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Windamere Hotel Restaurant

Observatory Hill, Darjeeling 734101, India
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible33%
4 Jul 2017
“Delicious food in abundance!”
4 Nov 2016
“A few facts to explain our 1* review”
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Indian, International
$$ - $$$
Observatory Hill, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The service here was excellent and the food outstanding! Both western and Indian dishes were offered and they were happy to accommodate special requests. The breads were warm and fresh, dishes were spiced beautifully. We really enjoyed our meals here.

Thank SunnyandBuster
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Today we had afternoon tea in the Windamere hotel. We were looking forward to an afternoon tea; the fixed price of which equates to two typical dinners. Regrettably, it was very unsatisfactory. Some facts: no fork with cake, no spoon in sugercup, no matching cups...More

2  Thank Eva2930
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The Roys had invited us for dinner. We chose the continental menu. Great soup with toast and butter. Followed by Mutton roast in mint sauce. Buttered squash and spinach. Bread and butter pudding for desert followed by tea or coffee. Sad part was that most...More

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was in our package but we refused to eat it as it was so bad. The paranthas were cold, anaemic, and rubbery and when we pointed this out we were proudly informed by the chef that this is how they are served at the...More

2  Thank Freespiritsunshine
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We were so excited to have afternoon tea here as we expected wonderful colonial service and a very special afternoon. Having enjoyed teas at the Ritz, Harrods and Queen Mary to name a few we had high hopes of a similar experience. How wrong we...More

3  Thank Casz H
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Went for afternoon tea here and left rather disappointed. As we were not hotel guests we had to take our tea in a sitting room, we were the only people there and although the room had some charm and an open fire it lacked any...More

3  Thank agrgrehan
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

I don't know why this place has been listed under restaurants in TripAdvisor. This is the best , most awesome luxury hotel in Darjeeling town . ( history records it to be second only to erstwhile Hotel Everest which has been sadly shut down). We...More

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Returning back after 40 odd years the feel of the Windamere has not changed since my last visit. An odd but welcome mix of boarding school, crossed with being a guest at a Country House at the end of the Raj. Excellent staff made sure...More

Thank SteveM-UK1001
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Situated on Observatory Hill this Hotel is a time warp. Completely unspoilt and very well preserved, the interior is filled with photos, letters newspaper cuttings from visit of long (& not so long) ago. Not cheap as one would expect of such a fine establishment....More

Thank HigherVenicians
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Very overpriced at 600 rupees per person, quality of both food and service was abysmal. After being shown a printed out menu, we were taken through the pleasant looking courtyard away from the nice views to a windowless "parlour" with uncomfortable chairs spread out away...More

2  Thank rhododendron808
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Observatory Hill, Darjeeling 734101, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling District  >  Darjeeling
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