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Karma Place Building | Bowling Alley Complex, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 2 339966/77323232
Tuesday
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Thai food in Thimphu

This restaurant is hidden on the 4th floor of a shopping complex opposite to Center Mall on Norzin Lam road. I had to call the restaurant to find it. It is clean , peaceful and well decorated. I was greeted with a hot towel and delicious jasmine tea. The servers are courteous and take time to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2014
Pranjali D
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Pune, India
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

the owner is the head cook and bottle washer, she is from Bangkok, home of some of the best Thai food in the world.

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Pune, India
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6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This restaurant is hidden on the 4th floor of a shopping complex opposite to Center Mall on Norzin Lam road. I had to call the restaurant to find it. It is clean , peaceful and well decorated. I was greeted with a hot towel and delicious jasmine tea. The servers are courteous and take time to explain the menu. I... More 

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New Delhi, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I haven't been back to the Baan Thai since it was opened years ago but it's good to know that some things can get better over time. The thai food was rich in flavor and the portions were great! The prices are affordable and the service spot on. I am a fussy foodie but i enjoyed my meal from the... More 

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Mumbai
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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
421 helpful votes 421 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

One of our best meals in Thimphu. The food was delicious and very authentic and the icing was the lovely welcome and service that we received during our meal.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Our tour guide took us to this little place called Baan Thai. Apart from the cutest babies that I saw in Bhutan, Baan Thai boasts of really good Thai food. We had an amazing lunch at this adorable place! Also, the set menu looked really delicious! MUST EAT here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This place is hard to find (it even took my son a couple tries before he knew we were climbing the right set of stairs - and he had eaten there before). It was worth the climb for the good Thai food and service.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is not Bangkok, but you can probably get a better pad Thai than you can whip up at home. Very good green curry and greasy spring rolls last time I went.

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Chennai
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Place is great.... Clean. Good seating. Service fast. Helpful staff for choosing the food. I went for the Set meal with chicken and Added Crispy Cashew Spicy Salad....... it was different Food was tasty and perfect for one person. I loved the Cashew Salad..... Would go there again when visit Thimphu

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Mesilla
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Baan Thai is on the fifth floor of a shopping building, a little hard to find. Good Thai food in Thimphu. Excellent basil chicken, green coconut curry with chicken and egg plant, and Thai spring rolls.

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Sydney
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Thimphu, the small capital of magical Bhutan, is wonderful and a real experience. However, with locals almost exclusively feeding on Ema Datse (cheese, chili and rice) Thimphu is not a gourmet capital by any means. So where to go? there is a very small handful of places such as the Baan Thai on Norzin Lam, the main street. if you... 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: 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?