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Karma Place Building | Bowling Alley Complex, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 2 339966/77323232
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Today
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Thai comfort food

Great comfort food for all thai tourits. Foods are nice and staffs are well trained. restaurant is spacious

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
ley19
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Bangkok, Thailand
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Thimphu, Bhutan
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with my friend. We tried shrimps with apple tea.It was good.Good ambiance, good services.If you are bored eating Bhutanese food.You can try Baan Thai.

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Thank WorldTourPlan
Thimphu, Bhutan
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I went there after reading the Tripadvisor reviews with high expectations. The place looks a bit worn off and dated. There wasn't too much worth mentioning about the food. Service too is not up to the mark.

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Thank highonchai
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nice food, good service. It would seem the local chillis work well with Thai food as though the curry was spicy it had an amazing flavor.

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Thank SNB_Mumbai
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

I don't know if the owner changed or the chef ran away but the food quality dropped so bad over the years. I have been visiting this restaurant since the beginning. Pad Thai, som tam, chicken basil, beef spicy salads don't have the unique Thai taste. All tastes of strong lime juice!!

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1 Thank Tshering C
London, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This is a lovely restaurant, with delicious food. The building isn't much to look at (in fact, it's actually quite horrible) but the food was worth it. I had sweet and sour chicken with rice and veg and a green papaya salad, which was lovely. The waitress brought over a big pot of green tea as well which was a... More 

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1 Thank Anna_Durrance_Bagale
Bangkok, Thailand
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great comfort food for all thai tourits. Foods are nice and staffs are well trained. restaurant is spacious

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Thank ley19
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Hotel is very less crowded. On the top floor of building. Awesome food but very spicy :) I would love to eat again.

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Thank namrata n
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

It's located at main town,got nice view of the town.it's on 4th floor ,lift was under maintenance but now it is fully operational.The food is simple yet delicious,the portions are great..The ingredients used are all organic.Must try if you are in Thimphu.First thai restaurant in Bhutan..

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Thank kinleysese
New Delhi, India
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food was really good. It was a touch too spicy for us even though we had asked for less spicy food, but it had all the right flavours of good thai food. We felt the ambience was a bit too cold to a point where being there made us uncomfortable. I don't know if this was because we were... More 

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Thank AmberJalan84
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Baan Thai has pretty good Thai food. I don't like the building the restaurant is located in though. You have to walk through and absolutely disgusting building to get to the restaurant. I've been there twice and both times they were out of egg rolls. However, their food is good. I have had their phad thai and sweet and sour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Karma Place Building | Bowling Alley Complex, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 2 339966/77323232

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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