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Bhutan Kitchen

Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 17 61 35 15
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fixed menu” (9 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
“local food” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The restaurant serves excellent Bhutani’s set food. We really enjoyed every dish that was on offer. Highly recommended if you wish to taste local food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bajpai
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Its a really a good option to taste Bhutanese cuisine. Its really difficult to gulp. but not bad. Their meat preparations are really bad for indian taste

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kedar2015
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We went to Bhutanese Kitchen for lunch as this place was suggested by our guide since we wanted to try out Authentic Bhutanese cuisine. We had to climb a few dimly lit stairs and I wasnt too sure. But the food here wow-ed me. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sharmanisha1005
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We visited on our first day in Bhutan. The hotel treated us to sumptuous set meal of Bhutanese cuisine. The hostess was very kind and helpful in making us understand about the delicacies. The approach is not appealing but the restaurant is good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 668archanas
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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank claudiavQ3230AU
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

Date of visit: February 2018
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

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank SmilingMysticCloud
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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