Looking for a laidback and cozy place to chill with your friends whilst tucking into delicious comfort food? Want to do all this without burning a hole in your pocket? Well we've got you sorted with the best cafes in Darjeeling so choose your spot, call up your friends and SCRAM! 

1. NERDvana Bookstore And Cafe

Any nerds out there, eh? If you’re one, head to the NERDvana and dive deep into their amazing collection of books that over a cup of coffee and a sandwich. The soothing music worn by this place, the beautiful artwork on the walls and the artistic interiors do enough for you to instantly fall in love with this place.

Where | Dr. Zakir Hussain Road, Chowrasta
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nerdvanadarjeeling/ 

2. Gatty’s Cafe

Want to have your favourite coffee over live music and karaoke? Gatty’s Cafe is your destination! This is the only beating soul of Darjeeling that is open after 9 PM and therefore attracts a lot of foreign tourists. Take some travel tips from the super friendly owner, Gautam or as he is famously known, Gatty! 

Where | Dr. Zakir Hussain Road
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/gattyscafe/ 

3. Sonam’s Kitchen

Owned by a Nepali couple, this 13 year old ‘home of real coffee’ serves freshly brewed coffee. Capture the essence of Darjeeling on a platter at Sonam’s Kitchen and give your taste buds a treat here. The three-benched garage space has now been expanded to a bigger restaurant just across the road. Do visit it once!

Where | Chauk Bazaar

4. Glenary’s

This  three-unit eataway in Darjeeling is a destination in itself. If practically the entire Darjeeling sources its bread from here, how can you not feast here? With a bar downstairs, a bakery on the ground floor and a restaurant upstairs, Glenary’s has something for everyone!

Where | Nehru Road, Chauk Bazaar
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/glenarysdarjeeling/ 

5. Hot Stimulating Cafe

Run by locals, Lily and Mr. K Rumba, this tin-roofed small eating spot by the hillside can easily be missed if you don’t look carefully. Trekkers and campers find this cozy little place a wonderful spot and those who frequent the hills, frequent Hot Stimulating Cafe too!

Where | Jawahar Road

6. Himalayan Java

Give yourself a tea treat by delving into some Nepali coffee and sandwiches at Himalayan Java. Decorated with pretty lights and wall paintings, the café gives a modern vibe. Pancakes and waffles are the most popular dishes here. It’s a great place to spend some quality time with your loved ones!

Where | Nehru Road
Here’s Their Website | http://business.google.com/website/himalayan-java/ 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/himalayanjavadarjeeling/ 

7. Kunga Restaurant

This local breakfast eataway has the best Momos and Noodle Soup available in town and you must give it a try. A budget restaurant serving great quality food, Kunga is a wonderful option if you want to fill up your tummies without spending much. The cool ambience and tasty dishes will make you fall for this place instantly!

Where | Gandhi Road

8. Revolver

Run by Beatles’ lovers, Revolver is a budget hotel offering satisfactory accommodation and quality food. With rooms named after the legendary band’s singers, Revolver now has a corner for music because everything here sings, if not literally, then surely metaphorically! They’ve got some great fresh roasted coffee and authentic grub that you’re going to love!

Where | Gandhi Road
Here’s Their Website | http://revolver.in/ 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/revolver.darjeeling 

9. Tom And Jerry’s Cafe

This is a popular fast-food spot that serves large portions at affordable prices and is every traveller’s as well as local’s favourite haunt. The owner of this place is very friendly and always ready to help out. Grab a book and spend some quality time here in this calm and cozy place! 

Where | Dr. Zakir Hussain Road
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/tomandjerrycafe/ 

10. Foodsteps Cafe

Are you on a gluten free diet? Foodsteps Cafe is the place for you! This amazing fast food stop serves wonderful pancakes and sandwiches. You're going to have a hard time figuring out what to order as the extensive menu will leave you spoilt for choice! If you still can’t decide, take back some homemade cookies from here!

Where | Nehru Road

The above cafes are perfect to have some yummy food and spend some *me time*, especially after exploring the scenic hills of Darjeeling!