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Cafe, Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Your experience will vary hugely depending on whether the owners are there or not. The first time we came, the owners were there and both the food and service was above average. Reassured, we visited for dinner a few days later for a totally different...experiences. The owners were not there and we were seated for about 30 minutes without any service of any kind, menus, water or enquiring for an order. In the interim I there’s we’re seated and their orders taken. Eventually we took the menus ourselves. And then went to the kitchen to place the order. The waiter told us that he will take our order only after he had served the others. Eventually the owner landed up and finally our order got taken. I did happen to glance into the kitchen when I went to place the order. I am sure things are fine when the owners are there, but my glance did not inspire confidence. It was too late to go anywhere else so we did modify our order to minimise risk. Your mileage will vary (as ours did between the first and second visit) but if service standards slip so dramatically in the absence of the owner it’s likely to be the tip of the iceberg and other even more critical parameters might slip even More.More

Date of visit: July 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my family including a toddler who was most disappointed (more than us). Poor hospitality. Good trout fish. Ok burger But rest nothing was good. Chocolate cake was the worse i have ever had. If you tell them something is off in it...they will not agree instead will eat your portion of the dessert and will charge for the same.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful spread out with exotic flowers all around. Ambience is just mesmerising. Plum trees are full of plums and vibes are aesthetic. We ate fallen plums off the ground which were juice dripping delicious.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 2 January 2022 via mobile

Great place! Bacon wrapped chicken is the star! Rati Auntie and her family have done an excellent job maintaining the place - be it quality of food, vibe or decor!

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 28 December 2021 via mobile

This place is overhyped and over rated. Service is very slow. Food is not good at all. Owner seems have some attitude problems and they don’t even bother to ask for any help. There are other better cafés in Manali thn this one.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 14 October 2021

Excellent quality and choice of gourmet food. Mr. Gurung ensures, that all his customers have a good meal and enjoy their visit here.

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

I ordered Mutton Rahra from here, the total bill inclusive of Taxes was 625/- To my user dismay the quantity for the price is just very very disappointing. It barely has two pieces that are definitely not worth the amount you are charging and it...is extremely appalling that you offer such dissatisfactory service to customers valuing your service. Cafe fat plate is over hyped and exorbitantly priced. Very very dissatisfactory.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021

The place has a nice garden setting, but that's the only thing good about this. We ordered food, but then wait staff came back & said 1 item was not available. Ordered alternate item. Some time later 1 more item was not available. Got another...alternate. When the wait staff came back the third time and suggested we take a burger instead of a curry, that was the final straw. On top of that, the staff was not even sympathetic & were instead rude. So we walked out without any food after waiting there 40 mins. Very disappointing experience! I give a lot of leeway to most places but this was definitely terrible service.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 16 July 2021 via mobile

Unlike its name, the portion for a roast lamb was meagre. The price, fat... I mean, u cn charge a reasonable amount.. it was not enough for even a single person.. but then, who cares? There was a huge line waiting.. all the high and...mighty of manali were there.. The owner was there.. she was requested for autograph by the clients ... Not going back there... Not at all value for money.. it's a cosy garden setup...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 July 2021

The setting of the restaurant was very homely, staff was super sweet, and the food + drinks featured the freshest ingredients - the taste was nothing short of brilliant. They had limited vegetarian options, but we loved everything we ordered with special mention to arrabiata...pasta, roesti, and chocolate mousse which was rich and indulgent. Would highly recommend and return too.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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28 June 2019|
Response from Shubhenb | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am unaware of the distance from Johnson's Lodge But it is a pet friendly cafe and as long as your pet is on a leash,you are allowed to lounge
11 August 2018|
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Response from sooddp | Reviewed this property |
Nice place to unwind, and it’s different you will love this place.
16 March 2017|
Response from BarnaliP15 | Reviewed this property |
Should be anything between Rs.800 to Rs.1000.
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Fat Plate Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5