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The Summit Cafe

No.1 Danjielin Road, Lhasa, China
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Ranked #2 of 83 Restaurants in Lhasa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Description: Small cozy café that serves great coffee. Located in the center of the old town and a peaceful, quiet place to relax and enjoy the ambiance.
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Tried the summit cafe after all the positive reviews on tripadvisor. Coffee and cake are good and it is a nice place to relax. Like a Starbucks in the middle of Lhasa. However the coffee and cake is really expensive in comparison to other local places and for us not worth the money. We would prefer a local teahouse.

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114 reviews 114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you are missing Starbucks or just a semblance of something Western this café is for you whether it's for the coffee or tea or New York Cheesecake or muffins or more likely to use the clean western toilets! great artwork on display on the walls too!

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Varkala, India
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94 reviews 94 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place is in a side street, it has great coffee....you can have lunch too, there is also some local art work you can buy, I went to this place several times...great ice cream

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western australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We enjoyed our cuppa at the summit cafe, nice quality coffee, familiar atmosphere of a cafe back home. Unfortunately at the moment the view at the back is on a huge pile of rubble but that didn't spoilt our break.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The service was very friendly and the drinks were good but with food like what we had I don't know how it's so highly rated. Dry carrot cake, yak chow mien with spaghetti sauce & little meat, and a yak sandwich on a hot dog bun left much to be desired.

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Cairo, Egypt
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92 reviews 92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Called in here for a drink and to make he of the decent facilities. More expensive than other places but worth it for some home comforts. Drinks were decent, carrot cake was tasty but a bit dry. Toilets great.

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Brisbane, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The Summit Cafe was wonderful. We were able to order from the menu without qualms about what we were likely to be served. The coffee was fantastic after a trip during which I felt coffee deprived! The prices were very reasonable and the staff were very friendly and eager to serve. What more could you want!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Not much cafe in Lhasa who serve like others internarional cafe arround the world, in summit cafe the enviroment looks like Starbucks but with their own taste of drink n pastry. Must try to visit if you go to Lhasa.

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17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

You won't beat this for coffee in Lhasa. The tomato bisque is surprisingly amazing. It's very much a nice Western style cafe. Wifi works. The only downside is it's expensive for Tibet, but you get what you pay for.

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Lhasa, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is the best place to have a good coffee in Lhasa, though there are lots of cafee in Lhasa, but most of the coffee taste like instant coffee, this place serve fresh coffee and cakes

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Address: No.1 Danjielin Road, Lhasa, China
Phone Number: 0891-6913884
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Tibet  >  Lhasa
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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