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The Orchid Dining Room

18 H.D Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
+91 354 225 7226
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
10 Oct 2016
“Yummy food near the Mall road”
4 Mar 2016
“Great dining place amidst Mall road.”
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18 H.D Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had dinner buffet in the orchid dining room restaurant. Food was excellent, staffs were really helpful, served us on priority we had few children in our group. Nicely decorated, it is a good dining option in Darjeeling on the Mall road.More

Thank mamatabaroda
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Madame ! My team and I at The Elgin, Darjeeling would like to thank you for your positive feedback and we are happy to learn that you enjoyed your dinner at The Orchid dining room with us. We look forward to serving you again...More

Reviewed 4 March 2016

Just over Glenary's , this place is famous for its Chinese and Thai Cuisine. Though a bit deeper to the pockets, but well deserved.More

1  Thank Torab_Ali
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2016

Dear Sir ! My team and I at The Elgin, Darjeeling would like to thank you for your positive feedback and we are happy to learn that you enjoyed your dinner at The Orchid restaurant with us . We look forward to serving you again...More

Reviewed 17 January 2016

We visited The Elgin, for dinner during our visit to Darjeeling and it was an absolutely fantastic experience , they had a sumptuous dinner buffet with a mix of an Indian and International selection we loved the baked pie , papaya salad and the cherry...More

1  Thank triplover807
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2016

Dear Sir ! My team and I at The Elgin, Darjeeling would like to thank you for your positive feedback and we are happy to learn that you enjoyed your dinner at The Orchid restaurant with us . We look forward to serving you again...More

Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We went to the Elgin for afternoon tea and were lucky enough to also book a seat for the Gala Xmas dinner. The afternoon tea was great, darjeeling second flush (of course) sandwiches and several types of pakora gave an Indian twist to the usual...More

1  Thank Neil B
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

Dear Sir ! Namaskar! Thank you for your detailed feedback and appreciation of the property and the afternoon tea service, we are also happy about your positive experience with us in The Orchid Dining Room for the Christmas gala dinner and musical evening . Your...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Hi there , whilst in darjeeling on our holiday tour we visited this lovely hotel for a few drinks.Friendly staff and absolutely stunning hotel!!!More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Dear Guest! Namaskar! We thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback , we are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us . We do hope to welcome you and the family again so we may exceed...More

Reviewed 6 December 2015

We visited the property for afternoon tea as I had heard a lot about it from a friend of mine . They had log fires going in the lounge and it was late evening, excellent service by staff who were very attentive and i loved...More

1  Thank anup885
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2015

Dear Sir ! Namaskar! Thank you for your detailed feedback and appreciation of the property and the afternoon tea service at the lounge . We are delighted to read your review and it is indeed very very encouraging to know that you have thoroughly enjoyed...More

Reviewed 30 November 2015

We spotted this fine property while walking around town and how I wish we could have stayed here but rooms were not available . Never mind that we stayed late for tea and cakes and we loved the ambiance of the tea lounge , we...More

1  Thank Traveller2234
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

Dear Sir ! It is indeed a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your visit to The Elgin, Darjeeling for afternoon tea, I have personally complimented our service team members Ashok and Prashant on your behalf and we look forward to serving you again soon....More

Reviewed 25 November 2015

Being a travel adviser I always wanted to experience all the Elgin hotels from long time. Colonial hotel, awesome location near Mall Road, awesome food buffet with music these all makes this property among the best in Darjeeling. Pure heritage property with old time charm....More

1  Thank Romit R
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

Dear Sir! Namaskar! We thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback , we are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with and liked the lounge , reading areas , food and the service. We do hope to...More

Reviewed 15 November 2015

Dinner at the Orchid Dining Room was fantastic , the table was candle lit and the lights on the ornate brass chandeliers were dimmed ! the waiting staff wore regal turbaned white uniforms , the wine list was a small but good selection from various...More

1  Thank travellover751
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

Dear Sir ! My team and I at Elgin would like to thank you for your positive feedback and we are happy to learn that you enjoyed your dinner at The Orchid restaurant . We look forward to serving you again soon. Warm regards, Mr...More

Reviewed 17 October 2015

It was a very memorable visit for my family to this beautiful heritage hotel for dinner in the evening . We wish we could have stayed here ! Maybe next time ! They had a good variety of Indian and Continental food ! We enjoyed...More

1  Thank anup855
ElginGuestRelations, General Manager at The Orchid Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

Dear Sir ! My team at Elgin and I would like to thank you for your positive feedback and we are happy to learn that you enjoyed your dinner at The Orchid restaurant . We look forward to serving you again soon. Warm regards, Mr...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 H.D Lama Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling District  >  Darjeeling
  • Phone Number: +91 354 225 7226
Description
The Elgin is the oldest heritage hotel in Darjeeling, built in 1887, the hotel has an afternoon tea lounge and an outdoor garden gazebo serving a selection of fresh leaf Darjeeling teas & an entire afternoon tea menu, while drinks and cocktails are also served in the cozy Timber Bar. The Hotel also does set breakfast ,lunch and dinner buffets and table service at the Orchid Dining Room of the hotel . There is also live music in the evening at dinner time in the Orchid Dining Room.
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