but , i think it was a average deal........

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Thank rahul m
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

The Namgyal Cafe is no longer located at the exit of the Tsuglakhang (Main Temple) but is now in the Om Hotel, just down Nowrojee Lane (a small laneway running down from the main square).

Pizzas are still great. A few new toppings have made in on to the menu. Momos are great.
The only think I haven't enjoyed so far is the chips (hot fries). But that can always be worked on. Otherwise, yet again, I must recommend this eatery.

The new venue is MUCH larger with an enormous outdoor area, upstairs from the main cafe, that looks out onto the Kangra valley and lower Dharamshala. Sunsets are particularly divine.

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Thank Ascetylene
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

I love Pizza's and was not expecting a small town like this to serve Piazza's of this quality and flavour. Do try this when you visit McLeod Ganj.

Thank Oliver W
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

The atmosphere here has to be interesting because the cafe is in His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Temple overlooking a wooded valley. The people who work in the cafe are from a school for Tibetan Refugee children in McLeod Ganj. These children in many cases, at a tender age, fled the cruel heel of Chinese occupation alone, leaving their families behind in Tibet.

I can't vouch for many other dishes at this place because I haven't tried them but the Pizza is very good and enough for two. You may wish to specify a little extra cheese and crisp crust just to ensure good quality. I always order the Margherita pizza or something else uncomplicated and do not know how they do on the more elaborate pizzas. There's a small library in the restaurant with Buddhist books that you may find interesting while you are waiting. Fyi there is a basic bathroom in this place but it isn't appealing. The entrance is on the left, up the steps, twenty feet along the road to the right of the temple main gate, past the garbage hopper and the big, smelly bulls. Enjoy.

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Thank RajinderS
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