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Ambient Cafe

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Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 2 325578,
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very cozy n nice place

Very nice place to have a cup of coffee with a decent view. Stuffs are very welcoming... Amazing cookies with a cup of cappuccino...

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Mahabubek
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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Dhaka, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very nice place to have a cup of coffee with a decent view. Stuffs are very welcoming... Amazing cookies with a cup of cappuccino...

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Massachusetts
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I've been coming to Bhutan for 8 years and Ambient Cafe has always been my favorite place for coffee, to hang out, meet friends and make new friends. It's one of the best cafes on the planet, and soon as you arrive it's easy to feel a part of the "Ambient" family, thanks to the delightful owners, Letho and Junu.... More 

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Dubai, UAE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I read such brilliant reviews about Ambient Cafe that I decided to abandon the relatively good restaurant at Hotel Gakyil to try out their famous sandwiches. When I reached there, there were a few patrons, absorbed in whatever they were doing. The lady informed me that they had dinner options but since the cafe specialists in sandwiches and snacks, I... More 

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ambientcafe, Manager at Ambient Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Sir thanks so much for your valued review and more thanks for taking time to explain in detail we are extremely sorry that you haven't had a good experience with our service and our cafe We will take your review positively as we always do to any of our reviews. Our deep apologies that we didn't meet your expectations... More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had breakfast there with some sandwiches, French toast and coffee. Vary relaxing and cozy. Aroma of coffee made my rainy morning much better. Price is reasonable and food is good.

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Muang Sing
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The cake is also good. This coffee shop provides a very friendly environment for coffee, free Internet, and for meeting people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice place to snack and great coffee. Stayed at the lodge above. Just the pricing is a bit on the higher side

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Totally in love with this cafe. They have the best food in Thimpu.Try Banana cake, chocolate cakes etc. A must try is there huge variety of Teas. Pick any and trust me you will fell in love with it. For Breakfast try the big three egss omelette meal and choco chip shake. For Dinner try cottage cheese platter(one of my... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great coffees and cakes. Also have good options for meals. Friendly owners and service. They offer a unique book-shelf accessible to all visitors. Deal is to pick up any book of your choice as long as you replace it with another book. Great option for travelers who buy books during trips and don't want to lug around after they're done... More 

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Thimphu, Bhutan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It is one of the most well known and oldest cafe in Thimphu. Food is clean, simple and healthy. I like their cafe lattte and tea latte. Service is also very good. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Very nice, calm and refreshing cafe. Delicious food and friendly staff. Go there to rejuvenate yourself after a long walk down the main shopping area of thimpu.

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Address: Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone Number: +975 2 325578,
Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 2 325578,

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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