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Chaura Maidan Rd | The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla 171004, India
+91 177 280 4848
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Gangtok, India
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know you can get the finest cuisines in the world - that is authentic and served in an immaculate environment at the Oberoi. Perfect setting with amazing service - left nothing more to be desired.

Thank Prashant P
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect old style service...excellent menu and quality food. We were half board in the hotel and could still select from the a la carte menu

Thank Mike B
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108 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food of a very high standard. Staff excellent, attentive and eager to please and meet any request. Decor, ambiance and furniture absolutely beautiful.

Thank Jill-Jack
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A wonderful location, beautiful old building with great views. Service was fantastic, our waiter Kashish was very attentive and provided great recommendations. Food was delicious - a great selection of regional, Indian & international dishes. We were recommended a regional Thali - a fabulous selection of veg & non-veg dishes, great quality & great taste. Also a good wine selection.... More 

Thank Laura W
Oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that Kashish and the restaurant team was able to make your experience memorable. We look forward to welcoming you again. Warm regards Vishal Pathak More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

'The Restaurant' perfectly reflects the Oberoi Experience. It has a good variety of food options with very friendly chefs. Muffins and south Indian food are a must try.

Thank Umang P
Oberoicecilshimla, Guest Relations Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your experience at the Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards Guest Relations More 

New Delhi, India
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Excellent food and superb service. This restaurant has nice ambiance. The chef was very proactive and supportive. Prepared dishes specially as per our tastes and preferences. Loved it!

Thank Neha1901
Shimla, India
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136 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

A sparkling cocktail of courteous staff, historical property, and spectacular view. Service is 5*, drinks excellent and rooms fantastic. Absolute perfect stay with magnificent view of Shimla. Plus point it is only just 2 km walking distance from Mall Road Shimla.

Thank ND0777
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant at the Cecil on our last day in India and it was amazing beyond our expectations. From the kebabs to the local curries to the garlic butter naan, we were treated to a true culinary experience. The service, as with all Oberoi hotels, was just impeccable. Warm and welcoming while professional and knowledgeable. Highly recommend visiting!

Thank Loveoftravel1234
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Cecil Oberoi is the best place to stay in whilst in Shimla. But, a lot of improvisation must be done to the food served whether it's breakfast or dinner & more varieties must be introduced. Chefs from Delhi & Mumbai must visit Shimla & help improve food there at the Cecil Oberoi.

Thank Sujata L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I visited this place for a dinner with my business colleagues , i feel that dining here is an experience that one should really not miss out on , the food is excellent service is on point and good value for money despite of being one of the more premium restaurant in the city !

Thank Jes K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaura Maidan Rd | The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla 171004, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Shimla
  • Phone Number: +91 177 280 4848
  • This restaurant is at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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