Explore some authentic street food in Shimla
What more you could wish if you get some spicy street food with masala chai on a chilling Hill station along with scenic landscapes and mountains view. These delicious food served at these tiny stalls and restaurants in Shimla is a real and genuine attraction for visitors to the city. Situated in the maze-like lanes of the hill station, these small joints sell everything from tangy fruit chaats to chilled desserts. Even if you prefer dining in posh restaurants, we recommend you visit these places to experience the real taste of Shimla.
Sita Ram and Sons
To sample some of the best channa bhaturas in town, make your way to Sita Ram and Sons, a famous eating joint at Shimla's Lakkar Bazaar. Serving the popular dish for the last six generations, this is arguably one of the best dhabas in Shimla. Celebrities like Preity Zinta and Anupam Kher, who hail from Shimla are amongst the regulars of this eatery.
Kewal Ka Dhaba
Impressing the British Viceroys of yesteryear Shimla, this tea stall—nestled in the thick forests of the Chaura Maidan—is popularly known as Kewal ka Dhaba. Famous amongst University students who throng the small eatery during breaks, the stall dates back to 1931; the late Lord Mountbatten was a regular here. Today the stall's famous butter bun and tea beckon people from all over Shimla keeping it busy from seven in the morning to ten at night.
Embassy Ice Creams
When it comes to cooling off on hotter days, the desserts and ice creams of Shimla's Embassy Ice Creams are a clear winner. Whatever the weather may be like, this ice cream joint is always busy serving dollops of ice creams, softies, shakes and squashes to locals and tourists alike. When you're feeling peckish after extended excursions around Shimla, then you won't feel guilty about digging into that sinful fruit sundae.