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Common Ground Cafe

Swarg Ashram Road, Dharamsala | Dist. Kangra, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 486447, India
+91 98161 55523
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swarg Ashram Road, Dharamsala | Dist. Kangra, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 486447, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We only found this place on our last night, good choice of food very well prepared. Very friendly staff

Thank Plagegarcon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on multiple occasions with a large group and both food, price and service were excellent! The people who work here are wonderful. We enjoyed tea, lassi, hot pot, desserts and Tibetan dishes. The food always came out fresh and the vibe here is great!...More

Thank DeenaRP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this cafe in our last few days. Absolutely wonderful vibe, lovely food, and reasonable prices when compared to other cafes. The host there is full of humour. Highly recommended.

Thank AkshayBurman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a number of visits to McLeod over the years I discovered this place just now. And I am very happy about it. The interior is very nice and the seatings comfortable. The coffee is good and so are the cakes. All the food i...More

Thank Emil D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very good (I recommend the green and black beans!), the place is lovely and cosy, and the view is incredible when you sit outside. On top of that, the family is adorable! It really felt like home. Thank you! Daniela

Thank Macé Rossiter D
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to sit and relax. Sometimes for hours! Ate here frequently on our stay in McLeod. Clean, very good fresh food, great vegetarian options, good coffee. Friendly staff, very relaxed atmosphere.

Thank GineadM
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this place if you are around McLeod, close to town but surrounded by nature, this location is perfect. The food is consistent, well done, tasty, and price-performance ratio is good. Friendly crew and great environment. Bakery, coffee and desserts -toffee bar- are...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My favourite place to hang out in McLeod Ganj - incredible food, nice location, good people and run by such a lovely Tibetan Family. If you are around, make sure you pay them a visit !

Thank kca8
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely tasty food we came upon this by accident and what a pleasant surprise. Had sesame fried vegetables and szechuan aubergine.. very tasty

Thank dancingtrav
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I would chose this cafe anytime I am in Mcleod Ganj. The food is amazing and it is little far from the hustle bustle of central square. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the peace and chill at this place.

Thank ankurana06
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swarg Ashram Road, Dharamsala | Dist. Kangra, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 486447, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kangra District  >  Dharamsala  >  McLeod Ganj
  • Phone Number: +91 98161 55523
Common Ground Cafe is a social enterprise that serves not only a fusion of authentic Tibetan and Chinese cuisine, but also as a gathering point and events venue for the Dharamsala community. We hope to serve you soon!
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