The only restaurant offering Korean food. Try their mouth watering Korean BBQ. The joint is a popoular hangout for locals and also offers excellent selection of tea and coffee.
Friday/Saturday: Most happening Night Club in Bhutan
As the name suggest, besides servicing great coffee and cakes, the cafe also showcases local paintings and other art and serves as a good hangout for locals during weekends.
Located on the main street in Paro town, Sonam Trophel is one of the oldest local restaurants in Paro, established in 1994. With a Cozy ambience, it is famous for local delicacies such as Emma Datsi. Personalities like Richard Gere are said to have visited this restaurant.
Specializing in Indian food, the joint is one of the best Bhutan has to offer when it comes to Indian food. This restaurant is located in Chubachu.
A nice spacious cafe offering varied types of Coffee, Tea and Pastries. The cafe also offers complimentary WIFI. The atmosphere is pleasant with selection of music.
One of the few restaurant in Thimphu offering an Al fresco Sit out area. Zone is centrally located above National stadium and is a vibrant bar at night and a cool restaurant to eat during day. It offers great steaks, roasted chicken and Yak Burger. If you feel little, Bhutanese great ema datsi is also available.
One of the most sought after hangout in Thimphu, The Om bar comes alive only after 8.30 at night. Large crowds of working class are drawn along with expats and this is indeed are a good place to socialize and meet the locals.
Swiss Bakery offers comfort food such as hot dog and Sandwiches The restaurant draws a colorful mix of Thimphu crowd and usually packed.
The only vegetarian restaurant in Thimphu
Mojo Park is the most happening joint in Thimphu and features live popular local bands. It is mostly frequented by locals and expats. The joint offers basic bar food and has an indoor as well as alfresco seating. It is an excellent place to unwind after a long day and meet up some locals.
Specializes in Thai Food and have decent Thai Set Menus at Affordable rates.
Cloud9 is one of the most popular eatery for Hand crafted gourmet burgers, hand cut fries & classic milkshakes. Their burgers, ice cream, cakes & cookies are all made on-site with fresh, local produce. The joint is run by an Australian Chef and is a popular with locals and expat.
Ice Cream Palour located above Changlimithang Stadium
A casual restaurant specializing in local cuisine. Quite popular for its fresh water trout delicacies during the season and known for its genuinely friendly service.
Known to have been started by four friends, hence the name Charo, implying "friends" in Bhutanese. If you are not scared of chillies and are looking for a little adventure, this would be a good place to hit.
Opened in 2000, located near Thimphu Traffic, the mind point restaurant offers great MOMOs and local cuisine and is a regular place of hangout for locals.
A good place to stop and get some food whilst driving to Thimphu from Phuentsholing. The restaurant offers a wide variety of local cuisine, Indian and some continental dishes. The restaurant is situated amongst natural forest and serves as a good place to rest.
One place which serves exceptionally great Bhutanese food. Local big shots frequently visit it and the buckweats pancakes are a must if one is dinning there.
The Babesa village restauant offers excellent selection of local bhutanese cusine. The restaurant in housed on a traditional bhutanese house and provides one the experience of eating bhutanese food in a bhutanese home. Located on the outskirts of Thimphu city. Try their delicious Sikham Paa with red rice.
Located in the heart of city at Folk Heritage Museum. The Folk heritage restaurant in the best known address for local cusine. The owner herself is the chef and offers excellent seletion of bhutanese food from various parts of the country. The restaurant has both indoor as well as outdoor alfresco seating. Recommed malking prior bookings.
Muti Cusine Local restaurant located in Penday Lam. Offers Italian and COntinental Food
Located in City Mall.Upstairs Restaurant is a mutli cusine restaunat with a al fresco setup for seating. The outside seating offer pristine view of the Thimphu Hills.
The only restaurant offer Mexican Cusine in Thimphu. It a mix run operation offerng various mexican cusines.
Chha is a very popular restaurant for local and tourist. Located just out of town, the restaurant offers nice indoor as well as outdoor seating options. The restaurant offers multi cuisine and cater to a wide range of taste. Try their beef Pattie.
Overlooking the valley of Paro, Gantey Palace is said to be centuries old. However it was only converted to a hotel in 1995 and today houses one of the best restaurants in Paro, hidden amidst apple trees and specializing in local and Indian fusion cuisine.
A very popular restaurant amongst local. Benez draws a wide range of Thimphu crowd. The place is very popular with locals and expats. It a good joint to hang out and meet some locals. Try their Grilled chicken legs in sambal served with nasi goreng.
Probably the best Italian Joint and a popular hangout for expatriates. If you feel like having a feel of home cooked foods, don't miss this place. The Brownies are awesome. Not to mention the people you may bump into you may have their own tales to share.
The places is very popular for coffee and bakery times. A preferred place for local to hangout
Gawa Restaurant has a very relaxed atmosphere with a traditional setting, surrounded by local artifacts and antiques, overlooking a small stream.
A quiet, understated, and secluded fine dining restaurant overlooking the Drugyel Dzong. A perfect place to spend a nice romantic evening with loved ones. The talented chefs at Amankora can tailormake anything for you, provided ample notice is given.
One of the best known joints for Bhutanese cuisine. Chig-ja-gye is a fine dining restaurant at Taj Tashi Hotel in Thimphu. With its sleek smart service, the experience of Bhutanese cuisine is further enhanced.
Mutli Cusine (Eupropean and Bhutanese), all-day dining coffee shop at Taj Tashi. Overlooking the prayer wheels and Thimphu Valley, the restaurant has a chic, casual, airy ambience.
Bhukari is one of the best fine dining restaurants in Paro. Hidden amongst the tall pine trees at Uma Paro resort, this restaurant boasts of a magnificent view of Paro Valley and a fantastic gastronomic experience, incorporating Indian, Bhutanese and western cuisine. Very casual and laid back in style, it offers both a la carte and set menu choices.
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