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Himalaya Cafe

Main Bazar, Leh, India
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Ranked #14 of 44 restaurants in Leh
Most recent review
- Oct 21, 2013
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28 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We ate in many places in Leh and this became everyone's favorite. The palak panier, chicken korma and watermelon juice were my favorites, but all of us greatly enjoyed all of our food. The service was quick and friendly, if a tad reserved. The place is clean and equipped with candles and backup lights for Leh's frequent power outages. Great... More

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Liege, Belgium
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

You can choose from different cooking styles, and each time, it was very good. Lovely service, clean place, and not noisy, which in Leh is quite unusual ! a very nice view from the windows as the sun sets on the palace hill, and also a good view on the main street. A place to recommend, for sure !

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Bangalore, India
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We had lunch here and, although quiet, the other diners were a mix of tourists and locals (always a good sign). Lovely food and nicely laid out, right in the middle of the main market street too

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Laramie, Wyoming
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

In India, I find it nice to dine above street level, since the streets are often not very sanitary and may not smell nice. Himalaya Cafe is up three floors (with no elevator), and is a large, tidy restaurant. They have a huge menu which included meat dishes from Oriental, Ladakhi and Indian culinary traditions. The sweet & salty lassi... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Visited this place last week, we chanced on this place only because there weren't any restaurants open at around 10 pm. This place was open but empty. We ordered quite a few dishes ranging from Italian to Indian to Chinese. Must say all the dishes were damn tasty. Thukpa was really nice and so was american chopsey. The prices were... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We ordered Singaporean fried rice and manchurian here.It was tasty. The only problem was paneer in the rice,which i hate. Didn't have much options for desserts available .also there were no fresh fruit juices. Overall a good experience hough.

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Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Should be renamed. not a café, no decent cappuccinos or espressos or lattes or cakes. The view is amazing and so its worth climbing the stairs for a cup of tea or a coke but if you are looking for a real meal please note the limited menu. We are not big into Tibetan food and so it wasn't worth... More

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Lyon, France
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

It is meant to be good and cheap. What it is : not a proper café with unclean plates and horrible furniture. The small Tibetan place near the German bakery is far nicer and cleaner. The food was average, I get better Tibetan food elsewhere but I am in Ladakh and now understand that I should be looking for Ladakhi... More

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New Delhi, India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We went there on our first day! It was a cozy place, traditionally designed and the food was light and simple! We ordered Chicken Thukpa and Lamb momos! they were tasty!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Restaurant was being renovated . The ambience is average but the food is delicious. should visit atleast once for the traditional food.

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