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The Mall, Middle Bazar, Shimla, India
+91 177 265 2982
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 114
    Very good
  • 72
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious food and great place

This place is great, has a really cool ambiance, good prices, excellent coffee, and delicious food. We had the masala dosa, idli, and vada and they all were fantastic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Saimonara
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Bogota, Colombia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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Bogota, Colombia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This place is great, has a really cool ambiance, good prices, excellent coffee, and delicious food. We had the masala dosa, idli, and vada and they all were fantastic.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Indian coffee House is very famous for its coffee. I saw many government officials sitting here and gossiping over a cup of coffee.The atmosphere inside is not a healthy one as every one was smoking. it was smoky all around, We enjoyed a south indian dosa

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DEHRADUN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Place was packed ,and at first we were asked to share a table. we waited and finally got one. Coffee was nice, and the whole place looked like we have entered few decades back, Its more to the experience than the food. One visit for a try is not bad

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our family went on Holidays at Shimla immediately after Diwali & searching for Good Restaurant at Mall Road around 10.30 am . We were guided by locals to visit Indian Coffee House for morning break fast . We had Tea , Coffee and Idli Sambhar etc.. items . Quality of breakfast items were Awesome . We feel that we are... More 

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Pune, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Ambiance is pretty good. You get the feeling of the 40s hotel. They have a centralized heater, its warm inside! Coffee, food is very expensive. idly,vada costs around 50 INR. Coffee taste was average. Service is good. It is situated right in the center of the mall road, you wont miss it. If you want to get a nostalgic feeling,... More 

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Kanpur, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Nice south Indian food in Shimla. The restaurant has a really large sitting capacity and it was very crowded during the time I visited. Apart from south indian food, one must also try the Egg Sandwiches.

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delhi
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

When the theme of life in general is commercial and mass produced, a door that opens to a world of everything but that is surely the right one to step into. Due to the hustle bustle there despite the laid back, relaxed and conversation encouraging air I was unable to chat with the staff about the history of this place.... More 

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India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The smell of madras coffee attracted us to it. Its a nice restaurant serving typically south Indian and hot coffee, bread toast at reasonable rate. Ambience gives a feel of old days like Gandhiji himself was sitting there. However, some maintenance needs to be done for sofas seating arrangement. Location is almost near start of mall road. Good to visit.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The place is located in the heart of the city's Mall Road. They serve the best south Indian food but in the worst maintained place in Shimla. Food wise, no one can beat them. However, there seems to be a lot of catching up to do in terms of ambience of the place. Also, the presentation of food is sordid.... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This place is completely outdated,its not a heritage restaurant. Every thing is so old. Complete lack of care,its clearly visible no one is taking intrest. Even th food is just average i wonder hows its still open with such standards

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Mall, Middle Bazar, Shimla, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Shimla
  • Phone Number: +91 177 265 2982

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?