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Snow Lion Tibetan Restaurant

#317 of 2,472 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Tibetan
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Haarlemmerstraat 50 | 1013 ES, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31-20-422-7776
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Love this momos

Fresh and delicious tibetan food, cooked with a great use of spices. Nice selection of curries, and momos (steamed tibetan dumplings) with vegetables/cheese or meat are great as entrance to share.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Fresh and delicious tibetan food, cooked with a great use of spices. Nice selection of curries, and momos (steamed tibetan dumplings) with vegetables/cheese or meat are great as entrance to share.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Heard a lot of good things about this place, so thought i,d give it a try. Me and my boy just came back from Nepal where we ate lots of Tibetan food so we knew what we wanted the food to taste like. The snow lion did not disappoint. After i finished i just kept repeating.... that was lovely...... i... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Had dumplings for starters, which were as nice as I've had in Chinese restaurants back home. The chili sauce that came with the dumplings was fantastic. The Spicy lamb stew was also great, and you get a massive bowl of rice with your meal. Very nice, cozy restaurant and quite cheap all things considered. Well worth a look.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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128 reviews 128 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Admittedly, this was my first time having Tibetan food, but I wasn't blown away. The food was fine, and the service was very good, but it seemed a bit under seasoned or just on the verge of bland. I wouldn't steer anyone away from this place, but I wouldn't necessarily recommend it either.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It is a nice little restaurant, the room has nothing exceptionnal but the service is great and food is really good. Lot of choice and products are fresh which is make it very tasty. I recommand for people who like asian food.

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Cologne, Germany
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I left this restaurant with a large smile on my face. The food was amazing, the staff was so kind to us, the atmosphere was cosy. The food seem to be relatively un-westernized, which is a good thing. I would pay another visit next time I'm in town.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Consistently great food, excellent service, cosy environment (a bit smelly but nothing that cannot be endured). We went there for more than 10 times, bringing friends or for a quite dinner & I definitely recommend the place!

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milan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Excellent food at nice price! Nice atmosphere and . I do recommend this restaurant in the city center. Only 5 minutes walk from the central station

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Bruges, Belgium
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55 reviews 55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Friendly and welcoming. A duo job: Cook alone in the open kitchen and his wife is serving. Very at ease, waiting isn't a problem because the restaurant is cosy and small. Good good for a very good price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Went there for a dinner with my miss, super friendly staff , really good food and good value. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Haarlemmerstraat 50 | 1013 ES, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31-20-422-7776

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tibetan

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