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Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“beef” (10 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am visiting and eating in this restaurant for the last more than 25 years. Always the same enjoyable taste.

Thank nramalingamdelhi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chinese food is quite good. The service is very average.The portions are decent. Parking is not very easy

Thank M V S A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As usual on my OOTY visit had lunch at SHiNKOWs a known place for years . We love the food they offer . But can't stand the greedy waiters (some guys) who demand for more TIPS while you settle the bills.

Thank shobiths
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Rude workers, bad place. A mice came out to the dining area and the waiter's reaction was just like "its okay, its near the kitchen that's why the mice came out". Unbelievable

1  Thank Vanamaly M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Bad service attitude, don't even get me the menu when i asked for the menu. I havent have the food but when we saw rat coming out from the kitchen as we are taking the order. NOT RECOMMENDED. A random roadside stalk could be lot...More

1  Thank Chong D
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have been to Shinkows on my previous visits to Ooty as well. The place has been well maintained. It is exactly the same as on my last visit 5 years back. The food here is good, consistent. Advice for people planning to eat here:...More

Thank samik_ghosh
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Heard a lot about this place. Wanted some authentic Chinese food. Disappointed! The American Chopsuey had very small pieces of so-called noodles which looked like Haldiram's mixture, (oomapodi in Tamil). When asked the Chef, he said it's thin noodles. Blah.. Blah.. Would have preferred it...More

2  Thank Raj K
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped by during lunch..its a no frills place. They hand you the menu and a book to write your item numbers. Food arrives after a wait time of 15-20 mins. We ordered 4 items which costed around 900/. The food is of course indian...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Have been to shinkows several times from my child hood days. The best part is food. Still they maintain the same texture, consistency and mainly taste. Could not expect much on service, but food still remains the same. Kudos to you guys to have such...More

Thank Cooltraveller21
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I don't know how do people find this place very good, first of all the place is very very average , the menu has very limited veg dishes, on top that the waiter asked me to write the dish which I want in his note...More

1  Thank Manali U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  The Nilgiris District  >  Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
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