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Mandala Restaurant

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No,31 South Barkhor Street, Lhasa, China
0891-6342235
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great views but mixed service

View was spectacular but food variable and service mixed. Lunchtime get there early to avoid disappointment can get crowded for places on balcony

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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hanoi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

View was spectacular but food variable and service mixed. Lunchtime get there early to avoid disappointment can get crowded for places on balcony

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Convenient location but I wasn't impressed as it doesn't offer any dishes that you can't get anywhere else at a better price. English menu and English speaking staff is helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Whilst the food was absolutely fine, go to this restaurant for the stunning view of Barkhor square. We spent a great hour or so eating, drinking and people watching. Food was good, extremely cheap and the staff very friendly. Highly recommend!

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Marshall, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The rooftop dinning area offers a majestic view of Barkhor Square and is a splendid spot for people-watching. The food is quite good, too!

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Jaipur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A clean restaurant which offers a variety of cuisines at a reasonable price. Of course you should not expect western continental food ! But if you stick to Chinese, Tibetan or Indian Curries you will find this place good value for money. Since it overlooks the Barkhor Square it is the ideal place to have lunch after visiting the Jokhang... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This restaurant has a good hotel attached. Very beautiful. Food is good and cheaper than most of the road side restaurant and charged the same price. Worth a try in beautiful setting. Hotel also very nice but hot water may not be there if other guests showered first. This is a common problem in tibet.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

One of several Yak meat "Hawaiian" pizzas the family tried here in the search for kid's comfort foods (by and large the search for western comfort food was futile, but like with any foreign travel, going with the local and expatriate foreign choices is probably best). OK breakfasts.

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Brimpsfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We spent two weeks touring China and Tibet and this was not only the worst restaurant during our trip, but the worst restaurant we have ever been in. It was filthy - the proximity of the stench and faeces- filled toilets to the kitchens was disgusting. The service was appalling. Avoid at all costs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After 2 days of Chinese food. It feels good to get some changes. I was glad to see some other food. I tried yak sizzler here and I was fully satisfied. Nepalese, Indian and continental food available here. Try here you won't regret

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Menu in English! Had a very tasty Yak sizzler with noodles and they provided a knife and fork. Seems a popular place and relatively cheap. I paid 60RMB with tea. Nice views over Jokhang square. The toilets alas, as in most Chinese establishments, left much to be desired!

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Address: No,31 South Barkhor Street, Lhasa, China
Phone Number: 0891-6342235
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Tibet  >  Lhasa
Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan

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  • Address: No,31 South Barkhor Street, Lhasa, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Tibet  >  Lhasa
  • Phone Number: 0891-6342235

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  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan

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