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The Zone

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$$ - $$$
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Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 331 441
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

good food prepared on the spot. Burgers, momos, Bhutanese dishes . ideal for veg and non-veg Also a popular sports bar

Thank tangpa
Doha, Qatar
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has a good feel about it. Although the food did not live up to our expectation. By Bhutan standards, The Zone is a good hangout place. We didn't find the service good either, even though the place was half full.

Thank touchbluesky
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Thimphu for 4 days and had 3 meals at The Zone! Thats how good it is!! For non-veggies, there is a a huge lot to choose and we had good beef ribs, pork chilli, hot dog, steak & spaghetti. At first glance it seems like the vegetarians may not have much choice but thats quickly dispelled as... More 

Thank behlc
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portrays itself as a diner-style hangout. Generally dingy with very average food and a strong smell of stale grease. The only thing in its favour is it stocks Red Panda beer, a tastier alternative to the ubiquitous Druk family. Wouldn't go back.

Thank glenclova
Hyderabad, India
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zone was our find for this trip. We couldn't complain about anything here. We went here on 2 days and it was awesome both times Garlic bread - light and easy to eat. The best we had in bhutan. Pork ribs with rice - excellent. The meat was tender and flavoursome with a lot of gravy. Egg club sandwich... More 

Thank Sandeepbala
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

each time we are back in thimphu, our first meal has to be at the zone. pork ribs, beef ribs, pork chilly, house burgers topped by their apple strudel. the ambience provides cosy comfort and the staff is swift, friendly, attentive.

Thank Mita K
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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115 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We visited this place for lunch, had some crispy juicy burgers. The outside seating area is cool place, next day ordered for some drinks in the night and had a relaxed time. Though a bit costly good place to visit.

Thank Suganthi M
Bogra, Bangladesh
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Food here is very good and the ambiance is very relaxed. Would recommend the cheese burger over the yak burger but both are delicious. Also has momos and a cake of the day so there's something for everyone.

Thank Barrettviper
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Great music and nice warm ambience sets this place apart..I felt the place had an american touch both in the menu and the ambience..tried burgers and fries and must confess that the burgers were really good and juicy yet crispy..I the liked the sitout ..it is facing the road but the cool evening breeze helps to ignore the traffic( hardly... More 

Thank Travsian2016
Siliguri, India
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Great Food with highest quality & freshness. Portion is sufficient for one person. Nice meeting and very quiet with ever smiley owner Mr. Namgay.

Thank biplabbirpara

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, International, Pub, Fusion
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 2 331 441

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