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HD Lama Rd, Darjeeling, India
(0354) 2257226
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Ranked #19 of 85 Restaurants in Darjeeling
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80% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed at Elgin so had most of our meals here, which were mostly buffets as it was included in our package. The spread was mostly India (veg and two non veg options) with a pasta or noddles thrown in. The breakfast was part english and part Indian - eggs on order, cornflakes, Indian options like Idli, uttapam, poha etc.... More

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Darjeeling, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

i had been twice time with my group in elgin for the high tea i because of heritage. the staff are very friendly and they provide you only cake biscuit with high tea which Rs.375/

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Minus the confused desk managers, the hotel is plush with British antiques and excellent service staff. It's extremely comfortable and the bed warmers are a homey surprise. The location is central to everything and they have excellent drivers - especially ask for Sunil. He is always in a good mood, knows everywhere - even remote specialty shops I wanted to... More

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Indore, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The food was very good. They have a lot of variety in the breakfast and lovely high tea at the hotel.

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Gurgaon, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Oily and fried food everyday... very less variety for the price we are paying.. had to manage with omlette/ bread butter on all 4 days while we were there.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

What a beautifull hotel stayed with wife had the most amazing stay beautifull rooms great location amazing veiw love the tea service at the gazebo beautifull gardens walking distance from mall road must stay stayed in year 2008 .would like to go bk there for sure .the breakfast is just perfect has a beautifull bar.highly recomend

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Top Contributor
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235 restaurant reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We really enjoyed high tea about 16h30 here at the Elgin. The waiters put us right in front of the fireplace, which was heavenly given how cold it was this week. Thoroughly enjoyed tea and snacks for about 1.5 hours--- relaxing and talking. The Elgin itself is a lovely hotel/bar/restaurant, and staff were so friendly and accommodating. Highly recommended!

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Famous for its chocolates, the place also has on offer great bakery products and a coffee shop with a good view. This place is a must visit during your visit to Darjeeling.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

we went to Elgin for high tea and were relanctutly served by dirty waiters with attitude on top of that. The room is very Old Raj and nice but the food is disapointing: scones were dry with no cream nor butter, sandwiches were soso, the pakhoras were good though. Again lack of serious management like so many indian ventures.

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new york
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Loved the old world atmosphere , Personal attention and good food . Clean rooms good service, graet location far from the crowd. Good management

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