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Ambient Cafe

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Norzin Lam | Opp. Druk PNB Bank, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 17 11 66 61
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Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visit Ambient for the most authentic coffee experience in Bhutan. Sit at the farthest corner, you will be overlooking the highway and clock tower square.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came here nearly every day I was in Thimphu. All the meals were great. I had granola there for breakfast a couple of times and it was very comforting. Their hummus with pita and salad was light and delicious and made me feel super healthy. They also have free wifi and a lovely view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They've turned eggless without anyone noticing the change in quality of their dessert! Bravo. Great hosts. Nice pastry, food and drinks selection. Loved their juices. Excellent ambience - as the name suggests and great value for money. Right in the heart of T-town!

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Thank Om B
New Delhi, India
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely cozy little cafe in Thimphu. Its on the first floor so you have to walk up the narrow stairway. The cafe has a lovely ambiance and good service. However the food was quite ordinary. We tried the Nepal thali which was good but nothing extraordinary. They have a little library/bookshelf in the cafe which is really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hesitated before entering this cafe due to the narrow entry via stairs. However we were presently surprised to see a warm, cozy and pleasant cafe. The staff were very friendly and prompt. The regular tea served in a huge cup easily enough for two. Free wifi and a thoughtful stand of books to read makes this cafe one of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you climb up the stairs thru the small door, you will be pleased to see the warm yellow setup of Ambient Cafe.This places transforms you out of Bhutan into a chic European cafe serving multi cuisine items to relish along with good quality bakers items and wide variety of tea / coffee / beverage selection. Staff is extremely courteous.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. With a small one in tow, I never have felt unwelcome here.... the friendliest owners and delicious coffee make it a repeat place to visit.

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Palestine, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service. Would recommend for any group. Their coffee is delicious and prepared perfectly.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love their honey latte and I went for soy milk. It's so indulging that I needed to go back everyday.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have noticed this restaurant as one of the best vegetarian restaurant at the middle of the Thimphu Town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norzin Lam | Opp. Druk PNB Bank, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 17 11 66 61

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?