Quick facts

Shimla

Shimla is built among the most beautiful hills and the forests. It is also the most sort after and aesthetic weekend getaway idea in India. Formerly, a summer capital of British India, and now a captivating natural beauty that attracts thousands of tourists every year.

population

Population

169,578

state

State

Himachal Pradesh

culture

Culture

Hindu, Christianity, Buddhism

language

Language

English
Hindi

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must see

Food and Beverage

Budget Eats

Ashiana & Goofa - This place is elegant, blissful, and serves the most delightful North Indian, Chinese, Thai, and South Indian delicacies.

Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Location: The Ridge, Lower Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India

Café Simla Times - From burgers to burritos to Thai basil chicken and pasta, the cafe serves everything in small portions but ensure the ambiance is lively. They serve alcoholic drinks too.

Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Time: 12:30 AM - 10:30 PM

Location: The Mall, Adjacent to Hotel Willow Banks, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

Guptajee's - If you are still looking for Indian and vegetarian delicacies, this place is the best! Not only does it satisfy the appetite but also compliments the pocket.

Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Location: The Ridge, Middle Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India

Not So Budget Friendly

The Cecil Restaurant at the Oberoi has both Indian and Thai cuisines on the menu , along with several Continental varieties to savor.

Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM

Location: Oberoi Cecil, the Mall

Combermeres Café -Now, this place has the most variety in food. From American, Mexican, Italian to the basic North Indian, one could find as many items to choose from. Don’t forget to bite on the best cakes in town and also, espresso.

Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Time: 09:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Location: Opposite Tourism Lift, Shimla 171001

Qilaa has a menu that includes Indian, Lebanese, Chinese and Italian foods. The restaurant is a perfect spot to have leisure dining and authentic cuisines while you are in Shimla. Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Location: Fort Road, Near Hotel Ladakh Villa, behind tibetan handicrafts market, Leh 194101

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