Visit 11 Best Cafe in Chandigarh
to Make Your Day Memorable

Looking for a cozy and soothing place to spend your weekend? Well, I guess we all can agree that there are some really alluring cafes in Chandigarh for that. Cafes, in general, are a great place to hang out since it has a vibrant and chill vibe. Whether you are in the mood for a coffee or simply need a place to relax, there are some best cafes in Chandigarh where you could go. Each one of these cafes has a significant identity that makes one better than the other, making each one of your cafe experience more exhilarating.
Find out some of the best places in Chandigarh below.

Some of the Best Cafe in Chandigarh are below:

  1. Starbucks
  2. Whistling Duck
  3. Farzi Café
  4. Indian Coffee House
  5. Oven Fresh
  6. Café Nomad
  7. Café JC’s
  8. Backpackers Café
  9. The Willow Cafe
  10. Brooklyn Central
  11. Books N Brew

1. Starbucks

Starbucks

Café – Cafe, Coffee, Desserts

  • Chandigarh
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Starbucks is one of the world’s leading coffee houses. Originally an American corporation it first opened its doors to India with a partnership with Tata global beverages calling it Tata Starbucks. Their first store in India started off in 2012 in Mumbai and soon with its rapid expansion, the first Starbucks franchise in Chandigarh

What to expect?

Starbucks is one of the expensive cafés in the city beautiful but is worth a shot as they offer a wide variety of coffee beverages along with American food items. It is a must-try for everyone as it promises the best blend of coffees in the world and another reason to choose Starbucks is its consistency. It is very difficult for a café to be consistent but being an international food giant Starbucks offers a consistent food and beverage style which is always handy when confused about where to hang out with friends or have a coffee. Starbucks has two stores in Chandigarh, located in some of the most crowded places in Chandigarh, sector 22, and elante mall. These two places are the biggest shopping hubs in the city and whenever you are out shopping Starbucks is there to quench your thirst and hunger with the tempting coffee and food it has to offer.

If you don’t know where to go and want to try something new and different, Starbucks is no-brainer and it will not disappoint your expectations.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Elante Mall, Industrial Area Phase I, Chandigarh, 160002 Monday To Sunday (10:00 am – 11:00 pm) View Location on Google Map
Hotel Aquamarine, near Aroma Hotel and Restaurant, Sector 22 Monday To Sunday (10:00 am – 1:00 am) View Location on Google Map

Popular Beverages

– Java Chip Frappuccino
– Coffee Hazelnut
– Mocha
– Hot Chocolate Drink

Average Cost

₹500 for two people (approx.)
Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Starbucks's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

2. Whistling Duck

Whistling Duck

Casual Dining, Bar – European, North Indian, Asian

  • Chandigarh
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Whistling Duck is one of the high-end cafes in Chandigarh located in sector 26. It is a restaurant styled cafes that offers a full dine-in to enjoy a time of great food and fun with friends and family. This café offers a wide variety of cuisines to its customers to serve to all demands and is often known to provide the best dine-in experience in the city.

What to expect?

The main types of cuisines offered here are European, Asian, and north Indian along with a lively bar which is always a delight to have. Live events and live music are a very big part of this café and your food-filled nights are often accompanied by an in-house band. Live performances like comedy shows, band performances, magic shows are
usually a part of this cafe’s entertainment offerings. The bar-styled wooden interior along with the outdoor seating is laid out in such a fashion that it feels pleasing to the eyes and makes you feel very content to have visited the café. If you are looking for a time of relaxed and mind freeing fun Whistling duck Chandigarh is a perfect place to checkout.

Must have foods

Some of the must-try items on the menu include jalapeno fritters, gnocchi, schezwan Hakka noodles, and chicken bagel burger.

