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Cafe'Chica' is Nainital's top boutique Cafe set in the Abbotsford lawns as an outdoor cafe' looking across to the lush mountain ranges as one enjoys the fresh home made culinary delights cooked under the supervision of Ms Janhavi Prasada. Delicious stuffed croissants, mouth watering roasts, grills, pastas, soups n garden fresh salads, locally sourced greens, apple crumble and cakes is what is offered apart from the day's specials. So come with your friends or family for a perfect bonding, share your appetite with us - it truely is an exclusive experience in the quiet of Nainital.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Grill, Italian, Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 16 April 2022

A place to enjoy at leisure. Good food and hospitality. Mrs. Aleem (Property Manager) ensures that the guests are well attended. Memorable experience.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 23 December 2021 via mobile

I most awaited place. best for the eco friendly ambience and the delicious food fortunately I have visited this place in year 2016 with my beloved since I was finding this place in between then again. somehow I recollect my memories and decided to visit...this beautiful place in Dec 2021. We were welcomed by the beautiful smiling lady who allocated us a beautiful table in center of the garden. I just love the hospitality. I have huge memories with this place. Very well maintained hotel cafe' .. If you will talk about the food that's remarkable.we ware delayed this time.but still I have started with Soup tomato & carrot Spinach creme with garlic bread Pasta Aglio olio (spaghetti) Pizza Oven Pizza pepperoni . That was awesome. Planning to visit again with my wifeMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 27 September 2021

During our recent stay at Abbotsford, we had the opportunity to have a couple of meals at Cafe Chica. The setting is dramatic, al fresco surrounded by the greenery of the estate, against the backdrop of the hills on all sides. The food matches in...quality and taste the expectations one has of the setting itself. We mostly tried the continental offerings and enjoyed all of what we tried. Equally enjoyable were the coffees on offer. If in Nainital, highly recommend visiting Cafe Chica for a meal- the view and the food make for a remarkable experience.More

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

Thanks for perfect home like food and wonderful hospitality 😊👍🏻 would recommend for a serene evening next time would Iove to check in for a stay

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 August 2021

Cafe Chica offers an unbeatable combination of delicious food, gracious hospitality, and a delightful ambience! As you sit in their beautiful garden, enjoying the warm mountain sun, one delectable dish after another is placed before you - pastas, salads, deserts - all freshly cooked and...using locally-sourced ingredients. A “cannot be missed” location for all Nainital residents and visitors!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 18 July 2021

If hospitality is the name of the game, this property is possibly the best ever. The ever helpful staff, especially Rohit, was just what we needed as we wanted to unwind in a beautiful hotel post the Covid lockdown. Infact the day i reached, i...felt a little sick due to mountain sickness but the staff just went out of its way to ensure i felt good. The lovely gardens were my daily morning meditation spots and yes the perfect morning breakfasts:)) A big thank you to all the staff for looking after us. I miss the breakfasts already!!More

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

I am appalled at the lack of warmth and the sheer level of how anyone can be rude in the hospitality business. After calling and making a visit, the lady in charge was a full tyrant from the word go. We were still getting off...the vehicle when she started with instructions on how the parking should be somewhere else. Mind you, we were still just opening doors. Then when my father asked to visit washroom he was told point blank that indoors were off limits. He had to walk some strange trek to go ease himself. Something that claims to encourage pets at the property, was such an eye wash. We were given a lonesome corner and told to not be on the grass. There were 2 people dining in an otherwise tiny garden anyways. We politely left. But felt small and terrible at having taken to pains to research and travel a long distance just for a cup of coffee. Seems like all other reviews are paid. Trust me, she also refused my father when he said he wanted to see rooms. We were hopeful to book on our second trip. Now, with folded hands, a big no no. In the hospitality business, if you can’t get these things right, you need to shut shopMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Cafe' Chica', responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2021

Dear Sir/Madam, firstly sorry for the enormous inconvenience caused to you and your pet. Just a few things from our end: 1. The Manager took a good 30 minutes to guide your to Cafe Chica as you had lost your way and made sure you...More

Reviewed 12 January 2021 via mobile

Cafe Chica has a very detailed menu but whatever we ordered was yummy! Special shout out to pasta aglio oglio peperoncino and the pea soup! And the croissants were also super. Sitting out in the sun and eating great food with great service is a...treat and it all happens at Cafe Chica!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 10 January 2021

Cafe Chicca is set on beautiful sunny lawns serving up great spagetti alio oglio and stuffed croissants. The apple crumble is also excellent. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 21 December 2020

The cafe is in a quaint area just above Nainital, and (being at a height) offers a lovely view of the area. It's got an open area that's quiet and serene, and offers brilliant continental food. The chicken roast and croissants are a must. All...in all the place gives you a great dining experience.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Yes, Cafe' Chica' offers takeaway services.

Cafe' Chica' is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5