Lightness Blind Massage Centre
Blind masseurs Dawa and Tenzin offer Tibetan or Chinese styles at this conveniently located massage centre.
This meeting place for long-distance Chinese cyclists rents out mountain bikes to foreigners.
The small but interesting Tsome Ling is one of the four ling temples of Lhasa (along with Kunde Ling and Tengye Ling). To the east of...
The breezy upstairs bar at this popular restaurant is a firm favourite of both expats and tour groups. There’s a nice terrace and a...
Pentoc Tibetan Restaurant
Charming English-speaking Pentoc runs this local teahouse restaurant after working in Tashi I for many years. Authentically Tibetan,...
100 Beijing Donglu · interesting places nearby
With calming decor and wide-ranging food, this cosy Dutch-run place best captures Lhasa’s current tour-group zeitgeist, and is often packed with Dutch tourists and American school groups. It’s pricier than most other places in town but the food is pretty authentic, from the oregano-flavoured pizza crust to the imported Italian pasta.
The menu ranges from yak burgers to Indonesian noodles. The home-made sandwiches and soups are good for a light lunch and it’s one of the few places on the plateau to get a decent glass of wine or cocktail with dinner.