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Bhutan Kitchen

Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Ranked #10 of 59 restaurants in Thimphu
Cuisines: Tibetan
Dining options: Reservations
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65% Recommend
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I visited Bhutan Kitchen one lunchtime whilst in Thimphu and I'm glad that I did. There were a mixture of tourists and locals (always a good sign) and the food was served buffet style. It was all really tasty and the place had a great relaxed atmosphere. I'll definitely go back next time I'm in Bhutan.

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Jaipur, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a very good place if you want to have a taste of Bhutan. For vegetarians I will not advise to try Bhutanese, as really flavor of the local food is there in its non vegetarian cuisine. The price is affordable if you go for buffet. Otherwise you may find it little expensive.

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New Delhi, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Going well and truely justifying the name, Bhutan Kitchen is well known for its authentic bhutanese food. We really enjoyed the ambience, the food and of course, the traditional bhutanese drink - Ara that was served in a very traditional yet trendy bowl. Awesome experience and a must visit for all. Cheers!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Simple ambiance with excellent Bhutanese food. Take a window seat and enjoy the mountain view with the good food

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Thane, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It is ideally located in bazaar, having ample seating capacity, neat and clean. Best place to taste Bhutanese food. There is buffet system. Food is tasty having good quality. Only thing we dislike is a glass of cost 100 Nu. ie very costly.

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Basel, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I was here for a business dinner and I enjoyed every single dish: fried vegetables, potatoes, red rice, meat and many other spicy plates. They serve alcohol. The place is very cozy with very special tables and seats. A must if you want to eat some good spicy real bhutanese dishes!

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Hyderabad, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The approach to this place is not one of the best.. however once u enter the restaurant u are taken into a different world.. it is a low seating family style dinning resturant.. the food is good as compared to a lot of other places and offers you a good feel of true bhutanise food. We're here in a group... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

our choice of bhutanese food in Thimpu... try the home made wine Arrak as well.. the preparations are always authentic and consistent. take the full buffet... everything is usually good. you wont be disappointed.

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Top Contributor
203 reviews 203 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Good place to treat your taste buds to some traditional Bhutanese fare. The elderly might find it a bit difficult to climb two flights of steep stairs. The food is pretty authentic and service was good.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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377 reviews 377 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This place is in the downtown area. The food selection is limited (buffet as usual), but delicious. They also have a bar here. The place is clean and the décor is traditional and appealing. There is also a replica of a traditional Bhutanese kitchen. This is a nice place to sample local cuisine. We also tasted the traditional Butter tea... More

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