India's local recommendation service, TimesCity finally arrives on Windows Phone, a Times Internet service, allows you to access information about restaurants, nightlife spots, and movie theaters around you. Available for eleven cities in India as of now, the app helps you search and find restaurants and pubs to decide where to eat and party as well as the latest movie showtimes.

Times Internet has had a history of delayed launches on Windows Phone platform, and the TimesCity app continues that tradition arriving a few months after the launch of Android and iOS apps.

The app allows you to find new and trending restaurants in your city, search for restaurant menus, and read reviews as well as rate and write your own reviews. Also, you can search for movie show timings, movie reviews, and find movie theaters near you. The app includes a list of the events happening in your city.

TimesCity positions itself as a discovery and recommendations service than just vanilla listings. It has a nice modern UI, and the user experience is very intuitive and engaging. The colors and photos add to the visual appeal of the app.

While the app picks up your location automatically to serve you recommendations nearby, you can also manually set a location which is helpful if you are looking for places to visit around a location that you are heading out to.

In its previous avatar, was powering timesPoynt, an app from Poynt for India that is featured in Nokia collection on Windows Phone Store. But this app hasn’t been updated since 2011 though.

Download the free TimesCity app for Windows Phone 8 devices from the Windows Phone Store. It’s a pretty useful app if you frequently go out to eat, party, or watch movies. Give it a whirl, and let us know how you like it. The app lets you discover what’s trending in your city and answers the eternal question, ‘Where’s the party, yaar?’

Abhishek Baxi