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“Faultless!”
Review of The Restaurant

The Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 114 Restaurants in Shimla
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Falmouth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Faultless!”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Huge selection of mouthwatering Indian and International food. Excellent service. The chef would prepare special dishes if requested.

Visited February 2014
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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this review, 24 May 2014
Dear Guest

We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the menu and the food at Cecil, I have passed on your compliments to my FnB team, and the whole team is thankful to you.

Please do visit again.

Looking forward to see you soon

Thank you and best regards
Anupam Gulati
Executive Chef
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English first
Mandya, India
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“neat nice tasty”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

My wife and I had a falafel and coffee here, both very good. The staff is young and friendly, the place sits right overlooking the town square so you can do a lot of people watching, and overall it's got a cool feel to it. There is a lot of punk crowd at the place, so it's easy entertainment overhearing their gossip :)

Visited March 2014
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Thank floradavid123
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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Dear Guest,
Greetings from Shimla, the whole team at Food & Beverage joins me in thanking you for appreciating falafel and coffee.
We are delighted to hear that, and such encouraging words help us improve,
Once again thank you for your valuable feedback.
We look forward to see you again
Best Regards
Anupam Gulati
Executive Chef
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 6 Contributor
65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Old world charm”
Reviewed 29 March 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'.

  • Visited March 2014
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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this review, 20 April 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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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Royale touch!”
Reviewed 27 March 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

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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this review, 20 April 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Anything you desire in the food line!”
Reviewed 16 March 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!

Visited March 2014
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Thank Karen and Ross M
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oberoicecilshimla, Manager at The Restaurant, responded to this review, 20 April 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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