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Lobesa Village, Punakha, Bhutan
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great position and food!

Great position for this restaurant on Punakha Valley. Staff extremely nice! the place is very clean and the food, typical bhutanese, is good! We had red rice, cheese with chili, spinach, chicken and vegetables,and all was very tasty and good. It's a turistic place, coming from Thimphu after Dochula... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Diego Z
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Milan
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Milan
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100 reviews 100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Great position for this restaurant on Punakha Valley. Staff extremely nice! the place is very clean and the food, typical bhutanese, is good! We had red rice, cheese with chili, spinach, chicken and vegetables,and all was very tasty and good. It's a turistic place, coming from Thimphu after Dochula Pass, but is highly recommended?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had lunch here twice with a group and it was always nice and fresh food, much less oily than in most other restaurants. The place was also very clean and interior design is nice. Clean restrooms too.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

On our way from Thimpu to Punakha our Tour Guide suggested we have lunch at this hotel. All of us accepted his suggestion without doubting any thing. As guided by him we went into the hotel to place the order and had planned to go for a sightseeing trip till the time the food was preapred by the hotel. This... More 

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Pune, India
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5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Visited this place in April 2014. Manager took our order , rice and daal & chicken curry ......... the bare minimum requirement of guests for lunch. After 45 minutes of waiting , he said , he can't cook , food cannot be served. for reasons not declared. we then moved to some other hotel.

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New Jersey
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362 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The food smelled and tasted good and the service was great because of a very attentive owner. Otherwise of course it is the usual buffet style Bhutanese tourist cuisine so one has to be realistic in their judgement.

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

From its high point location, the restaurant has attractive views over the surrounding countryside. Much of the food in Bhutan is fairly mediocre but the ‘Village Restaurant’, although still offering food buffet style, serves freshly cooked dishes that have been prepared in small batches and replenished quickly when necessary. This is a far cry from other restaurants where food is... More 

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  • Address: Lobesa Village, Punakha, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Punakha District  >  Punakha

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