10 Must-Visit Cafes In Gangtok
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It's difficult to find a more harmonious combination of mountainous scenery and rolling, forested hills than what we see in Sikkim. The world has begun to appreciate the appealing raw beauty of the northeastern Indian states, but until now they have been virtually inaccessible. You can enjoy a cup of coffee and a meal of scrumptious food in Sikkim while learning about the culture of the state and the locals' hospitality. Here is a list of the 10 must visit cafes in Gangtok. 

1.    Baker’s Cafe

One of the most famous cafes in Gangtok is Baker’s Cafe on MG Marg, where you can enjoy some of the best local tea and freshly baked desserts. Don’t let the exterior fool you- the pretty woodeninteriors create a warm, earthy ambience that is perfect for afternoon lounging. This café is aregular haunt for the city’s youngsters for the excellent tea, coffee, pizzas, and pastas.  

Address: Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Arithang, Gangtok, Sikkim 

Price for Two: INR 600  

Timings: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

2.    Loafing Around

Would you like to experience scrumptious cheesecakes and other mouthwatering foods? Then this beautiful little cafe should be on your list. It is renowned for its blueberry cheesecake and chocolate truffles with vanilla gelato. Every dish or dessert on the menu here is meticulously prepared and simply tantalizes when it arrives on the table. The vintage theme of Loafing Around adds to its attractiveness. 

Address: Jeewan Theeng Marg, Upper Sichey, Sungava, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 2,000 

Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  

3.    Mu Kimchi

Taste perfectly prepared local ingredients and sit in a cute corner in Gangtok at the end of Mahatma Gandhi Marg to eat Korean food and drink coffee at this amazing restaurant and cafe. It is an affordable place considering the authentic Korean foods they serve. Their dry ramen and bugolgi sets are delicious, to say the least, and the momos are amazing too. 

Address: Vishal Gaon, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 800 to INR 1000  

Timings: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

4.    Infinity Futsal Arena

The locals come here to play futsal and hang out with friends. It is located in Tadong, a busy and important place in Gangtok, with a beautiful view of Kanchendzonga and the amazing futsal arena. The food and the celebrities performing on weekends make it the place to be in Gangtok. People praise this café for their burgers and coffee.  

Location: H#169, NH 31A, Upper Tadong, Tadong, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 1,200 

Timings: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

5.    The Coffee Shop

This pizza restaurant is excellent for continental cuisine, pizzas, pastas, and steaks, as well as other dining options. It's located on the southern end of MG Marg near Hotel Tashi Delek, and its pizza with a range of toppings and creamy white sauce pasta is particularly popular. It also has an excellent selection of wines and is an ideal place for an Italian meal. Here, the coffee and hot chocolate are also both very yummy 

Address: Anola Building, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 1,600 

Timing: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

6.    Cafe Live & Loud

Cafe Live & Loud is a busy restaurant and bar in Gangtok that features live music. It is an ideal spot to consume tea or coffee and eat delicious meals. You can even try the café's vegetarian and vegan dishes. The pub and bar inside offer fantastic after-hour drinks in addition to their menu offerings. So, whether you need to unwind with some great food and drinks or just want to see a good performance, Café Live & Loud is definitely worth checking out! 

Address: Tibet Road, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 1,000 

Timing: 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. 

7.   The Local Cafe

The Local Café is one of the finest coffee and dessert locations in Gangtok for locals and tourists alike. it is one of the few cafes that offers a completely vegetarian environment. It serves a variety of dishes, beverages, and other food items.   

Address: New Market, below Bank of Baroda, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 600 

Timing: 9:30 to 8 p.m. 

8.    Café Sass & Guff

This café is a visual treat, with beautiful wooden interiors giving it a homey feel, and its plush turquoise sofas and colorful wall art simply lighting up the whole place. The café is on the 4th floor, with a spectacular view of the hills from the window seats. Here you can have their platters, soups, burgers, sizzlers, curry and rice, ramen noodles, salads, desserts, and more. 

Address: Near Doma Residency, New Market, Mg Marg, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 1,000  

Timings: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.  

9.    Jungle Café

Be immersed in a jungle-like atmosphere with animal models and a nice play area for children at the Jungle Café at Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino in Gangtok, Sikkim. The drinks and foods offered here are made from fresh local and organic ingredients. Here you can savor local foods like thukpa, momos, and other Sikkimese foods. It is located close to the spa and villas and is a great place to spend the weekend. 

Address: Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino, Lower Samdur Block, Ranipool, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 2,000 

Timings: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.  

10.    The Korean Fan, Kelly’s Café

The rustic interiors and park-like seating areas instantly convey a youthful vibe. Teenagers are always bustling around, but there are families who come here with their children too. They serve Korean food items as they are extremely popular due to the number of K-pop fans here. You must taste their Kimbap, corn dogs, Korean fried chicken, iced dalgona coffee, and more. 

Address: Somani Bldg., New Market, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok

Price for Two: INR 900 

Timings: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.