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“Old world charm”
Review of The Restaurant

The Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 123 Restaurants in Shimla
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, International
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 29, 2014

Cecil is all about ambiance & old world charm.

The creaking wooden floors/staircase, victorian style furniture, huge window panes and high ceilings takes you back in 1st half of last century.

Food quality is very good. The bread rolls served on table were warm & freshly baked.We had ordered Trout Tawa Fry, Mutton Rogan josh along with some naan & rice. We were not very hungry so we opted for small quantities. The trout was fresh & mildly spiced, indeed very tasty....may be 2nd best after Hotel Pahalgam. The waiter was prompt & got us some nice makhni dal & vegetable complementary.

The service in the hotel is top notch. One should visit for experience. The only funny thing was that when we entered they asked if we had reservation, when answered no, they asked us to wait for checking availability. I found that surprising as the whole restaurant had only 2 tables occupied at 2.30 pm and still they wanted to check on 'availability'.

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1  Thank P D
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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2014

Dear Guest,

It is indeed a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed the old world charm of the hotel and liked the food in the hotel, me and my team are thankful to you for appreciating the Tawa Trout,

We do hope to have you as our guests the next time you are in Shimla.

Regards
Anupam Gulati
Executive Chef

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Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

An excellent hotel with elegant and classy interiors,the mannerisms of the staff is a treat to experience...it gives u serene view while having meals in the restaurant at the lower floor...the presentation and the quality of food is delightful..overall a must visit hotel

1  Thank Jessie M
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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2014

Dear Guest,

The team Food & Beverage is delighted to know that you enjoyed dining with us,
thank you for appreciating.
Looking forward to see you soon.

Regards
Anupam Gulati
Executive Chef

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Reviewed March 16, 2014

The hotel provided wonderful meals and a special thanks to Ashesh for going out of his way to spice up our dishes and introduce us to some new ones. Dosa for breakfast was great!

Thank Karen and Ross M
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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2014

Dear guest,

The team is delighted to know that you enjoyed dining at The Oberoi Cecil, I have personally passed on your appreciation to Ashish who in turn has thanked you for the same.
Looking forward to see you again.

Regards
Anupam Gulati
Executive chef

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Reviewed March 7, 2014

We had the pleasure of 2 dinners is this well run restuarnt, given the standard of the Oberoi, found the pricing not to be ecessive, food preperation & presentation was top notch

Thank Rogandrose C
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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2014

Dear Guest,
We are very delighted to know that you had a great meal experience at the restaurant and that you enjoyed the food,
i have shared your experience with my team,
we hope to see you soon the next time you are in Shimla.
Warm Regards
Anupam Gulati
Executive Chef

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Reviewed February 23, 2014

The food here is fabulous and the restaurant has lovely views from the back windows, The staff are very attentive and always willing to talk about the food or to cook things in special ways. A first class establishment.

Thank rosie2218
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oberoicecilshimla, General Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2014

Dear guest,

Thank you for sharing your feed back with us, the team is delighted to know that you had a good experience at the restaurant.
we look forward to host you again.

Regards
Anupam Gulati
Executive chef

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