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Cafe Sol

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The Mall, Next to the Tourist Lift | Next to the Tourist Lift, Shimla, India
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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United States
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was delicious and so is the food at its sister restaurant located some floors down. It is also located right on Mall Road, where all the amusement areas are.

Thank Al I
Auckland, India, Christchurch, Kuala Lumpur, Kochi, Gangtok, Singapore
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is part of Hotel combermere who have their own lifts to mall road. The location is bang on the Mall road near Govt lifts. I personally like their Chicken burgers and pizzas. The bakery products are good to try. The ambiance is one of the selling point. It's like contemporary European designs. Service is slow may be because... More 

Thank ashleygiles
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cozy place. Ambience is real good. Sit outside. Ambience of inside restaurant is also good. First thing u notice about the place is the smell of food that strikes your nose and enhances your hunger!

Thank Yashowardhan C
Chandigarh, India
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Café Sol is probably the best bar in Shimla. The decor is simply beautiful. The landscaping and white decor along with view of Shimla makes an ideal place to enjoy your drink. Food is good, ambience is great, drinks are nice and if you have good company cafe sol will make your day.

Thank Harshpal K
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Good continental food. Being a part of a 4 star hotel they have separate lift from mall to bus stand. Averagely good food.

Thank Raktim20
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

The pepperoni pizza was moderately satisfying but the burrito was a disappointing mystery. We got a tiny hill of roti(?) heaped upon the plate filled with almost non-existent red beans (must in a burrito), a little too much chilli, with a side of wannabe-sour-cream, rather than the roll-type dish we were expecting.

Thank 727jamyangg
New Delhi, India
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288 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Highly recommend this place . The ambience , the food ( pizza ,pasta ,desserts ) is quite good . Will visit again

Thank vipi0017
Chandigarh, India
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We ordered Chicken Tortilla Soup, Chicken Fajita and Spaghetti Al Arrabiatta. To our delight, soup was very tasty. Fajita was just an average dish. However, spaghetti was the biggest disappointment. The red sauce was extremely HOT and tasted of nothing but chillies. We could not complete even half of this dish. Definitely not value for money.

Thank Ghumante_Jodi
Hamirpur, India
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Lookin for some good portions to gorge on then its an ideal place... nice location.. minimalistic decor.. foottappin music.. ordered a grilled and a club sandwich with coffee.. nice portions... one club sandwich could satiate 2 easily considering the sides of wedges n fruits.. all in all came out with a full stomach n elated mood.. recommended.. seating close to... More 

Thank Saurabh G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends went to cafe sol for a bday celebration . The ambience of the place is grt bt the food was below our expectations. Me n my friends regularly visits cafe sol. The best they do have is the French onion soup,devils own and their pizzas.The staff is courteous. Overall one of the best cafes in shimla..

Thank Ashutosh S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mexican, Pizza, Indian, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mall, Next to the Tourist Lift | Next to the Tourist Lift, Shimla, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Shimla
  • Phone Number: 01772652251

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