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HOTEL LAKE VIEW ASHOK SHAMLA HILLS 462013 INDIA, Bhopal, India
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Revisiting Railway Dining Cars

I first first dined in a Railway Dining Car in November 1965 while travelling by Delhi-Bombay Janata Express. The chicken curry was delicious, I still remember. Times have changed. Railways caterers now deliver meals to you at your berth. A visit to the Shan-e-Bhopal the other day, a restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Bhopal, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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150 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Have a walk down the lake road. Morning walk or evening walk. You will enjoy. They also have added some music throughout the lake road in the last few years. Enjoy the boat ride at the lake. Have snacks. There's Van vihar nearby at the end of the lake road which you can enter at around 7.00 am or so..... More 

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Bhopal, India
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I first first dined in a Railway Dining Car in November 1965 while travelling by Delhi-Bombay Janata Express. The chicken curry was delicious, I still remember. Times have changed. Railways caterers now deliver meals to you at your berth. A visit to the Shan-e-Bhopal the other day, a restaurant with a Railway train-cum-platform setting, brought to mind that first encounter... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were a bit a reluctant to go to Shan-e-Bhopal because we have eaten several times in "wind n waves" (maintained by MPT) and the service is pathetic. Since this one is new, we still went ahead. We were quite happy with the ambience as the restaurant is setup in a train coach. The windows have screens that play images... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Dont order Kurkuri Bhindi ... U can go for tandoori chicken its was mouthwatering..!! Staying within the hotel Ashok one must try this restaurant ! Good place for mneyminded people!

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Sounds strange , but the restaurant is actually based in a rail coach placed at the Lake View Ashok hotel on Shyamla Hills in Bhopal. More than the cuisine, it was just an experience! Food is indian cuisine - but good stuff!. The service is very nice too!

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The service is now improved to a large extent. Good. Keep it up. i visited this hotel many a times and is one of the most visited by my family. we acknowledge a great change in service from last time and wishes a very good luck for it.

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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Well shan e bhopal has been recently named as "bhopal express". Ambience was good, food was normal but its a typical type of funny restaurant the funny thing is with its menu ! Menu was the most stubborn thing in that little train coach! Bhindi fry was named as "igatpur ki kurkuri" many more like that were there! I found... More 

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Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The restaurant is made in real train compartment. The exterior and interior are unique and excellent. Food is just average but the over all experience is quite good. Must visit in Bhopal.

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Bhopal
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place is very innovative. It felt great to see such a beautiful use of an old railway coach. the ambience was too good. They have relaunched in feb this year after few modifications, one being its name, now its named bhopal express. The view from LCDs make us feel like that we are in a real train and the... More 

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Giving reviews for these places are like leaking the enjoyment. Some few points to be said - priced way more and not a very great quality food, the quantity is good. If you come to Bhopal, you have to come here too.

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Additional Information about Shan-e-Bhopal

Address: HOTEL LAKE VIEW ASHOK SHAMLA HILLS 462013 INDIA, Bhopal, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Madhya Pradesh  >  Bhopal
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian, Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: HOTEL LAKE VIEW ASHOK SHAMLA HILLS 462013 INDIA, Bhopal, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Madhya Pradesh  >  Bhopal

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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