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Reviewed 4 November 2021 via mobile

Beautiful, quaint cafe where one could sit surrounded by books for hours while slowly sipping coffee or tea and having some great food. The view from the cafe was lovely - opening on to the hills. The menu has very limited items when we went...but whatever was available was really good. The minty lemonade, Greek salad, Ramen bowl and pizza were very good. We spend a good couple of hours savouring the food and the experienceMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 November 2021 via mobile

Small unassuming frontage but delightful inside. Scattered seating, books and knickknacks all around and an interesting menu. The food was good and the unhurried pace was very welcome. Worth a visit. But they might be shifting venue so keep a lookout.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 12 October 2021

Do not miss this spot if you’re in Dharamshala. It’s unlike any other with something for everyone. A go to spot for quality time with loved ones or yourself, the Italian food was my favourite. I found the staff a little preoccupied till I learnt...they also run The Other Space next door. Siddharth was especially welcoming and made us feel at homeMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 9 October 2021 via mobile

Had an excellent experience at the cafe. Great food, views and conversations. The staff was very helpful specially the manager Siddharth. Will definitely come back here next time. Saltimboca Alla Romana is worth trying.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 7 October 2021

This place has a different vibe and believe me or not this is a worth visiting place Food,drinks, ambiance and service all r just awesome

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 27 September 2021

Nice friendly cafe with some great food. Bruschetta was a disappointment as was only dry toast with dices of tomatoes. No Olive Oil and just a few shreds of Cheese and Herbs.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 26 September 2021 via mobile

Property was decent, however no parking and far away from the main market. Food was horrendous, no seasoning, no condiments overcooked. 2/10

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 26 September 2021 via mobile

I am not sure why this place is over hyped. Its a problem getting a space with the so called view & when you get the view for seating all you can see are shabby looking houses as part of the view. Staff come with...an attitude ( Siddharth) & food was alright as we ordered a hot choclate, pasta and mutton goulash. The expectation was to have the mutton stew in the bread ( authenthic way) but the bread was cut and served aside. Pricing wise they are quite steep in comparison to other cafes like Morgan , Trek and Dine and so on.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 14 September 2021

Not at all worth the effort. The food is average view and ambience is good but location and accessibility is poor. Yes definitely it is overhype. A big avoid

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 10 August 2021

Lovely boutique place which serves tasty food. We visited as it is talked about a lot by bloggers and travellers. We tried Sauteed vegetables, Spinach carrot soup and Falafel plater. This place is usually crowded so expect a wait time. It is 1.5km from Dalai...Lama temple. Clearly a best place in Mcleodgang for food. It overlooks valley on one of the side which is icing on the cake.Tibet Kitchen- Authentic food. We had Steamed momos, Fried dumplings, Veg thupka.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Illiterati is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5