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Zombala

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Hong Kong Market, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Arguably best momos!

This is a small restaurant tucked in one of the busy areas of Thimphu. It is a must go for momos! They have veg / chicken / beef / pork and cheese variants too. There are other things also on the menu but momos are their USP. They have another branch called Zombala 2 on Norzim Lam from where I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is a small restaurant tucked in one of the busy areas of Thimphu. It is a must go for momos! They have veg / chicken / beef / pork and cheese variants too. There are other things also on the menu but momos are their USP. They have another branch called Zombala 2 on Norzim Lam from where I... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Awesome food, the beef momos and soup was the bestest I have ever had. Tried the Zombala special Pork gravy with steam rice which was delicious. Total value for money. A must visit when in Thimphu. A no-frills, simple and cozy restaurant. Will definitely visit again before I leave Thimphu

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

You get the best Veg Momos, Thupka, Chowmeen etc. Its near the Traffic and very homely food at a very reasonable price...a must try if in Thimpu

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were looking for this restaurant as it is recommended in lonely planet . But missed it at first. It is near Hong Kong market and very small sign board. it worth the search!It is a small restaurant ( original one. Not the no2). They only serve mome. We had beef and cheese momo. I don't have much momo in... More 

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

Zombala-2 near the traffic signal: Been for Tibetian food served there. Cleanliness is not that great...service is good. Cheese Momos were great. Other dishes were good however the portions were relatively smaller and very very oily. The price is normal but slightly on higher side wrt other places

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had our lunch at Zombala. Took beef momo; those were great to have with chili sauce. we also ordered some other items and found tasty. Staffs are really very prompt but in rush time they seemed little puzzled. Here you may need to write down your order by your won, menu is there so not so difficult. Must Have... More 

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Kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This place is very popular for thier momos and thupkas. They have beef momo and cheese momo. We tried the cheese momo and they are to die for. This is a place to enjoy the food and not the ambiance. Seating can be tight and sometimes you have to share your table.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This review is strictly for Zombala 2. The food here is excellent and the staff super nice. We had veg momos, spinach and mushroom datshi and asparagus. The datshi was so good we ordered another. Each were very tasty and the portions just the right size. The price is very inexpensive as well. We would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

great momos. crispy fried noodles, asparagus in season also good. now known as zombala2, at the traffic circle. the original zombala, near hongkong market is impossible to find.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This cafe is super popular with the locals. It's always buzzing with a lot of activity. Must try Barthu (Bhutanese Thukpa) here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hong Kong Market, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan

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