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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, Dessert, Coffee & Tea

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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
Yummy cakes and lovely ambience

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Ekkithewanderer
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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6 reviews
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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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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Mainly Ambient café offers you number of drink options with some snack items. They also serve some desserts and lunch/dinner dishes. This café is fully vegetarian.....no chicken/pork/beef/mutton. the food was good but the ambience of the café is too good. You will get free wifi there but no downloading and no Skype. A nice place to chill and relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited tia place the moment we landed in Thimpu, they have good choices in coffee and desserts good variety of sandwiches..which the staff dont mind in customizing as per your request...the location is such that u can sit for hours and see the city pass by ...and also they give you 2 hours of WiFi free for each visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Limited menu , but maintains class . You get personalised service and the staff makes you feel at home

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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Cozy, the better restaurant in Thimphu. The food needs improvement, but overall a good place to hang out. The books kept here need better care though

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The sandwiches were delectable and the coffee was among the best we had in Bhutan. They really put an effort into everything they make and it shows. We went here twice over two days because we just couldn't get enough of their food. The staff is really friendly and even helped us with some local recommendations. Be sure to engage... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This small place is for a coffee and tea lovers. They do fresh grounding and brewing. Besides cakes and cookies, There are a few dishes for hungry people such as spaghetti and salad. Recommend for home made ice cream, I had vanilla and chocolate and they are quite good.

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

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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: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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