Additional amenities offered by the café are free parking, outdoor patio seating, private dining, and a full-time on-demand bar for customers to enjoy. This café should be on top of your list if you want to try something new.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
SCO 10, Madhya Marg, Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019 Call:+919023691893, +918968382266 Monday To Sunday (12 – 11:45 pm) View Location on Google Map

Cuisines

– European
– North Indian
– Asian

Average Cost

₹1,700 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
₹220 for a pint of beer (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Whistling Duck's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

3. Farzi Café

Farzi Café

Casual Dining, Bar – Modern Indian

  • Chandigarh
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Farzi Café is one of the more elite Cafés in Chandigarh which offers a full restaurant-styled experience to its customers. Located in sector 26 it is a big part of the nightlife in Chandigarh which makes it a perfect place to hang out and get a taste of Chandigarh’s fun elements. The word Farzi can be defined in numerous ways but according to the Farzi Café owners Farzi here means “creating an illusion”. The Café promises to create an illusion and simulate your taste bud with its multiple cuisines and a fusion of Indian flavors.

What to expect?

Farzi café offers many cuisines but mainly defines itself as a modern Indian Café due to its fusion-filled menu. One of the aims of the Café owners was to blend Indian flavors or Indian serving to their menus to promote modern Indian cuisine and provide a whole experience to its customers. Along with serving your palate with mouth-watering food, it provides a laid-back atmosphere to their customers to enjoy their time here filled with live music and leave all their worries back at home. Although live music makes this Café one of the most talked-about places in the city, after it started hosting standup comedy shows here it boomed on top to be one of the best Cafés in Chandigarh.

Must have foods

Some of the must-try items on their menu are chicken drums, lamb biryani, and carrot creams.

Additional amenities in this Café include private dining, outdoor seating, and a dedicated smoking area.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Ground Floor, SCO 23, Madhya Marg, Sector 26, D, Chandigarh 160019 Call:095012 42323 Monday To Sunday (11 am – 1 am) View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Carrot Cream
– Lahori Chicken
– Dal Chawal
– Craft Beer
– Cocktail
– Rasmalai

Average Cost

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
₹150 for a pint of beer (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Farzi Café's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

4. Indian Coffee House

Indian Coffee House

Quick Bites – South Indian, Fast Food

  • Chandigarh
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Indian coffee house is one of the oldest cafés in India. Indian Coffee House is a restaurant chain in India, run by a series of worker co-operative societies. It is such a place that cannot be sufficed in a few words. The history of the Indian coffee house is very interesting. The India Coffee House chain was started by the Coffee Cess Committee in 1936 and grew continuously. The first branch of the Indian coffee house in Chandigarh was opened in 1964 in sector 17 and has since branched out in 2 other locations, Punjab University and Sector 36 Chandigarh.

Continuing the historical tradition of hosting meetings for freedom fighters and government officials this coffee house is still very famous among the bureaucrats of the city. Lawyers, doctors, and various other officials regularly visit this café for meetings and lunches. In recent times it has also become a family and student favorite spot to eat as it offers good quality food for a very nominal price.

What to expect?

Indian coffee house offers a simple yet elegant menu that consists of south Indian food, breakfast items, tea, and coffee. This simple menu is also one of the beauties of this café. The simple vintage interior, calendars, and furniture take you to the 60s era in a blink of an eye. Butlers wearing a traditional white dress with turban serving food in old white ceramic crockery gives a unique experience to young visitors and equally nostalgia for senior citizens who were once a regular visitor.

Must have food

The must-have items on the Indian Coffee House menu are Sambhar Vada, Uttapam, Dosas, especially their signature mutton dosa accompanied with a cup of coffee. This place never disappoints kids, they have Crispy Hot Dogs, French Fries (traditional potato fries), Milk Shake, and much more.

If you want the homely taste of food served in a lovely vintage setting, an Indian coffee house will not disappoint you.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Sector 17 E, near Neelam Cinema, Chandigarh 160017 Call:0172 270 2804 Monday To Sunday (9:00 am – 10:00 pm) View Location on Google Map
SCO 224, Near Post Office, Sector 36 D, Chandigarh Call:0172 260 6224 Monday To Sunday (9:00 am – 10:00 pm) View Location on Google Map
Panjab University Campus View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Filtered Coffee
– French Toast
– Hot Coffee
– Vada
– Masala Dosa
– Sambhar

Average Cost

₹200 for two people (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Indian Coffee House's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

5. Oven Fresh

Oven Fresh

Bakery – Bakery, Fast Food

  • Chandigarh
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Oven Fresh is one of the finest eateries in Chandigarh. it is a bakery-styled café that takes its pride in sweet treats and coffees but is still exquisite in its offerings of savories. One of the most widely spread cafés in the city beautiful this cafe has 3 different outlets, in elante mall, sector 35 and sector 7. This widespread of all its outlets in different parts of the city makes it highly accessible to everyone and they can choose where to go based on their own comfort. It is one of the most reputed cafés in the city due to its flavorful offerings and the consistency that follows.

