Restaurants

Top Choice Multicuisine in Shimla

Cecil Restaurant

For a special dinner, look no further than the colonial-era elegance of the Cecil Restaurant at the Oberoi. The menu is strong on curries from all over India and Thailand too, but there are plenty of Continental opt…
Multicuisine in Shimla

Wake & Bake

This upstairs cafe is about the hippest eatery in Shimla (which isn't saying too much), serving up organic South Indian coffee, breakfasts, pizza by the slice, hummus, falafel, toasties, veg stir-fry, pasta and exce…
Indian in Shimla

Ashiana

In a fanciful circular building, Ashiana is an almost-elegant restaurant and good people-watching spot, with a delightful sunny terrace. As well as tasty North Indian dishes there are Chinese and a few Thai and Sout…
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Indian Coffee House

This Shimla institution is like an old boys’ club with its ageing leather seats, uniformed waiters and blackboard menu. Packed with chattering locals (not quite all men) for much of the day, it’s the most atmospheri…
Continental in Shimla

Café Simla Times

The Simla Times does a good job on dishes from burgers and burritos to pasta and Thai basil chicken. Portions are on the small side, but the interior is cheerfully colourful and the terrace is wonderfully panoramic,…
Indian in Shimla

Guptajee's

For good-value Indian vegetarian food, head down the steps beside Himani's on the Mall to this simple place that focuses on serving up satisfying meals at good prices. The deluxe thali (₹140) is big enough for any a…
Indian in Shimla

Baljee’s

Clean, cosy and air-conditioned, with bow-tied waiters, Baljee’s gets packed with Indian families, many of whom come for the snacks and South Indian specialities. Breakfasts of omelettes, toast and dosas are good, t…
Indian in Shimla

Goofa

Found down beneath Ashiana, Goofa is a slightly cheaper subterranean restaurant serving Indian and other Asian dishes.