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Shuru | Naggar Road, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
+91 98169 52400
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09:30 - 23:00
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Manali and we had heard about Fat Plate. The reviews suggested that visiting Flat Plate would be one of the best experiences of our stay in Manali for the second time. Also the occasion was special one, so we were pretty happy on reaching the cafe. The café is located in a quiet location... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful location, food is average. Nice place to sit and relax. The hosts come and check on you and are very friendly.

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Thank Nishkala R
Siliguri, India
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102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lovely ambience and yummy food. The chocolate mousse was out of the world. We spent a good 3-4 hours here and it felt great. The staff members are all very friendly and courteous. They even have a cute dog named Laddu and a cute little kitten in a basket which they opened and let us have a look and even... More 

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Thank priyankakandoi
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We were 4 to 5 friends we went there to just spent a good time , but I just shocked ,being a very famous cafe in manali they don't expect card, it's so nice of a one gentleman he allowed me give a cash payment later so I don't want to say anything,b but for a simple order it took... More 

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New Delhi, India
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great food. The service can be erratic in the high season with the crowds. Be sure to order all at once else there can be confusion. Go when it is less crowded and this charming restaurant in a cottage will be a really enjoyable experience.

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Thank Nilanjan_Mukherjee
Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Heard a lot about this place, went there with a lot of expectations... Let me be very honest, the food does live up to the hype and the good word put in by everyone... What was very unsavoury, was the overall experience... The shammi kebabs, the trout in mustard chilli sauce are worth every paisa, but the portions are meagre... More 

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anubhav1988, Owner at Fat plate, cafe, responded to this review

Good evening sir Thank you for taking out the time & writing us a review, we have taken your feed back and will definitely work on improving ourselves to serve u better in the future. I would like to address to each of your issues. 1. Thank u for appreciating the food sir, but I serve a standard 200 gms... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

It was located around 2 Km from our Hotel so we chose to go on our foot in the evening:-). We got tired for covering only this route to reach Fat Plate Cafe. But as we reached at the entrance of this cafe, we forgot everything...the entrance was really beautiful decorated with the various plants / Flowers. It was really... More 

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Thank Prateek M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Fat Plate has a varied menu and a good kitchen. We opted for the fish and chips because we were curious to taste an Indian take on an English classic. The basa was moist, the batter crisp and the sauce homemade. The lady who owns the restaurant told us that she prepares sauces, chutneys, jams etc herself. I had... More 

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Thank kfvandenbrande
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It is a super nice garden with friendly staffs. Food is so fresh and good. Definitely a very recommended restaurant.

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Thank Swave S
Ahmedabad, India
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

what can i say. this restaurant serves one of the best, if not the best food trout in india. the ambience is amazing, and the food is just out of this world. it is family owned and family managed. the host ensures to understand your preferences before suggesting something for you. the trout they serve will leave you wanting for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 23:00
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shuru | Naggar Road, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kullu District  >  Manali Tehsil  >  Manali
  • Phone Number: +91 98169 52400
Description
Fat Plate Cafe is a family-run eatery located on the left bank of the River Beas. The cafe is a brick & wood building constructed over a 3 bigha plot of land, surrounded by lush green lawns and its very own herb and vegetable gardens. The cafe seats 80 covers, the seating is divided between the indoor lounge, the veranda and the two level of lawns. The cafe was born in 2012, promoted by the gurung family who share a deep passion for food. Anubhav Gurung, the son, is the chef and in-charge of the kitchen. The food is the soul of the cafe; the menu is based around European and north Indian specialities. The chef believes in following the traditional cooking techniques and giving them his own flavour. The menu is based on the seasonality of ingredients and the chef works closely with his butcher and his gardener to finally decide what’s going to be on the menu.Rarrah meat, Roast leg of lamb, Bacon wrapped chicken with plum sauce and the Mustard chilli trout are some of the top selling items. The cafe bakes its own breads and most of the herbs and the salads are grown on the premises. Most of the ingredients are sourced locally and are bought from the farmers directly.

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