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Ambient Cafe

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Norzin Lam | Opp. Druk PNB Bank, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
97517116661
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to have lunch or a snack while reading a book or chatting with friends. It has become a must try restaurant for visitors and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. The food is excellent and very affordable. It was my first stop on returning to Thimphu after a three year absence.

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Thank terry c
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a pity the hours aren't a little more consumer friendle 0900-2100 so don't plan on going for breakfast before setting off sightseeing or travelling or for a drink after dinner. Modern feel and as good as you can get in Thimpu

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I along with my senior went for dinner to the cafe.. It's a cosy and warm place!! Good options for food and drinks!! Nice decor and siting arrangements.. Good place to relax.... :)

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited ambient cafe twice during my stay in thimpu. First of all, it's located at the heart of the city, a few steps away from the main town circle. Second, it has an excellent ambience as soon as you step in. Third, the food and service is great. And fourth, they give you access to free wifi upon ordering.... More 

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1 Thank ssen10
New Delhi, India
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the middle of the city, very cozy yet lively ambience, and amazing collection of teas. Try their jasmine pearl tea! And yes, hi-speed free WiFi!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried our hands at various dishes they had to offer and they were all very good. O believe it is one of the few places in Thimpu which offers eggless bakery items

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good ambience Nice view of the traffic circle and the norzin lam Decent place with good coffee and sandwich to hangout with friends

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What to say about the Ambient Cafe. For the expatriate community, Ambient is the centre of Thimphu, if not all Bhutan. Junu, Letho and Jigme will make you feel like an old regular the first time you set foot in the place. The food and the coffee is excellent by any standard, and exceptional for Bhutan. My advice -- a... More 

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1 Thank Jonathan I
Thimphu, Bhutan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centrally located, the Ambient Cafe serves excellent coffee, toasts etc, the best of all, they serve seasonal fruit juices (made from real fruits). The cafe is run by a friendly couple, who has great sense of interior design (It's simple and homely). One of the ideas I would like to copy from the cafe (for my home) is their 'keep... More 

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1 Thank Tsheringtraveler
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is just located in da heart of da town, opposite to Punjab national bank n found da place best for its Gud service n the delicious menu....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Cafe, European, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children
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: 97517116661

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