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Chaura Maidan Rd | The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla 171001, India
+91 177 280 4848
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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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121 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant serves lip smacking food and their service is also good.I have eaten here once and liked the taste of food.

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Jaipur
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Ambience and best food in town. Chef and team look forward to guests' requirement and have great attention to detail. It is a semi-formal restaurant and you are better off dressed appropriately for the meal to best soak in the ambience.

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Besides the impressive array of dishes on offer, they are willing to prepare other items as well if you request.

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Thank Varma7
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We had lunch here, whilst our stay the Cecil. We ordered for a Himachali thali, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The drinks here were well prepared. The staff was very trained - we received good service.

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Thank Shivika S
Jamshedpur, India
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Stayed in Oberoi Cecil for 2 nights and our package included breakfast and dinner. The decor, the ambience, wooden furniture etc. of the restaurant were cool and reminded the colonial era. The most impressive feature of the restaurant is their hospitality and service level. I must thank Ms. Shoumi, Mr. Krishna and their FB team for facilitating memorable dining experience.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

my life my feet my way went to this place with my family and what an amazing time we had. the place is a bit costly but then they make it up with their lovely service, food and ambience.

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Thank Tiger K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Great setting for a meal, impeccable rooms with old fashioned wood-panelling, subdued lighting and beautiful flower settings. The service is most attentive, and the waiters are eager to provide advice on the best dish choices. To start, one of us had a martini, the others a wonderful non-alcoholic drink made with mint and home-made ginger ale. The amuse bouche was... More 

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Thank 1KRP
Beechwood, Australia
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78 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited the lounge for afternoon drinks and an accompanying light meal. The lounge was tastefully decorated with very comfortable chairs and a pleasant ambience. The bar staff were excellent....polite and attentive. Our drinks and the bar nibbles that went with them were excellent. After reading reviews on the food served at the Cecil we were expecting great things however... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We choose to eat dinner inhouse on our last night In Shimla and glad we did that, the mutton curry we ordered was sumptuous and very delicious and the accompaniments were just adding to the overall taste....will definitely recommend eating here

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Thank Yatri29
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The buffet spread for breakfast, lunch and dinner are reasonably good. Food taste is also good through bland, but the staff are happy to offer you additional dishes not part of the buffet menu. Service is very good but price is very high.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Reservations, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaura Maidan Rd | The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla 171001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Shimla
  • Phone Number: +91 177 280 4848
  • This restaurant is at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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