Valentine’s Day 2024: 6 Instagrammable Cafes in Chandigarh
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Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means - it's time to impress your special someone with a romantic date that they won’t forget. But you haven’t it all figured out and looking for a place to make a reservation? Here’s a list of 6 cafes in Chandigarh that will make the 2024 Valentine’s Day nothing but the best. And these aren’t just any dining places, this list is tailor-made for the Instagram generation, a whirlwind tour of Chandigarh's hottest cafes, where every latte is a masterpiece and every croissant begs to be immortalised in your feed.

If you or your partner is a sucker for romantic pictures, add one or more cafes if you’re in the mood for cafe-hopping to your list. So, why don’t you put on your most Instagram-worthy outfit, ask your partner to be your Valentine, and go on a date? 

#1 Cafe JC

If you’re looking for an awe-worthy, intimate place for Valentine’s Day, Cafe JC tops the list. It also gets a brownie if you love pets or want to take your pet along. Cafe JC is the perfect spot to unwind with its aromatic air, retro-music, and fusion of local and continental cuisine. The cafe is all about serving food with a style. You can go for their pizza filled with broccoli, bell peppers, mushrooms, and olives, making the heart of a vegetarian filled with flavour. For drinks, go for their sweety and tangy mocktails or cocktails for a refreshing twist.

Phone Number: 01724630666

USP Dishes: Pizza, Mocktails

Available Cuisines: Continental, North Indian, Chinese

Timings: 8:30 AM to 11:30 PM

Address: Coal Depot Complex, Shop No. 2 & 3, Azaadi Rte, 10D, Sector 10, Chandigarh, 160011

Cost for two: INR 1200 for two

#2 Virgin Courtyard

Virgin Courtyard is one of the favourite date spots for couples. It is a fine-dine cafe that takes pride in its meticulously designed menu and delicacies prepared with love. Even though their specialities include cornbread and pizzas with a number of topping options, each portion is served so beautifully that you’ll be forced to take a picture. The desserts have a special place in every admirer’s heart, but if you’re new to the place, don’t forget to get your hands on their Tiramisu. Their wines are widely appreciated, and what’s a better occasion than Valentine’s to make a toast to love?

Phone Number: 08699000999

USP Dishes: Salmon Raviolo, Raspberry Brulee

Available Cuisine: Italian

Timings: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PM

Address: SCO 1A, Sector 7-C, Sector 7, Chandigarh, 160007

Cost for two: INR 2500 for two

#3 Willow Cafe

With its charming outdoor seating area and serene ambience, the Willow Cafe is the perfect spot for a romantic al fresco dining experience. The menu offers highly-rated continental and Indian dishes, you can surprise your partner with a platter filled with their favourites. Instagram influencers highly rate this cafe for its finger-licking appetisers like grilled cheese with a side of fries, the little heart on every cappuccino, and the thick pink-coloured milkshakes.

Phone Number: 08437043234

USP Dishes: Willow French Toast, English Tea

Available Cuisines: North Indian, Continental

Timings: 8:30 AM to 11:30 PM

Address: Shop No, 01, Azaadi Rte, 10D, Sector 10, Chandigarh, 160010

Cost for two: INR 1600

#4 Chugli

For a lunch date followed by an evening with your partner, Chugli will be the perfect spot this Valentine’s Day. Located on a rooftop, this cafe offers a panoramic view of the city's skyline with a wide range of drool-worthy Asian food options like Dimsums, Thai mushrooms, spinach rolls, and much more. The grilled delicacies here are a treat, but it’s the sunset view with a Martini that you won’t want to miss capturing on your camera.

Phone Number: 8427298827

USP Dishes: Dumplings, Tandoori Paneer

Available Cuisines: Italian, North Indian, Asian

Timings: 11 AM to 2 AM

Address: SCO 4 Sector 5, Panchkula, Haryana, 134105

Cost for two: INR 1400 for two

#5 The Hedgehog Cafe

Do you like dining in with books? Head over to Hedgehof Cafe. The book-themed cafe is about great food that is served in a unique style. Their Menu is a book in itself with Starters as the Preface, the Main Course divided into a series of chapters that would love reading(eating), ending with an Afterword of desserts. Even the presentation is like a dream. Be it pizza in a cup or pasta as a sandwich, their Italian delicacies are a must-try. To have a romantic book date with mouth-watering sandwiches and a cup of coffee, there’s no place better!

Phone Number: 01724730478

USP Dishes: Lasagna, Pancakes

Available Cuisine: Continental, Italian, American

Timings: 9:30 AM to 11:30 PM

Address: Inner Market, SCF 12, Sector 7-C, Sector 7, Chandigarh, 160019

Cost for two: INR 1400 for two

#6 Cafe Nomad

Located in the heart of Sector 7, Cafe Nomad is a hidden gem that’s perfect for couples looking for a cosy and intimate setting. Step inside, and the warm glow of fairy lights, plush couches, and rustic wooden accents will greet you. Their Menu is smartly crafted with delicacies from all around the world. But don’t forget to get a sip of their Irish coffee and European fish. Cafe Nomad has something for every palate, whether you’re craving a hearty brunch or a romantic candlelit dinner.

Phone Number: 01726541469

USP Dishes: Grilled Chicken, Lamb Kebabs

Available Cuisine: European, Middle Eastern

Timings: 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM

Address: 1914, Sarovar Path, Sector 7-C, Sector 7, Chandigarh, 160019

Cost for two: INR 2400 for two