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Hong Kong Market, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This review is for Zombala2. We were looking for places to eat neat the Memorial Chorten and this one is 10 mins walk from there. The lip-smacking dishes are straight from often heaven. This place is a a paradise for pork and other meat loves as my husband gorged on some spicy Bhutanese dishes like Sikkam Datshi, Pork ribs etc.... More 

Thank ShrutiAmbavat
Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the cheeses and the beef momos, spicy fried rice, and the ema datshi. All was great! Service was also very courteous and friendly. And not at all expensive.

Thank hjacoba
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place in the main market of Thimpu, very close to the clock tower. Serves very good authentic Bhutanese food which has decent VEGETARIAN options. ambience is very ok but the food is very tasty.

Thank 439gaurava
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started hunting for Momos since our first day in Thimpu finally stumblef upon Zombala. Since it was lunch time the place was crowded with locals but the food was well worth the wait. We had Momos and Fried rice. Highly recommended for Momo fans..

Thank Yogaprasad
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This place is known for momo and whenever you go you will not find this place empty. Best pork momo and typical bhutanese style Fried rice we tried and no doubt the momo's are awesome but somehow I didnt like the taste of the soup. But thats ok. I tried 4 times in my 3 days stay.

Thank joykdutta17
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The restaurant is a climb up the stairs and it is pretty spacious and clean enough. The service was good too. The chicken was very tough but as we found out from our stay in Bhutan, this is true for almost everywhere. The noodles and momos were good enough.

Thank Para G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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157 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to take our guest to dinner and whilst we saw Zombala as rather uninviting, we preferred the Zombala 2 restaurant. It was chosen by our guest who was local. The entrance is a staircase leading upstairs to the restaurant. Except for us, the only persons were local Thimpu residents. Thats a good sign that the food should be... More 

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

One of da best momo or dumplings found in the town... shud definitely visit dis restaurant located just near to da traffic... just chill...

Thank Sonam Y
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Limited menu, which is very affordable and tasty! Veggie momos (dumplings) are delicious. The number of dinners eating at this little place is a strong indication of how good it is.

Thank R b
Panjim, India
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Its a small restaurant but the food was very tasty and was severed very quickly. The price is also affordable.

Thank SnehaMS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hong Kong Market, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu

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