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Cafe Sol

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The Mall, Next to the Tourist Lift | Next to the Tourist Lift, Shimla, India
+91 177 265 2251
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nazare, Portugal
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you don't feel like eating Indian food, we highly recommend Sol Cafe. We spent a month in India and as much as we love Indian food, it was nice to have a regular sandwich and our son really liked the pasta dishes.

Thank GreatLetsGo
Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Geared for tourists with a huge menu of every type of cuisine. So of course nothing tastes good. Except the fries, those were fine. Don't get any of the pasta, my carbonara was inedible. The Mediterranean mezza platter was slightly better.

Thank cvu79
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered fish, pasta and paneer shaslik. All three dishes had good presentation and great taste. Would go there again if I visit Shimla

Thank Sudarshan S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best known for its service and food.This cafe is really a must come.Amazing ambience adds up its value

Thank Ambuj G
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This has been 4th time visit. This was 1st time i went for a proper meal. I ordered Veg Burritos and Non Veg Mezze platter (lebanese). I had veg platter 2 times before and non veg was the 1st time.Veg burritos were very good. Acc to me it had less rice and rajmah and i dont know whether in original... More 

Thank RajeevDr
Swansea, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Spent a day just wandering in Shimla along the Mall, the Tibetan Market and the Lower Bazaar. We needed somewhere for lunch and dropped in here on the recommendation of the local guide. The menu is huge and varied and we decided to have a "light lunch" of Bruschetta and a shared side of fries. The bruschetta were delicious and... More 

Thank s0undman
United States
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

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 September 26, 2016

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
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 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

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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
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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: +91 177 265 2251

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