Himachal Pradesh is among the top tourist destinations in India and is visited by a large number of people all year round. The capital city Shimla state boasts of a wide variety of hotels and restaurants that offer fine dining options for visitors. People visiting this beautiful place can opt for dining out at premium hotels, economy class luxury hotels or hotels that suit your budget.
Hordes of tourists flock to Shimla during summer season in order to stay away from the scorching heat. Majority of hotels and restaurants in Shimla show hundred percent occupancy rates during summer. The cool climate, natural scenic beauty and plethora of adventure activities are some of the reasons alluring people to come and experience bliss in this place.
Savor Scrumptious Delights on the Mall Road
Whether you desire to have south Indian, North Indian food or pizzas and confectionary items, Shimla offers a variety of cuisines that will tickle your taste buds. Confectionary lovers can have their favorite pastries, cakes, baked breads and patties at bakery shops located in almost every shopping centre. Some of the famous bakeries where tourists and the local people are seen bingeing include
Krishna Bakers – Situated on the Mall road, this bakery has a wide collection of cakes in every flavor. Savor the delectable pastries, brownies and don’t forget to taste the delightful momos with sauces.
Wake N Bake – It is an elegant new bakery offering range of bakery stuff with gourmet international flavors.
Trishul Bakers – Pacify your dessert cravings by visiting this famous confectionary shop situated just outside the Himani’s restaurant on the Mall road. This bakery is famous among locals for its yummy variety of pastries, puffs, rolls and crispy baked biscuits. Spicy food lovers can have the momos with the red spicy chutney.
City Point – Pick up the best cake for any occasion from here to surprise your friends. Besides cakes, this bakery offers you with various snacks like patties, paneer rolls, vegetable rolls and ice creams.
Pizza lovers can relish garlic breads, pizzas and pasta from the Domino’s.
Besides confectionary items, you will find various restaurants offering north Indian, South Indian( Indian Coffee House), Chinese, Continental and Mughlai cuisine. The Ashiana restaurant situated on the ridge offers delicious Himachali cuisine. For those who wish to have non-Himachali cuisine, you can dine at the other restaurants on the Mall road.
Tripti – This restaurant is suited for the typical Indian families, who are often seen enjoying a mouth-watering meal served with great reverence. The relaxed ambience and quality of food are the reasons for most people to dine here.
Devicos – For those of you looking for a reasonable budget, dine at this restaurant that offers delicious Chinese and Indian food.
Baljees – Whether you want to dine with your family, friends or office colleagues, this is the best place to relax and have your favorite foods. This is a multi-cuisine restaurant offering almost any kind of food you wish to have. Don’t forget to have the hot gulab jamuns when you come here.
Visit the China Town on the Mall road to relish Chinese food. Chinese fried rice, momos, thukpa and Chow mein (Chinese noodles) are some of the scrumptious delights found here.
Apart from enjoying food on the ever-bustling Mall road, you can also have good food at the Hotel Woodville Palace, Hotel Clarkes, Hotel Ashiana Regency and Hotel Springfields. Visit the Oberoi Cecil and Radisson hotel for a fine dining experience and if you are willing to shell out a huge amount.