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The Ridge, Lower Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
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Chandigarh, India
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a nice time at the place and the food was also good. I like it's location right at Ridge, nice view and amazing experience of having dinner in rainy seizing.

Thank Ashish D
Udaipur, India
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100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is managed by Himachal tourism and located at the ridge which is Best place on Mall road. Basement Goofa is Bar and on ground floor is this restaurant Ashiana. You can have drinks in Ashiana if you are accompanied by family or elderly people. You can choose to sit inside or outside in open. You can enjoy food... More 

Thank madankalal
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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97 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This seemed to be the only place in Shimla that served Himachali cuisine. With a of expectations I went to this restaurant, only to find out the Himachali cuisine section was extremely limited. I expected Siddu, Babru, Patande and other Himachali dishes on the menu were not there. Disappointed I ordered for a Himachali Pulao and Chicken Anardana, which turned... More 

Thank rinkusarkar29
Bengaluru, India
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is right in the heart of mall area, The ambience is upbeat and buzzing as it is at the heart of mall area. We ordered coffee, veg cutlet and french fries which was tasty.

Thank ChampakDas
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While at Shimla eat at goofa at least once. Location of goofa takes away all lacunas if any. Eat your lunch seated on terrace in sun and enjoy efficient service, tasteful your choice food and gigantic view of Shimla. Amazing moment and eat slow to enjoy full Shimla beneath your eyes. Modest pricing is addition. For me I will come... More 

Thank sunilkantkamra
Jaipur, India
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880 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good place to dine and watching the beauty of the mall. One of the oldest in the city serve excellent food with prompt service.

1 Thank Manish B
Chandigarh, India
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The only good part of the restaurant is that it is located on the ridge which is the prime location. Inside ambiance is good. As inside was full, I sat outside for lunch. Since the day was sunny I was enjoying the sun. Service is very poor. And the food is not tasty too. Even to get the bill I... More 

Thank Pari1905
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47 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This restaurant is located right at the Mall. Surrounded by large glass panels this place offers a good ambiance for dining. The food is great too.

Thank Anirban S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Ashiana is one of the oldest restaurants on the Mall, Shimla. Serves very good indian food both veg and non veg. I have not tried any other cuisine there. Their chicken tangri is outstanding. Generally packed full during lunch hours

Thank Vineet C
New Delhi, India
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This place has very slow service. We had to wait for 15-20 minutes to place an order. The taste of food was average but the USP is its location. Its bang on the Ridge.

Thank Neha1901

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ridge, Lower Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Shimla

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?