Idyllically situated on the foothills of the benignant Doon Valley, Chhaya Cafe is an urbane looking winsome coffee house run by a gracious lady named Ms Annamma M. Ebenezer who runs a Women Development Society. If you ever happen to come across a brand called ‘Himalayan Tapestries,’ then these women are to be credited for.
Gorge some of your favourite delicacies, sit with your crew and if you are alone then worry not as the resplendent view from the bay windows will give you a warm company. This delightful cafe never fails to amuse the connoisseur with the gorgeous vista of the valley and the willows beckoning you not to leave. The murals on the brightly painted walls, the hand painted glass windows and ceilings will make you indulge in the raw beauty of this cafe.
Food at Chhaya Cafe
Have a gastronomical affair at Chhaya Café by having wholesome and nutritious food cooked with love. The must have’s include the delicious Potpies, Pasta, Ice Tea, Salads, Cheesecake and Handmade Biscuits. Although the café has a small menu but the food served here will surpass your expectations which is an excellent blend of Indian and Western to suit all kind of visitors. The sweet aroma of the delicious snacks and the fresh tea made from the quality tea leaves will surely entice you to visit this place again. The café only serves fresh bread that is baked on daily purpose along with an assortment of cookies and other sweet treats.
Cost for two: Rs 500
Services Offered by Chhaya Café, Dehradun
Offering kaleidoscopic view of the hills wrapped up by a thin layer of dreamy clouds carelessly crawling towards the horizon, the Chhaya Café is nothing but a place to devour great food at a rooftop seating. Infamous for its quality food and service, the Chhaya Café also houses a petite novelty shop from where you can shop handmade goods. But what comes as a bonus is the free wifi offered by the cafe which makes it easier to get some stuff done. There is no room for boredom in this café as it is pet-friendly and offers board games to play while your nutritious meal is being prepared by the kitchen ladies.
How to reach Chhaya Café in Dehradun
Chhaya Café is located at Bhirgir Wali on Rajpur road in Dehradun. The café can be reached by taking the Vikram no. 1 or taking the Rajpur road bus to Kuthal Gate. The nearest railhead is Dehradun railway station located at 12 km away from Chhaya café. Jolly Grant airport at 38 km away is the closest air connectivity from the Chhaya Café. Taxis to the café are available from any corner of the city.