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Common Ground Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Cafe, Asian, Tibetan
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i had banana pancake and fruit salad were excellent in breakfast. Wonderful variety in terms of Indian food and some international cuisine.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank limadaniel1
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Great food option given the fact that the it gives you a break from the usual Indian food we have. This had the option of great momos and other Tibetian food. Definitely a must try.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank anup_likes_to_travel
Reviewed 15 December 2018

I stayed in McLeod Ganj for almost three months and Common Ground became my "local" quite quickly, for oh so many reasons. First and foremost, Rabsel, Pema and the entire crew are welcoming and accommodating, and the laid back atmosphere in the cafe reflects their...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gonertw
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Comin Ground is a relaxed authentic Tibetan cafe restaurant. Good food, good service with a friendly owner and well worth a visit if visiting Mcleod Ganj.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Sally M
Reviewed 2 December 2018

The food here is authentic & delicious. The cafe is located slightly away from the crowded main square, just a couple of mins walking distance from the main square. There are books, and wifi is available. The french press coffee is great. Perfect place if...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kishans166
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

You have to walk a little bit from maclo main market for this. It’s a small cafe. Bt its neat and clean. The food is v good. Even the sitting arrangement ambience Evrything wa so cozy. Can’t wait to go back

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank soloartist1
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We stayed five days in Dharamshala and ate at the Common Ground all five days! Their cooks use excellent quality, fresh ingredients and understand how to prepare Chinese, Tibetan and some western foods (salads, omelette). They also have mouth watering baked goods (try the rum...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank filsanna
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Great relaxing visit - sat outside to enjoy our drinks. Very reasonable and excellent coffee - no time to eat anything sadly

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sally706696
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Plagegarcon
Reviewed 12 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DeenaRP
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