Kasol is what people call smokers paradise or the mini Israel in the Himalayas. This beautiful destinations lies on the way between Bhuntar to Manikaran. Kasol is for those who patiently observe the world from the fringes. It is for those who want to break free from Careers, Cars and Congregation. Cafes in Kasol are well-known for their scenic and often “hippie” settings, authentic Israeli cuisine, and the chance to mingle with tourists and locals alike.
1. Jim Morrison Cafe
- Address: Jim Morrison lane, Manikaran Road Opposite Hotel Sandhya, behind Sun n wind hotel, Kasol
- Timings: 10:00 am to 9:30 pm (Monday- Saturday), 10:30 am to 9:30 pm (Sunday)
- Price: Approximately INR 600
Great music, delicious food and mesmerizing views await you here at the famous Jim Morrison Cafe in Kasol. This wooden food paradise is located a bit far from the main town and you have to walk a bit to get there, but it’s worth it! This place is literally a treasure for foodies and lovers of nature and music. The place serves a range of vegetarian specialties and surprisingly even non-vegetarians don’t complain! It’s warm, it’s comfortable and it will be nothing short of an experience of a lifetime. Come here and be part of nature because this cafe has one of the most serene places!
2. Bhoj Café
- Address: Manikaran Road
- Price: Approximately INR 500
Try Indian and Israeli cuisines here. Come to this restaurant for a break and taste perfectly cooked schnitzels, chicken and sandwiches. Good pancakes may be what you need. Take your chance to taste delicious coffee. Bhoj Cafe is famous for its great service and friendly staff, that is always ready to help you. Many visitors find that the dishes have attractive prices. When you enter this place, pay your attention to the comfortable ambiance.
3. Caffe’ 9
- Address: Challal Village, Kasol
- Price: Approximately INR 500- INR 600
Caffe’ 9 in Challal near the Parvati River is the place to go if you are in the mood to enjoy a tasty meal while surrounded by lush greenery and majestic peaks. Accessible through a hike across rocky terrains, the luxurious and cozy cafe serves Israeli, Italian and Indian food like pizza, honey lemon tea, noodles etc. There is indoor and outdoor seating and during the wintertime, when snow covers the ground, the bonfire is lit up to warm up the visitors.
4. Riverview Cafe
- Address: Soni Cottage, Old Kasol, Manikaran Road, Kasol
- Timings: 8:00 am to 11:00 pm
- Price: Approximately INR 800- INR 900
An ideal place for breakfast, Riverview Cafe in Kasol is known for its continental cuisine, its gorgeous view of the river flowing next to it, green mountains and excellent customer service. It is a relatively new cafe and serves delicious and healthy combo meals as well as snacks like sandwiches, coffee, pizza, salads, fish and ice cream.
5. WoodRose Cafe and Camps
- Address: Manikaran Road, Near Royal Palace, Ghuj, Kasol
- Timings: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Price: Approximately INR 600
This place is a must visit cafe in Kasol. The Cafe lies between Kasol and Manikaran. Opposite to the Royal palace hotel. The cafe is located on the banks of Parvati river the have offerings of Cafe and Camping. Location – Excellent by the river Interiors – Quite hippie exactly the way you want it in Kasol. With wall painting and Bob marleys all over Food – Excellent. Especially the Sandwiches here are awesome. Set amidst lush greenery near the Parvati River, the cafe is known for its tranquil vibes and excellent Israeli, Chinese and Indian food.