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Five must visit Cafes in Shillong

Apr 17, 2016 14:25

The dreamy little town of Shillong is known for its restaurants, local eateries and Cafes.  Spending a quiet time with freshly brewed coffee is one of the dearest pleasures of life. Also special is quality time with friends with something to nibble. Or maybe that little time carved out from a busy schedule to spend quality time with someone special! A good cafe caters to all these moments. A Cafe with an appealing decor, a mesmerizing ambience and a good platter is what many look for.

 Here we list some of the top Cafes of Shillong and hope you share your experience with us.

Café  Shillong-  

Café  Shillong

Located at Laitumkhrah, Cafe Shillong is a cozy and warm place with great food and of course live music. The ambience and the crowd are of course plus points. There is live music to spice up your evenings and local bands play great music. The food and the service are good too and this could just be your kind of place after a hectic day or on a lazy weekend.


Bread café-

Bread café

Located at the heart of the city, Police Bazar, Bread Cafe is located opposite to hotel Broadway.  A favourite for all age groups, Bread Cafe is popular for its cakes and variety of coffee. Even eggless cakes are available here.  While shopping around Police Bazar one could just drop into this cafe and chose from sandwiches, cakes, pizzas or just a coffee.

Swish Cafe-

Swish Cafe

Located near Beat House, Laitumkhrah , Swish Cafe is the first Cafe to have come up in Shillong. Since then the place has only grown on its lovers and one would love to go there time and again with friends. Popular with young crowds, the Cafe could be your place to just sit with a cup of coffee and chat with your group of friends or even have a quiet time all by yourself and nibble on something.

Little Chef Cafe-

Little Chef Cafe

This cafe is situated at Police Point, Laitumkhrah and is undoubtedly a cool  hangout in Shillong. The pricing is reasonable and this is your place if you have a sweet tooth.  The place might not be fancy, but the ambience and the warmth of the staff makes would make you want to visit the place again.



Located near Don Bosco, Laitumkhrah, this is a big attraction for college students. The place is also strategically located and the youngsters can just hang out here, without also worrying much about the cost. The cafe offers a wide range of cuisine. But Munchies is not your place if you are looking for a glitzy cafe. The place is buzzing with the energy of youth. It is definitely your place if you just want to relive the days of your college. 

Apr 17, 2016 14:25

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Paulami Dutta    Kolkata

Paulami DuttaGupta is a novelist/scriptwriter shuttling between Kolkata and Shillong. Apart from three novels, she has been a part of seven multiple author anthologies. Her articles have appeared in various newspapers and web magazines. She is associated with Khasi cinema and is awaiting the production of her second movie.

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