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 (half-litre ₹345) along with Jägerbombs, 'jello-syringe' shots …
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. Acoustic live music or DJ-spun beats add atmosphere without…
Upstairs in a building facing the old Town Hall, ever-obliging Mohan runs this outwardly unremarkable Western coffeeshop with a delightful low-key passion.
This appealing mini-bar has fabulous views north and south, comfortably padded seats inside and a small outdoor terrace.
Cute, modern cafe with great coffee, cakes, sandwiches and meals such as honey-chilli paneer.
After dark, pulsating DJ sets add to stylish decor, dimly lit by back-lit carved panels and a glowing marble bar.
Cheap, clean, cheerful place to nurse an instant tea and do some reading if the skies should open.