If you are looking for the best Riverside places in Rishikesh to eat, this is the handpicked and self tasted list of the best 8 Riverside Cafes in Rishikesh you must try.

Rishikesh is the top destination for domestic as well as international travelers it is famous for Yoga and Adventure Activities. Food in Rishikesh is a blend of different tastes all around the world, you can easily find Continental, Lebanese, Indian, Chinese, Israeli, and much more regional foods. Cafes in Rishikesh are the best places to explore the different cuisines in Rishikesh.

Top 8 Riverside Cafes in Rishikesh[Updated]

As a local from Rishikesh, we have tried and tasted different cafes in Rishikesh. There are many places to check out in Rishikesh, but this is the list of best cafes according to our experiences. So read on and don’t forget to include these on your Rishikesh itinerary.

  • Free Spirit Cafe
  • Little Buddha Cafe
  • Freedom Cafe
  • The Ganga View Cafe
  • The 60’s Cafe
  • Shambhala Cafe
  • Royal Cafe
  • Tat Cafe

1. Free Spirit Cafe

Live Music Event at Free Spirit Cafe

Free Spirit Cafe is one of its own kind of cafe in Rishikesh. They have created cafe with full of artistic vibe. You will feel like home in this cafe because they dont use any kind of gravy in their food and all the food is freshly prepared. There is a good Laxman jhula view also and a lot of art in their decoration. The staff is very friendly and ready to help whenever you need it. Apart from this, they have rooms also to provide you the solution for accommodation.

They also Organize Live Music Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Location: Near Dharam Raj Mandir,Laxman Jhula Road, Rishikesh

Must-Try Food: Israeli Food,Pasta,Pizza and Moctails

Cost For Two: ₹ 500

Timings: 9 am to 11 pm

Contact: 9812597039

2.Little Budha Cafe

Little Budha Cafe
Little Budha cafe Entrance

Little Budha Cafe has earned its place as one of the best cafes in Rishikesh. This is a Riverside Cafe though there are fewer seats for the riverside view. As it is the most famous cafe in Rishikesh you can find it a little crowded and you have to wait for a little for your order.

Location: Laxman Jhula Road, Rishikesh

Must-Try Food: Pizza, Pasta, Hot Chocolate, and Israeli Food

Cost For Two: ₹ 700-800

Timings: 9 am to 11 pm

3. Freedom Cafe

Freedom Cafe

It is one of the most beautiful cafes in Rishikesh with a delightful Ganga ambiance. This cafe has the most peaceful and beautiful view of the Ganga River with a backdrop of Laxman Jhula.

Location: Laxman jhula Road, Rishikesh

Best Time to visit: At Night

Must-Try Food: Continental, Nachos, Shakes, etc.

Cost for Two: ₹ 600-700

Timings: 9 am to 11 pm

4. The Ganga View Cafe

Ganga View Cafe

If you are looking for some simple and peaceful place with tasty food then this place is for you. Ganga View Cafe is best suitable for workstations and meeting purposes.

Location: Near 13 Stories Temple, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh

Must-Try Food: Cappucino, Burgers, and Pasta

Cost for Two: ₹ 500

Timings: 9 am to 11 pm

5. The 60’s Cafe

60’s Cafe

This Cafe is themed on the famous International Band “The Beatles”. This cafe is famous among foreigners. The 60’s Cafe shows the association between Rishikesh and “The Beatles” Band. It is also known as Beatles Cafe.

Location: 60’s Green Hills, Tapovan, Rishikesh

Must-Try Food: Pancakes, Desserts, and Cakes

Cost for Two: ₹ 500-600

Timings: 9 am to 11 pm

6. Shambhala Cafe

Shambhala Cafe

If you love sunsets this is the best cafe where you can see the beautiful sunset with the Ganga river view in the evening. In the Evening, you can also attend the live band there that makes the food taste more delightful. This cafe is situated behind the jewelry shop so it’s a little hard to find sometimes. Here the wifi is fast and free so you can go with your laptop and work there peacefully.

Location: Tapovan, Rishikesh

Must-Try Food: Burrito,Sizzlers, Sweet Lassi, etc.

Cost For Two: ₹ 400-500

Timings: 10 am to 11 pm

7. Royal Cafe

Royal Cafe

It’s a beautiful rooftop cafe situated on the left banks of the river Ganga. It’s a good place if you like to enjoy a Live Band Performance that happens in the evening regularly. If you hate smoking then this place is not for you because they allow smoking indoors and you may find smokers sitting there.

Location: Beside Manmauji Street, Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan

Must-Try Food: Israeli Food, Italian Food, etc.

Cost For Two: ₹ 500-600

Timings: 10 am to 11 pm

8.Tat Cafe :

Tat Cafe

Amazing view, Great vibes, and delicious food is what Tat Cafe is. You have to wait for a little for the serving of your food but it is worth a time for the great food.

Location: Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan

Must-Try Food: Lasagne, Pasta, and Drinks

Cost For Two: ₹ 500-600

Timings: 10 am to 11 pm

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