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Taktsang Cafeteria

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Paro, Bhutan
+975 1 760 1682
Today
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 47
    Very good
  • 22
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good for a Tea Break

We were told the food here isn't good, but we found it was a great place for a tea break on the way up to the monastery. It provides a nice break from the hiking, gives you a refreshment and some beautiful views of the destination and hike that will be coming up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Zexi
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were told the food here isn't good, but we found it was a great place for a tea break on the way up to the monastery. It provides a nice break from the hiking, gives you a refreshment and some beautiful views of the destination and hike that will be coming up.

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Kolkata, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Considering that the Tthakshang Monastery is heaven on earth, the cafeteria is halfway to heaven. The tedious and steep walk up to the Tiger's nest breaks for refreshments at the Tthakshang Cafeteria. Buffet lunch is served and the food is extremely tasty. Cannot Miss if you are trekking to the tigers nest.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Location of the cafeteria is very high. You get to watch the monastery sipping coffee or snacks. They limited time for snacks, buffet, etc. By the time we reached that was around 11.30 am, there was no snacks. We managed to get some locally made biscuits and tea. Even these were very expensive.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The cafeteria was crowded that sunny hot day in mid-October, but here were excellent views of the monastery and beyond, especially if you can grab seats outside under the gazebo. Tea and biscuits were provided upon request – our guide grabbed a large tray of them for our group. We did not order any meals here. The only way to... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

During my visit to Taktsang Cafeteria, I liked the overall location of the same. The only problem is that the lunch buffet laid out was a bit too expensive at Rs. 1270/- per plate. However, my experience there was of loss and thereafter joy. My brand new powered Raybans sunglasses somehow got misplaced while paying for the tea I had... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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108 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you did walk up, this is a wonderful rest place, where you can rest, get some hot tea/coffee and replenish your energy with biscuits - certainly a "sight for sore eyes". On the way back, we stopped for lunch - again, this is the only place you can eat - unless you brought your own food. Its unsurprisingly expensive... More 

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Habra, West Bengal, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The only cafeteria on the way up to the Tigers Nest, it is a good stop for drinks and snack on the way to or down from the Monastery. The views from the cafe are awesome. They have both out door and indoor seating. This cafe is located approx mid distance from Tiger's Nest. You can have way tea/coffee and... More 

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Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is the only restaurant to have a nice tea stop when you are ascending the Taktsang and then to have a small Bhutanese buffet lunch on the way down. The food is pretty ordinary though. The view of Taktsang from the terrace is great so it was nice to have tea there.

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Kunming, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a vegetarian restaurant with buffet option. Not much choice but good enough to fill your hungry stomach after the hike. And, you still can look back to the Tiger's Nest monastery while enjoying the meal.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food was not up to the mark, Rs 470 for a buffet which had very less options but then you will hardly feel that after a tiring day. yes they allow you to rest there for long and that is the best part

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paro, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Paro District  >  Paro
  • Phone Number: +975 1 760 1682
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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