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Il Forno

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Hadimba Road | Siyal, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
+91 94599 40527
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When you go to Manali, what do you yearn for the most??? A little place completely secluded,no noise,just birds chirping, flowers all around and a magnificient view of snow capped mountains!! And also, a stone and wood quaint cottage, a comfy cozy romantic place where you can just sit, relax have some delicious food, some hot chocolate and just soak... More 

Thank Trippinallmylife
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent preparation..People were nice and courteous..pizza was best ever pizza I ever had.must visit place

Jaipur, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A view and the charm of an authentic barn that serves simple Italian food is what Il Forno is about. Their lasagna and fiametta are my personal favourites.

Thank UrvashisRetreat
New Delhi, India
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ambience is good, they have a nice little colorful garden. We ordered fresh apple juice and IL Forno special pizza. The apple juice was very refreshing and the pizza was also cooked properly. The only thing we did not like as an ingredient in the pizza we ordered was spinach as it was giving a sour taste to it. Overall... More 

Thank ashima m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

120 yr old bldg, Italian food, view of snow clad mountains, perfect place to sit, eat, write, read and just soak in nature :) Amazing place

Thank folkpoet80
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Mostly you will get Maggi & chaat in Manali @ every thella and hotels, than you will get pink sugar hair and spicy foods like Dabeli, Gol gappe and roti burger.

Thank gajramitesh
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

One of the must visit places in Manali. Excellent view and set up along with some real authentic Italian dishes served under this amazing lady. Definitely an EXPERIENCE not to be missed.

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Dibrugarh, India
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The ambience of this restaurant was NYC.The pizza they served was delicious.staff was good. Try for sure .

Thank khushbu3101
Hyderabad, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is supposed to be the best italian hotel in manali. it does server authentic italian food.. but more than the food the ambience is spell bounding.

Thank Amit K
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Read about this place on someone's blog while checking ot places to eat in Manali and came across the same today (25/10/2016) while going to hadimba temple and i had to try it and to my surprise the food is really amazing and the place is beautifully set up. Worth a visit when in Manali.

Thank Jigna G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hadimba Road | Siyal, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kullu District  >  Manali Tehsil  >  Manali
  • Phone Number: +91 94599 40527
Il Forno in Manali offers authentic Italian cuisine, served in an exceptional apple orchard setting with stunning views of the Himalaya. The cottage built Circa 1860 in the Western Himalayan Kathkuni architecture style has both indoor & al-fresco seating. Wood-fired oven Pizzas & Calzones are our House Speciality, along with other traditional Italian dishes.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?