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Doebum Lam | Near Main Traffic Circle, Thimphu Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 2 327 933
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The Art Cafe is a long time favorite of ours in Thimphu. The atmosphere is cozy and friendly, especially when the weather is a bit chilly outside. Cakes are good, although maybe not as remarkable as they used to be some years ago. Moreover, the cafe now faces stiff competition from newer entrants into Thimphu's cafe scene. Nevertheless it's always... More 

Thank GlobalNomad78
Thimphu, Bhutan
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Not much of a restaurant. Its more of a Coffee Shop- Bakery. By Thimphu standards, the cakes are good. Recommended for high income bracket.

Thank Tenzbar
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240 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The pastry choices are abundant here and all look so yummy. I tried a choclate pastry and absolutely loved it. The place is clean with clean seating area.

Thank Kanav D
on the road
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

One of the newer establishments aspiring to Western standards of clenliness and food quality - and doing a pretty good job of it. A little hard to find, beside the Suzuli dealership - a bigger sign would pay off. Wood stove to keep you warm in winter, and a passable toilet. A few outdoor seats, but not much of a... More 

Thank sheilds
Hannover, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Had nice salads at Art Cafe in Thimphu. They also have quite a verity of cakes. I specially liked their carrot cake with frosting.

Thank HTTonlineN
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Went to a Bhutanese kids party, and the Frozen (Disney version) theme cake they made was both stunning to behold and to eat. So I had one made for my boyfriends birthday the next day, and it was without a doubt one the best cakes I have ever eaten, and at just about $20 a bargain as well. Full points... More 

Thank Peter H
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129 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice cafe to relax. We went during winter, so there was a fireplace on. Very relaxed and friendly and warm. And the coffee was huge and very very good. Definetly recommend it.

Thank elquebraley
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Its a very cute cafe in the middle of the city , a little hidden ( near to swiss bakery) very well decorated. Do not offer too wide a menu but a good afternoon hangout. Yummy brownies

Thank shaonb
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Art Cafe is a nice little place near the town center. The coffee was quite good, tasty hamburger, pastries decent, and it's one of the few cafes with outdoor seating. A great place to sit and sip coffee on a sunny summer afternoon. But wifi was too slow to use.

Thank doctordonn
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

The Art Cafe is a cute little place next to Swiss Bakery. Prices are a bit on the high side and they do not offer any menu as dishes change everyday they said. The breakfast was really good and filling. The sausages were the best I've ever had! They also have a HUGE mug of coffee for just Nu 50.... More 

Thank nanklesaria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doebum Lam | Near Main Traffic Circle, Thimphu Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 2 327 933

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