Bir is a small town located in the hills of Kangra Valley. It has its own charm. Bir is actually famous for its paragliding and is ranked second in the world as the best place for paragliding. Here you can turn your wildest dream of flying like a bird in the sky into reality. Interesting isn’t it? The place is known for its Tibetan culture.
So visiting Bir and getting delicious dishes makes your trip more satisfactory and fun. Here comes the list of Best cafes in Bir you must try. And let me tell you I am a very choosy person when it comes to food, so the cafes below would be special too.
Best Cafes in Bir Billing
|Names of Cafes||Exact locations|
|1.Silver linings Cafe||Get Directions|
|2. The Northern Cafe||Get Directions|
|3. June 16 Cafe||Get directions|
|4. Glider’s Pizzeria||Get Directions|
|5. The Buransh Cafe||Get Directions|
|6. Vairagi cafe||Get Directions|
|7. Garden cafe||Get directions|
|8. Avva’s Cafe||Get directions|
|9. Bhoomi Cafe||Get directions|
|10. The Emaho Cafe||Get Directions|
Silver linings Cafe
The Silver Lining Cafe is known for its ambiance, backdrop, and desserts. The place is not only considered the best to eat but also you can set up your workstation here. This is located just beyond the paragliding area.
What’s special:- Iced organic tea with lentil burger
Timings:- 9 am to 7:30 pm
Location:- Bir Colony Rd, Suja village, Himachal Pradesh. Get Directions
The Northern Cafe
The Northern Cafe is a location where you can enjoy a great ambiance and watch a pleasant sunset along with having your favorite drink there. The cafe serves authentic Himachali cuisines which will definitely chill your mood definitely. One can enjoy the sunset from the rooftop. This makes the cafe one of the best rooftop cafes in Bir Billing.
What’s special:- Local himachali food
Timings:- 10 am to 9:30 pm
Location:- Bir Colony Rd, Bir. Get Directions
June 16 Cafe
Once you are done with the paragliding session, if you want cosy surroundings then this June 16 cafe is one of the best cafes in Bir you should visit.
The cafe offers a wide variety of food options to try. The June 16 cafe has a beautiful rooftop view that visitors mostly enjoy.
What’s special:- Hot coffee with Brownies
Timings:- 9 am to 8:30 pm
Location:- Paragliding Landing Road, Bir. Get directions
Next in my list comes the Glider’s Cafe which is highly recommended and is considered to be the best cafe. It is somewhat expensive but offers delightful Continental dishes. They also offer a takeaway facility.
What’s special:- Wood fired pizza
Timings:- 10 am to 10 pm
Location:- 100m from Paragliding Landing site, Bir. Get Directions
The Buransh Cafe
The unique name of the cafe comes from the word Buransh or Rhododendron which is the name of the state flower of himachal pradesh. This place is one of the adored places by tourists as it is located in the middle of plain sight and the main thing is that it is just at the end of the paragliding site. One can enjoy the view of the paragliding site by sitting on its rooftop.
What’s special:- Siddu a local dish
Timings:- 9 am to 9 pm
location:- Paragliding Landing Site, Bir Village Suja, Tehsil Baijnath, below Bir Colony Road, Bir. Get Directions
The place is famous for its breakfast and lunch eateries. It is one of the best cafes in Bir that provide North Indian cuisines that most visitors love. If you are a typical Punjabi foodie then this place will be best to be considered in Bir.
What’s special:- Aloo ka Parantha with Punjabi tadka
Timings:- 8 am to 10 pm
Location:- Bir Colony, Chaugan, Bir. Get Directions
Next on the list comes the most beautiful and best cafe known as Garden Cafe. The surroundings covered with ultimate greenery just cheer up our mood.
The cafe is covered with shrubs and cute sparrows play around you. To visit this cafe is actually worth going as the rooftop of this cafe is also covered with a variety of plants that make your surroundings fresh.
What’s special:- Ginger lemon iced tea
Timings:- 8 am to 8:30 pm
Location:- Dege Division, Bir Colony, Chaugan, Bir. Get directions
Another cafe with a charming view comes Avva’s Cafe. The cafe is highly famous for its service. they offer delicious and authentic South Indian food. So if you are in the North and your mouth craves for South Indian food then it’s the best cafe in Bir to visit.
What’s special:- Rasam and Kala Chana
Timings:- 9;30 am to 9:30 pm
Location:- Suja, Himachal Pradesh. Get directions
The Bhoomi cafe is one of the best cafes in Bir. I considered it to be on this list because the place is a full package of a bakery and a Korean food shop. Also visitors who are finding vegan food in Bir can consider this place. To be honest I found it the best place to get Korean food. The owner of The Bhoomi Cafe was also a fantastic baker. It is also one of the cafes in Bir that serves Kombucha.
|Name of Dish||Includes|
|Japchae||Korean glass noodles with stir fried veggies in it|
|Dandanmian||Wheat noodles with schezwan soya chunks|
|Anchan lemonade||Butterfly pea flower lemonade|
Timings:- 8 am to 5 pm
Location:- Bir Colony, Chaugan, Himachal Pradesh. Get directions
10. The Emaho Cafe
If you want to taste the lip-smacking Tibetan food then you must hit up Emaho Cafe. The place also offers authentic Chinese food including spring rolls and chowmein.
The thing I loved the most is the complimentary black tea that they serve just at the beginning. It makes the food even more tasty. And the second one is the rooftop that makes the visit worth going as one can sit and just enjoy the views peacefully. This cafe’s rooftop makes it to be included in my bucket list
What’s special:- Tibetan food like Kothey, Tingmo, Shapta, Shabaley
Timings:- 9 am to 10 pm
Location:- Bir Colony Rd, Bir Colony, Chaugan. Get Directions
What else to do in Bir?
Bir can also be explored other than paragliding.
Things to do other than paragliding:-
- Hike to Bangoru Waterfalls
Earlier it was considered to be an offbeat attraction but now it’s considered to be a trek which is 4km away from Bir. You can go there by taxi and then to the waterfall by trekking.
The best time to go is in the morning when you can enjoy them peacefully.
- Palpung Monastery
Palpung is a Tibetan Monastery located in Bhattu. The positivity of this place just touches the soul. Here you can go in the morning to meditate.
- Hike to Gunehar Pool
Gunehar is a quaint village in Tibetan Bir. Here you can enjoy a waterfall that is 100ft. Looking to the villages from this hike is a great experience
Bir is a lovely hill station that one should consider if they want a break from their daily work routine and actually everyone needs it after some time. Bir will help you to freshen up yourself and relax your mind. Enjoy nature by coming to this location in Himachal Pradesh.
Best Street Food in Bir?
Momos with chilli sauce
Is Drinks available in Bir?
They are easily available. There the honey apple wines are the famous one
Best time to visit Bir?
March to June