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Ashiana & Goofa

The Ridge, Lower Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
+91 177 265 8464
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Ridge, Lower Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
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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
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
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The terrace is s delightful place to have morning coffee or afternoon tea and the upstairs restaurant is probably good in the evening, however it was closed for a private function so we had to eat downstairs in a dark and unappealing room. Toilets not...More

Thank Colin1661
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant n bar . Food is good and tasty. View are fabolous specially if u sit on table next to glass u can see the scandal point.

Reviewed 3 December 2016

Stayed in Shimla for 4 days and this was the best restaurant we stayed in Good service very friendly and helpful staff ,nice relaxed atmosphere ,centrally located with tasty reasonably priced food which was better than in some nearby places with a more expensive menu

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 2 December 2016

If you are on Ridge road then this restaurant is a prominent building and evidently favourite of localities and travelers alike. The interiors displays classic days that this restaurant was known for. It has good view of the valleys of Himalayas. Food is average and...More

1  Thank Sushma_KS
Reviewed 26 November 2016

In my Childhood, I was always attracted towards this Restaurant, as it is on Ridge and it is the first thing you see when you walk in the sun on the Ridge. During my childhood did not had courage to go as it was expensive....More

Thank Yash M
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This place I think is run by himachal tourism dept......its right on the mall road..Because of the bar in the name I guess we did not find any customers at the goofa....its decor was like that of a goofa meaning cave..it was cosy n warm..one...More

Thank sreeku2016
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Tea is the best here. Plus if u sit at the terrace.... u will love ur tea. Pakodas are amazing.... cool breeze.

Thank RitikaPassan
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This restaurant is situated on Ridge with great view just close to Gaiety. The food is good especially paneer pakoda and chicken tandoori with reasonable price. Good option for food with a tranquil environment.

Thank psc1975
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Avid K
10 April 2017|
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Response from AB_13_13 | Reviewed this property |
I will when I get there if I go .search for any HPTDC menu on the net almost all the same
1 December 2016|
Response from Krishanku | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dheeraj, The place is spacious for 30-40 people. Unfortunately I dont have the number or email id. If you are in shimla its better to speak with them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ridge, Lower Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Shimla District  >  Shimla
  • Phone Number: +91 177 265 8464
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