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Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant

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Folk Heritage Museum | Kawajangsa, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic bhutnese food....

If you are looking for good and authentic Bhutanese food and don't want to go to local restaurants this is a good place to start they have two fixed menus one with 2 dishes each which is enough for two ppl and can be shared and the other is 1 dish each ...good for one person ... We had the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you are looking for good and authentic Bhutanese food and don't want to go to local restaurants this is a good place to start they have two fixed menus one with 2 dishes each which is enough for two ppl and can be shared and the other is 1 dish each ...good for one person ... We had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The folk heritage museum has a set bhutanese menu which is easy on the wallet and oh so tasty. Wish we had more time as we would have loved to go back for more meals.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

for all indian foodies its waste of there are two types of thali available all are just boiled and without any spices one or item you can swallow rest is just waste

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Bhutan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Best place to located in Thimphu Plaza,opposite to Changlam Plaza on Changlam Street, Opens afternoon & remain closed on Dry Day

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Bhutan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This restaurant is most ideally located which is next to Folk Heritage Museum and serves very authentic Bhutanese cuisine in the city. Professional works here and only limitation the restaurant has is that they need to have proper table booking.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went for lunch to the Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant. They have two set menus, one which is basic for Nu. 300/- and the elaborate one for Nu. 500/-. We chose the basic menu. We chose to sit outdoors on thin cushions and a low table. To begin we were served with maize and Sud-Ja which is Bhutanese tea (salty).... More 

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Jindabyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Fantastic traditional food cooked and presented to the highest standards. Great atmosphere. The museum is a wonderful introduction to the Bhutanese way of life. The staff always try to give the guests that extra level of service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

It was truly a highlight for me and my colleagues, who landed here on a short notice but were still served a traditional and sumptuous meal in no time! A MUST go place! For foodies and non-foodies alike! It's housed inside a museum - so the historical context and the nice airy courtyard - are additional attractions! Still dreaming about... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The famous restaurant was closed. I realized you need to check if its open before you go there. A total waste of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had an amazing lunch here with our group. The food was really good and provided a wonderful representation of the Bhutanese cuisine. I especially appreciated the butter tea with fried rice and fried corn "chips". There were plenty of options for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. The ambiance is great - truly a great representation of the amazing Bhutanese... More 

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Address: Folk Heritage Museum | Kawajangsa, Thimphu, Bhutan
Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
Cuisine: Asian

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  • Address: Folk Heritage Museum | Kawajangsa, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu

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  • Cuisine: Asian

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