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Norzin Lam | In the Cypress Hotel, second floor (third if you are from US). Just south of Chula, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cypress is located on Norzin Lam. It is inside Cyprus hotel. If you wish to have Indian food, you should come here...

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Thimphu, Bhutan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went in for the Friday Thali. It was actually good food. The non veg Curries were tasty and loved the Gunduruk. Recommended on Friday's for the Thali

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Thimphu, Bhutan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Looking for Indian food?You must try in Cypress, you get excellent Indian cuisine and service is excellent.I recommend Thali.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We Indians cannot live without Roti (Indian bread), Daal (lentil) and Rice. This place serves one of the best indian food in Thimpu. Very good for small gatherings - I too had farewell party when I was coming back to India. Service is fast, place is good, ambience is amazing!! :) Overall, great place with great food.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Close to the traffic circle and the Clocktower, Cypress is not that well known to westerners. I enjoyed the atmosphere, and the food was fine. Service was a little slow, but very friendly.

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Thank BKSJackson
Kalaheo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Worth the climb up 3 flights. Everything cooked to order except Friday which we didn't like as much. Lots of spices and chilis to add. Best service in Thimphu.

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Thank Robert W
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Excellent thali menu on Fridays, which is great with a group of friends. Authentic feel means that it is poorly lit with old furniture, but feels clean enough and the food tastes great and comes at a bargain price.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This restaurant was very clean and had lovely food. As usual the staff were very obliging. The owner was keen to talk about Australia and knew some of the cities here. Great experience.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

Cypress is a tiny restaurant that is located in Norzin lam . There is nothing spectacular about this place -but if you are in a budget and wanna try the Nepalese thali this is the place to be .

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

In general everyday the food is good. BUT...... on fridays they do Thali, Nepali set plates, and it's pretty freaking good. Tasty and not expensive, what more can you ask for! You'll thank me later... though if you have too much pickeled radish with the meal then you may be hurting the next day and no longer thank me :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
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  • Address: Norzin Lam | In the Cypress Hotel, second floor (third if you are from US). Just south of Chula, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu

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