Whenever we hear the name of Shimla, an image comes in your mind, having snow covered mountains?, foggy surroundings, waterfalls and much more. Yes, your imagination is absolutely true for this place. Being the famous tourist destination of the world, people from far away places visit Shimla to experience its beauty. Along with scenic views of the beautiful mountain tiers, this picturesque city offers a melting pot of mouth-watering cuisines.

You all know very well that the temperature of Shimla is usually very low and to bear this climate, its’ very necessary to have piping hot and delicious food. Although, the city boasts a number of eating joints, where you can enjoy a good meal, but to choose best out of them is a bit tricky and annoying task. So, for your convenience, we have compiled the list of the restaurants, where you can savor from fish with an Asian taste to the colorful spice blends of authentic Himachali dishes. Shimla is a gem for anyone seeking a truly unique Indo-Asian-Arban fusion experience.

Explore the beauty and culture of Shimla by munching the lip-smacking foods at these eateries:

Spars Lodge, Museum Road


This eatery has something special and unique from the ordinary. It offers an impressive ambiance to its guests with beautiful décor. With quick service and talented chefs, Spars Lodge is the home version of a five-star resort. It renders hillside vistas, which are as lovely as ever. Coming to its menu, all the delicacies are fresh and tasty that you will surely crave for them once again.

Types of Cuisines: Fast-Food

Opening Hours: 24 hours

Wake & Bake Cafe, Mall Road


One of the famous Bakeries in Shimla that delivers historically rich surroundings, which seems astonishing and beautiful. It’s the only place in Shimla, where you get bona fide French crepes, Lebanese hummus, and South Indian pancakes. Throwing light on its interior, hand-painted branches and vines cover the walls, contrasting with the charming oak tables and natural lighting.

Types of Cuisines: Pizza, Italian, French, Lebanese, Mediterranean

Opening Hours: 9:30 am to 10:00 pm

Ashiana & Goofa, The Ridge


Many of you have already tried Asian and European cuisines so now, it’s time to taste Himachali dishes. And for that, don’t waste your time looking here and there as Ashiana & Goofa is waiting for you!! It’s well-known among the localities and also has not changed its menu in years. Himachali cuisine is known for its luscious, creamy tomato-based gravy with soft-filled stuffing, which you can get easily here.

Types of cuisine: Indian, Chinese, Continental, Himachali
Opening Hours: 9 am to 10 pm

Indian Coffee House, DC Office Road


As you all are very familiar with this name as it’s prominent across the country, Indian Coffee House. It’s another hole-in-the-wall gem that you should certainly seek out in the mazes of Shimla. Always crowded during the evening time for the artfully blended flavors of the South India-style filter coffee. Sip it slowly as you sit back and take in Shimla’s breezes, lush hilltop stations, and foggy mountains.

Types of Cuisines: Coffee
Opening Hours: 8 am to 10 pm

Seventh Heaven, Mall Road


As the name itself indicates, this place has a romantic feel that surely loved by the couples. It’s situated on the seventh floor of the highly-rated Hotel Combermere in the heart of Shimla. Along with delicious foods, it also renders an enchanting view of the Shimla mountains that will leave you captivated before your meal even arrives. You can enjoy your meal on an outdoor terrace that has a bonfire to keep you and others warm throughout the night.

Types of Cuisines: Chinese, International
Opening Hours: 12 pm to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm

The Devicos, Mall Road


One of the most famous and historic eateries that offers an ultimate night time ambiance you won’t find anywhere else in Shimla. Always crowded with college student as it delivers a premium selection of whiskeys and vodkas.

Types of Cuisines: North Indian, South Indian, Chinese, Continental
Opening Hours: 10 am to 10:30 pm