Must-see nightlife in Shimla

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    Top Choice
    Brew Estate

    Shimla's first brewpub is a large, hip, party space around a central bar-island serving its own trio of well-balanced German- and Belgian-inspired ales …

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    Cafe Sol

    Central Shimla's hippest drinking spot is sat atop a multi-storey building with splendid views enjoyed from stool-seats, beanbags or low-slung table-cubes…

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    Hide Out Cafe

    Upstairs in a building facing the old Town Hall, ever-obliging Mohan runs this outwardly unremarkable Western coffeeshop with a delightful low-key passion.

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    Scandal Delights

    This appealing mini-bar has fabulous views north and south, comfortably padded seats inside and a small outdoor terrace.

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    Honey Hut

    Cute, modern cafe with great coffee, cakes, sandwiches and meals such as honey-chilli paneer.

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    After dark, pulsating DJ sets add to stylish decor, dimly lit by back-lit carved panels and a glowing marble bar.

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    Book Cafe

    Cheap, clean, cheerful place to nurse an instant tea and do some reading if the skies should open.