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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular eating joints in Shillong?

Ravinder Malik DEC 10 2012
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It is a generally well accepted fact that Indians are big time foodies. Our palate is so wide and adept at adjusting to various cuisines, that we survive anywhere and everywhere. Especially if you are one of those who would like to keep experimenting with different tastes, then your taste buds would thank you for coming to Shillong. This place is a foodies heaven. Here are some of the finest restaurants in Shillong handpicked just for you:

  • Ginger Restaurant
    Located inside one of the most luxurious hotels in Shillong, The Polo Towers, Ginger is undoubtedly one of the trendiest eating joints in Shillong. The soothing interiors are done in wood and cream color and the perfect couch will instantly make you feel at home. Take a break from the usual Indian cuisine and try out Italian and Continental dishes like pasta, crepes, cannelloni, stroganoff or just a fruit sundae. Located quite adjacent to is the bar called Platinum and a pub where you can have a good time and conversation after the meal.

    An average meal for two would cost anywhere between INR 500 to INR 700.

    Address: Hotel Polo Towers
    Polo Bazaar
    Telephone: +91-364 - 2222341
    Official website: http://www.hotelpolotowers.com/ginger.html

  • City Hut Dhaba
    Only the name suggests dhaba, otherwise, this is a multi cuisine restaurant. The ambiance is very calm and serene. The small aquariums have a calming and soothing effect after a long tiring day. You can choose between a wide range of Chinese, Indian, Continental and barbecue cuisines from the menu. If you have a sweet tooth, then you are in for a delight with the wide options of ice-creams available.

    An average meal for two would cost anywhere between INR 500 to 800.

    Address:Oakland Road
    Telephone: +91-364-2220386

  • Shillong Club
    Shillong club is the place where who's who of shillong comes to dine. Sophisticated, classy and cultured, this place is a great conversation starter. Early management policies didn't allow outsiders or non members to enter, however with the change in management, even non members are allowed now. The multi cuisine includes exotic Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes which are finger-licking good. If you really like your food spicy then you would be delighted because Khasi people use lots of chillies in their food preparation. Be prepared to put your taste buds on fire. However you can always ask the cook to prepare the food according to your preferences. Awesome food, great ambiance, intelligent conversations and an inhouse bar to keep the drinks flowing. Heaven!

    Address: Rita Road
    Telephone: +91-364-2225497/2226938

Nothing beats a good meal and a happy tummy to uplift your mood, isn't it? Enjoy some fine dining experience at these awesome restaurants in Shillong. Besides these restaurants there are usual coffee shops like Delhi Misthan Bhandar, Cafe Coffee Day and the Embassy where you can gorge on mouth watering meals. It's time to pamper your tummy with yummy food!

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