What to expect?

The Oven Fresh menu offers a traditional continental platter with the best things to try being their pizza, pasta, apple pie, and all type of cakes. The people who have a sweet tooth should definitely visit this café as it is one the best that the city has to offer. The interiors are often simple and location-based, the best one being in sector 35 which is lid out in a beautiful exposed brick and ceiling fashion that gives a rustic yet modernized feel to the customers eating there. Another very interesting thing about this café is the live exposed kitchen which gives the satisfaction of having fresh hygienic food that is made to order.

Must have foods

Pasta pizza with garlic bread, veg/non-veg sizzler and white sauce pasta is a no brainer when visiting Oven Fresh.

Additional amenities that this café has to offer is WIFI and spacious parking space in all its locations.

Both the sweet and savory options being the best among all its competitors makes it one of the best café in Chandigarh.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
SCO 43, Madhya Marg, Sector 7C, Chandigarh, 160019 Call:098159 28844 Monday To Sunday (11 am – 11 pm) View Location on Google Map
SCO 437-438, Sector 35C, Chandigarh, 160036 Call:01724658863 Monday To Sunday (11:00 am – 11:00 pm) View Location on Google Map
Elante Mall, Industrial Area Phase I, Chandigarh, 160002 Call:0172 467 3318 Monday To Sunday (11:00 am – 11:00 pm) View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Veg Lemon Coriander Soup
– Oreo Frappe
– Choco Brownie
– Croissant
– Sizzling Brownie
– Lemon Soda

Average Cost

₹900 for two people (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Oven Fresh's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

6. Café Nomad

Café Nomad

Café – Cafe, Middle Eastern, Healthy Food

  • Chandigarh
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As the name would suggest this café is themed on nomadic life of humans. It encompasses this feeling by providing a lavish European Greek interior. Café nomad is one of those cafés which provides the feeling of uniqueness and never seen before magic.

This café located in sector 7, Chandigarh is a variety of cuisine-based café that provides cuisines ranging from Moroccan, Turkish to Mexican, and back to the Mediterranean. Café nomad promises a unique experience to its customers by representing the nomadic culture through different varieties of foods and interior decoration. This café is not just a place to visit but an experience to take. It is a journey for your taste buds and is a perfect place to take your family and friends to share an experience with.

Some additional amenities include free WIFI and free parking.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
1914, Sarovar Path, Sector 7C, Chandigarh, 160019 Call:0172 654 1469 Monday To Sunday (9:00 am–11:30 pm) View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Mezze Platter
– Hummus
– Wine
– Cappuccino
– Drink
– Desserts

Average Cost

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
₹175 for a pint of beer (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Café Nomad's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

7. Café JC’s

Café JC’s

Café – Continental, American, North Indian, Chinese, Italian

  • Chandigarh
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Café JC’s is indubitably one of the best cafés in Chandigarh. Located in sector 10, this café is the perfect blend of a modernized western setting that offers a variety of cuisine options. Although surrounded by various student institutions this café doesn’t have a single audience and people of all ages can be seen enjoying here all-day

What to expect?

Café JC’s is a multi-cuisine café that serves breakfast, continental, American, Italian, oriental, and north Indian food options. These different food options make it a sure-shot choice for you to visit as it has something in offer for everyone. It provides both indoor and patio seating which makes your experience here even better and makes it a perfect place to hit on the weekend with friends and family. The zestful atmosphere that this café creates drives you to feel very mindful and fresh which makes it a delight to sit here for a coffee on a work from home day to feel more productive.

Must have foods

Some of the must-try items on their menu are Hunan prawns, loaded potato skins, and basil ice-cream.

