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Penguin Garden Restaurant

Fort Road, Leh, India
+91 941 917 8630/+91 946 904 9658/+91 990 699 9896
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Ranked #11 of 49 restaurants in Leh
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
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Overijse, Belgium
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92 reviews 92 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We adored the fast and free wifi and the good food. However, the pasta dishes disappointed us after the sizzlers and the chicken and beef dishes. Staff is very friendly. The cakes from the German Bakery can also be recommended. Great background music and overall nice atmosphere.

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

brilliant, turned up there on the dalai lamas birthday, (he was also in town at some world peace event ) on this day apparently its not right to drink alcohol ( dark ages) this brilliant place suggested I order a pot of tea, which was actually kingfisher lager, excellent!!!! was strange drinking beer from a tea cup though and it... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

The only thing I can complain about is a typical Indian toilet. But we loved the waiters and the food was always good. The waiters really care about the clients, if it was crowded they were just running with the food. I remember not liking just one thing for breakfast, and I was eating there everyday.

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Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews 65 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Nice place to chill. The only thing I can recall in this restaurant is that we ordered just 2 plates of Momo and turn out they served us 20 plates... Might be an error communication in between!

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Simple, tasty, no nonsense and most of the days fresh trout. (not available on veggie days). Very pleasant summer terrace under the trees. Friendly people.

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New Delhi, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

First the ambience and then the food. You have to visit this place if you are visiting Leh. Try any pizza or even the Hummus - they are delightful but don't miss on the Trout. The Tandoori Trout is the best I have ever had.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

10 of us went here for evening meal at end of a cycle trip from Manali. We sat outside, which was a little bit windy on the first of two nights that we used this restaurant. Reasonably good choice of a variety of cuisines on the menu. The Khadi Chicken was excellent (and boneless!) and the Tandoori Trout (one of... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

'garden' restaurants are dime a dozen in leh. you can give this one a miss. very regular, and very average. nothing out of all the food we ordered was noteworthy. if you want indian or chinese, go to the tibetan kitchen restaurant on old fort road. the food is way better

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Didnt like the Apricot pie & the Cheese cake. Both were very sour & were not fresh. Probably the food doesnt fit the Indian palate.

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Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

you will have to search for this restaurant but once you find it its ideal to spend time with friends and family or even solo at a perfect garden atmosphere and great food! i had city's best paneer pakora's here and the best coffee!! staff is ever smiling and prompt enough to make your visit worth!

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