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the 4tables cafe & gallery

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Art Cafe for fusion food enthusiasts, with an Art gallery of conceptual arts. Outdoor space with great views. Peaceful, homey atmosphere away from the more touristy Bir Tibetan Colony.
US$ 3-US$ 8
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Fusion, International, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations
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All reviews soup pizza vietnamese iced coffee non veg in advance at home amazing food village square fell in love amazing person makes you feel mouth watering must visit place wood fired oven bir billing 4tables frank
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frank Schlichtmann has started an art cafe in Gunehar village few hours up Dharamshala, Himachal. He offers amazing food, continental stuff, fun breakfasts. Saturday evenings are for cinema along with wood fire baked pizza made right in front of you here. We are already getting...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Delhifundos
fschlichtmann, Owner at the 4tables cafe & gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago


Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Quite an unlikely delight hidden away in the Himalayan terrain, this restaurant is every responsible travel let's dream. Must visit on Saturday for a mouth-watering array of pizzas!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Suzanna_stephens
fschlichtmann, Owner at the 4tables cafe & gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

If you are around Bir, this is a must visit restaurant. Great atmosphere, food and staff. Great art on the walls and a homey atmosphere completes the package.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Roee F
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This place took forever for our order to come through as there aren’t much staffs in the kitchen but when it came it was very bomb. There were only two staffs and they were nice. I wouldn’t go there again.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sweta S
fschlichtmann, Owner at the 4tables cafe & gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dear Sweta, we are sorry you had to wait long for your meal. Yes it is true, we are always understaffed, but then, we are not really a typical full-fledged restaurant but rather, a home-cooking place-- you know you were seated on our home terrace,...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

This a hidden away place in Bir in a house that showcases art. There are literally four tables in the verandah. There is a wood fired oven and a specials menu. The non-veg is superb. And the soup is absolutely the best I had -...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Meghna_Singhee
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Totally loved the food and fell in love with the art gallery they own with such quirky stuff. Loved the vietnamese iced coffee and the paneer wrap !

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AnkitaM363
fschlichtmann, Owner at the 4tables cafe & gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thanks! See you again.

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It's a very chilled out place... carry your own rum / wine...the pizza made by Frank are awesome. He is a very friendly host and makes you feel at home. The movie on projector is good too...

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank 621vivekk
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Its a small little Artisan niche restaurant. Very special. The location is in the BIr Village. We ad an Italian meal and absolutely loved it. The views are amazing too. This is a hidden gem and I reccomend it . He also has a little...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank jadefun
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We bugged Frank about 3 times on phone post recommendations from our host at Darang Tea Estate, Palampur. It was a brand new experience for us trying out his surprise Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Menu. The ambience, the food and the service was very pleasing. It's...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank 628hirenm
fschlichtmann, Owner at the 4tables cafe & gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you soo much :)

Reviewed 30 June 2017

The man behind this Cafe & Gallery is Frank Schlichtmann, who has lived here for nearly a decade now. He had started with his “4tables” café which also has an interesting gallery. With his efforts, the tiny shops in the village square have been artistically...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank MoushumiBhattacharya
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