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Near the Clocktower, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good food

Had tried the fried chicken with mashed potatoes and Pizza, which was delicious but tad bit expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I used to visit Cafe Klein regularly a few years ago. Unfortunately, the quality and atmosphere seems to have declined. It felt abandoned - no music, wifi was not working, food was lacking in quality and seemed thrown together, and service was poor (I had to explain several times that I had been charged for the wrong items even though... More 

Thank 234270394
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

With so many better options in town these days (Karma Coffee, or Ambient cafe just a minute away), why bother? Unmotivated staff, less than mediocare food, the menus are dirty, lousy decor (except the really nice mural), often closed. Invest your money elsewhere.

1 Thank ThijsNL1970
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had tried the fried chicken with mashed potatoes and Pizza, which was delicious but tad bit expensive.

Thank Sr-ultimate
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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168 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is a nice little spot in the middle of town, the menu isn't huge, but the pizza is good and the people are very nice.

Thank Nan D
Thimphu, Bhutan
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

This was really bad! We first ordered drinks. As they do not serve beer we ordered a bottle of mineral water for my daughter and my wife and an apple juice for my son. The waitress asked if we did not want two bottles of mineral water so we assumed small bottle’s and agreed. Then she served us two 1.5... More 

Thank Smithuis
Gurgaon, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

What I Oved About The Place Is Its Innovative.They Keep Experimenting With Food And Take Your Opinion Into Consideration.The Staff Is Great And You Get Personalized Attention.You Will See The Owner Serving U Food When There Is A Shortage Of Staff.They Serve Food In Paper Plates When There Is A Shortage Of Water But Will Not Compromise With Hygiene By... More 

Thank shimparoy
Alexandria, VA
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182 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

The food at Café Klein is very good, especially if you like pizza. The service is also prompt and friendly.

Thank RichT529
New Delhi
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Cafe Klein served us one great food. Personally cooked by the owner Kinley, this cafe serves Western food, cooked authentically and lovingly. A good place for a meal and some great beef goulash, and sandwiches and soup.

Thank Mm145
Queensland, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Cafe Klein is a great little gem near the clock tower, across from where VAST used to be. The food is reliably tasty and fresh, and the bread that accompanies their soup is divine. The indoor seating is standard and the environment is airy and open, but the tables on the small outdoor patio offer nice people-watching. The pizzas are... More 

Thank ivanderskal
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

The cafe serves delicious pizzas & cakes. They are freshly made & the pizza crust is also made at the cafe.Must try if want a break from the Bhutanese food.It is situated near the clock tower. The walls of the cafe are also beautifully painted

Thank maykamumbai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Near the Clocktower, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Cafe

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