Restaurants

Top Choice Nepali in Lhasa

Lhasa Kitchen

With a wide-ranging menu of Nepali, Indian and Tibetan dishes, good breakfast options, decent prices, pleasant seating and a great location, it’s no surprise that this is an extremely popular place with tour groups …
Top Choice International in Lhasa

Snowland Restaurant

This old-timer has a new location but is still an extremely popular place that serves a mix of excellent Continental and Nepali food in very civilised surroundings. The Indian dishes are particularly good, especiall…
Tibetan in Lhasa

Seyzhong Nongze Bösey Restaurant

Super-convenient if you’re visiting the next-door Ramoche Temple, this pleasant upstairs Amdo Tibetan restaurant offers great views over the street below from the low Tibetan-style tables. Try the set meal of shemdr…
International in Lhasa

Dunya

With calming decor and wide-ranging food, this cosy place is no longer Dutch-owned but it still captures Lhasa’s tour-group zeitgeist, and is often packed with Dutch tourists and American school groups. It’s pricier…
Tibetan in Lhasa

Tibetan Family Kitchen

This former mom-and-pop joint has upgraded to a stylish Tibetan building on the southeastern corner of the Barkhor. The homemade recipes such as yak meat in tomato sauce are still good, but you can now add chicken c…
Tibetan in Lhasa

Pentoc Tibetan Restaurant

Charming English-speaking Pentoc and her sister opened this simple local restaurant after working in longtime favourite Tashi I for many years. The menu includes breakfasts (yoghurt and honey) and homemade standards…
Tibetan in Lhasa

Kyaka Shak Kitchen

The atmospheric stone walls and wooden benches of this Tibetan restaurant on the Barkhor give it the feel of a traditional inn, which is fitting as the building was the residence of a Tibetan noble family before 195…
Tibetan in Lhasa

Woeser Zedroe Tibetan Restaurant

This is where visiting and local Tibetans come to fill up after a trip to the Jokhang. Add some pleasant traditional seating and a perfect location to the Tibetan vibe and it’s a logical lunch stop. The momos (dumpl…
International in Lhasa

Tibet Steak House

This well-run restaurant serves a mix of excellent Continental, Indian and Nepali food in modern and fresh surroundings. The Indian dishes are particularly good and this might be your only chance to try a rib eye ya…
Tibetan in Lhasa

Father Vegetarian Restaurant

This hole-in-the wall ('Yebche Gartse Suertob' in Tibetan) is a good place to get an authentic vegetarian lunch. There's no English menu, so consider going with your Tibetan guide. The combo dishes with rice are goo…