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Mandala Restaurant

No,31 South Barkhor Street, Lhasa, China
0891-6342235
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Ranked #11 of 81 restaurants in Lhasa
Cuisines: Tibetan
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I've been to India and I had the best chicken tikka I've ever had. Also had yak curry, chicken masala and yak burger which were all good! Service lovely and the view from the rooftop is great.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

First visit for lunch, had hot & sour soup. Not quite what I am used to but it was sour and sure was peppery. Second visit for dinner had yak burger. Mold on bun. Otherwise OK

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Mandala Restaurant has good food. the service is decent and there is a fat cat that moves around the restaurant, freely :-) Nothing bad about it but I almost accidentally stepped over it :-) Mandala serves Continental, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan dishes. Thukpa, a noodle soup, spicy chili chicken and lamb ribs were really tasty. Overall, great value for money.

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Miri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Manadala restaurant food is great and tasty. The restaurant layout is in Tibetan style. Food that I like most - Yak steak and many more, we have our dinner here is great.

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Washington DC
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36 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

A tasty option in Lhasa, with friendly service and great desserts. The food comes out when its ready (typical of China), so one person can be starting while someone else is finishing. Yak steaks and momos were good, as well as the Indian dishes. A decent option when in Lhasa.

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Groningen
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We had lunch here. Food was nice but my to companions almost finished their food before I had my yak momos, which were great. Apparently they take more time to cook. Nepali set is great.

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Los Angeles
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We ate lunch at the Mandala twice during our recent trip to Tibet and although the food was good, the service can best be described as chaotic and confused. Both times we were immediately seated, given menus and then forgotten. Neither time was the restaurant full. In fact, it was pretty much empty. The girls who worked in the restaurant... More

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I came her for the views on the rooftop and just a snack, nothing bad to say about the momos and tea. Restaurant was empty so service was fast. Good menu to choose from, normal prices. Again, go here for the views!

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Beijing, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

full of tour guides that brought their clients, it's pretty good food with a fantastic view of the Jokhang. Service was really efficient, comparatively through the city. definitely worth at least a sundowner!

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

We visted twice on consecutive days for lunch. First day was ok service but prompt. The second visit was chaotic. Took 5 mins to get a menu then another 10 for some to return to take our order. After a lengthy wait and no less then 3 incorrect plates being delivered to our table we revived our food. My curry... More

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