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Ambient Cafe

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Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 2 325578,
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 97
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place. Good location. Great coffee and Tea.

Ambient cafe is a great place to visit for a cup of coffee or tea with a delicious cake at the end of the day. Excellent place to relax with wifi. Capuchino was delicious . We also had a black forest cake, carrot cake and banana cake all very good. Take a book to read or just take one of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
candjar
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bogota
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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bogota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Ambient cafe is a great place to visit for a cup of coffee or tea with a delicious cake at the end of the day. Excellent place to relax with wifi. Capuchino was delicious . We also had a black forest cake, carrot cake and banana cake all very good. Take a book to read or just take one of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Located in the centre of Thimpu with a good atmosphere...lots of books on Bhutan available to read, a book 'exchange' shelf, very good coffee, free wi fi, selection of pastries and food

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Wonderful place to be, one of the few with free wifi (which is a boon). The food, while limited and health-oriented, is good in taste and presentation. Can spend an entire day here reading

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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Lovely view, great chairs. Coffee is nice but not great. Wifi excellent and laid back decor. Enjoyable place to watch the world below

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This place is really central, close to taxi stands and all the busy features of downtown Thimphu. It's full of foreigners so you can actually be sure to bump into some of the long term residents. The room is cozy with plenty of different sitting arrangements with both low tables and couches or tables with chairs. Food is good with... More 

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Howrah, India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Located at very nearer to Clock Tower Square. Great Ambience with wifi facility. Service good. Rates also within the budget. Quality & quantity good.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great location to rest and enjoy a wide spread of cuisines. Portions were huge. Ginger, lime and honey tea was memorable.

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Timaru
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290 reviews 290 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This cafe truly hit the mark in terms of making good coffee, having cakes to complement the drinks. The staff is proficient, good in what they do, and the place has cool vibe about it. The place is almost always full and the WiFi there is powerful and so, you get to see many Westerner travellers are there with their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Super nice hang around place in Thimphu where you easily can kill hours! And their chocolate cake is amazing!

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Pune, India
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I would say this is one of the best Hangouts in Timphu.. Its v close to the traffic signal post on the Norzim lane. We visited this cafe almost 2/3 times during our 3 days in Timphu.. The cafe is almost full all the time and is visited by locals and travellers alike.. You should try their Onion Pakora and... More 

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

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