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Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty, India
Today
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the place is not very fancy...but the food is yummy and mind blowing...the waiters are extra friendly and will go out of their way to serve you...a must visit in ooty if you are a chinese lover...

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Thank Bernadette F
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is a must visit place for all chinese food lovers. nice ambience, good quality food , quick service and everytime this place is packed but still there is very less waiting.

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Thank natasha-porwal
Salalah, Oman
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The place is very old with old colonial building.Food choice limited but very traditional and authentic.Friendly and experienced waiters ready to help you with selection.Ambience inside also very traditional and minimal.

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Thank S Anil K
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Read reviews about this restaurant before travelling to Ooty. All raised the expectation bar. Ambience:- Still maintaining the same old arrangement I guess. But it was very clean and Neat. Food: Mouth watering, we started with soup. My wife said it is one of the best we had till date :). Then went with main course, Fried rice, chilli fish,... More 

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Thank Kalithasan R
Bengaluru, India
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is one of the oldest Chinese Restaurants in Ooty serving real good food. The waiters are extremely cordial and the food is really delicious. Though you can not expect lot of frills, the place offer you the best of chinese in Ooty. The restaurant is in the heart of the city and has enough parking place.

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Thank ThampiNellikala
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A reasonably good restaurant which serves good Indian Chinese. A value for money. It is in the heart of the city . Easily approachable, situated near Mohan's. They are very strict about their timings.

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Thank DrJeet31
Mumbai, India
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170 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place is buzzing with life and filled with college students. Went here for dinner and had to wait really long. Food was decent but the ambience could be way better.

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Thank nbhagchandani
Bengaluru, India
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We landed up at Sinknow on a cold night looking for a place to eat outside our resort. Ooty does not have many good stand alone restaurants and that is why place like Shinkows survive. You enter through a narrow passage into a semi dark place which has the ambiance of a illegal betting place. The waiter gave us a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Visited as a couple... After reading reviews here we decided to pay a visit to this one.. Were late and arrived at 3.30 p.m. but the staff was patient enough to accept our order.. Ordered chicken fried rice and chicken-cashew-nut gravy.. Taste was decent enough but comparatively the dishes are on prices at higher end... Have given plus 1 star... More 

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Thank Vijay S
Mumbai, India
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88 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Visited Shinkows after almost 15 yrs! Have such great memories of the food there that we went with a lot of joy & expectation. We were so disappointed! All the food we had was uniformly bad. The noodles were too oily & tasteless, prawn fried rice was pretty bad too; the worst were the starters of fried pork, beef &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Ooty

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?