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Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty, India
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty, India
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The restaurant looks and feels pretty old - the table cloth, furniture, plates and cutlery - everything looked very old. So it goes like this - The waiters took so long to serve our water and hand us our menus, we had to ask for...More

Thank Crimson18
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The waiters at this restaurant are very rude and irresponsible. The service is quite poor. The food is not up to that mark as they are priced at the expensive side.

Thank Amit D
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Authentic Chinese restaurant in Ooty. Still family owned and has an old world charm to it. The food is fresh and tasty. Do try the pepper fried pork (not on menu but the friendly staff will get it for you) and pepper fried mushrooms. The...More

Thank Kiran Prakash S... V
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Horrible restauarant,dirty plastic bowls awful and cold food, bad furniture ,bad experience,never visit

Thank ranjeet_hingorani
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Shinkows is the oldest Chinese restaurant in Ooty and I have been going there for the past 35 years. The upkeep has drastically deteriorated over the years but its still soul food. I mainly go there for nostalgic reasons

Thank Docvivax
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We went there with our family. We were asked to write the serial no of items in the menu, which we wanted on a printed paper as the order. The waiter came, took the sheet of paper from us, looked at the numbers and told...More

Thank Kaleshkumar
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Shinkows is quite an old and cozy restaurant in the heart of Ooty. The chinese food made is tasty. The amount of serving is good and recommended for a small family. Only difficulty is space for car parking.

1  Thank AnirbanBasu
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Ambience is good. Also the location of the restaurant is almost at the junction which is an advantage. Food quality was good as far as noodles or fried rice are concerned. However I felt that the Chinese chicken items prepared there are not upto the...More

Thank Sudeb K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I had food of shinkows about 25 years back and when I visited ooty decided to try this for nostalgia.I was truly amazed as the food was just as I had tasted 25 years back.Same great taste.The ambience is simple and very understated but the...More

Thank Fathima81
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Soups are good. However the place is old and needs renovation. Good place for Chinese starters will not recommend for the main course. Stay away from curries.

Thank Sharad G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Down the rd. from Higginbothams and St. Stephen's, Ooty, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  The Nilgiris District  >  Ooty
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