Dalhousie offers options for food that differs in style, elements and genres. While you can enjoy typical North-Indian food, as well as some Continental and Chinese snacks in their freshest, most lip-smacking forms at minimal prices at the local Dhabas, you can also indulge in global cuisines at a number of restaurant as well as the eateries attached to the the hotels and resorts.
One can relish Italian, Tibetan, Mughlai, South Indian platters here as well as a few instances of local Himachli food. Himachali cuisine is very simple as it mainly centres around Chapati, dals, vegetable gravy and curd and their many versions. Pickles are typically served along with a meal in most of the eating joints here. You would also find a certain prominence of fruits here as the fruits are quite fresh and cheap in the area.

Photos of Famous Food in Dalhousie

Local dishes of Dalhousie
Local dishes of Dalhousie

Restaurants in Dalhousie

Moti Mahal Deluxe



INR 200-250 for two

The north Indian food is what this place is famous for. Moti Mahal Deluxe is a good place to have curries with chapatti and rice.

Mall Road, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India

Kwality Restaurant

Chinese, Italian


INR 300 for two

Kwality is a well-known joint based at the corner of Gandhi Chowk. The restaurant offers some lip-smacking noodles and North Indian food. In the middle of the hustle bustle of the market, this is a peaceful and enjoyable place. Try Chicken Saag and Chili Chicken Sizzlers if you are a foodie.

MDR49 Moti Tiba Gandhi Chowk, Dalhousie

Cafe Dalhousie

South-Indian, Chinese, Indian


INR 100 for two

Cafe Dalhousie is a perfect place to treat yourself with wide choices of South Indian, Chinese and Indian snacks. The cheap prices and lively ambiance of the cafe keeps the place happening throughout the day.

MDR 49, Dalhousie

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