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Bhutan Kitchen

Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 17 61 35 15
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fixed menu” (9 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely food but they take long time to prepare and it's absolutely fresh.Purely veg food and local Bhutanese food.Have fixed thali style.

Thank Anurag N
Reviewed 25 May 2018

you can try some local food here. ema dachi is good. they use lot of cheese.local food is good. try local beer.

Thank sudeep912
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Was Recommended by my hotel staff and landed up for our first meal there Food was nice..as I m a vegetarian loved the food...red rice, lentil soup and radish vegie was yummm 2 things that we're a bit turn off .. be ready to pay...More

Thank malini55
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

A unique place over the world!! The landscape the people, the food, the lovely temples, every thing is magical in Bhutan! I love their people too

Thank claudia v
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The concept of the restaurant is a buffet though they serve at the table. The have a set meal which includes almost 6-9 kinds of Bhutanese dish with red rice. They serve only vegetarian food. The restaurant itself is located in the third floor above...More

Thank milamimu
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I first read about it in Druk Asia recommendations to try in Thimpu and decided to give it a try while we are in the city. When we visited this, it had only buffet fixed menu and all veg menu. It is a fine-dining place...More

Thank SmilingMysticCloud
Reviewed 16 December 2017

i ran into this restaurant when walking around town. had no expectation coming in, but was pleasantly surprised. authentic bhutanese food.

2  Thank UgoChan520
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Normally, Bhutanese cuisine is rather casual and too spicy for tourists. However, this restaurant customized it for tourists. The meal is more than average taste from ordinary Bhutanese cuisine.

Thank Koji T
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Went there to try genuine bhutanese dishes. Unfortunately only buffet available with no bhutanese dishes. Severely disappointed

Thank regi g
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I had my first Bhutanese meal at Bhutan Kitchen as it was right across from my hotel. The stairway leading up to the restaurant was rickety which probably meant it's a bit dated. The day of my visit, our food choices were limited to all...More

Thank Eva A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 17 61 35 15
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