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Bhutan Kitchen

Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 17 61 35 15
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“red rice” (26 reviews)
“fixed menu” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

I first read about it in Druk Asia recommendations to try in Thimpu and decided to give it a try while we are in the city. When we visited this, it had only buffet fixed menu and all veg menu. It is a fine-dining place...More

Thank SmilingMysticCloud
Reviewed December 16, 2017

i ran into this restaurant when walking around town. had no expectation coming in, but was pleasantly surprised. authentic bhutanese food.

2  Thank UgoChan520
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Normally, Bhutanese cuisine is rather casual and too spicy for tourists. However, this restaurant customized it for tourists. The meal is more than average taste from ordinary Bhutanese cuisine.

Thank Koji T
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Went there to try genuine bhutanese dishes. Unfortunately only buffet available with no bhutanese dishes. Severely disappointed

Thank regi g
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

I had my first Bhutanese meal at Bhutan Kitchen as it was right across from my hotel. The stairway leading up to the restaurant was rickety which probably meant it's a bit dated. The day of my visit, our food choices were limited to all...More

Thank Eva A
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We met folks here and were treated to a very fine night. The place was comfortable, the food excellent, and the atmosphere allowed us to have excellent conversation all night long.

Thank Paul J
Reviewed July 5, 2017

we were there in the holy month. so no non veg was served. they had a fixed menu, but they also have a-la-karte... friendly staff .. but expect your food to come little late as they make the food after you order... it was tasty...More

Thank debasis2k
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Thimphu and want to get a taste of authentic Bhutanese food, you must visit this place. The restaurant is located on the first floor of a very normal looking building and the food will definitely surprise you! They have a fixed...More

Thank Neha P
Reviewed June 18, 2017

When our tour guide informed us he is taking us to a speciality vegetarian restaurant we were somewhat skeptical because our experience with food upto that point was a long list of compromises and disappointment. Bhutan kitchen inspired from the moment you enter the place....More

Thank gudnuse
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

This was the place I came to know from the travel book, which I was carrying during the tour. The location of the food parlour is a plus point since it is in the main market itself. The place is a spread of low-levelled tables...More

Thank Amrapalli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gatoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 17 61 35 15
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