We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Police Bazaar, Shillong, India
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

10 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 10: English reviews
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

A great variety of food, all very reasonablly priced and in good quantity. Service is fine. Local dishes are avaliable.

Thank vishmehr24
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

One of the oldest restaurant from the time when Shillong was the capital of Assam. Must try Chinese especially Hakka noodles & chilly chicken.

Thank Biswasabhishek
Level Contributor
84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We went here based on a recommendation of our friend and the experience was a bit average compared to the hype. Food was good to ok, dosas could have been a bit more better. Though there are many seats, the ability to accommodate large groups could be a constraint. The Indian dishes seem to be more feasible than the others... More 

Thank George C
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We were tired of eating Chinese and local food. Thought to try south indian food in North East and it was a huge success. We had awesome dosa and very good idly. Thought it was not equal to chennai idly sambar, still it scored a lot when compared to other place.

Thank NaagAlgates
Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Regal has been around for ages. It's just right for affordable and tasty meals at the end of a shopping trip to Police Bazar. The Chinese and Indian food is good, and it's best-know for the dosas.

Thank AnkushSaikia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Shillong is NOT a place of delightful dishes. Most of the places serves awful food. But this place is something close to a good meal. Nothing special, but affordable, 3.5/5 dishes. Probably the only place (I visited) which is worth my money and stomach.

Thank RajaSims
Shillong, India
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Regal restaurant located in Police Bazar, Shillong serves tasty south-indian delights like masala dosai which is a crowd favourite, idlis, vada and many others. Its always full the whole week through and its very difficult to find a table sometimes :-)

Thank DonMills09
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I truly love the restaurant . It has excellent service very polite waiters and whatever I have ordered I have not been disappointed. The cafe is always full. It is a great place to meet families and schoolchildren and young couples khasi and non khasi all come here to eat which is a wonderful experience. The prices are also good.... More 

Thank pushpahargovan
Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Level Contributor
32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Used to visit a lot since childhood. Used to be first few restaurants to be serving south Indian food. All time favourites were idlies. Other than that, I always order Chhole bhature, potato chaat or Paani puchkas. Their coffee has always been the perfect accompaniment to any meal. Nowadays the food is still good but with a few changes. Idlies... More 

Thank Tse77
Shillong, India
Level Contributor
139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

This restaurant started as a very small establishment around 20 years back. They started with your normal dosa and chole bhatura kind of menu. The quality has remained the same for decades, infact I personally feel they are improving with time. Now ofcourse the menu has chinese as well but I go there just for the fresh crunchy Paper Masala... More 

Thank karikor1

Travelers who viewed Regal also viewed

Shillong, Meghalaya
Shillong, Meghalaya
Shillong, Meghalaya

Been to Regal? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Vegetarian, Indian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Police Bazaar, Shillong, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Meghalaya  >  Shillong

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Regal staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?