Additional amenities that Café JC’s offers are free WIFI (which makes it a work-friendly place), it is wheelchair accessible, and it is also a pet-friendly café so you don’t have to worry about your pets when going out to eat and bring them along for a meal.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Coal Depot Complex, Shop No. 2 & 3, Sector 10D, Chandigarh, 160011 Call: 0172 463 0666 Monday To Sunday (8:30 am – 11:30 pm ) View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Hunan Prawns
– Loaded Potato Skins
– Basil Ice Cream
– Chicken Florentine
– Saute Vegetables
– Smoked Chicken Sandwich

Average Cost

₹1,200 for two people (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Café JC’s's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

8. Backpackers Café

Backpackers Café

Casual Dining – Cafe, Fast Food

  • Chandigarh
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Backpackers café is a picturesque travel restaurant that is regarded as one of the oldest and best cafes in Chandigarh. With a promise to simulate a travel experience with assistance from its gourmet European foods this cafe started in 2007. If you are an avid traveler who enjoys food along the journey this café is the perfect place for you to visit. It was built on the idea of providing a great breakfast experience for people who want to try something other than from the typical Indian food.

What to expect?

The Backpackers café menu mainly consists of English food along with some other European options. The smooth coffee accompanied with wide range of breakfast options is a perfect way to start your day. The idea of what people on a move or backpacking would like to have when visiting a restaurant made this café a success. The detailed interior filled with travel pictures on walls and the fast service time is all a part of backpacker’s experience. If you are a first-time visitor in Chandigarh this café is a must go.

Must have foods

Some of the must-have foods when visiting this café are baked mushroom caps, all types of omelets, pancakes, iced latte and lasagne.

Additional amenities offered by the café are large parking and an all-day breakfast.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
SCF 16, Inner Market, Sector 9D, Chandigarh, 160009 Call: +918437041459 Monday To Sunday (8:30 am – 11:45 pm) View Location on Google Map
Elante Mall,78-178A, Industrial Area Phase I, Chandigarh, 160002 Call:+918437041470 Monday To Sunday (11:00 am – 11:00 pm) View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Lasagne
– Mashed Potatoes
– Bacon
– Tiramisu
– Smoothie
– Cappuccino

Average Cost

₹1,200 for two people (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Backpackers Café's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

9. The Willow Cafe

The Willow Cafe

Casual Dining, Café – Cafe, North Indian

  • Chandigarh
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The Willow café is a compact but beautiful café situated in sector 10 Chandigarh. A small but well-equipped space this café can seat up to 80 people. This café is popular among youngsters as it is surrounded by various educational institutions and is a cozy place to hang out with friends but this doesn’t mean it is not popular among the older generation as you can always find people of all ages enjoying here from morning to evening.

What to expect?

The main type of cuisine offered by the café along with the conventional continental food and beverages is the north Indian food which makes this café quite distinctive from other options. It offers homely food in the setting of a traditional café style interior which makes it a popular choice for people as they get to experience a westernized setting combined with the desi food they like. Another pleasing thing about this cafe is its lovely
location, surrounded by various other eateries makes it a very inviting place.

Must have foods

Some of the must-try items on the menu include spinach ravioli, cheesecake, paneer, and chicken tikka along with their signature berry smoothie.

Additional amenities it offers are free WIFI and open-air seating which is always appealing.

The timings of the café are such that it makes it one of the best cafés for breakfast options in Chandigarh.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
shop No, 01, Azaadi Rte, Sector 10 D, Chandigarh, 160010 Call:084370 43234 Monday To Sunday (8:30 am – 11:30 pm) View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Chicken Club Sandwiches
– Spinach Ravioli
– Berry Smoothie
– Healthy Breakfast
– Cheese Cake
– Soups

Average Cost

₹1,300 for two people (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with The Willow Cafe's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

10. Brooklyn Central

Brooklyn Central

Casual Dining, Cafe – American, Greek, Italian, Mexican, Continental

  • Chandigarh
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Brooklyn Central is one of the most talked-about café in Chandigarh, first opened in elante mall it now has another branch in sector 10. Brooklyn Central is one of the only places in Chandigarh to offer an authentic New York-style experience to its customers. Once you visit this café you get to experience the culture, and essence of New York all in one place.

What to expect?

