Many restaurants can be found along The Mall though there are places to eat all over Shimla. In general, food here is quite cheap and a variety of cuisine is offered, though the best dining is in high-end hotels like The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla. The area is known for its locally brewed wines made from apricots and plums, as well as for its ginger and apple cider. The Mall has the best selection of bars in Shimla, though the bar at the Radisson Hotel Shimla has the best atmosphere.Shopping
Lakkar Bazaar is the best place to shop for wooden handicrafts, while The Mall is where all other souvenirs like shawls, jewellery and Tibetan carpets can be found. No visitor should leave Shimla without bringing home some local jam or wine, available in shops all over the city.