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Bhutan Kitchen

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Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 17 61 35 15
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New Delhi
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to try authentic Bhutanese food, the fixed menu was quite good. Courteous staff and good ambiance

Thank Prashant M
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16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for fire meal, typical Bhutanese meals are very spicy and I had upset stomach after the Bhutanese Menu, sorry but folks need to be ready and be prepared.

Thank Lee8811
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant made our day special. It was empty when we went but the servers were very active and served us with a warm smile. The dishes were served within 15 mins and the quantity was huge. Our server Mr. Chedup introduced all the dishes to us. The seating arrangement too is very special. Highly recommend this restaurant for authentic... More 

Thank Yogaprasad
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you would like to try the local, then this is the place. Very delicious especially the chicken. We tried red rice, chilly cheese, chicken, vegetables..It was all very well cooked and the taste stays in my mouth even now when I think about it.

Thank Jini3182
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is the best place to try out Bhutanese authentic food. The are mindful about taste of food that visitor would prefer. This is the third time I visited this place. And nothing has changed much. Note: try out lunch , prefer ala carte.

Thank Tshering D
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I eat at this restaurant every time I visit Bhutan and have been doing so ever since it opened. The group of students I was leading this visit went along one night at my suggestion and were very happy with the meal and service they received.

Thank Barb_GMelbourne
Milford, NE
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is one place you will get authentic Bhutanese food. Both the food & service are good. I certainly would recommend this.

Thank Solomon W
Bengaluru, India
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I opted for their buffet lunch, which, at 450/-, is not really worth it. Two Bhutanese specialities, Ema Datshi and the Fried Cheese were the only redeeming features. They should take more care when cleaning the cabbage - don't really appreciate grubs in my salad. Someone should also keep watch on the buffet table, and replenish the food quickly. Ambience... More 

Thank Gulvady-S
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

In the Australian vernacular we'd say this place is taking the mickey. We were taken here for lunch twice. While it is true that it does serve authentic Bhutanese food it is also true that this is not to the taste of most Westerners, with the result that although we are happy to try it we're not going to fill... More 

Thank Kerrie H
Noosa, Australia
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152 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here for dinner as a group of four, the dinner served at our hotel the previous night was below expectations and our tour guide transferred dinner here. Food was good and matched by good service. It was not served buffet style as stated in previous posts, but since we were the only diners here that would be expected.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?