A menu that offers traditional food based on American cuisine this restaurant-style café is a delight to visit. It is safe to say that this place is heaven for all meat lovers as the menu is extensively non-vegetarian but it offers a variety of lip-smacking vegetarian food as well. The café also offers a full bar which is always an additional joy to have while having a good time with your friends and family. One of the most spacious cafés
to visit in the city beautiful, this place is designed in a New York styled warehouse with high ceilings, exposed brick walls, a wooden interior, and exposed rooftop piping and ventilation. This spacious warehouse design of the café takes you straight to the beautiful suburb of Brooklyn in New York from where this café gets its name

Must have foods

Some of the must-try items on their menu include mac n cheese, Brooklyn chili hotdog, salmon, and any type of lasagne.

Additional amenities offered here are free WIFI, spacious mall parking, a work-friendly environment, and some outdoor seating as well.

The spacious seating and tasty food along with the availability of a full bar make it one of the best café in Chandigarh to go and visit with a group of friends and family.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Elante Mall, 178-178A, Industrial Area Phase I, Chandigarh, 160002 Call:081466 56571 Monday To Sunday (11 am – 12 am) View Location on Google Map
Coal Depot Complex, Sector 10, Chandigarh, 160011 Call:0172 403 8358 Monday To Sunday (10 am – 10 pm) View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Mexicano Pizza
– Mac N Cheese
– Red Velvet Cheesecake
– Salmon
– Peach Ice Tea
– Lasagne

Average Cost

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) with alcohol

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Brooklyn Central's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

11. Books N Brew

Books N Brew
  • Chandigarh
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How would it be if you get some books followed by lip-smacking food and Hot Coffee? Great Idea, Isn’t it? If you love to eat while reading some interesting stuff then Books N Brew is a one-stop cafe for you.

Books N Brew located in Sector 16 Chandigarh is one of the oldest cafés in the city. It is a cozy place to hang out and enjoy your time on weekends, weekdays, or whenever you like. The café originated with an idea to promote the culture of reading to its customers. This idea is so prominent that this café has served as a host to several literary festivals.

What to expect?

This café offers a wide variety of menu, which includes Italian & Chinese along with the fun element of books, games, and music. Live music and literary events are a regular part of this café and the atmosphere created by the eye-pleasing wooden interiors of the café adds to the experience. Hanging out in this café feels very soothing and gives you a feeling of collectivity and creativity, and to add to all its beauties.

Must have food

The most ordered dishes at Books N Brews are Chicken Tikka Sandwich, Maggi, Hot Coffee, Chai, Spring Roll & Oreo Shake.

Additional amenities of this café include free WIFI, board games, and musical instruments to play which makes it one of the best cafés in Chandigarh.

So, what are you waiting for? Go and grab a book along with your favorite food to soothe your mind and hunger.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
SCO 8, 1st Floor, Udyan Path, Sector 16 D, Chd, 160015 Call:0172 527 6161 View Location on Google Map

Popular Dishes

– Chicken Tikka Sandwich
– Hot Coffee
– Maggi
– Crispy Corn
– Chai
– Spring Roll

Average Cost

₹600 for two people (approx.)

Exclusive of applicable taxes and charges, if any

* Please get in touch with Books N Brew's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

Best Cafe in Chandigarh

Long gone are the days when your cafes were just about the food. Today, foodies prefer to search for the best ambiance cafes near me since they are looking to enjoy and not just eat. And Chandigarh happens to be the city where cafes are more than just eateries. Cafes in Mohali and Chandigarh are enchanting and can fill your hearts with an utter sense of solace and bliss. So if you are ever in Chandigarh, you could make the best of your weekend at one of these cafes for sure.

Coffee shops in Chandigarh are lowkey charming and are a must-visit. There are different types of cafes in the entire Tricity area. Cafes for professional meetings to be held, cafes to celebrate with your friends and family, and more. On top of that, there are private cabin restaurants too in Chandigarh. For someone who likes to explore various food centers, all you have to is look for the best cafe near me when you’re in the city beautiful.

Is there anything that these Cafes in Chandigarh can’t offer? Certainly not. These cafes have great a atmosphere and good food. There is a Chandigarh coffee house for coffee lovers and places like Books N Brew for those who love to read. If you are craving hot chocolate, search and visit the best hot chocolate place in Chandigarh. So basically, you have a cafe to visit for every mood!