Restaurants

Top Choice Tibetan in Shigatse

Wordo Tibetan Courtyard

For something a bit special, head out to this stylish Tibetan restaurant near the Summer Palace of the Panchen Lamas. Sit in one of Tibet's loveliest courtyards, bedecked in swirling prayer flags, and enjoy super-fr…
Top Choice Nepali in Shigatse

Third Eye

A Nepali-run place that is popular with both locals and tourists. Watch as locals sip thugpa (Tibetan noodle soup) while travellers treat their taste buds to the city's best Indian curries and sizzlers. The chicken …
Dumplings in Shigatse

Tashi Choeta

This bright restaurant offers Amdo-style food, namely steamed yak-meat momos. And there's Lhasa Beer to wash them down with. Watch the chefs at work inside a glassed-in kitchen at the entrance. The picture menu (no …
Tibetan in Gyantse

Rindhing Garden

This pleasant courtyard restaurant offers Tibetan specialities such as stir-fried yak with celery (¥28), fried potatoes with lamb (¥45) and a selection of different momos (dumplings). There are lots of vegetarian op…
Tibetan in Sakya

Sakya Farmer's Taste Restaurant

Overlooking Sakya's main street, this Tibetan place is located upstairs and has a cosy atmosphere amid Tibetan decor. The waiters are friendly and will help explain the various Tibetan and Chinese dishes available. …
Nepali in Gyantse

Tashi

This Nepali-run place (a branch of Tashi in Shigatse) whips up tasty and filling curries, pizza, pastas and yak sizzlers. It also has the best range of western breakfasts. The decor is Tibetan but the Indian films a…
International in Sakya

Sakya Hotel Restaurant

This hotel restaurant is for those craving western food, such as omelettes, sizzlers and pizza. There are also Tibetan, Nepalese and Indian dishes. The food is OK but the large dining hall lacks a bit of charm.
Nepali in Kyirong

Kerung Nepalese Restaurant

Foreign groups often pack out this Nepali-run place, despite having a limited menu of dal bhat (rice and curry), chicken curry and breakfast dishes.
International in Nangartse

Yamdrok Yak Restaurant

After years working in a French restaurant in Kathmandu, owner Nudry now serves credible western, Indian and Chinese dishes here, including unexpected treats like bacon sandwiches and yak-liver pâté, as well as a lu…
Tibetan in Gyantse

Gyantse Kitchen

This popular local place serves western, Tibetan and Indian favourites, from sandwiches (¥25 to ¥32) to breakfast pancakes (¥25), plus unique fusion dishes like yak pizza (¥45). Particularly nice are the yak chǎomià…